Program requirements | Saint Paul University

Honours B.A. with Major in Faith, Ethics and Justice

Faculty of Theology

Foundational Courses (18 units)

Compulsory Courses: 18 units

  • HTP1102 Approaches in the Humanities : Interpreting the Human Experience
  • HTP1103 People, Social Justice and Ecology
  • HTP1105 Critical Analysis, Reading and Writing Academic Works
  • HTP1106 The First Peoples in Canada
  • THO1307 What is the Bible?
  • THO2410 World Religions

Discipline Specific Courses (42 units)

Compulsory Courses: 18 units

  • HO2189 Can We Talk About God? An Introduction to Theology
  • THO2315 Being Human
  • THO3160 Introduction to the Old Testament
  • THO3161 Introduction to the New Testament
  • THO3166 The Good Life : An Introduction to Christian Ethics
  • THO3169 Liturgy and Experience : An Introduction to Christian Worship

Optional Courses: 24 units 

(6 units must be at the 4000 level)

12 units from (Faith, Scripture, and Society):

  • THO3123 Early Christianity
  • THO3162 Revelation and Christian Faith
  • THO3163 The Christian God
  • THO3164 Jesus in the New Testament
  • THO3165 The Church and Salvation
  • THO4100 How to Search for Wisdom? The Poetic Books of the Bible
  • THO4101 How Does God Respond to Injustice? Understanding the Prophets
  • THO4102 Freedom, Law, and Justice: Paul’s Letters
  • THO4103 What is Truth? The Gospel of John

6 units from (Ethics, Spiritual Life, and Theological Thinking):

  • THO3168 Christian Prayer and Spiritual Life
  • THO3318 Spiritual Life in the Eastern Churches
  • THO4104 Selfhood and Sexual Ethics
  • THO4108 Theological Thinking
  • THO4110 The Eucharist

6 units from (Faith in Action):

  • THO3177 Faith, Ethics, and the Anthropocene
  • THO4105 Spiritual Life and Social Justice
  • THO4106 The Ethics of Medicine, Sickness and Health
  • THO4131 Toward a Moral Economy
  • THO4132 The Church and Indigenous Peoples

Elective Courses (60 units)

Students complete a second major (42 units) and 18 units or a minor (30 units) and 30 units.