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Sacrae Theologiae Licentia (STL)

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Program requirements

IN THE FIRST YEAR

Seven courses as follows:

Four Foundation courses:

1 course from the following:

  • THO6310 THEOLOGICAL HERMENEUTICS (3cr.)
  • THO6354 RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE (3cr.)
  • THO6355 THEOLOGY AND CULTURE (3cr.)

1 course from the following:

  • THO6317 THE FORMATION OF THE BIBLICAL TEXT (3cr.)
  • THO6318 THE INTERPRETATION OF THE BIBLICAL TEXT (3cr.)

1 course from the following:

  • THO6333 METHODS AND APPROACHES IN CONTEMPORARY ETHICS (3cr.)
  • THO6334 ISSUES AND DEBATES IN CONTEMPORARY ETHICS (3cr.)

1 course from the following:

  • THO6354 RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE (3cr.)
  • THO6358 SPIRITUALITY: METHODS; RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE HUMAN SCIENCES (3cr.)
  • THO6359 COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SPIRITUAL TRADITIONS (3cr.)

One methodology course (THO6399 Methodologies in Theology, 3cr.)

Two courses to be chosen in consultation with the student’s research director (who will be from the student’s chosen area of studies) and with the director of Graduate Studies from:

  1. the other THO courses above
  2. graduate courses offered by the Faculties of Canon Law, Human Sciences, Philosophy (Saint Paul University)
  3. courses offered in the context of the MPTh programme (Faculty of Theology)
  4. graduate courses offered in the University of Ottawa.

IN THE SECOND YEAR

  • Three elective courses in Theology (9cr.)
  • A teaching internship (3cr.)
  • THO6997 Examen de synthèse / Synthesis Exam
  • THO6998 Mémoire / Research Paper (6cr.)