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Archive 2012 - 2013 > Graduate studies > Doctorate in Canon Law

Doctorate in Canon Law

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  • Program requirements

Compulsory Courses (3 cr.)

  • DCA 8981 Readings in Latin Canonical Sources (3 cr.)
  • DCA 9997 Ph.D. Thesis Project (cr.)
  • DCA 9998 Doctoral Comprehensive Exam (cr.)
  • DCA 9999 Doctoral Thesis (cr.)

Optional Course (3 cr.)

Students must select their optional course either from among the graduate courses offered by the Faculty of Canon Law, or from another faculty or university, with the approval of the Dean of the Faculty of Canon Law.

Final Grade Computation

The final mark for the degree is calculated according to the following ratio: thesis, 60%, defense, 10%; comprehensive examination, 20%; and coursework, 10%.