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Archive 2016 - 2017 > Undergraduate studies > Honours Bachelor of Arts with Major in Theology

Honours Bachelor of Arts with Major in Theology

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  • Program requirements

Foundational Courses (24 credits)

Compulsory Courses: 21 credits

  • HTP1101 Trends in Western Thought
  • HTP1102 Artistic and Literary Imagination: Expressions of the Human Experience
  • HTP1103 People, Politics and the Planet
  • HTP1104 Faith, Justice and the Common Good
  • ISC2309 English Composition
  • ISC2314 Public Speaking
  • PHI2181 Human Knowledge

Optional Courses: 3 credits from

  • MIS2103 World Religions
  • THO1306 Exploring the Sacred
  • THO1307 Understanding the Bible (This course is a prerequisite to many THO courses)

Major in Theology (42 credits)

Compulsory Courses: 18 credits

  • THO2189 Can we talk about God?
  • THO2315 Ethics and the Human Person
  • THO3160 Introduction to the Old Testament: Pentateuch and Historical Books
  • THO3161 Introduction to the New Testament: Synoptic Gospels
  • THO3166 The Good Life: Ethics and Christian Tradition
  • THO3169 Liturgy Life of the Church

Optional Courses: 24 credits

6 credits from (History of the Church):

  • THO3123 The Medieval Church (600-1400 CE)
  • THO3124 The Church in the Reformation Period (1400-1648 CE)
  • THO3125 Contemporary Church History
  • THO3167 Early Christianity: The First Five Centuries (0-600 CE)

6 credits from (Systematics):

  • THO3162 Christian Faith: Encounter with a Self-Revealing God
  • THO3163 The Christian God: Speaking of the Divine Mystery
  • THO3164 Jesus the Christ and the Language of Christian Hope
  • THO3165 Ecclesiology in an Ecumenical Age
  • THO3168 Ways of Christian Life and Prayer – Spirituality

3 credits from (Scripture):

  • THO4100 Wisdom Texts and Intertestamental Literature
  • THO4101 The Prophetic Books
  • THO4102 Pauline Literature and Theology
  • THO4103 Johannine Literature

3 credits from (Ethics):

  • THO4104 The Sexual Self and Ethics
  • THO4105 Spirituality and Social Justice
  • THO4106 The Ethics of Medicine, Sickness and Health

3 credits from (Systematics):

  • THO4107 Humanity: Creature and Creator
  • THO4108 Grace and Christian Existence
  • THO4109 Sin and the Question of Evil

3 credits from (Practice of the Church):

  • MIS2108 Theory and Praxis of Interreligious Dialogue
  • THO4110 The Eucharist
  • THO4111 Sacraments of Healing: Reconciliation, Anointing, Funeral Rites

Elective Courses (54 credits)

  • Students complete a second major (42 credits) and 12 credits or a minor (30 credits) and 24 credits.