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Archive 2016 - 2017 > Undergraduate studies > Sacrae Theologiae Baccalaureatus (STB)

Sacrae Theologiae Baccalaureatus (STB)

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Philosophical formation (36 credits)

1 Introduction

  • PHI 1105 Introduction to Philosophical Reasoning

2 History of Philosophy (minimum 18 credits)

  • DPHY 1210 Ancient Greek Philosophy (DUC)
  • DPHY 1211 Main Doctrinal Currents in Middle Ages (DUC)
  • DPHY 1212 Greek Humanism (DUC)
  • DPHY 2334 Contemporary Continental Philosophy (DUC)
  • PHI 2383 Modern Philosophy (UO)
  • PHI 3141 Augustine
  • PHI 3107 Thomas Aquinas

3 Philosophical Disciplines (15 credits)

3.1. Metaphysics (minimum 3 credits):

  • DPHY 3640 Metaphysics (DUC)
  • PHI 3112 Philosophical Theology

3.2. Philosophy of nature (3 credits):

  • DPHY 3850 Philosophy of Nature (DUC)
  • PHI 2113 Nature, Science and Philosophy

3.3. Philosophical Anthropology (3 credits):

  • PHI 2182 Human Existence

3.4. Moral and political Philosophy (minimum 3 credits):

  • PHI 3183 Moral Philosophy
  • PHI 3308 Ethics and Politics

3.5. Logic and Philosophy of knowledge (minimum 3 credits):

  • DPHY 1103 Logic I (DUC)
  • PHI 2181 Human Knowledge
  • PHI 3152 Philosophical Hermeneutics

These courses can be replaced by other courses approved by the Faculty of Theology.

DUC: Courses offered by the Dominican University College. See their website for course descriptions: www.collegedominicain.ca

English (6 credits)

ENG 1100 Workshop in Essay Writing
ENG 1120 Literature and Composition I: Prose Fiction

99 credits in theology according to the following requirements:

1 Fondational Courses (39 cr.)

  • THO 1307 Understanding the Bible
  • THO 2174 Methodology and Theological Resources
  • THO 2189 Can we talk about God?
  • THO 3160 Introduction to the Old Testament: Pentateuch and Historical Books
  • THO 3161 Introduction to the New Testament: Synoptic Gospels
  • THO 3162 Christian Faith: Encounter with a Self-Revealing God
  • THO 3163 The Christian God: Speaking of the Divine Mystery
  • THO 3164 Jesus the Christ and the Language of Christian Hope
  • THO 3165 Ecclesiology in an Ecumenical Age
  • THO 3166 The Good Life: Ethics and Christian Tradition
  • THO 3167 Early Christianity: The First Five Centuries (0-600 CE)
  • THO 3168 Ways of Christian Life and Prayer – Spirituality
  • THO 3169 Liturgy Life of the Church

2 Other Required Courses (60 cr.) :

2.1 Scripture O.T. (Old Testament)

  • THO 4100 Wisdom Texts and Intertestamental Literature
  • THO 4101 The Prophetic Books

2.2 Scripture N.T. (New Testament)

  • THO 4102 Pauline Literature and Theology
  • THO 4103 Johannine Literature

2.3 History

  • THO 3123 The Medieval Church (600-1400 CE)
  • THO 3124 The Church in the Reformation Period (1400-1648 CE)
  • THO 3125 Contemporary Church History

2.4 Moral Theology

  • THO 4104 The Sexual Self and Ethics
  • THO 4106 The Ethics of Medicine, Sickness and Health

2.5 Systematics

  • THO 4107 Humanity: Creature and Creator
  • THO 4108 Grace and Christian Existence
  • THO 4109 Sin and the Question of Evil
  • THO 4125 Christologies, Past and Present
  • THO 4126 Ministries of the Church

2.6 Practice of the Church

  • THO 3170 Proclaiming the Word of God in the Liturgy
  • THO 3176 Theology of Christian Marriage
  • THO 4110 The Eucharist
  • THO 4111 Sacraments of Healing: Reconciliation, Anointing, Funeral Rites

2.7 Canon Law

  • DCA 3105 Introduction to Canon Law

2.8 Comprehensive Exam

  • THO 4140 Theological Synthesis

Electives (15 credits)

The student's selections must be approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies in order to verify that they conform to the spirit of the apostolic constitution Sapientia Christiana and the ecclesiastical statutes of Saint Paul University.