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Archive 2014 - 2015 > Undergraduate studies > Theology - Eastern Christian Studies (B.Th.) (Honours Bachelor)

Theology - Eastern Christian Studies (B.Th.) (Honours Bachelor)

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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 for many THO courses)

Discipline Specific Courses (75 credits)

Compulsory Courses: 57 credits

  • PHI2311 Selected Topics in Political Philosophy I
  • THO2130 Foundations of Eastern Christian Theology
  • THO2131 General Introduction to the Eastern Churches
  • THO2315 Ethics and the Human Person
  • THO3160 Pentateuch and Historical Books
  • THO3161 Gospel Interpretation – Mark
  • THO3167 History of the Church: The First Five Centuries
  • THO3301 Hermeneutics and Exegesis in Eastern Christianity
  • THO3315 Eastern Christian Doctrine II: Salvation, Humanity, the Church and Escathology
  • THO3316 Ecclesiology and East-West Ecumenism
  • THO3318 Eastern Christian Spirituality
  • THO3319 Eastern Christian Doctrine I: Trinity, Christ, and Holy Spirit
  • THO3322 Byzantine Eucharistic Liturgies
  • THO3323 Canonical Tradition of the Christian East
  • THO3324 Introduction to Eastern Christian Ethics
  • THO3328 The Holy Mysteries: Byzantine Sacraments
  • THO3347 Byzantine Liturgy of the Hours and Liturgical Year
  • THO4102 Pauline Literature
  • THO4103 Johannine Literature

Optional Courses: 18 credits                                                                             

3 credits from (Ethics):

  • THO4104 Sexual Ethics
  • THO4105 Social and Political Ethics
  • THO4124 Feminist Ethics

3 credits from (Philosophy):

  • PHI1103 Fundamental Philosophical Questions (UO)
  • PHI1104 Great Philosophers (UO)
  • PHI2154 Moral Philosophy
  • PHI2182 Human Existence
  • PHI2184 Philosophy of Religion

3 credits from (Scripture-O.T.):

  • THO4100 Wisdom Literature
  • THO4101 Prophetic Literature

3 credits from:

  • THO2137 Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Thought
  • THO2138 Selected Topics in Eastern Christian History
  • THO2189 Introduction to Theology
  • THO3303 The Seven Ecumenical Councils in Eastern Christian Tradition
  • THO3309 Contemporary Moral Issues in Eastern Theology
  • THO3317 History of the Ukrainian Church
  • THO3325 Theology and Spirituality of Icons

6 credits from:

  • Other THO courses

Elective Courses (21 credits)

Students choose 21 credits to complete the bachelor program.