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Associate in Arts in Theological Studies

Total credit hours: 60

Required Curriculum

Core and General Education Courses (36 credit hours)

Students majoring in Theological Studies can use courses marked with an asterisk (*) to fulfill both general education and major requirements.

Ethics
THS 265* Christian Ethics

Theology
THS 125* Foundations of Theology
(This course should be taken in the student’s first year)

Core
THS 211 History of Christianity: Origins to the Renaissance
THS 212 History of Christianity: Reformation to the Present
THS 220 Introduction to the Old Testament
THS 221 Introduction to the New Testament
THS 244 Great Religions of the East or
THS 246 Great Religions of the West
THS 312 Jesus, the Christ
Two elective courses in Theological Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Theological Studies

Total credit hours: 120

Students majoring in Theological Studies can use courses marked with an asterisk (*) to fulfill both general education and major requirements.

Required Curriculum

Core and General Education Courses (44-45 credit hours)

Philosophy
PHL 102* Introduction to Critical Thinking

Ethics
THS 265* Christian Ethics

Theology
THS 125* Foundations of Theology
THS 312* Jesus, the Christ

The College of Arts and Sciences requires an additional 12 credits in General Education from the disciplines within the college for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

Available Electives (24-25 credit hours)
(At least five of these elective credits must be earned at the 300-400 level.)

Core Courses
THS 105  World Religions
THS 125* Foundations of Theology
THS 211   History of Christianity: Origins to the Renaissance
THS 212   History of Christianity: Reformation to the Present
THS 220   Introduction to the Old Testament
THS 221   Introduction to the New Testament
THS 265*  Christian Ethics
THS 310   Trinitarian God and Human Person
THS 312*  Jesus, The Christ
THS 316   The Shape and Mission of the Church
THS 435   Peace, Justice, and Forgiveness
THS 490   Senior Integrative Seminar
Electives in THS (at the 300-400 level)

Allied Courses
PHL 101   Introduction to Philosophy
PHL 102*  Introduction to Critical Thinking
PHL 302   Philosophy of Religion

Minor

Total credit hours: 18

Required Curriculum

THS 125  Foundations of Theology
THS 211  History of Christianity: Origins to the Renaissance

Or
THS 212  History of Christianity: Reformation to the Present
THS 220  Introduction to the Old Testament
Or
THS 221  Introduction to the New Testament
THS 265  Christian Ethics
THS 312  Jesus, the Christ
One Elective Course at the 300-400 level