Theology and Religious Studies (40 semester credits)
Students majoring in Theology and Religious Studies choose one of Theology and Religious Studies Concentrations: Theology and Religion, Pastoral Ministry,or Youth Ministry and Religious Education. Majors complete the following coursework:1. 12 semester credits from among departmental core courses:
2. 16 semester credits from among departmental area courses:
The Department also offers a minor in Theology and Religious Studies. Students who pursue a minor in Theology and Religious Studies are required to complete 24 semester credits as follows: 8 credits from among the departmental core courses and 16 credits from among all departmental courses, 8 of which must be in 3000/4000 level departmental elective courses. The College offers a major and minor in Catholic Studies. The Braegelman Program in Catholic Studies is designed for students interested in deepening their knowledge of Catholicism's rich tradition and its interaction with culture. Students who wish to know more are encouraged to contact Denise Starkey at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Catholic Studies website.
Numerous internship opportunities are available that offer students significant leadership experience in religious or theological education, child or youth ministry, retreat work, or social justice. Department faculty work closely with students to identify and secure internships.