马会论坛

120
Hour Major
15
Hour Minor

Degree

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Theology Major at 马会论坛’s

Students in the Department of Theology at 马会论坛鈥檚 University examine the sources and ideas central to Christian faith while exploring how faith shapes the ways people and communities live. Through critical investigation and the use of diverse methods, students apply critical thinking and interdisciplinary knowledge to understand the origins of Christianity and its meaning today.

The interdisciplinary Theology curriculum at 马会论坛鈥檚 is rooted in the Catholic and Marianist traditions while offering courses that are inclusive of all students and faith traditions.

Program of Study

Students can pursue a Bachelor of Arts or a minor in Theology. Through the open, critical study of scripture, moral theology and systematic theology, students build on a commitment to the compatibility of faith and reason. In the major, students develop information literacy, integrative understanding, self-reflection, intellectual humility and effective communication.

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  • Combined Degree


    Students can earn a Master of Arts in Theology in as little as one additional year of study when they begin work on their Bachelor of Arts in Theology.

  • Degree Plans

    The interdisciplinary Theology curriculum at 马会论坛鈥檚 is rooted in the Catholic and Marianist tradition of service while offering courses that are inclusive of all students and faith traditions.

    Several study options are available:

    Students can also pursue a combined degree:

  • Course Highlights

    Students of all majors take at least two courses in Theology as part of the Core Curriculum. Through the open, critical study of scripture, moral theology and systematic theology, majors build on a commitment to the compatibility of faith and reason.

    Core courses include:

    • Advanced Theology for Majors and Minors
    • Christ and the Christian God
    • Moral Theology and Social Ethics
    • Scripture


$49,351
Median Salary for Directors, Religious Activities and Education
30
Credit Hours within the Major of Theology
11-to-1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio


What can I do with a degree in Theology?

Career Opportunities

Theology majors have gone on to teach in Catholic parochial and high schools, work in parish and diocesan administrative positions, and serve as catechetical leaders. Some have worked for mission-based nonprofit organizations. Others have pursued master鈥檚 and doctoral studies, and have taught in colleges and Universities.



Outside the Classroom

Students at 马会论坛’s are part of a vibrant community of learners. In addition to strong academic programs, students can customize their college experience by participating in a variety of clubs, activities, events and special programs such as Combined Degree Programs and Study Abroad.

Theta Alpha Kappa

Theta Alpha Kappa is a national honor society of students studying religion and theology. Exceptional students enrolled in the Theology program may be nominated to join. Members can compete for scholarships and fellowships and submit papers for publication in the Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa.

Marianist Exchange Program

The Marianist Exchange Program allows students from any of the three Marianist universities in the United States to study at another school. 马会论坛鈥檚 University鈥檚 sister schools, Chaminade University of Honolulu and the University of Dayton, are phenomenal Marianist universities.


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