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Theology Major and Minor


Theology Major

Students who major in theology are required to take at least 33 credits in theology, including

  • THEOL 220, 320, 324, 420, 421, 422, 423, 498

  • One course in Moral Theology (THEOL 300, 390, 398, or 404)

  • 6 Theology elective credits



Theology Minor


Minor in General Theology
Students completing a General Theology minor must complete any theology courses that earn at least 18 credits of theology.

Minor in Religious Education
Students who minor in religious education must take THEOL 220; 320; 300; 420 or 421; 432, 433, or 435; 434; EDUC 100, 208 and 434.

Minor in Pastoral Ministry
Students who minor in pastoral ministry must take THEOL 220; 320; 300; 430; 431; 432, 433, or 435; 434; and 480.

Minor in Youth Ministry
Students who minor in youth ministry must take THEOL 220; 320; 300; 430 or 431; 432; 433; 434; and 480.



Professional Certification in Catechetics


Upon completion of THEOL 220; 320; 327 or 420 or 421; 324; 435; 434; and 480 (for those without pastoral experience) or EDUC 208 or PSYCH 207 (for those with pastoral experience), certification is offered through the Division of Religious Education, Archdiocese of Baltimore, in conformity with Faith Lived—Faith Shared: Regulations for the Formation and Certification of Catechists, Archdiocese of Baltimore (2001).

Note: These courses would fulfill the following areas of growth, according to the guidelines of the Baltimore Archdiocese: Area A: The Catechist as a Person of Faith (3 credits); Area B: Understanding the Person Being Catechized (2 or 3 credits); Area C: Context and Process of Catechesis (3 or 4 credits); Area D: Message or Content of Catechesis (9 credits).

Professional Certification in Youth Ministry


Upon completion of THEOL 220; 320; 324; 432; 433; 434; and 480 (for those without pastoral experience), or EDUC 208 or PSYCH 207 (for those with pastoral experience), certification is offered through the Division of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Archdiocese of Baltimore, in conformity with 213 Rooted in the Vision: Regulations for the Formation and Certification of Youth Ministers Serving in Parishes, Schools and Other Institutions in the Archdiocese of Baltimore (2001).

Note: These courses fulfill the following areas of growth, according to the guidelines of the Baltimore Archdiocese: Area A: The Youth Minister as Adult Believer (4 credits); Area B: Understanding Adolescents (3 or 4 credits); Area C: Methodology of Youth Ministry (2 or 3 credits); Area D: Message of Youth Ministry (8 credits).



Course Descriptions and Forms


Course descriptions.

Declaration of Major and Minor forms are available through the registrar's office.

 
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