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MORL Concentration

Concentration Requirements

Four foundational courses (12 credits):

LITY 501      Introduction to the Liturgy
MORL 501    Fundamental Moral Theology I
SCRP 501    Introduction to Biblical Studies
SYST 501    Revelation, Faith, Theology

Four area core courses (12 credits):

MORL 502    Fundamental Moral Theology II
MORL 604    Christian Love and Justice
MORL 801    Cath. Medical/Sexual Morality
MORL 802    Marriage and Family

Three cores from other areas (9 credits), as suggested

CHUR 802   The Church in the USA
SCRP 701    Luke and Acts
SYST 605     Protology and Anthropology

Three electives (6 credits), as follows

MORL 906    U.S. Catholic Moral Theologians
MORL 908    Readings from Summa II
plus one other MORL 900-level elective as approved by the department, preferably by a third professor

Research Portfolio (3 credits)

Containing three Moral Theology 1-credit research projects OR a thesis + 1 additional research project

Additional coursework

Inclusive of credits earned in the thesis option for a total of 48 credits applied toward the M.A. (Theology) degree.

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