The Catholic Studies minor program consists of 5 courses, with at least 4 being upper division, structured as follows:
A. Foundational Course (1 course):
• CATH 1030 Theological Foundations of Catholicism (4 semester hours)
• THST 1030 Exploring the Catholic Theological Tradition (4 semester hours)
B. Foundations (1 course):
One cross-listed course with core attributes in one of the following: Theological Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry, or Studies in American Diversity.
C. Explorations and Integrations (2 courses):
Two cross-listed courses with core attributes in one or more of the following: Creative Experience, Historical Analysis and Perspectives, Nature of Science, Faith and Reason, Ethics and Justice, or Interdisciplinary Connections.
D. Catholic Studies Capstone Course (1 course):
CATH 4900 Seminar in Catholic Studies (4 semester hours)
Note: A service-learning course with a Catholic focus would replace any one course from the Foundations or Explorations and Integration categories.