REQUIREMENTS for students admitted prior to August 2009
MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGY
Requirements for Degrees in Theology
All students must complete 36 semester hours, maintaining a minimum grade point average of "B" (3.0).
CORE COURSES (Five Courses - 15 sem. hrs.)
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THEOLOGY ELECTIVES (15-21 sem. hrs.)
Theology students are to complete an additional 15 semester hours under the thesis option or 21 semester hours under the comprehensive exam option to be selected in consultation with the student's advisor.
Students who enrolled before Fall 2009: Please see the Capstone Experience page.
COMPREHENSIVE EXAM OPTION
36 semester hours of course work plus a comprehensive examination.
30 semester hours of course work plus six semester hours acquired through successful completion of a Master's Thesis. Students complete the thesis course work over two semesters by enrolling in the Thesis Seminar. The Thesis Seminar is required for the two semesters that students are enrolled in the thesis. The Seminar will meet regularly and is intended to help students in preparing and writing their thesis.