M.A. in Theology Requirements 36 Unit Program

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.)

  • THST 600 Foundations of New Testament Theology (OR THST 603--Foundations of Old Testament Theology)
  • THST 620--Foundations of Historical Theology (OR any one course form the 620's)
  • THST 630--Introduction to Systematic Theology
  • THST 660--Foundations of Christian Moral Life
  • THST 692--Graduate Pro-Seminar (3 sem. hrs. taken during the first semester)

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
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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.

 

CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE
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.

 

THESIS OPTION
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.