REQUIREMENTS for students admitted August 2009 or later
All students must complete 42 semester hours , maintaining a minimum grade point average of "B" (3.0). All courses are 3 semester hours, unless noted.
Core Courses (21)
The following seven courses ( 21 semester hours ) are required.
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 620s
THST 630 Introduction to Systematic Theology
THST 660 Foundations of Christian Moral Life
THST 692 Graduate Pro-Seminar (taken in the first semester)
THST 6** Capstone Seminar and Comprehensive Exam (taken after completion of 33 hours)
THST 6** Directed Research Seminar (taken after completion of 33 hours)
Elective Courses (21)
Theology students are to complete an additional 21 semester hours totaling 42 semester hours. After 33 hours are completed, students may enroll in the Capstone Seminar and Directed Research Seminar.
Concentration in Comparative Theology
Theology students may choose to take elective courses that develop a concentration in Comparative Theology. The concentration in Comparative Theology serves students who wish to focus their program more specifically around questions of religious diversity, interreligious dialogue, world religions and comparative theology. The concentration is comprised of four courses (12 units). Students who choose to do this Concentration are required to take:
In addition, students are required to take three (3) of the following (or other courses approved by the academic advisor in concert with the graduate director):
Students who enrolled before Fall 2009: Please see the Capstone Experience page.
Students who will begin their program in Fall 2009:Description and policies for the Capstone experience will be published in the Capstone Experience page at a later date.