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2,000 years of wisdom

Interested in how the Catholic faith illumines and challenges the world? Desire to examine more fully how to live out your baptismal promise? The Catholic intellectual tradition offers 2,000 years of wisdom and insight. Be a part of this rich tradition and engage the signs of the time. The Catholic Studies programs at Marian University seek to provide an integrated formation in the Catholic intellectual tradition, rooted in the disciplines of theology and philosophy.





Tailored to your interests!

Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Catholic Studies
          - with Concentration in Theology
          - with Concentration in Philosophy
          - with Concentration in Pre-Theology
Minor in Catholic Studies
Concentration in Catholic Studies for Non-Majors

 

Bishop Coyne is one of the many engaging Catholic speakers that Marian draws every year. 



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For any questions concerning the curriculum, department, or areas of interest contact: 

Andy Hohman - Department Chair
Assistant Professor of Theology and Philosophy
ahohman@marian.edu

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Catholic Studies with a concentration in Theology: 39 credits

THL 105 -- Introduction to Theology

THL 232 or 236 -- History of Christian Thought

THL 216 or 218 or 322 -- Moral Issues or 

      or Liturgy and Spirituality

      Fundamental Catholic Moral Theology or

THL 361 or elective -- Theory of Catechetics

      Social Teaching

THL 490 -- Senior Seminar

THL 208 -- The Church

PHL 130 -- Human Nature and Person

THL 226 -- New Testament

PHL 350 -- God and Philosophy

THL 228 -- Old Testament

PHL elective -- 3 credits

      

2 Catholic Studies courses outside of THL/PHL

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Catholic Studies with concentration in Philosophy: 39 credits

PHL 130 -- Human Nature and Person

PHL 349 -- Modern and Contemporary Philosophy

PHL 150 or 240 or 350 -- Logic or Social and

PHL 490 -- Senior Philosophy Seminar

       Political Philosophy or God and Philosophy

THL 105 -- Introduction to Theology

PHL 203/205 -- Plato and Aristotle or Augustine

THL 228 -- New Testament

       and Aquinas

THL 232 or 332 -- History of Christian Thought 

PHL 215 -- Personal and Professional Ethics

      or Creative Theologians of the Modern Era

PHL 320 -- Philosophy of Knowledge

2 Catholic Studies courses outside of PHL/THL   

PHL 330 -- Philosophy of Being (Metaphysics)

 

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Catholic Studies with concentration in Pre-Theology: 48 credits

PHL 130 -- Human Nature and Person PHL 350 -- God and Philosophy

PHL 150 -- Logic

PHL 490 -- Senior Philosophy Seminar
PHL 203 -- Plato and Aristotle THL 103 -- Catholic Beliefs and Practices
PHL 205 -- Augustine and Aquinas THL 105 -- Introduction to Theology
PHL 215 -- Personal and Professional Ethics THL 216 -- Moral Issues
PHL 320 -- Philosophy of Knowledge THL 226 or 228 -- Old Testament or New
PHL 330 -- Philosophy of Being (Metaphysics)        Testament
PHL 349 -- Modern and Contemporary Philosophy 2 Catholic Studies courses outside of PHL/THL

Minor in Catholic Studies: 24 credits

THL 105 -- Introduction to Theology PHL 130 -- Human Nature and Person
2 courses chosen from the following 2 courses chosen from the following:
     THL 103 -- Catholic Beliefs and Practices      PHL 205 -- Augustine and Aquinas
     THL 208 or 216 or 218 -- The Church or      PHL 215 -- Personal and Professional Ethics
           Moral Issues or Fundamental Catholic      PHL 240 -- Social and Political Philosophy
           Moral Theology      PHL 350 -- God and Philosophy
     THL 232 -- History of Christian Thought      PHL 381 -- Selected Topics in Catholic Studies
     THL 236 -- Liturgy and Spirituality 2 Catholic Studies courses outside of PHL/THL
     THL 322 -- Catholic Social Teaching
     THL 381 -- Special Topics in Catholic Studies

Concentration in Catholic Studies for Non-Majors: 15 credits

THL 105 -- Introduction to Theology      THL 322 -- Catholic Social Teaching
PHL 130 -- Human Nature and Person      THL 381 -- Selected Topics in Catholic Studies
9 additional credits chosen from the following set      PHL 205 -- Augustine and Aquinas
with at least one course from THL and PHL      PHL 215 -- Personal and Professional Ethics
     THL 103 -- Catholic Beliefs and Practices      PHL 240 -- Social and Political Philosophy
     THL 232 -- History of Christian Thought      PHL 350 -- God and Philosophy
     THL 236 -- Liturgy and Spirituality      PHL 381 -- Selected Topics in Catholic Studies
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