King's College - Theology

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
(11 COURSES — 33 CREDITS)

1. BIBLICAL STUDIES (2 COURSES/6 CREDITS)
CORE 251/THEO 236 Old Testament
CORE 252/THEO 237 New Testament
(A student who declares the Theology major after having taken CORE 253 [Key Biblical Themes] may substitute that COURSE for either CORE 251 or CORE 252 with permission of the department chair)

 

2. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY (2 COURSES/6 CREDITS)
CORE 250/THEO 238 Catholicism
CORE 255/THEO 241 The Church
CORE 257/THEO 242 Who is Jesus

 

3. MORAL THEOLOGY (1 COURSE/3 CREDITS)
CORE 260/THEO 311 Christian Ethics

 

4. HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY (1 COURSE/3 CREDITS)
THEO 351 History of Christian Thought and Practice

 

5. SEMINARS (2 COURSES/6 HOURS)
THEO 450 Research Seminar in Theology
Plus one of the following:
THEO 451/452/453 Seminars in Biblical Studies (Topical)
THEO 470 Seminar in Moral Theology (Topical)
THEO 489/490/491 Seminars in Systematic Theology (Topical)

6. FREE ELECTIVES (ANY 3 COURSES/9 HOURS)
CORE 250/THEO 238 Catholicism
CORE 254/THEO 447 Belief and Unbelief
CORE 255/THEO 241 The Church
CORE 256/THEO 339 Science, Theology, and Culture
CORE 257/THEO 242 Who is Jesus
CORE 261/THEO 321 Faith, Morality, and the Person
CORE 263/THEO 341 Christian Marriage
CORE 264/THEO 331 Issues in Christian Social Ethics
CORE 265/THEO 335 Christian Ethics and the Environment
CORE 269/THEO 346 War and Christian Tradition
CORE 288/THEO 345 Bioethics
THEO 246 Worship
THEO 356 Protestant Christianity
THEO 361 Eastern (Orthodox) Christianity
THEO 371 Jewish Life and Thought
(A student taking Theology as a second major is required to take only 9 Courses (27 CREDITS) and can choose any one free elective.)

MINOR REQUIREMENTS
(6 COURSES — 18 CREDITS)

1. One COURSE from each of the following categories (9 CREDITS)
Biblical Studies: CORE 251, 252 or 253
Systematic Theology: CORE 250, 254, 255, 256, 257 or 259
Moral Theology: CORE 260, 261, 263, 264, 265, or 269

2. Three additional courses (9 CREDITS)
These courses are to be chosen in consultation with the department Chairperson. A student may choose: a general minor; a minor in biblical studies, systematic theology, or moral theology; or a minor relating theology to his or her major (biology, philosophy, political science, etc.).

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