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Course Descriptions: Theological Studies (General)

Courses carrying the prefix TH are introductory or cumulative-experience courses that focus on the integration of various theological disciplines.

Note the following abbreviations: PR = prerequisite; CR = corequisite; PR/CR = either a prerequisite or a corequisite. Corequisites may be taken either at the same time as or before the course listed. Prerequisites and corequisites may be waived only with the permission of the Dean and the instructor. 

TH100 Seminar in Academic Writing & Critical Thinking
A non-credit course that considers sentence skills, developmental strategies, and documentation styles needed in order to write academic essays, with attention to written and oral communication. PR/CR = none. 

TH601 Introduction to Theological Study, Research and Writing
An introduction to the study of theology, including a survey of its major disciplines, review of research-paper techniques, and hands-on experience with the practical tools and methods of theological research and writing. This three-credit course is a pre- or corequisite for most 600- and 700-level courses. PR = none.

TH790 C.A.S. Directed Reading Course
An intensive directed-reading course, conducted as an independent study, that serves as the capstone experience of the C.A.S. program. PR = completion of most course work for C.A.S. and permission of the Dean.

TH795 C.A.S. Seminar
An interdisciplinary seminar on a theological topic. PR = matriculation in the C.A.S. program or permission of instructor. 

TH799 Theology Colloquium
An interdisciplinary seminar, with classic readings from Scripture, theology, philosophy, and literature, that seeks to integrate and broaden the educational experiences of M.A. in Theology candidates. PR = minimum GPA of 3.5, completion of 38 credits, and intention to graduate in current academic year, or matriculation in the C.A.S. program.

TH800 M.A. in Theology Thesis
The first semester of a two-semester sequence of supervised thesis research. Click here [HYPERLINK TO matheology_ce\Option 3] for PR requirements.

TH801 M.A. in Theology Thesis
A continuation of TH800. PR = TH800.