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Catholic Theology

With the minor in Catholic Theology, you will join a community of great minds in gaining a strong foundation to “open your heart” and prepare for a life of service to the Church and to society in fields such as medicine, law, education or through a vocation to the priesthood and religious life.

Courses treat the full range of Catholic thought concerning Scripture, doctrine, moral living, worship and prayer, as well as the Catholicism’s precious contributions to philosophy and social-political life.


Students who wish to complete a Minor in Catholic Theology are required to fulfill the following course of study.

Foundational Theology (9 credits)

  • THEO 1102 The Bible: Word of God and Book of the Church
  • THEO 1203 New Life in Christ: Introduction to Roman Catholic Moral Theology
  • THEO 1404 Life of the Soul: Introduction to Catholic Prayer and Spiritual Traditions
  • THEO 1501 To Know God: Introduction to Roman Catholic Doctrine
  • THEO 1502 The Church’s Saving Mysteries: Introduction to Roman Catholic Liturgy and Sacraments

Advanced Level Theology (9 credits)

Students may select any three advanced-level theology courses.

Total: 18 Credits. 

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Reverend Robert K. Suszko
Rev. Robert Suszko
Vice Rector and Business Manager
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Justin M. Anderson
Professor and Chair of Moral Theology
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Rev. Msgr. Gerard McCarren
Interim Rector/Dean, and Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
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Joseph Rice
Associate Professor of Philosophical Theology
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