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Catholic Studies

Catholic Studies Program

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Catholic Studies Program website! We prepare students to become servant leaders through our academic programs, foster Seton Hall University's Catholic identity and mission and globally promote Catholic thought and culture through our publications and lecture series and distinguished scholars in residence program.

About Catholic Studies

The Department of Catholic Studies at Seton Hall University offers an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum for students of any creed who are interested in deepening their knowledge of Catholicism’s rich intellectual tradition and living heritage. Combining the study of history, philosophy, theology, literature, art, sociology, and other disciplines, Catholic Studies focuses on the Church's dialogue with culture and encounter with the world. Students interested in Catholic Studies have the option to pursue a major, minor, or certificate that complements and enhances the university's other degree programs and fields of study. For more than 25 years the academic program and its variegated activities have stayed true to and fulfilled the Catholic mission and vision of the University.

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Lecture Series

The Department of Catholic Studies promotes the beauty and veracity of Catholic thought and culture through numerous presentations, seminars, workshops and lecture series that cover an extensive array of topics such as theology, history, literature, the natural and social sciences, art, law, public policy and much more. Learn about our Lecture Series.»

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