Bachelor of Arts in Theology Undergraduate Program By Marquette University |Top Universities
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Theology, Divinity and Religious StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Undergraduate

The Department of Theology concentrates on theological studies as distinguished from a purely empirical study of religion and from professional training for the ministry. Theology at Marquette explores faith and what it has to say about the fundamental purpose and meaning of all things, including our own existence. It seeks the deeper unity underlying all reality, its common origin and ultimate purpose. The Department of Theology aims to help educate undergraduates by bringing them to an understanding of their respective faith commitments and traditions in harmony with their overall intellectual, critical and cultural development. The department also incorporates into Catholic theology an ecumenical dimension which was made normative by the Second Vatican Council, and which is regarded by the department as an essential service to the Church and the world. Theological questions evoke distinctive responses from the various religious perspectives represented in contemporary society. The department respects the various faith traditions of its students and works for mutual understanding among different faiths. PROGRAM GOALS Students are able to take courses in Scripture, the history of Christian thought, Christian doctrine and world religions. They explore the relationship between faith and justice in accordance with the recent General Congregations of the Society of Jesus. In the undergraduate program students will: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic categories of theological reflection: Biblical, historical, systematic and ethical. Analyze texts for their theological content according to their particular literary genres and historical contexts. Use effective theological methods of research and argumentation.

Program overview

Main Subject

Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Undergraduate

The Department of Theology concentrates on theological studies as distinguished from a purely empirical study of religion and from professional training for the ministry. Theology at Marquette explores faith and what it has to say about the fundamental purpose and meaning of all things, including our own existence. It seeks the deeper unity underlying all reality, its common origin and ultimate purpose. The Department of Theology aims to help educate undergraduates by bringing them to an understanding of their respective faith commitments and traditions in harmony with their overall intellectual, critical and cultural development. The department also incorporates into Catholic theology an ecumenical dimension which was made normative by the Second Vatican Council, and which is regarded by the department as an essential service to the Church and the world. Theological questions evoke distinctive responses from the various religious perspectives represented in contemporary society. The department respects the various faith traditions of its students and works for mutual understanding among different faiths. PROGRAM GOALS Students are able to take courses in Scripture, the history of Christian thought, Christian doctrine and world religions. They explore the relationship between faith and justice in accordance with the recent General Congregations of the Society of Jesus. In the undergraduate program students will: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic categories of theological reflection: Biblical, historical, systematic and ethical. Analyze texts for their theological content according to their particular literary genres and historical contexts. Use effective theological methods of research and argumentation.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6.5+
International Students must have the TOEFL score with section scores of at least – Reading: 18, Listening: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 20; IELTS score with section scores of at least – Reading: 6.5, Listening: 6.5, Speaking: 6.5, Writing: 6.0.
Jan-2000

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