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Course Requirements by Concentration

MA Theology

The student should choose elective credits in consultation with his/her academic advisor. For information on which courses fit into which categories, please see the Online Learning Courses of Instruction - Theology with course descriptions.

Apologetics concentration

Apologetics 4 courses
Church History  1 course
Philosopical Theology

 1 course

  • PHTH600 Philosophy for Theologians, prerequisite
Dogmatic Theology

2 courses

  • STD707 One & Triune God (Core)
  • STD901 Christology (Core)
Moral Theology

1 course

  • STM620 Fundamental Moral Theology I (Core)
Sacred Scripture

 1 course

  • SS704 Synoptic Gospels (Core)
Electives  2 courses

Bioethics concentration

Bioethics 4 courses
Church History  1 course
Philosopical Theology

 1 course

  • PHTH600 Philosophy for Theologians, prerequisite
Dogmatic Theology

2 courses

  • STD707 One & Triune God (Core)
  • STD901 Christology (Core)
Moral Theology

1 course

  • STM620 Fundamental Moral Theology I (Core)
Sacred Scripture

 1 course

  • SS704 Synoptic Gospels (Core)
Electives  2 courses

Church History concentration

Church History  4 courses
Philosopical Theology

 1 course

  • PHTH600 Philosophy for Theologians, prerequisite
Dogmatic Theology

 2 courses

  • STD707 One & Triune God (Core)
  • STD901 Christology (Core)
Moral Theology

 1 course

  • STM620 Fundamental Moral Theology I (Core)
Sacred Scripture

 1 course

  • SS704 Synoptic Gospels (Core)
Electives  3 courses

Dogmatic Theology concentration

Dogmatic Theology 4 courses
  • STD707 One & Triune God
  • STD901 Christology
Church History 1 course
Moral Theology

1 course

  • STM620 Fundamental Moral Theology I (Core)
Philosophical Theology

1 course

  • PHTH600 Philosophy for Theologians, pre-requisite
Sacred Scripture

 1 course

  • SS704 Synoptic Gospels (Core)
Electives  4 courses

Moral Theology concentration

Moral Theology

 4 courses

  • STM620 Fundamental Moral Theology I (Core)
Church History 1 course
Philosopical Theology

1 course

  • PHTH600 Philosophy for Theologians, prerequisite
Dogmatic Theology

2 courses

  • STD707 One & Triune God (Core)
  • STD901 Christology (Core)
Sacred Scripture

 1 course

  • SS704 Synoptic Gospels (Core)
Electives  3 courses

Sacred Scripture concentration

Sacred Scripture 4 courses
  • SS704 Synoptic Gospels (Core)
Church History 1 course
Moral Theology

1 course

  • STM620 Fundamental Moral Theology I (Core)
Philosophical Theology

1 course

  • PHTH600 Philosophy for Theologians, pre-requisite
Dogmatic Theology

 2 courses

  • STD707 One & Triune God
  • STD901 Christology
Electives  3 courses

Summative Evaluation

The Summative Evaluation is the capstone of the student’s academic work in the M.A. program at Holy Apostles College and Seminary. All candidates for the M.A. degree are required to complete a Summative Evaluation exercise, which may take the form of a thesis, a comprehensive exam, or a special project. Full descriptions of the Summative Evaluation exercise are available on the Summative Evaluation page.

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