Holy Apostles College & Seminary

Requirements by Concentration

On this page, you will find the course requirements for each area of concentration within the MA of Theology program. You may use the quick links below to jump to the appropriate concentration:

Apologetics

PHS 607 Philosophy for Theologians
Program Co-Requisite
DTH 600 Introduction to TheologyProgram Co-Requisite
DTH 731 One and Triune GodProgram Core
DTH 751 ChristologyProgram Core
MTH 611 Fundamental Moral TheologyProgram Core
SAS 651 Synoptic GospelsProgram Core
APO 512 ApologeticsConcentration Core
APO 555 Theology and ScienceConcentration Core
APO 652 New AtheismConcentration Core
MTH 585 Marriage and Theology of the BodyConcentration Core
APO 620 Evolution and Catholic ThoughtRecommended Elective
PAS 531 Theology of Social MediaRecommended Elective

Bioethics

PHS 607 Philosophy for Theologians
Program Co-Requisite
DTH 600 Introduction to TheologyProgram Co-Requisite
DTH 731 One and Triune GodProgram Core
DTH 751 ChristologyProgram Core
MTH 611 Fundamental Moral TheologyProgram Core
SAS 651 Synoptic GospelsProgram Core
BIE 673 Catholic Bioethics and the Dignity of the Human Person (non-NCBC students - BIE 661 Biology and Biotechnologies for Ethicists)Concentration Core
BIE 653 Guiding Principles of Catholic Medical Ethics (non-NCBC students – MTH 585 Marriage and the Theology of the Body)Concentration Core
BIE 795 Gospel of Life and Culture of Death Concentration Core
BIE 675 Case Studies and Applied TopicsConcentration Core
BIE 625 Catholic BioethicsRecommended Elective
BIE 639 Bioethics and the LawRecommended Elective

Church History

PHS 607 Philosophy for Theologians
Program Co-Requisite
DTH 600 Introduction to TheologyProgram Co-Requisite
DTH 731 One and Triune GodProgram Core
DTH 751 ChristologyProgram Core
MTH 611 Fundamental Moral TheologyProgram Core
SAS 651 Synoptic GospelsProgram Core
CH 881 PatristicsConcentration Core
CHH 710 Church History to 1400Concentration Core
CHH 711 Church History from 1400Concentration Core
CHH 671 Documents of Vatican IIConcentration Core
CHH 613 Church in AmericaRecommended Elective
CHH 661 Catholic ModernismRecommended Elective

Dogmatic Theology

PHS 607 Philosophy for Theologians
Program Co-Requisite
DTH 600 Introduction to TheologyProgram Co-Requisite
DTH 731 One and Triune GodProgram Core
DTH 751 ChristologyProgram Core
MTH 611 Fundamental Moral TheologyProgram Core
SAS 651 Synoptic GospelsProgram Core
DTH 645 Nature and Grace (online)/DTH 646 Theological Anthropology (on campus)Concentration Core
DTH 800 The Seven SacramentsConcentration Core
DTH 760 Ecclesiology and EcumenismConcentration Core
CHH 671 Documents of Vatican IIConcentration Core
DTH 675 MariologyRecommended Elective
DTH 910 Spiritual TheologyRecommended Elective

Moral Theology

PHS 607 Philosophy for Theologians
Program Co-Requisite
DTH 600 Introduction to TheologyProgram Co-Requisite
DTH 731 One and Triune GodProgram Core
DTH 751 ChristologyProgram Core
MTH 611 Fundamental Moral TheologyProgram Core
SAS 651 Synoptic GospelsProgram Core
CLA 715 Canon Law of MarriageConcentration Core
MTH 612 Fundamental Moral Theology IIConcentration Core
MTH 585 Marriage and Theology of the BodyConcentration Core
DTH 645 Nature and Grace (online)/DTH 646 Theological Anthropology (on campus)Concentration Core
MTH 991 Moral Virtues in ConfessionRecommended Elective
MTH 851 Contemporary Moral IssuesRecommended Elective

Sacred Scripture

PHS 607 Philosophy for Theologians
Program Co-Requisite
DTH 600 Introduction to TheologyProgram Co-Requisite
DTH 731 One and Triune GodProgram Core
DTH 751 ChristologyProgram Core
MTH 611 Fundamental Moral TheologyProgram Core
SAS 651 Synoptic GospelsProgram Core
SAS 661 Gospel of JohnConcentration Core
SAS 671 Letters of St. PaulConcentration Core
SAS 602 Methods of Theology and Scripture AnalysisConcentration Core
SAS 621 Prophetic LIteratureConcentration Core
SAS 681 Hebrews Recommended Elective
SAS 631 Wisdom LiteratureRecommended Elective