Curriculum

Curriculum Support Courses    
CSC 511 Graduate Research & Writing 1 hour
CSC 531 Summative Evaluation Seminar I 1 hour
CSC 532 Summative Evaluation Seminar II 1 hour
     
Scripture Courses     
BBL 511  Pentateuch & Historical Literature  3 hours
BBL 512  Prophetic Literature  2 hours
BBL 513  Psalms & Wisdom  3 hours 
BBL 514  Synoptic Gospels & Acts  3 hours 
BBL 515  Johannine Literature  3 hours 
BBL 516  Pauline Literature  3 hours 
     
Church History Courses     
HST 511  Patristic Church  3 hours 
HST 512  Medieval & Reformation Church  2 hours 
HST 513  Modern & Contemporary Church  2 hours 
HST 514  Catholic Church in the U.S.  2 hours 
     
Systematic Theology     
SYS 511 
Fundamental Theology
& Biblical Hermeneutics 
3 hours 
SYS 512  Christology & Soteriology  3 hours 
SYS 513  Ecclesiology & Ecumenism  3 hours 
SYS 514  Anthropology, Sin, & Grace  3 hours 
SYS 515  Creation & Eschatology  2 hours 
SYS 516  Triune God & World Religions  3 hours 
SYS 517  Mariology  2 hours 
     
Liturgical & Sacramental Theology    
LST 511  Liturgical & Sacramental Theology 1 hour 
LST 512  Liturgy of the Hours 1 hour 
LST 513  Baptism & Confirmation  2 hours 
LST 514  Eucharist  3 hours 
LST 515  Marriage & Holy Orders 2 hours 
LST 516  Penance, Anointing, & Burial  3 hours 
     
Moral Theology     
MTH 511  Fundamental Moral Theology 3 hours
MTH 512  Social Ethics  2 hours 
MTH 513  Marriage, Family, & Sexuality 3 hours 
MTH 514  Medical Ethics  2 hours 
     
Pastoral Studies    
PST 511  Pastoral Theology 2 hours 
PST 512  Introduction to Canon Law  3 hours 
PST 513  Sacramental Law  3 hours 
PST 514 Introduction to Homiletics 3 hours 
PST 515  Advanced Homiletics  3 hours 
PST 516  Pastoral Counseling  3 hours 
PST 517  Religious Education 2 hours 
     
Liturgical Practica    
LPR 511 Liturgical Formation I 1 hour
LPR 512 Liturgical Formation II 1 hour 
LPR 513 Choir Practicum 1 hour 
LPR 521 Deacon Practicum 1 hour 
LPR 522 Priest Practicum 1 hour 
     
Human, Spiritual, & Pastoral Formation     
HSP 511  Spiritual Life of a Priest  2 hours 
HSP 512 Priestly Identity, Celibacy, & Ethics  3 hours 
HSP 513 Pastoral Issues 2 hours 
HSP 514 Spiritual Theology & Spritual Direction 3 hours 
HSP 521  Supervised Ministry Ia  1 hour 
HSP 522 Supervised Ministry Ib 1 hour 
HSP 523 Supervised Ministry IIa 1 hour 
HSP 524 Supervised Ministry IIb 1 hour 
HSP 525 Supervised Ministry IIIa 1 hour 
HSP 526 Supervised Ministry IIIb 1 hour 
HSP 527 Supervised Ministry IVa 1 hour 
HSP 528 Supervised Ministry IVb 1 hour 
     
  Electives 12 hours
  Annual Formation Evaluation  
   Ordination Program Total: 124 hours
  [M.Div. Program Total: 94 hours] 
  [M.A. Program Total: 60 hours]

*The above Ordination Program Requirements in plainface are shared with the M.Div. Program; requirements in italics are shared with the M.A. Program but not with the M.Div. Program; requirements in bold are shared with both the M.Div. Program and the M.A. Program

**M.A. Program includes the preparation and defense of a thesis paper, or a written and oral comprehensive examination