Degree Requirements

Required Courses for the Major

The Major in Theology and Religious Studies requires the completion of 33 credits, including one each from four major areas, as listed below.

  • TRS 201-205, 301-305 - One course in Biblical Studies
  • TRS 220-223, 230-236, 320-328, 330-337 - One course in Theology and Spirituality
  • TRS 240-243, 338, 340-345 - One course in Ethics
  • TRS 260-264, 270-273, 276-277, 360-364, 370, 372-373 - One course in World Religions and Comparative Studies
  • Seven TRS Electives (21 credits)

Required Courses for the Major with Theology Concentration

Requires the completion of 33 credits.

Same as the major above, but at least three of the seven TRS electives are taken from among:

  • TRS 201-205, 301-305 - Biblical Studies courses
  • TRS 220-223, 230-236, 320-328, 330-337 - Theology and Spirituality courses
  • TRS 240 Foundations of Catholic Ethics
  • TRS 241 History of Christian Ethics
  • TRS 338 Theology & Ethics of Death and Dying
  • TRS 344 Virtue Ethics
  • Certain TRS 299 and FYS courses designated by the department