Carroll College, Helena Montana

Degree Requirements

Theology Major Requirements

I. Major Program Requirements
The theology major requires 40 semester credits of theology courses. This entails 9 required courses, 4 elective courses, and 1 credit in either honors thesis or research paper/project.
Required courses:
TH 201  Church and Worship
TH 220  Fundamental Moral Theology
TH 231  Introduction to the Old Testament
TH 232  Introduction to the New Testament
One Christian Social Ethics course:
   TH 261  Wealth and Poverty in the Bible and the Early Church
   TH 263   Modern Catholic Social Teaching
   TH 264   Theologies of Liberation
Two History of Christian Thought courses:
   TH 341  History of Christian Thought: Patristics
   TH 342  History of Christian Thought: Middle Ages Through Reformation
   TH 389  History of Christian Thought: Modernity through Postmodernity
TH 351   Christology
TH 495  Theology Seminar
TH 496  Theology Research Paper or Theology Research Project or TH 499  Honors Thesis
II. Other Program Requirements
ENWR 203 Expository Writing
234  Majors and Minors—Web Communications Certificate
Completion of a modern or classical second language through the inter-mediate level.
Course sequence for majors: TH 101; then at least two 200-level courses;
then upper-division courses. All degree students should review require-ments for graduation.
The following courses may apply as electives toward fulfilling the 40 credits
required for the theology major:
PHIL 216  Philosophy of God and Religion
PHIL 203   Islam: Philosophy and Culture

Theology Minor Requirements

Minor Program Requirements
Twenty-one semester credits of theology, including:
1. Two courses in Biblical Theology, one in Old Testament and one in New Testament (230s):
TH 231  Introduction to the Old Testament
TH 232  Introduction to the New Testament
2. One course in Moral Theology:
TH 220  Fundamental Moral Theology
or another Moral Theology or Social Ethics course
3. Two courses in Historical Theology (340s)
TH 341  History of Christian Thought: Patristics
TH 342  History of Christian Thought: Middle Ages Through Reformation
TH 389  History of Christian Thought: Modernity through Postmodernity
4. One course in systematic theology:
TH 351   Christology
5. TH 495 Theology Seminar

Note: Appropriate course substitutions for conflicts and study abroad can be made through the department chair.