Theology Curriculum

The CSB+SJU theology department’s course offerings are more comprehensive than those offered by most other theology departments at colleges and universities of comparable size. Students may take a wide variety of courses on Sacred Scripture, church history, historical theology, doctrinal theology, moral theology, liturgy, pastoral theology, world religions, comparative theology, and interfaith relations.

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Course Number Course Title Credits
THEO 100 Theological Explorations 4 Credits
THEO 210 History of the Development of the Christian Church 4 Credits
THEO 220 Philosophy for Theology 4 Credits
THEO 221 Thinking Theologically 4 Credits
THEO 265 Readings in Theology 1 Credit
THEO 271 Individual Learning Project 1-4 Credits
THEO 300 Engaging Scripture 4 Credits
THEO 301 Old Testament Theology 4 Credits
THEO 302 New Testament Theology 4 Credits
THEO 303 The Beginnings of Israel: Pentateuch 4 Credits
THEO 304 The Prophets of Israel 4 Credits
THEO 305 Jesus and the Gospels 4 Credits
THEO 306 Paul and His Letters 4 Credits
THEO 307 Bible, Church and Gender 4 Credits
THEO 308 Theology in the Light of Science 4 Credits
THEO 309B Sexuality & Renunciation in Early Christianity 4 Credits
THEO 309C Reading Biblical Women 4 Credits
THEO 310 Forms of Christian Community 4 Credits
THEO 311 Christian Lives: Biography and Autobiography in the History of Christianity 4 Credits
THEO 312 Christianity in Relation to Judaism 4 Credits
THEO 314 Global Christianity 4 Credits
THEO 319A American Catholic History & Thought 4 Credits
THEO 319F God, Human Beings and Salvation 4 Credits
THEO 320 Fairness and Faith: What is Justice? 4 Credits
THEO 321 A Mysterious, Terrible Beauty: Catholic Theology in Fiction 4 Credits
THEO 322 Christian Social Ethics 4 Credits
THEO 323 Diverse Approaches to God 4 Credits
THEO 324 Engaging Doubt and Belief 4 Credits
THEO 325 The Meaning of Christ 4 Credits
THEO 326 The Catholic Church Today 4 Credits
THEO 327 Christian Approaches to Other Religions 4 Credits
THEO 328 U.S. Latino/a Theologies 4 Credits
THEO 329A Feminist Theology 4 Credits
THEO 329B Medieval Philosophy 4 Credits
THEO 329C Aquinas, Salvation, and Sacraments 4 Credits
THEO 329D Theologies of Liberation 4 Credits
THEO 329E Queer Theology 4 Credits
THEO 329F Philosophy of Religion 4 Credits
THEO 329G Big Questions of Christian Theology 4 Credits
THEO 330 Christian Spirituality 4 Credits
THEO 331 Benedictine Spirituality 4 Credits
THEO 333 Suffering and Christian Healing 4 Credits
THEO 334 Spirituality of the College Male: Male Spirituality and Sexuality 4 Credits
THEO 339A Discernment & Christian Decision Making 4 Credits
THEO 339B Spiritual Companioning 4 Credits
THEO 339D Theology, Spirituality, and the Arts 4 Credits
THEO 339E Art and Religion in Spain and the Americas 4 Credits
THEO 339F Songs of Love and Freedom 4 Credits
THEO 340 God and the Moral Life 4 Credits
THEO 342 Christian Sexual Ethics 4 Credits
THEO 343 Theology and the Environment 4 Credits
THEO 344 Religious Perspectives on Economic Life 4 Credits
THEO 345 Theologies of Violence and Nonviolence 4 Credits
THEO 346 Christianity and Justice 4 Credits
THEO 348 Religion, Society and Politics 4 Credits
THEO 349A Family, Church, and Society 4 Credits
THEO 349C Biomedical Ethics: Theology, Biomedical & Health Care 4 Credits
THEO 349D Justice, Peace & Reconciliation 4 Credits
THEO 349E Economic Thought & Religious Values 4 Credits
THEO 349F Liberation Ethics Abroad 4 Credits
THEO 349G Moral Vision of John Paul II 4 Credits
THEO 349H Christianity and Colonialism in Ireland 4 Credits
THEO 349K Womanist and Feminist Theological Ethics 4 Credits
THEO 350 Christian Worship 4 Credits
THEO 351 Initiation and Eucharist 4 Credits
THEO 359 Topics in Liturgical Studies 4 Credits
THEO 360 History of Judaism 4 Credits
THEO 361 Studies in Jewish Thought 4 Credits
THEO 362 Contemporary Jewish Theology 4 Credits
THEO 363 Religions of the World 4 Credits
THEO 364 Ethics & World Religions 4 Credits
THEO 365 Islam 4 Credits
THEO 369A Jewish Encounters with Jesus and Christianity 4 Credits
THEO 369B Modern Islam Political Movement 4 Credits
THEO 369C Islam and Gender 4 Credits
THEO 369D SPIRITUAL/POLITIC ISLAM(TU,TI) 4 Credits
THEO 370DA Islam and the West – Dublin 4 Credits
THEO 370GA HISTORY EASTERN CHURCH (TU,TI) 4 Credits
THEO 370IA The Western Church in Context 3 Credits
THEO 370LA Understanding Civilizations: Islam and the West – London 4 Credits
THEO 370PA Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Spanish Context 3 Credits
THEO 371 Individual Learning Project 1-4 Credits
THEO 380 Discipleship and Ministry 4 Credits
THEO 381 Youth Ministry 4 Credits
THEO 382 Family Ministry 1 Credit
THEO 383 Retreat Work 1 Credit
THEO 384 Social Concerns 1 Credit
THEO 385 Ministry to the Sick and Dying 1 Credit
THEO 389A Ministry in a Technological World 4 Credits
THEO 390 Moral Theology 4 Credits
THEO 396 Theological Conversation 4 Credits
THEO 397 Internship 1-16 Credits