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Theology

Theology Dept.

Theology Curricula

B.A. in Theology Curriculum (PDF)

B.A. in Theology-Concentration in Religious Education Curriculum (PDF)

Mission

The mission of the Theology Department at Our Lady of Holy Cross College is to invite students to study, engage, and implement the Catholic theological, spiritual, and social traditions in their lives and to share this with others.

Vision

We seek to be a center for Catholic theological study and practice in New Orleans; to be a laboratory and workshop for students, scholars, and community members that will enable those who participate to inspire the world.

Core Principles

Personal excellence-Intellectual, Moral, Spiritual

Collaborative learning

Develop the "philosophic habit of mind"

Ecumenical and interfaith outlook

Theology in service to others

B.A. in Theology

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Bachelor’s Program in Theology offers training and preparation for future theological study, catechetical ministry, pastoral leadership or related fields such as law, politics, and history. The program combines a study of philosophy and theology that culminates in a research project and service practicum. It provides the required academic coursework for this degree in a format suited to the needs of contemporary students. The program requirements are geared toward engaging students in undergraduate level learning in foundational areas of Catholic Theology: philosophy, sacred scripture, Catholic tradition, dogmatics, and morality.

B.A. in Theology - Concentration in Religious Education

In addition to the traditional Theology degree, Our Lady of Holy Cross College offers a Theology degree with a major concentration in Religious Education. This program combines the course of theological study with preparation for effective parish ministry and classroom teaching at the elementary and high-school levels.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Bachelor’s Program in Theology offers training and preparation for future theological study, catechetical ministry, pastoral leadership or teaching. The program combines a study of philosophy, theology and education that culminates in a research project and student teaching practicum. It provides the required academic coursework for this degree in a format suited to the needs of contemporary students. The program requirements are geared toward engaging students in undergraduate level learning in foundational areas of Catholic Theology and Education: philosophy, sacred scripture, Catholic tradition, dogmatics, morality, and pedagogical theory and methods. 

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