TH 550 - Foundations in Catholic Theology
This course presents a systematic approach to understanding the development and nature of Catholic theology and tradition. It explores the rich tradition of Roman Catholic dogme and doctrinal development.
Prerequisites & Notes
Normally, this is the first course taken in the Graduate Certificate and Master of Arts Theology Programs.
- Assignments: 6 Units
- Interactivity: Discussion Board
Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:
- Undertake a systematic study of the foundations and nature of Catholic theology and tradition.
- Trace the evolution of Christian thought and history of doctrinal proclamation.
- Explore the development of a doctrine from earliest Christian times.
- Demonstrate how the Church’s liturgical worship relates to doctrine, spirituality, and the nature and mission of the Church.
- Explore how various forms of Church-related media such as art, music, literature and contemporary technological advances contribute to understanding the theology of the Church.
- Gain a foundation for subsequent courses in the Master of Arts in Theology (MAT) curriculum.
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