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Requirements

CIS Major/Minor Application Form

The Major

A multidisciplinary major in Catholic Studies requires:

  • 14 courses (max.) from at least three disciplines within the competence of the College faculty.
  • A proposal that includes a statement of intellectual rationale for the proposed field of study, an outline of courses already taken, and a plan of proposed courses. Proposals are written in consultation with the Catholic Studies advisor,  the director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and two faculty sponsors based in departments related to the proposed major.
  • Letters of support from faculty sponsors.

The Minor

A multidisciplinary minor in Catholic Studies requires:

  • 6 courses from at least three disciplines within the competence of the College faculty.
  • A proposal similar to that for the student-designed major though on a smaller scale. Students may design their own minor, or use a faculty-designed template as a basis for their course work and study.
     

Catholic Studies Courses Spring 2019

Religious Studies

  • RELS 143 Social Ethics
  • RELS 285 Jesuit Spirituality
  • RELS 295 Un Tal Jesus (in Spanish)

Philosophy

  • PHIL 230 Medieval Philosophy

Music 

  • MUSC 295 Gregorian Chant
  • MUSC 299 Music and the Jesuits

English

  • ENGL 401 Shakespeare’s Christian Humanism (Reserved seats for Catholic Studies Students. Speak with professor.)

History 

  • HIST 112 Emerging Europe
  • HIST 234 Medieval Spain

Classics

  • CLAS 109 Classical and Biblical Sources of European and English Literature
  • CLAS 112 Greek Mythology in Literature

Visual Arts

  • VAHI 136 Narrative in Art and Film (* Students may design a Catholic Studies project with the professor)