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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 2018

 

Religious Studies

RELS 139: Understanding Jesus

RELS 290: Teologia Andina

RELS 201: Catholicism in Latin America

RELS 230: Theological Perspectives on Medical Ethics

RELS 204: Early Christian Monasticism (* Professor permission)

RELS 102: Mary in Christian Theology

RELS 217: Eucharist: History and Theology

RELS 116: Catholicism

RELS 199: God: A Love Story

RELS 299: Pope Francis and Faith

RELS 285: Jesuit Spirituality

 

Philosophy

PHIL 282: Philosophy of Religion

 

Classics

CLAS 109: Biblical and Classical Sources of European and English Literature

 

History

HIST 232: Medieval Lives: Biographies of Faith and Action

 

Music

MUSC 295: Gregorian Chant

 

Visual Arts

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