Summer 2014 Courses

Summer 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 101 - 01 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - 0800 - 1200 JRC 201
CRN: 30038 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Frederick W. Nairn This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church. NOTE: Students who receive credit for THEO 101 may not receive credit for THEO 102 or 103.
THEO 101 - 02 Christian Theo Tradition - T W R F 1330 - 1600 JRC 247
CRN: 30630 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Corrine L. Carvalho This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church. NOTE: Students who receive credit for THEO 101 may not receive credit for THEO 102 or 103.
THEO 101 - 02 Christian Theo Tradition M T - - - 1330 - 1600 JRC 247
CRN: 30630 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Corrine L. Carvalho This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church. NOTE: Students who receive credit for THEO 101 may not receive credit for THEO 102 or 103.
THEO 101 - 02 Christian Theo Tradition M T W R - 1330 - 1600 JRC 247
CRN: 30630 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Corrine L. Carvalho This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church. NOTE: Students who receive credit for THEO 101 may not receive credit for THEO 102 or 103.
THEO 101 - 02 Christian Theo Tradition M T W R F 1330 - 1600 JRC 247
CRN: 30630 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Corrine L. Carvalho This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church. NOTE: Students who receive credit for THEO 101 may not receive credit for THEO 102 or 103.
THEO 205 - 01 Old Testament M T W R - 0800 - 1000 JRC 414
CRN: 30039 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Paul V. Niskanen An intensive reading and discussion of the Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew scriptures. The course investigates methods of biblical interpretation and the literature and theologies of the Israelite people in their ancient Near Eastern context. In addition, this course explores the Old Testament as a foundational document for the Jewish and Christian traditions (both ancient and modern) in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103)
THEO 210 - 02 New Testament M T W R - 0800 - 1000 JRC 201
CRN: 30041 4 Credit Hours Instructor: David T. Landry This course involves the student in an intensive historical, literary and theological reading of major portions of the New Testament in the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts and from the perspective of modern methods of biblical interpretation. In addition, the course explores the New Testament as a foundational document for modern Christian traditions in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103)
THEO 215 - 01 Christian Morality - T - R - 1730 - 2130 JRC 201
CRN: 30544 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Robert C. Koerpel This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103)
THEO 215 - 02 Christian Morality - T - R - 1730 - 2130 JRC 247
CRN: 30545 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Robert C. Koerpel This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103)
THEO 417 - 01 Internship in Ministry - - - - - -
CRN: 30681 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Mary K. Twite This internship complements the student's academic work by providing a supervised ministerial experience. Working with an on-site ministry staff person, the student will apply their academic training to their chosen area of ministry. A minimum of 10 hours per week at the selected agency or church is required, as well as a weekly seminar session led by a UST Theology faculty member. Prerequisite: Completion of 24 credits in theology, including THEO 101 (or 102 and 103) and 215
THEO 420 - 01 Christian Bioethics - T - R - 1730 - 2130 JRC LL62
CRN: 30546 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Paul J. Wojda This course examines the contributions of Christian faith to reflecting upon, understanding, and resolving issues and ethical questions raised by revolutionary developments in the life sciences, e.g. innovation birth technologies, genetic manipulation and control, human experimentation, the prolonging of life and allocation of scarce medical resources. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103) and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, PHIL 115
THEO 423 - 01 Christian Marriage M T W R - 0800 - 1000 JRC 247
CRN: 30225 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Marguerite L. Spencer This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103) and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115
THEO 424 - 01 Christianity/World Religion M T W R - 0800 - 1000 JRC LL62
CRN: 30547 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Elaine C. MacMillan This course is a comparison of the teachings and practices of Christianity with the teachings and practices of selected non-Christian religions, for example, American Indian (Lakota), Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. The aim of the course will be to clarify similarities and differences between Christianity and other religions, to reflect on the problem posed by religious pluralism in modern culture, and to develop a Christian theology of world religions. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103) and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115
THEO 425 - 01 Judaism - - - - - -
CRN: 30632 Credit Hours Instructor: Isaac M. Alderman An examination of Judaism, its history, literature, religious concepts, practices and personalities. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement of the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103) and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115