Newman Theological College
Certificate of Theology Program Outline
Please see the Course Offerings to view the courses being offered in the next term.

C.Th. Admission Requirements

The C.Th. is awarded upon completion of 30 credits including:
  • 24 core credits
  • 6 elective credits

Certificate Requirements - Lay Route

Core Courses


Electives

* Courses must be taken in the First Year of Studies

** Students who take SCR 151 or SCR 152 cannot take SCR 154 Synoptic Gospels for credit. 

Foundational Theology

(3 Credits)

FND 100 Early Church History

Sacred Scriptures

(6 Credits)

SCR 100 Introduction to Sacred Scripture and their Interpretation*
SCR 154 Synoptic Gospels

Systematic Theology

(9 Credits)

SYT 100 Introduction to Theology*
SYT 110 Liturgical Theology
SYT 114 Introduction to the Sacraments and Christian Initiation

Moral, Pastoral, and Spiritual Theology

(6 Credits)

MPS 120 Introduction to Moral Theology
MPS 170 Introduction to Spiritual Theology


 

(6 Credits)

see Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Please consult your Faculty Advisor as to which elective courses would be most appropriate.

THEO 020 Lay Formation Non-Credit - Optional

A process of spiritual, human and pastoral formation for all lay students. This process facilitates growth in human maturity, spiritual development, health and wellness, personal integrity and professional development. It recognizes the interrelatedness in life of theological education, human maturing, and the universal call to holiness. It will draw from Scripture, the rich spiritual traditions of the Church and from the social sciences.

 

Certificate Requirements - Diaconate Route

Core Courses


Electives

* Courses must be taken in the First Year of Studies

** Students who take SCR 151 or SCR 152 cannot take SCR 154 Synoptic Gospels for credit. 

Sacred Scriptures

(6 Credits)

SCR 100 Introduction to Sacred Scripture and their Interpretation*
SCR 154 Synoptic Gospels

Systematic Theology

(15 Credits)

SYT 108 The Theology of Revelation
SYT 114 Introduction to the Sacraments and Christian Initiation
SYT 184 Christology
SYT 185 Theology of God
SYT 188 Ecclesiology

Moral, Pastoral, and Spiritual Theology

(3 Credits)

MPS 120 Introduction to Moral Theology


 

(6 Credits)

see Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Please consult your Faculty Advisor as to which elective courses would be most appropriate.

THEO 020 Lay Formation Non-Credit - Optional

A process of spiritual, human and pastoral formation for all lay students. This process facilitates growth in human maturity, spiritual development, health and wellness, personal integrity and professional development. It recognizes the interrelatedness in life of theological education, human maturing, and the universal call to holiness. It will draw from Scripture, the rich spiritual traditions of the Church and from the social sciences.


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