Bachelor of Arts inTheology

Majoring in Theology involves studying Biblical and Lutheran beliefs, teachings, history, practices and ethics. How is God’s intent disclosed in biblical texts and the Lutheran Confessions? How do Christian themes play out in themes play out in culture, artwork, books and movies? How are we to make moral choices? You’ll develop a greater understanding of people, interrelationships and morally important contemporary societal issues as you take 42 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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Theology Curriculum Overview

Students in the major in theology will (a) be able to summarize the contents and evangelical message of the biblical text, as this Word of God focuses on Jesus Christ; (b) come to an awareness of the basic assumptions about reality foundational to Christianity, understood from the perspective of the Christian gospel; (c) acquire a familiarity with the history of Christianity and Christian theology in its various contexts and expressions; (d) come to understand the larger body of Christian teaching in relationship to the New Testament gospel; and (e) grow in an ability to apply a Lutheran theological perspective to the study of historical, doctrinal, and societal issues.

Bachelor of Arts degrees at Concordia University, St. Paul consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 128 credits.

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