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M.A. Concentration in Religion and Theology
Updated 7/10/2012

Requirements of the Concentration

Of the 30 credits for the concentration in Religion and Theology, 12 credits are taken up with two required courses and the required thesis. The other 18 credits are earned through elective courses. The required courses are:

Educational Goals of the Concentration

The excellent graduate of the Religion and Theology concentration of the United M.A. degree program:

  • is able to analyze sympathetically the life of religious communities other than her/his own;
  • is able to understand theological traditions in the broader context of the life of religious communities;
  • will have a basic understanding of theology and religious studies as distinct disciplines; and
  • has developed in-depth knowledge of a topic in religion or theology relevant to his/her interests.


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