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Certificate in Theological Studies - C.T.S.

30 credits


The Certificate in Theological Studies is a one-year program allowing the student to develop critical thinking and personal reflection in the field of theology. The objective is to provide a general theological culture.  The core of the program involves a overview of the Scriptures, the main currents in the history of Christianity, and fundamental questions related to Christian doctrines and practices. Students will gain familiarity with research methods in various theological subject areas (exegesis, history, ethics and reflective theology).

In order to be admitted to the C.T.S. program, one must have completed studies at the High School level (or the equivalent) with an average not inferior to a C.

If the C.S.T. is completed full-time in one academic year (two terms), students must take all the courses offered in Theology. The C.S.T. may also be completed part-time in two or more years (maximum time allowed is 5 years).

In order to get the C.T.S. one must:

  • Attend all courses of the program;
  • Write the dissertation (DTHY 9710, p. 25) connected with one mandatory course of the program;
  • Successfully pass the written and oral exams in each courses of the program;
  • Fulfill the above-mentioned requirements within a maximum period of 5 years.



Title Course Code Language Semester Time Academic Year
Wisdom Books DTHY 3160 English Fall Thursday, 8:30a.m.-11:20a.m. 2019-20
The Letters of Saint Paul DTHY 1220 English Fall Mondays, 8:30a.m.-11:20a.m. & 1:30p.m.-4:20p.m. 2019-20
The Eucharist DTHY 3462 English Winter Thursday, 8:30a.m.-11:20a.m. 2019-20
The Church and Its Ministries DTHY 3460 English Winter Monday, 1:30p.m.-4:20p.m. 2019-20
Social and Political Commitment of Christians DTHY 3560 English Winter Wednesday, 1:30p.m.-4:20p.m. 2019-20
Psalms and their Use in the Liturgy DTHY 4162 English Winter Tuesday, 8:30a.m.-11:20a.m. 2019-20
Latin DTHy 4003 English Fall Friday, 8:30a.m.-11:20a.m. 2019-20
Introduction to Christian Art DTHY 1080 English Winter Saturdays, 9a.m.-12p.m. & 1p.m.-4p.m. 2019-20
Introduction to Bioethics DTHY 4582 English Fall Tuesday, 1:30p.m.-4:20p.m. 2019-20
DTHY 4001 DTHY 4001 English Fall Wednesday, 2p.m.-4p.m. 2019-20
Consecrated Life DTHY 4351 English Fall Wednesday, 1:30p.m.-4:20p.m. 2019-20