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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 Yearsort ascending
Ways of Prayer DTHY 4565 English Summer Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. , May 23, 25 and 30; June 1, 6 and 8, 2017. 2017-18
Biblical Greek DTHY 4002 English Fall Monday,9:30 to 11:30 a.m. (Fall Semester), Monday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. (Winter Semester) 2017-18
Church History III: Protestant and Catholic Reformations DTHY 3360 English Fall Tuesday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. 2017-18
New Testament III: The Gospel of John DTHY 3260 English Fall Thursday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. 2017-18
Christology I: Portraits of Jesus DTHY 2441 English Fall Thursday, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 2017-18
Old Testament II: Introduction to the Prophetical Books DTHY 2140 English Fall Wednesday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. 2017-18
Hope and Charity DTHY 2542 English Winter Monday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. 2017-18
''In the Beginning'': Gen 1-11 DTHY 4120 English Winter Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 2017-18
Sacraments I: Baptism and its Confirmation DTHY 3461 English Winter Wednesday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. 2017-18
Christology II: Christ of the Christian Tradition DTHY 2442 English Winter Thursday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. 2017-18
The Church and its Institutions DTHY 3600 English Winter Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. 2017-18
Biblical Greek DTHY 4002 English Winter Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. 2017-18