Spring 2022 Course Offerings

Overview of Major/Minor Requirements

Catholic Studies Minor (15 credits)

  • CATH 201 The Word of God in Human Words: Introduction to Scripture
  • CATH 205 I Believe: Principles of the Catholic Faith
  • CATH 301 The Human Drama: The Catholic Church Through the Ages
  • CATH 395 Development in the Life of the Church Seminar
  • CATH Elective

Catholic Studies Major (30 credits)

  • Minor Requirements (15 credits)
  • Capstone Experience (3 credits)
  • 4 Additional Electives (12 credits)

The Capstone Experience is determined in consultation with the Department Chair. Possibilities include: a seminar course, an independent study, an internship, or a portfolio.

Spring 2022 Offerings

Required Course Offerings

CATH 135: History of Christianity (HIST 171)

  • Dr. Jotham Parsons
  • TR 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM
  • CATH 135/HIST 171 satisfies CATH 301: The Human Drama: The Catholic Church Through the Ages for the spring semester.

CATH 201: The Word of God in Human Words: Introduction to Scripture

  • Dr. William Wright
  • TR 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM

CATH 205: I Believe: Principles of the Catholic Faith

  • Dr. Elizabeth Huddleston
  • TR 9:25 - 10:40 AM

CATH 395: Development in the Life of the Church

  • Dr. Kenneth Parker
  • TR 3:05 - 4:20 PM

Elective Course Offerings

CATH 254: The Mystery of God

  • Dr. William Wright
  • TR 9:25 - 10:40 AM

CATH 281: Rule-Breakers: A New Look at the Ten Commandments through Film

  • Dr. Kenneth Parker
  • R 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CATH 320: Black Catholics: History, Spirituality and Social Justice

  • Dr. Greta Tucker
  • T 6:00 - 8:40 PM

EQ 132: Is Care for the Planet My Responsibility?

  • Dr. Chris Cimorelli
  • MW 3:00 - 4:15 PM
  • An Essential Questions course

Cross-Listed Offerings

CATH 121: Interpersonal Communication (COMM 103)

  • Dr. Janie Fritz
  • MWF 10:00 - 10:50 AM

CATH 121: Interpersonal Communication (COMM 103)

  • Dr. Anthony Wachs
  • M 6:00 - 8:40 PM

CATH 125: Spiritans & the Catholic Faith in a Global Environment (IR 125)

  • Fr. Bill Cleary
  • MWF 10:00 - 10:50 AM

CATH 224: Approaches to Rhetoric, Religion, and Society (COMM 220)

  • Dr. Anthony Wachs
  • MWF 1:00 - 1:50 PM

CATH 252: Existentialism (PHIL 208)

  • Dr. James Swindal
  • TR 3:05 - 4:20 PM

CATH 253: Love and Friendship (PHIL 299)

  • Dr. Thérèse Bonin
  • MWF 1:00 - 1:50 PM

CATH 352W: Thomas Aquinas (PHIL 315W)

  • Dr. Thérèse Bonin
  • MWF 11:00 - 11:50 AM