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2019 - 2020 Catalog 
2019 - 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Catholic Studies Minor

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Director: Dr. W. Scott Cleveland

Chaplain: Fr. Robert Shea

The Bishop Paul A. Zipfel Catholic Studies Program invites students to encounter the living tradition of the Catholic Church and to examine the Catholic Church’s comprehensive contributions to human thought and culture as she seeks to be faithful to the person of Jesus Christ. Drawing together faculty and students from across the university, the Catholic Studies Program complements any field of study and pre-professional training. Students will come to appreciate the vitality of the Catholic faith by:

  • exploring the dynamic interplay between Catholicism and culture in different times and places.
  • encountering the complementarity of faith and reason within multiple disciplines.
  • experiencing how the Catholic faith can enliven every part of your life.

Several courses, cross-listed with other disciplines (e.g. theology, history, philosophy, social and behavioral science, psychology, etc.), fulfill University core and liberal arts elective requirements , as well as program requirements for other majors and minors. The program is committed to a high level of faculty-student interaction both inside and outside the classroom. C-average minimum required to graduate with the major.
This program is offered at the University of Mary Tempe site in a collaborative relationship with Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Minor Requirements

Required Courses:

Two Additional CTH Courses

Two additional CTH courses from two of the following three options:

Option One:

Option Two:

Option Three:

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