CATHOLIC STUDIES

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Throughout our Catholic Studies program, you’ll investigate a number of major fields of study, but your primary focus will be growing an understanding of Catholic theology, dogma, morality and the impact of the Catholic Faith on broader society across the centuries.

Skills You will Gain

1. A thorough knowledge of Scripture, with intense study in the Old and New Testaments.

2. A deep understanding of Church Doctrine, including Doctors of the Church, Church Fathers and several major papal documents.

3. A scriptural and doctrinal grounding in Church teaching, allowing you to use your knowledge in the workplace, your daily life, and in academia

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Adam Cardinal Maida Professor of Theology

Email:

rev.romanus.cessario@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 304-7935

Office:

Henkels 3026

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Associate Professor of Theology

Email:

gerald.boersma@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 304-7910

Office:

Henkels 3003

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Professor of Politics; Director of Honors Program

Email:

john.colman@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 280-1609

Office:

Thomas Student Union 2007B

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Chair of the Humanities Department; Professor of Humanities & Literature; Director of Shakespeare in Performance

Email:

travis.curtright@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 280-1612

Office:

Canizaro Library 219

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Chair of the Theology Department; Fr. Matthew L. Lamb Professor of Catholic Theology; Professor of Theology & Humanities

Email:

michael.dauphinais@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 280-2538

Office:

Henkels 3005

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Associate Professor of Classics

Email:

andrew.dinan@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 280-1619

Office:

Henkels 2050

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Associate Professor of Theology

Email:

robert.garrity@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 280-2424

Office:

Henkels 2068

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Assistant Professor of Theology

Email:

danielw.lendman@avemaria.edu

Phone:

239-304-7934

Office:

Henkels 3029

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Professor of Theology

Email:

steven.long@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 280-1664

Office:

Henkels 3007

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Max Seckler Chair of Theology

Email:

fr.guy.mansini@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 280-2594

Office:

Henkels 3009

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Constance Schifflin Blum Chair of Mariology

Email:

mark.miravalle@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 304-7902

Office:

Canizaro Library 363

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Provost; Professor of Theology

Email:

roger.nutt@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 280-1603

Office:

Henkels 3056

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF THEOLOGY

Email:

thomas.vanwart@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 304-7825

Office:

Henkels 3008

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Associate Professor of Theology

Email:

jeffrey.walkey@avemaria.edu

Phone:

(239) 304-7363

Office:

Henkels 3004

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REQUIRED COURSES

Required Theology Courses from the Core Curriculum

THEO 105 Sacred Scripture

THEO 205 Sacred Doctrine

THEO 305 Moral Theology (instead of THEO 400 for non-majors)

Required Theology Courses

THEO 206 Creation and Grace

THEO 307 Sacraments

THEO 309 Christ and His Church

THEO 405 Triune God

THEO 490 Senior Seminar

Elective Courses (four required)

Any THEO course

HIST 362 The Crusades

HUMS 490 Thomas More

LATN 304 Latin Church Fathers

LATN 403 Scholastic Latin Texts

PHIL 409 John Henry Newman

POLT 302 Catholic Political Thought

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