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Program Overview

Engage in a Deeper Understanding of Catholicism

As a Catholic Studies' student, you'll learn to identify the theological and philosophical tenets, doctrines, and practices that distinguish Catholicism from other religions. You will also learn to:

  • Articulate the impact of Catholicism on various aspects of human civilization and in different historical moments
  • Communicate with fluency about major figures in Catholic artistic and intellectual traditions
  • Describe the Church as a global human family and cultural diversity as a gift of God's creation
  • Apply Spiritan principles of justice, peace and the integrity of creation (JPIC) in personal and professional life that demonstrates leadership, teamwork and service in Catholic, ecumenical, inter-religious contexts

Catholic Studies welcomes students of all religious faiths and backgrounds to learn more about the Catholic faith and the contributions of Catholicism to world history, local and global culture.