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Online Master / Doctorate in Theology - Roman Catholic Studies
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In brief:

The School of Theology and Ministry at EUCLID (Euclid University) offers a primary external (distance or online) degree program called the EUCLID Doctorate in Theology - Roman Catholic Studies (DRCTh). The degree is recognized by the Holy See under applicable UNESCO conventions.

Recent Highlights:


EUCLID faculty member meets with Pope Francis, presents letters

EUCLID congratulates Fr Jose Kuruvachira on the occasion of his recent meeting with Pope Francis held at the Vatican on January 9th 2014. The Pope had invited our distinguished EUCLID faculty member to mark Fr Jose Kuruvachira's ordination jubilee and personally received a letter about EUCLID's important work in ecumenical and inter-religious dialogue (Rome; January 2014).

PDF Academic Paper by Jose Kuruvachira on "Dialogue and Mission"
PDF Academic Paper by Jose Kuruvachira on "Revelation"

Academic profile of the program:

In accordance with international guidelines, this distance (non resident) doctoral program in Roman Catholic theology represents 90 US credits of coursework beyond the Bachelor's degree.

In practice, this represents about 55-60 US credits of coursework beyond the Master's degree. This includes 25 US credits granted for the thesis / dissertation which must result in a publishable work.

Possible areas of specialization include:

- Patristics
- Liturgical Studies
- Modern Catholic theologians
- Ecumenical and Inter-Religious relations
- Advanced Scriptural Studies
- Social Issues, Ethics and Bioethics

Curriculum / Program Courses or "Roadmap"

PRIMARY ASSOCIATED COURSES
Code
Course Name
US Credits
-DOC-701 How to Complete and Survive a Doctoral Dissertation
0
-DOC-700 Writing the Doctoral Dissertation: A Systematic Approach
0
-DDS-600 Doctoral Directed Studies
3
-DDS-600 Doctoral Directed Studies
3
-DDS-600 Doctoral Directed Studies
3
-DDS-600 Doctoral Directed Studies
3
-DDS-600 Doctoral Directed Studies
3
-DDS-600 Doctoral Directed Studies
3
-DDS-600 Doctoral Directed Studies
3
-DDS-600 Doctoral Directed Studies
3
-DDS-600 Doctoral Directed Studies
3
-DDS-600 Doctoral Directed Studies
3
-T-DTHESIS Doctoral Thesis
25
 
Total Credit Hours (US):
48

Elective Courses:

STANDARD DEGREE ROADMAP - SUGGESTED ELECTIVES
Code
Course Name
US Credits
Luke: Meek Scribe of Christ
0.5
St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians
0.5
The Gospel of Mark
0.5
Introduction to Mariology
0.5
Pillars of Faith: The Catechism Explained
0.5
The Christian Doctrine of the Trinity
0.5
Trinity - Deity of Christ
0.5
The Atonement of Christ: A Protestant-Reformed View
0.5
Johannine Writings and Theology
3
Old Testament Prophets
0.5
Answering Common Objections
0.5
Catholic Apologetics
0.5
The Ten Commandments
0.5
Backgrounds of Early Christianity
2
Early Church Studies
2
Thesis / Major Paper
2
Orthodox Soteriology
2
Patristics I (Early Church Fathers)
2
Patristics II (Latter Church Fathers)
2
Soteriology - Protestant / Reformed (Calvinist)
0.5
Comparative and Critical Theology - NWT
0.5
Comparative and Critical Theology: Saints and Images
0.5
Soteriology - The Calvinist doctrine of Predestination
0.5
Soteriology - The Calvinist - Reformed doctrine of Perseverance
0.5
Comparative and Critical Theology: The Canon of Scriptures (Apocrypha)
0.5
Comparative and Critical Theology: A Reformed Critique of the RC Mass
0.5
Comparative and Critical Theology: The Eternal Security Debate
0.5
Comparative and Critical Theology: The Primacy of Peter (1)
0.5
Comparative and Critical Theology: Justification by Faith
0.5
Comparative and Critical Theology: The Doctrine of the Mass
0.5
Comparative and Critical Theology: Sola Scriptura (1)
0.5
Comparative and Critical Theology: Infant Baptism
0.5
Soteriology: The 'Salvation by Faith alone' debate
0.5
Scripture - Canon: The controversy on the OT canon
0.5
Ecclesiology: The Debate on the Roman Papacy
0.5
History of Development of Christian Doctrine v1
2
History of Development of Christian Doctrine v2
2
History of Development of Christian Doctrine v3
2
History of Development of Christian Doctrine v4
2
History of Development of Christian Doctrine v5
2
Early Christian Doctrines
2
The Orthodox Church
2
The Church at 325 (Eusebius: Church History)
2
Introduction to Greek Philosophy
1
Argumentation and Critical Thinking
2
Philosophy of Religion
1
Great World Religions, 2nd Edition: All 5 Religions (Set)
3
Jesus and the Gospels
2
Early Christianity: The Experience of the Divine
1
Old Testament Background / Overview
1
New Testament
2
Apostle Paul
1
From Jesus to Constantine: A History of Early Christianity
1
History of Christianity in the Reformation Era
2
American Religious History
2
World of Byzantium
2
Systematic Theology (Evangelical)
3
Christian Theology (Evangelical)
3
Natural Law and Human Nature
1.5

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