University of Holy Cross

Bachelor of Arts in Theology

Theology Dept.Rich Catholic Traditions Light The World

As a Marianite institution, UHC is committed to being a center for Catholic theological study and practice.  Theology students welcomed into this atmosphere benefit from rigorous academic study, personal relationships with faculty, and opportunities to share faith with others. Students are exposed to the wealth and depth of the Judeo-Christian tradition in the context of Roman Catholic theology. 

Theology students receive an in-depth introduction to theological study and preparation for advanced studies.  Students study, engage, and implement Catholic theological, spiritual, and social traditions in their lives and are invited to share these experiences with others.  The Theology department seeks to be a laboratory and workshop for students, scholars, and community members, who are enabled here to inspire the world.

Earn A Bachelor's Degree In Theology

Majoring in Theology prepares students for ministry, pastoral leadership, advanced studies, or success in related fields such as law, politics and history.  Academic coursework is suited to the needs of contemporary students and engages them in philosophy, sacred scripture, Catholic traditions, and morality.  The program culminates in a research project and service practicum.

A Concentration in Religious Education

UHC offers a Theology degree with a major concentration in Religious Education.  This prepares students for parish ministry and classroom teaching in elementary and high school.   The program combines studies of philosophy, theology, and education and also includes a research project and student teaching practicum.

Core Principles―UHC Theology

  • Personal intellectual, moral, and spiritual excellence
  • Developing the "philosophic habit of mind"
  • Ecumenical and interfaith outlook
  • Theology in service to others

Meet A Theology Graduate 

“The UHC Theology program faithfully teaches the authentic beliefs of the Church to enable students to effectively present the richness of the Catholic tradition.”  Stephen Rappold, BA, Theology '13. 

What UHC Theology Students Say 

"I enjoy studying Theology at UHC because of the friendly environment and atmosphere.  I am attending UHC to help further my knowledge of my faith.  When I graduate, I would like to work as a counselor or chaplain in a children's hospital, helping the children focus on God."

Raegan Rivere, Class of '18
Graduate, E.D.White Catholic High School, Thibodaux

“UHC is a great place to study Theology. It's unique, and the professors are personal.... This degree program is the most challenging thing I've ever done, and I'm proud to be part of it. My goal is to become a professor.”

Matt Picard, Class of '17
Graduate, Breaux Bridge High School

Meet the Faculty

David P. Delio, Ph.D.
S. E. Canizaro Associate Professor of Theology; Chair of Theology Department

Todd Amick, J.D., M.A. Lit, M.A. Theo
Visiting Professor of Theology

Rev. Simon C. Kim, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Theology

Margaret McKinnon, Ph. D.
Lecturer in Theology

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