PROGRAMME OF STUDIES

SEMESTER SYSTEM

The Theology course for the Degree of Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.), extends over a period of four years, each year being divided into two semesters. The programme of studies comprises of Lectures, Extension Lectures, Special Courses, Seminars, Written Assignments and Dissertation. The credits allotted are for the Lectures (L) and Personal Research, Written Assignments, Library Hours etc. (P). Every student is required to complete the following programme of studies. One credit is equivalent to 15 lectures.

SCRIPTURE
Credits
Total
L
P
1. Introduction to Bible
1
1
2
2. Pentateuch
2
1
3
3. Historical Books
1
1
2
4. Psalms
2
1
3
5. Wisdom Literature
2
1
3
6. Prophets I
2
1
3
7. Prophets II
2
1
3
8. Apocalyptic Literature
2
1
3
9.Biblical Hermeneutics
1
1
2
10. Synoptics I
3
2
5
11. Synoptics II
2
1
3
12. St. John
3
2
5
13. Passion Narratives
2
1
3
14. Acts of the Apostles
1
1
2
15. St. Paul I
3
2
5
16. St. Paul II
2
1
3
17. Catholic Epistles
1
1
2
SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
1. Introduction to Theology
1
1
2
2. Theology of Revelation and Faith
3
2
5
3. Christ of Faith
2
1
3
4. Christology
2
1
3
5. Pneumatology
2
1
3
6. Blessed Trinity
3
2
5
7. Theological Anthropology
2
1
3
8. Theology of Eucharist
2
1
3
9. Priesthood
3
2
5
10. Eschatology
2
1
3
11. Mariology
1
1
2
12. Ecumenism
1
1
2
13. Sacraments of Initiation
1
1
2
14. Ecclesiology
2
1
3
15. General Sacramental Theology
2
1
3
16. Sacrament of Reconciliation
1
1
2
17. Theology of Liberation
2
1
3
18. Theology of Evangelization
2
1
3
19. Theology of Religions & Dialogue
2
1
3
MORAL THEOLOGY
1. Fundamental Moral theology
2
1
3
2. Virtues and Worship
2
1
3
3. Sexual Ethics
2
1
3
4. Bio-Medical Ethics
2
1
3
5. Social Teachings of the Church
2
1
3
SPIRITUAL & PASTORAL THEOLOGY
1. Introduction to Spirituality
1
1
2
2. Theology of Prayer
1
1
2
3. History of Christian Spirituality
2
1
3
4. Theology of Spiritual Direction
1
1
2
5. Pastoral Theology
2
1
3
6. Catechetics
2
1
3
7. Homiletics
4
2
6
SACRED LITURGY
     
1. Introduction to Liturgy
1
1
2
2. Liturgy of Eucharist
3
2
5
3. Liturgy of Hours
2
1
3
4. Liturgical Year
2
1
3
5. Liturgy of the Sacraments
1
1
2
CANON LAW
     
1. General Norms
2
1
3
2. Teaching & Sanctifying Office
2
1
3
3. Marriage Laws
2
1
3
4. People of God
2
1
3
PATROLOGY &CHURCH HISTORY
     
1. Patrology
2
1
3
2. Church in Antiquity
2
1
3
3. Church in Middle Ages
2
1
3
4. Modern and Contemporary period
2
1
3
5. Indian Church History
3
2
5
SEMINARS
     
1. Seminars
8
4
12
DISSERTATIONS
1. Scientific Methodology
1
1
2
SCIENTIFIC PAPER
2
4
6
LANGUAGES
1. Biblical Hebrew
1
1
2
2. Biblical Greek
1
1
2
3. Ecclesiastical Latin
1
1
2
4. Telugu
2
1
3
PASTORAL COURSES
     
1. Ad Audiendas
1
1
2
2. Matrimonial Nullity Process
1
1
2
3. Youth Ministry
1
1
2
4. Liturgical Singing
4
2
6
5. Personality Development
3
2
5
6. Family Apostolate
1
1
2
7. Parish Administration
1
1
2
8. Lay Ministry
1
1
2
9. Pastoral Counselling
1
1
2
10. Pastoral plan of India
1
1
2
11. Communications & Media
2
1
3
12. Ministry of Sick & Aged
2
1
3
13. Civil Law in General
1
1
2
14. Accountancy
1
1
2
15. Pastoral Ministry
3
2
5
YEALY REQUIREMENTS
     
1. Pastoral Communication
6
3
9
2. Comprehensive Examination
8
4
12
3. Extension Lectures
4
2
6
OPTIONAL COURSES
     
1. Introduction to Karnatic Music
3
2
5