The M.A. program in Moral Theology/Ethics is designed to introduce students to scholarship and research in theology and religious studies in general and to Moral Theology/Ethics in particular. This program provides a basic grounding in Moral Theology/Ethics, along with an introduction to other disciplines in the School.
- Normally an applicant's baccalaureate major will have been in theology, religious studies, or philosophy. Students with other academic backgrounds, however, will be considered if they demonstrate strong academic promise.
- All applicants must submit an example of an academic paper (or portion thereof) of 10-20 pages.
- The academic area reserves the right to require other prerequisites which are deemed necessary for the success of applicants in their course of studies.
- TRS 630A Foundations of Christian Moral Life
- TRS 632A Christian Social Ethics
- A course in methodology (e.g. TRS 660 History and Methods in Theology, TRS 661 Christian Anthropology, TRS 760 Theological Foundations, or TRS 780 Foundations of Religious Studies).
- Three additional Moral Theology/Ethics courses
- Additional courses may be chosen from other areas of STRS or from other relevant disciplines outside of STRS.
- Reading proficiency and facility for use in theological research in one modern language (normally French or German)
For more information about the M.A. in Moral Theology/Ethics, contact the MT/E area director, Dr. John Grabowski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-319-6509.