Bethlehem University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Faculty of Arts - Department of Religious Studies

 
Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies

Paradigm



Intensive English Students


First Year

Fall

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
RELS101INTRODUCTION TO THEOLOGY3Major Requirement
RELS102FOUNDATIONS IN PHILOSOPHY3Major Requirement
ARAB120ARABIC LANGUAGE SKILLS I3University Requirement
ENGR101REMEDIAL ENGLISH I2University Requirement
Credits 11

Spring

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
RELS220CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE4Major Requirement
RELS104OLD TESTAMENT I3Major Requirement
ARAB121ARABIC LANGUAGE SKILLS II3University Requirement
ENGR102REMEDIAL ENGLISH II2University Requirement
LIBR101LIBRARY SKILLS0University Requirement
Credits 12

Summer

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
SCIE111GENERAL SCIENCE3University Requirement
ENGL120ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS I3University Requirement
Credits 6


Second Year

Fall

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
RELS209ETHICS I (MORAL THEOLOGY)3Major Requirement
RELS206LITURGY3Major Requirement
RELS208OLD TESTAMENT II3Major Requirement
ENGL121ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS II3University Requirement
Credits 15

Spring

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
RELS200SYNOPTIC GOSPELS4Major Requirement
RELS222CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY2Major Requirement
ENGL213ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS III3University Requirement
ECON300BASIC ECONOMICS3University Requirement
Credits 15

Summer

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
MATH111FUNDAMENTALS OF MATHEMATICS3University Requirement
HIST120MODERN & CONTEMPORARY HISTORY OF PALESTINE3University Requirement
Credits 6


Third Year

Fall

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
ELEC003Minor3
RELS221CHURCH HISTORY I3Major Requirement
RELS301THE JOHANNINE WRITINGS3Major Requirement
RELS302ISLAM: FAITH & PRACTICE2Major Requirement
CMSR101COMMUNITY SERVICE1University Requirement
PSED101PHYSICAL EDUCATION1University Requirement
Credits 16

Spring

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC000General Elective3
ELEC003Minor3
RELS401CHRISTOLOGY4Major Requirement
RELS304CHURCH HISTORY II2Major Requirement
RELS305ST. PAUL'S WRITINGS3Major Requirement
RELS405FOUNDATIONS IN PASTORAL THEOLOGY2Major Requirement
Credits 17


Fourth Year

Fall

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
RELS215CHRISTIAN EDUCATION IN THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH3
ELEC003Minor3
RELS306JUDAISM: FAITH & PRACTICE2Major Requirement
RELS226ARAB CHRISTIAN PATRISTICS2Major Requirement
RELS227THE HOLY LAND3Major Requirement
FINEARTARTI101 or MUSI103 or CINE1012University Requirement
Credits 15

Spring

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
RELS307ETHICS II: SPECIAL PROBLEMS2Major Requirement
RELS406THE CHURCH3Major Requirement
RELS274CURRICULUM FORMATION2Major Requirement
RELS403SELECTED TOPICS3Major Requirement
POLSHUMPOLS300 - HUMR3003University Requirement
Credits 16



Intermediate English Students


First Year

Fall

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
RELS101INTRODUCTION TO THEOLOGY3Major Requirement
RELS102FOUNDATIONS IN PHILOSOPHY3Major Requirement
ARAB120ARABIC LANGUAGE SKILLS I3University Requirement
ENGR102REMEDIAL ENGLISH II2University Requirement
LIBR101LIBRARY SKILLS0University Requirement
Credits 11

Spring

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
RELS220CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE4Major Requirement
RELS104OLD TESTAMENT I3Major Requirement
ARAB121ARABIC LANGUAGE SKILLS II3University Requirement
SCIE111GENERAL SCIENCE3University Requirement
ENGL120ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS I3University Requirement
Credits 16

Summer

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
MATH111FUNDAMENTALS OF MATHEMATICS3University Requirement
ENGL121ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS II3University Requirement
Credits 6


Second Year

Fall

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
RELS209ETHICS I (MORAL THEOLOGY)3Major Requirement
RELS206LITURGY3Major Requirement
RELS208OLD TESTAMENT II3Major Requirement
HIST120MODERN & CONTEMPORARY HISTORY OF PALESTINE3University Requirement
Credits 15

Spring

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
RELS222CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY2Major Requirement
RELS200SYNOPTIC GOSPELS4Major Requirement
ENGL213ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS III3University Requirement
ECON300BASIC ECONOMICS3University Requirement
Credits 15


Third Year

Fall

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
ELEC003Minor3
RELS221CHURCH HISTORY I3Major Requirement
RELS301THE JOHANNINE WRITINGS3Major Requirement
RELS302ISLAM: FAITH & PRACTICE2Major Requirement
CMSR101COMMUNITY SERVICE1University Requirement
PSED101PHYSICAL EDUCATION1University Requirement
Credits 16

Spring

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
ELEC000General Elective3
RELS401CHRISTOLOGY4Major Requirement
RELS304CHURCH HISTORY II2Major Requirement
RELS305ST. PAUL'S WRITINGS3Major Requirement
RELS405FOUNDATIONS IN PASTORAL THEOLOGY2Major Requirement
Credits 17


Fourth Year

Fall

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
ELEC003Minor3
RELS306JUDAISM: FAITH & PRACTICE2Major Requirement
RELS226ARAB CHRISTIAN PATRISTICS2Major Requirement
RELS227THE HOLY LAND3Major Requirement
FINEARTARTI101 or MUSI103 or CINE1012University Requirement
Credits 15

Spring

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
RELS307ETHICS II: SPECIAL PROBLEMS2Major Requirement
RELS406THE CHURCH3Major Requirement
RELS274CURRICULUM FORMATION2Major Requirement
RELS403SELECTED TOPICS3Major Requirement
POLSHUMPOLS300 - HUMR3003University Requirement
Credits 16



Regular English Students


First Year

Fall

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
RELS101INTRODUCTION TO THEOLOGY3Major Requirement
RELS102FOUNDATIONS IN PHILOSOPHY3Major Requirement
ARAB120ARABIC LANGUAGE SKILLS I3University Requirement
MATH111FUNDAMENTALS OF MATHEMATICS3University Requirement
LIBR101LIBRARY SKILLS0University Requirement
ENGL120ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS I3University Requirement
Credits 15

Spring

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
RELS220CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE4Major Requirement
RELS104OLD TESTAMENT I3Major Requirement
ARAB121ARABIC LANGUAGE SKILLS II3University Requirement
SCIE111GENERAL SCIENCE3University Requirement
ENGL121ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS II3University Requirement
Credits 16


Second Year

Fall

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
RELS209ETHICS I (MORAL THEOLOGY)3Major Requirement
RELS206LITURGY3Major Requirement
RELS208OLD TESTAMENT II3Major Requirement
HIST120MODERN & CONTEMPORARY HISTORY OF PALESTINE3University Requirement
Credits 15

Spring

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
RELS222CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY2Major Requirement
RELS200SYNOPTIC GOSPELS4Major Requirement
ENGL213ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS III3University Requirement
ECON300BASIC ECONOMICS3University Requirement
Credits 15


Third Year

Fall

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
ELEC003Minor3
RELS221CHURCH HISTORY I3Major Requirement
RELS301THE JOHANNINE WRITINGS3Major Requirement
RELS302ISLAM: FAITH & PRACTICE2Major Requirement
CMSR101COMMUNITY SERVICE1University Requirement
PSED101PHYSICAL EDUCATION1University Requirement
Credits 16

Spring

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
ELEC000General Elective3
RELS401CHRISTOLOGY4Major Requirement
RELS304CHURCH HISTORY II2Major Requirement
RELS305ST. PAUL'S WRITINGS3Major Requirement
RELS405FOUNDATIONS IN PASTORAL THEOLOGY2Major Requirement
Credits 17


Fourth Year

Fall

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
ELEC003Minor3
RELS306JUDAISM: FAITH & PRACTICE2Major Requirement
RELS226ARAB CHRISTIAN PATRISTICS2Major Requirement
RELS227THE HOLY LAND3Major Requirement
FINEARTARTI101 or MUSI103 or CINE1012University Requirement
Credits 15

Spring

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse CreditsCourse Type
ELEC003Minor3
RELS307ETHICS II: SPECIAL PROBLEMS2Major Requirement
RELS406THE CHURCH3Major Requirement
RELS274CURRICULUM FORMATION2Major Requirement
RELS403SELECTED TOPICS3Major Requirement
POLSHUMPOLS300 - HUMR3003University Requirement
Credits 16

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