Most US Catholic colleges no longer require theology courses

Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Most US Catholic colleges no longer require theology courses

email
print



CWN – December 11, 2012

From Our Store: Defining Issues (eBook)

Most of Catholic colleges in the US no longer require students to study theology, the Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) has found.

A survey conducted by Kimberly Shankman of Benedictine College for the CNS Center for the Advancement of Catholic Higher Education found that Catholic colleges have stronger general-education requirements than their secular counterparts. But most Catholic schools have abolished requirements for students to take theology courses.

The CNS study found that the schools with the strongest Catholic identity were most likely to retain a theology requirement. Those schools also had the strongest general-education requirements, the study found.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Speak Your Mind

*