Bachelor of Arts in Theology (BA)

 

The programme of study includes basic theological studies, general education and languages; students can also opt for minor subjects. It will take at least 4 years to complete this full-time programme. (The 3-year curriculum is for intake in 2012-13 or before.)

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Admission Requirement

An applicant must have passed The Chinese University of Hong Kong matriculation or have obtained exemption from it.

Major Programme Requirement

Students are required to complete a minimum of 70 units of courses as follows:

Any 3 courses from
ANTH1020, ARTS1003, CHLL1900, CUMT1000, CURE1000, 1110, ENGE1000, FAAS1900, HIST1000, JASP1090, LING1000, MUSC1000, THEO1000, TRAN1000
9
One course from each of Theological Studies Areas 2, 4 and 5 9
At least two courses at 2000 or above level from each of Theological Studies Areas 1 and 3 12
12 units of elective courses chosen from the following: All THEO courses other than those taken in Required Courses and Elective courses above, and all CURE courses except those listed in Cultural Studies Area 12
Total Units 70

  1. Students in their final year of attendance are allowed to take THEO and CURE courses at 5000 or above level, subject to the approval of the Director of Divinity School of Chung Chi College and the Chairman of the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies.
  2. THEO and CURE courses at 2000 and above level will be included in the calculation of the Major GPA for honours classification.
1st term  
Faculty Package: 1st Faculty Package courses 3
Major Required: THEO1211 3
Major Elective(s): 1 course 3
2nd term  
Faculty Package: 2nd Faculty Package courses 3
Major Required: THEO1212 3
Major Elective(s): 1 course 3
1st term  
Faculty Package: 3rd Faculty Package courses 3
Major Required: 1 course from CURE1122, PHIL1110, THEO2235 and 2236 3
Major Elective(s): 1 course 3
2nd term  
Major Required: THEO3221 and 1 course from CURE1122, PHIL1110, THEO2235 and 2236 6
Major Elective(s): 1 course 3
1st term  
Major Required: THEO2241 and 1 course from CURE1122, PHIL1110, THEO2235 and 2236 6
Major Elective(s): 1 course 3
2nd term  
Major Required: 1 course from CURE1122, PHIL1110, THEO2235 and 2236 3
Major Elective(s): 1 course 3
1st term  
Major Required: THEO4241 2
Major Elective(s): 3 courses 9
2nd term  
Major Required: THEO4242 2
Major Elective(s): 2 courses 6
Total Units (Major Requirement including Faculty Package) 70

Students are required to complete a minimum of 72 units of courses as follows:

Any 3 courses from ANTH1020, CHLL1900, CUMT1000 (for intake in 2014-15), CURE1000, 1110, ENGE1000, FAAS1900, HIST1000, JASP1090, LING1000, MUSC1000, THEO1000, TRAN1000 9
One course from each of Theological Studies Areas 2, 4 and 5 9
At least two courses at 2000 or above level from each of Theological Studies Areas 1 and 3 12
12 units of elective courses chosen from the following: All THEO courses other than those taken in Required Courses and Elective courses above, and all CURE courses except those listed in Cultural Studies Area 12
Total Units 72

  1. Students in their final year of attendance are allowed to take THEO and CURE courses at 5000 or above level, subject to the approval of the Director of Divinity School of Chung Chi College and the Chairman of the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies.
  2. THEO and CURE courses at 2000 and above level will be included in the calculation of the Major GPA for honours classification.
1st term  
Faculty Package: 1st Faculty Package courses 3
Major Required: THEO1211 3
Major Elective(s): 1 course 3
2nd term  
Faculty Package: 2nd Faculty Package courses 3
Major Required: THEO1212 3
Major Elective(s): 1 course 3
1st term  
Faculty Package: 3rd Faculty Package courses 3
Major Required: 1 course from CURE1122, PHIL1110, THEO2235 and 2236 3
Major Elective(s): 1 course 3
2nd term  
Major Required: THEO3221 and 1 course from CURE1122, PHIL1110, THEO2235 and 2236 6
Major Elective(s): 1 course 3
1st term  
Major Required: THEO2241, 3240 and 1 course from CURE1122, PHIL1110, THEO2235 and 2236 8
Major Elective(s): 1 course 3
2nd term  
Major Required: 1 course from CURE1122, PHIL1110, THEO2235 and 2236 3
Major Elective(s): 1 course 3
1st term  
Major Required: THEO4241 2
Major Elective(s): 3 courses 9
2nd term  
Major Required: THEO4242 2
Major Elective(s): 2 courses 6
Total Units (Major Requirement including Faculty Package) 72

Students are required to complete a minimum of 66 units of courses as follows:

In the first and second year of attendance: PHIL1110, CURE1122, THEO1211, 1212, 2235 and 2236 18

In the remaining years of attendance:

  1. THEO3221 and 1 course from Area 2
  2. THEO2241 and 1 course from Area 4
  3. at least 2 courses each from Area 1 and Area 3 (coded 2000 or above)
  4. at least 1 course from Area 5
27
All THEO courses other than those listed, and all CURE courses except those listed in the Area of Cultural Studies are elective courses. 21
Total Units 66

  1. Final year students are allowed to take post-graduate courses, but endorsement must be obtained from the Director of Divinity School of Chung Chi College and the Chairman of Department of Cultural and Religious Studies.
  2. Only Major courses coded 2000 and above will be included in the calculation of the Major GPA for honours classification. 

Minor Programme Requirement

Students are required to complete a minimum of 18 units of courses as follows:

6 THEO courses with at least 1 course at 2000 or above level and another 2 courses at 3000 or above level.

18

Total Units

18

Programmes of Study and Course Lists

Please refer to the Student Handbook.