Theology of Ministry Minor

At Saint Mary’s, an emphasis on studies in theology can lead to a minor in theology of ministry. This minor provides students with the theological foundation to pursue ministries in a variety of church-related positions.

Effective ministry requires a clear theological vision. A theology of ministry minor helps those in various religious leadership positions guide their faith communities from a theological foundation and helps provide the skills and abilities to articulate it to those they serve. It also prepares students who wish to pursue the study of theology at graduate levels.

High School Preparation

High school courses such as English Literature, Hebrew, Latin Literature, Psychology, Sociology, World History, and World Religions can be helpful preparation for a theology of ministry minor.

Enhance Your Experience

Students majoring in liturgical music are required to pursue this minor. Other majors that pair well with a theology of ministry minor include human services and IHM Seminary philosophy.  This minor also prepares students who wish to pursue the study of theology at graduate levels.