St. Michael's Theological College



Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies

   
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BACHELOR OF ARTS (THEOLOGY)

Qualifications for Admission

1.   The normal qualifications for admission to the degree programme of the BA (Theology) are those of the Faculty of Humanities and Education, and are set out in Regulations 1 and 2 of the Faculty.

2.   The following candidates may also be admitted to the degree programme of the BA (Theology):

i)   Candidates who qualify for admission at lower level and who receive the recommendation of the Academic Boards of their respective Theological Colleges.

ii)   Candidates who are holders of the Licentiate in Theology of the UWI upon the recommendation of the Academic Board of the Affiliated Theological College.

3. i)   Candidates who qualify for admission at lower level to the BA (Theology) Programme must register as part-time students.  Normally a part-time student will be required to spread the Level I University programme over four semesters.

   ii)   Such candidates shall be required to take in the first year of registration 15 credits, which should include 6 credits of Foundation courses and 9 credits of Theology courses.  (In the second year of registration they may take up to 18 credits of theological courses).

4. i)   Candidates for the degree of BA (Theology) shall present in not less than six semesters a minimum of NINETY credits including not more than THIRTY from Level I nor fewer than FIFTEEN from Level III.

   ii)   A minimum of SIXTY credits shall be chosen from among the following areas according to the distribution set out below:

A Biblical Studies 12 Credits
B Historical Studies 6 Credits
C Theological and Ethical Studies 12 Credits
D Religious and Philosophical Studies 6 Studies
E Pastoral Studies 6 Credits
F Foundation Courses 12 Credits
G ARX 300 or Equivalents 6 Credits

This distribution shall be in accordance with the approved structure of the degree.

  iii)   The remaining THIRTY credits shall be chosen from A,B,C,D and E with the approval of the Theological College concerned.

5.   Candidates for the degree of BA (Theology) may, with the approval of the Theological College concerned and the Faculty of Humanities and Education, choose not more than a total of TWELVE credits from Level II and Level III courses from among those provided by the Faculty of Humanities and Education but not normally listed as available for their BA (Theology).

By agreement between The United Theological College of the West Indies and St Michael's Theological College, students of St Michael's may take up to two courses at UTCWI each semester without further payment and students of UTCWI may do the same at St Michael's.

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