Canon Law Track
The Opportunity to Study Canon Law at the Catholic University of America
Franciscan students in the Master of Arts in Theology and Christian Ministry program (with at least a 3.25 QPA), who have completed courses, whether online or on-ground, as indicated in the Table of Equivalences below, even without fulfilling the degree requirements of FUS, will be considered to have completed the First Cycle in the study of canon law and will be admitted into CUA’s second cycle in canon law. Students who wish to be considered for scholarships at CUA must take the GRE.
Equivalences between the requirements for the Master of Arts in Theology and Christian Ministry and the First Cycle
Requirements of the First Cycle; Corresponding FUS course(s)
Introduction to Sacred Scripture
Fundamental Theology: the transmission and credibility of divine revelation
General and special sacramental theology
Fundamental and special moral theology
Fundamental canonical structures (institutions generales) of canon law
THE 660:The Introduction to Canon Law course is part of the first cycle courses and serves to introduce students to the field of canon law to assist in determining further study.
|LAT 103||Introductory Studies in Latin I||
|LAT 104||Introductory Studies in Latin II||
|LAT 203||Intermediate Studies in Latin I||
|LAT 204||Intermediate Studies in Latin II||
LAT 103, LAT 104, LAT 203, and LAT 204 are not required by FUS for the Masters of Arts in Theology and Christian Ministry, although students who wish to study Canon Law at CUA are encouraged to study Latin. FUS Master’s students, even those who take Latin courses at FUS, will take the placement exam administered by CUA’s Department of Greek and Latin on behalf of the School of Canon Law.
PHL 503, PHL 511, PHL 512, THE 513, THE 514, THE 516: In the event that a student does not take these background courses at FUS, the corresponding requirements of the first cycle will be considered fulfilled only with the approval of the Dean of School of Canon Law.