Fields of Study

  • Bible
  • Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity
  • History of Christianity / Historical Theology
  • Systematic Theology
  • Theological and Social Ethics

Spring 2016 Graduate Courses

Graduate Student Handbook for Theology (Red Book)

Doctoral Student Handbook for Theology (Blue Book) 

Forms and Documents

Some of the departmental forms and documents are available for viewing, printing, and/or download in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format from the theology department's web site. All other forms are available only through the departmental secretary. (If you do not have Adobe Acrobat on your system, download it for free.)


Any forms not listed above are available through the departmental secretary. However, many of the forms listed below are for faculty and staff use only. These include:

  • Approval for Dissertation Defense
  • Change of Grade Form
  • Continuing Student Non-Matriculated Application*
  • Departmental Report on the PhD Comprehensive Examination: Evaluation of Examination by Professor
  • Dissertation Acceptance Form
  • Fulfillment of Language Requirement
  • Mentor's Report of Students Writing Dissertations or Proposals
  • New Student Non-Matriculated Application*
  • Request for Grade of Incomplete*
  • Results of MA Examination
  • Results of the PhD Comprehensive Examination
  • Solicitation of the PhD Comprehensive Examination Questions
  • Transfer of Credit*
  • Waiver of Requirements*
  • Annual Reviews of Students*

*Note: an asterisk (*) indicates a form for student use that can only be secured through the departmental secretary.

Comprehensive Examination Lists

Examination and Submission Information

  • Language Examinations Dates, 2015-2016: September 18, October 16, January 15, and March 4.
  • Doctoral Comprehensive Examinations Dates (*Oral exam will be scheduled for approximately one week later.): October 21 & 23, March 30 & April 1.
  • Submission dates for Doctoral Committee Reviews: October 2, October 30, February 12, and April 1.