Theology Graduate Students

Student Resources

Spring 2024 Graduate Courses

An Updated Collection of Documents and Resources for Students in the MACT, MTS, and PhD Programs

Doctoral Student Handbook for Theology (Red Book)

Doctoral Student Handbook for Theology Blue Book)

Guidelines for the Perplexed

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.


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

 Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity

Systematics - Effective Fall 2019

Systematics - Pre-Fall 2019

History of Christianity


Theological and Social Ethics

Examination and Submission Information

  • Language Examinations Dates, 2023-2024: August 28 & 29th, November 29th, February 7th, and April 17th.
  • Doctoral Comprehensive Examinations Dates (*Oral exam will be scheduled for approximately one week later.): October 18 and 20, April 3 and 5.
  • Submission dates for Doctoral Committee Reviews: November 8 and March 20.

Fall 2023

Fall 2023

Please review the Fordham bulletin for theology course descriptions.

THEO-0912-R01 - Requirement Preparation    
Kueny, Kathyn

THEO-0930-R01 - Ph.D. Comp Exam - Theology       
Kueny, Kathyn

THEO-0936-R01 - Master's Comp Exam - Theology              
Kueny, Kathyn

THEO-0938-R01 - Master's Comp Exam - Theology      
Kueny, Kathyn

THEO-0950-R01 - Proposal Development  
Kueny, Kathyn

THEO-0960-R01 - Proposal Acceptance               
Kueny, Kathyn

THEO-0970-R01 - Dissertation Mentoring               
Kueny, Kathyn

THEO-5075-R01 - Syriac Language and Lit I              
Fiano, Emanuel 

THEO-5640-R01 - Intro to Theological Ethic              
Hutchison, Cristina Traina

THEO-5690-R01 - Seminar: Church in Controversy              
Moore, Brenna   

THEO-5901-R01 - Context, Theory, and Theology           
Davis, Robert G 

THEO-6192-R01 - Greco-Roman Ctxt Early Xianity        
Wellborn, Larry

THEO-6485-R01 - Theology of Gustavo GutiĆ©rrez               
Guardado, Leonel

THEO-6634-R01 - Black Theologies, Decolonial       
Burnett, Rufus

THEO-6661-R01 - Ritual Contexts New Testament        
Peppard, Michael

THEO-9000-R01 - Professional Development Seminar               
Seitz, John

THEO-9999-100 - Dissertation Direction               
Kueny, Kathyn