A Jesuit, Filipino, and Asian Ecclesiastical Faculty of Theology

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THE GRADUATE ECCLESIASTICAL DEGREE
BACCALAUREATE IN SACRED THEOLOGY
(All courses are 3-unit courses unless indicated otherwise.)
 
First Year

Theo Meth 201     Methods and Materials of Research – Writing (Aquino)
Theo Meth 202     Methods and Materials of Research – Library (Kroeger)
Theo 205 (A/B)     Revelation-Faith (Aquino, Yap)
Theo 208 (A/B)     Fundamental Moral Theology (Genilo, Babor)
Theo 209 (A/B/C) Christian Worship (Vengco, D’Lima, Diwa)
Theo 216 (A/B)     Pentateuchal Studies (Graham, Ramirez)
Theo 272 (A/B)     Church History I: 1st to 13th Centuries (De Castro, Flores)

Second Year

Theo 207 (A/B)     Christology (MVFrancisco, Kroeger)
Theo 225 (A/B/C) Synoptics (Navidad, Alvarez, Schneider – Online)
Theo 273 (A/B)     Church History II: 14th Century to the Present (De Castro, Flores)
Theo 289 (B/D)     Pastoral Psychology and Counseling (Lopez, Gonzales)
Asian Elective       choice from among elective offerings*

Third Year (began STB from Aug 2015 or later)

Theo 237 (A/B)     God One and Triune (Yap, Guillen)
Theo 241.4           Soteriology and Mariology (MVFrancisco)
Theo 251.2           Sacraments of Vocation (Ofrasio)
Theo 263 (A/B)     Special Moral Theology II: Christian Social Ethics (Genilo, Intengan)
Theo 270              Canon Law I (Eusebio)

Third Year (began STB before Aug 2015)

Theo 237 (A/B)      God One and Triune (Yap, Guillen)
Theo 263 (A/B)      Special Moral Theology II: Christian Social Ethics (Genilo, Intengan)
Theo 289 (A)         Pastoral Psychology and Counseling (Lopez)
Elective                  choice from among elective course offerings*
Practicum Elective choice from among elective course offerings*

* Philippine Church History (for Filipino students) and History of the Church in Asia (for international students) will be offered in the Second Semester. Students who began STB before Aug 2015 may enroll in two (2) electives instead of one (1) elective this First Semester.

Fourth Year

Theo Ad Auds       Ad Audiendas Confessiones: On Hearing Confessions
                              (Genilo, Eusebio, Babor, Alvarez)
Theo Lit                 Presiding at Liturgy (Ofrasio)
Theo 218               Psalms: the Songs of Israel (Villanueva)
or Theo 219           Israel’s Wisdom Literature (Ramirez)
Theo 253               Holy Orders (Tagle-Ofrasio)
Theo 288.1            Advanced Pastoral Methods (JMFrancisco)
Theo Syn STB       STB Comprehensive Exam Review (MVFrancisco)

* Electives in the STB Program are those courses which are not required in the STB curriculum, i.e., 3-unit course offerings which are not listed in the above plan of study. Hebrew, Greek and Latin may count as electives in the STB Program.

* Asian electives for the STB Program offered in the First Semester are: Theo 233 Dogmatics II: Pneumatology from Asian, Indigenous, and Catholic Perspectives, Theo 248.2 Themes Related to Evangelization I: Spirituality and Praxis of Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue, Theo 249.4 Islam and Christianity: An Introduction to Islam for a Christian Audience, and all courses on Migration (Theo 230.4 The Bible and People of God on the Move, Theo 245.5 Introducing Theologies of Migration, Theo 263.3 Migration in Catholic Social Teaching, Theo 288.10 Management of Pastoral Programs in Migration).

* Practicum electives for the STB Program offered in the First Semester are: Theo 287 Homiletics, Theo 288.10 Management of Pastoral Programs in Migration, Theo 293.1 Family Dynamics and Counseling Approaches, Theo 295 Pastoral Group Process.

* Electives in the MA, STL, DMin, and PhD programs are those courses which do not belong to one’s chosen field of concentration.


 
COURSE OFFERINGS AND CLASS SCHEDULES
 
Theo 200 Series: STB, MA, Certificate Courses
Theo 300 Series: STL, STD, DMin, PhD Courses
SS Series: MA, PhD Biblical Exegesis Program

 
Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology and Master of Arts Courses
 
Auxiliary Courses

Theo Compre 200     Comprehensive Exams
Theo 401                   Thesis Writing I
Theo 402                   Thesis Writing II
Theo Prop 200          Thesis Proposal Defense (Masteral)
Theo DEF 200          Oral Defense (Masteral)

Theo Meth 201 Methods and Materials of Research:
Writing Academic Style
0.75 audit units
Fr. Arnel Aquino, S.J.
Wednesday 2:00 – 4:40 pm
Section A: Aug 16, 23, 30
Section B: Sep 13, 20, 27
Section C: Oct 4, 11, 18

Theo Meth 202 Methods and Materials of Research:
Library Research Techniques for Theological Libraries
0.75 audit units
Fr. James Kroeger, M.M.
Friday, 1:00 – 4:45 pm and Saturday, 8:00 – 12:00 nn, 1:00 – 4:45 pm
Section A: Oct 27–28
Section B: Nov 10–11

Theo Syn MA (A) Comprehensive Exam Review
1.5 audit units
Fr. Arnel Aquino, S.J. (coordinator)
Monday 2:00 – 4:40 pm (1st quarter only)

Theo Syn STB (A) STB Comprehensive Exam Review
3.0 audit units
Fr. Manuel Francisco, S.J.
Tuesday 2:00 – 4:40 pm

Theo Ad Auds (A) Ad Audiendas Confessiones
1.5 credit units (1st quarter only)
Fr. Eric Marcelo Genilo, S.J., Fr. Enrico Eusebio, S.J.,
Fr. Abundio Babor, Jr., M.S.C., Fr. Francis Alvarez, S.J.
Wednesday 9:00 – 10:15am, Friday 10:35 – 11:50am

Theo Lit (A) Presiding at Liturgy
1.5 credit units (2nd quarter only)
Fr. Timoteo José M. Ofrasio, S.J.
Friday 9:00 – 11:50am

Propaedeutic Courses

PREng 201 (A) Expository Writing and Research Methods I
Ms. Rose Marie Regalia
Friday 2:00 – 4:40pm

PREng 201 (B) Expository Writing and Research Methods I
Ms. Josephine Nolasco
Friday 2:00 – 4:40pm

PREng 202 (A) Expository Writing and Research Methods II
Ms. Rose Marie Regalia
Tuesday 2:00 – 4:40pm
Pre-requisite: PREng 201 Expository Writing and Research Methods I

Theo 206 Introduction to the Mystery of Faith
Fr. Ronald Bagley, C.J.M.
Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00 – 10:15am

Theo 215 Introduction to the Old Testament
Fr. Manuel Montesclaros, S.J.
Monday 2:00 pm – 4:40 pm

Language Courses

Theo 211.1 (A) Biblical Hebrew I
Fr. Felipe Fruto Ramirez, S.J.
Monday 2:00 – 4:40 pm

Theo 211.3 (A) Biblical Hebrew III
Fr. Felipe Fruto Ramirez, S.J.
Schedule to be arranged by the professor with enrollees

Theo 212.1 (A) Biblical Greek I
Fr. Herbert Schneider, S.J.
Tuesday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 212.3 (A) Biblical Greek III
Fr. Herbert Schneider, S.J.
Schedule to be arranged by the professor with enrollees
Minimum of 4 students


Theo 213.1 (A) Latin I
Fr. Timoteo
José M. Ofrasio, S.J.
Wednesday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Ita 201 (A) Italian I
Fr. Rogel Abais, S.J.
Friday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Foundation Courses

Theo 205 (A) Revelation-Faith
Fr. Arnel Aquino, S.J.
Wednesday 9:00 – 10:15am
Friday 10:35-11:50am

Theo 205 (B) Revelation-Faith
Dr. Joaquin Yap, Jr., S.W.
Wednesday 9:00 – 10:15am
Friday 10:35-11:50am

Theo 207 (A) Christology
Fr. Manuel Francisco, S.J.
Wednesday and Friday 9:00 – 10:15am

Theo 207 (B) Christology
Fr. James Kroeger, M.M.
Monday and Friday 9:00 – 10:15am

Theo 208 (A) Fundamental Moral Theology
Fr. Eric Marcelo Genilo, S.J.
Wednesday 8:00 – 8:50am
Friday 8:00 – 10:00am

Theo 208 (B) Fundamental Moral Theology
Fr. Abundio Babor, Jr., M.S.C.
Wednesday 8:00 – 8:50am
Friday 8:00 – 10:00am

Theo 209 (A) Christian Worship
Msgr. Sabino Vengco
Thursday 8:00 – 11:00am

Theo 209 (B) Christian Worship
Fr. Errol D'Lima, S.J.
Thursday 8:00 – 11:00am

Theo 209 (C) Christian Worship
Fr. Genaro Diwa
Thursday 8:00 – 11:00am

Biblical Theology

Theo 216 (A) Pentateuchal Studies
Sr. Helen Graham, M.M.
Tuesday 8:00 – 11:00am

Theo 216 (B) Pentateuchal Studies
Fr. Felipe Fruto Ramirez, S.J.
Tuesday 8:00 – 11:00am

Theo 218 (A) Psalms: The Songs of Israel
Dr. Federico Villanueva
Friday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 219 (A) Israel's Wisdom Literature
Fr. Felipe Fruto Ramirez, S.J.
Monday 9:00 – 11:50am

Theo 222 (A) Old Testament Seminar I: The Pedagogy of the Psalms
Fr. Francis Alvarez, S.J.
Wednesday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 222.3 (A) Old Testament Seminar IV:
Social Justice Issues in 8th Century BC Israelite Prophecy
Fr. Felipe Fruto Ramirez, S.J.
Thursday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 225 (A) Synoptics
Sr. Mirasol Navidad, R.S.C.J.
Thursday 9:00 – 11:50am

Theo 225 (B) Synoptics
Fr. Francis Alvarez, S.J.
Thursday 9:00 – 11:50am

Theo 225 (C) Synoptics (Online)
Fr. Herbert Schneider, S.J.

Theo 230.4 (A) The Bible and People of God on the Move (Tutorial)
Fr. Mariano Cisco, C.S.
Tuesday 2:00 – 4:40pm
frequency of meetings to be arranged

Systematic-Sacramental Theology

Theo 201 (A) Theological Method: Doing Theology in Context
Fr. Errol D'Lima, S.J.
Thursday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 203 (A) Effective Methodology in Ecclesial Ministry: Methods in Religious Education
Fr. Francis Alvarez, S.J.
Tuesday 2:00 – 4:40pm
 
Theo 232 (A) Themes Related to Ecclesiology: Pope Francis’ Vision of a Renewed Church
Fr. James Kroeger, M.M.
Thursday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 233 (A) Dogmatics II:
Pneumatology from Asian, Indigenous, and Catholic Perspectives (Online)
Fr. Jojo Fung, S.J.
Friday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 237 (A) God One and Triune
Dr. Joaquin Yap, Jr., S.W.
Tuesday 10:35-11:50am
Wednesday 3:00 – 4:15pm

Theo 237 (B) God One and Triune
Fr. Fernando Guillen Preckler, Sch.P.
Monday 8:00 – 10:00am
Thursday 8:00 – 8:50am

Theo 241.4 (A) Soteriology and Mariology
Fr. Manuel Francisco, S.J.
Thursday and Friday 10:35-11:50am

Theo 245.5 (A) Introducing Theologies of Migration
Dr. Emmanuel de Guzman
Wednesday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 248 (A) Church and Mission: Theology of Ministry
Fr. Ronald Bagley, C.J.M.
Saturday 9:00 – 11:40am

Theo 248.2 (A) Themes Related to Evangelization I:
Spirituality and Praxis of Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue
Fr. Jojo Fung, S.J. and Dr. Ma. Teresa Guingona-Africa
Thursday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 249.4 (A) Islam and Christianity: An Introduction to Islam for a Christian Audience
Fr. Greg Soetomo, S.J.
Friday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 251.2 (A) Sacraments of Vocation
Fr. Timoteo
José M. Ofrasio, S.J.
Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 – 10:15am

Theo 253 (A) Holy Orders
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, D.D., and Fr. Timoteo
José M. Ofrasio, S.J.
Thursday 9:00 – 11:50am and 3:00 – 4:15pm
Schedule to be explained in class

Moral Theology

Theo 263 (A) Special Moral Theology II: Christian Social Ethics
Fr. Eric Marcelo Genilo, S.J.
Monday 10:35-11:50am
Tuesday 9:00 – 10:15am
Pre-requisite: Theo 208 Fundamental Moral Theology

Theo 263 (B) Special Moral Theology II: Christian Social Ethics
Fr. Romeo Intengan, S.J.
Monday 10:35-11:50am
Tuesday 9:00 – 10:15am
Pre-requisite: Theo 208 Fundamental Moral Theology

Theo 263.3 (A) Migration in Catholic Social Teaching
Fr. Graziano Battistella, C.S.
Monday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Pastoral Theology and Allied Disciplines

a) Canon Law

Theo 270 (A) Canon Law I
Fr. Enrico Eusebio, S.J.
Wednesday 8:00 – 8:50am
Friday 8:00 – 10:00am

b) Church History

Theo 272 (A) Church History I: First to Thirteenth Centuries
Fr. Antonio de Castro, S.J.
Monday 9:00 – 11:50am

Theo 272 (B) Church History I: First to Thirteenth Centuries
Fr. Albert Flores
Monday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 273 (A) Church History II: Fourteenth Century to the Present
Fr. Antonio de Castro, S.J.
Tuesday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 273 (B) Church History II: Fourteenth Century to the Present
Fr. Albert Flores
Tuesday 2:00 – 4:40pm

c) Spirituality

Theo 233 (A) Dogmatics II:
Pneumatology from Asian, Indigenous, and Catholic Perspectives (Online)
Fr. Jojo Fung, S.J.
Friday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 248.2 (A) Themes Related to Evangelization I:
Spirituality and Praxis of Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue
Fr. Jojo Fung, S.J. and Dr. Ma. Teresa Guingona-Africa
Thursday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 249.4 (A) Islam and Christianity: An Introduction to Islam for a Christian Audience
Fr. Greg Soetomo, S.J.
Friday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 281 (A) Discernment and Spiritual Direction
Fr. Jose Quilongquilong, S.J.
Thursday 2:00 – 4:40pm

MA students specializing in the field of spirituality may also take courses in Moral Theology and Pastoral Psychology and Counseling.

The following summer spirituality courses (Theo 282.1 to Theo 282.4) are offered by LST in cooperation with the Center for Ignatian Spirituality (CIS). After completing the module, the student may enroll the course at LST for credit during a subsequent semester. The student must present to the LST Vice President for Academic Affairs a certificate or proof of attendance, signed by the CIS Director. During the semester of enrollment, the CIS Director or his/her delegate prescribes the requirements for the credit course in terms of book reports, research papers, etc. Please check the course descriptions for the pre-requisites of the courses and contact the CIS for other details: www.cisphil.org; Tel. 426-4250 to 51; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Theo 282.1    Foundations for Directed Retreat
Theo 282.2    Fundamentals of Directed Retreat-Giving
Theo 282.3    Supervised Retreat-Giving Experience
Theo 282.4    Giving the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius

The following courses on religious formation are offered by LST in cooperation with the Emmaus Center for Psycho-Spiritual Formation. Contact the Emmaus Center for information on fees for attending the module. Standard LST audit or credit tuition fees also apply. Tel: 928-6040, 426-6001 local 4875; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Theo 283.1    Fundamentals of Human and Christian Formation
Theo 283.2    Growing in Religious Vows
Theo 283.4    Basic Concepts in Psycho-Sexual Formation
Theo 283.5    Formative Processing Skills

d) Pastoral Psychology and Counseling

Theo 289 (A) Pastoral Psychology and Counseling
Ms. Leilani Lopez
Thursday 9:00 – 11:45am
for Third year STB students

Theo 289 (B) Pastoral Psychology and Counseling
Ms. Leilani Lopez
Tuesday 9:00 – 11:45am
for Second year STB students

Theo 289 (C) Pastoral Psychology and Counseling
Fr. Juvenal Moraleda, C.Ss.R. and Ms. Ma. Elvira Macabuag
Tuesday 5:30 – 8:15pm

Theo 289 (D) Pastoral Psychology and Counseling
Fr. Teodulo Gonzales, S.J.
Tuesday 9:00 – 11:45am
for Second year STB students

Theo 292.3 (A) Assessment and Initial Intervention of Individual and Relationship Disorders
Dr. Elizabeth Rondain and Dr. Ma. Teresa Villasor
Monday 2:00 – 4:45pm
Co-requisite or Pre-requisite: Theo 289/Sp89 Pastoral Psychology and Counseling

Theo 293 (A) Marital/Premarital Dynamics and Counseling: A Psycho-Spiritual Approach
Dr. Myrna Joyce Sanchez and Ms. Ma. Elvira Macabuag
Monday 5:30 – 8:15pm
Co-requisite or Pre-requisite: Theo 289/Sp89 Pastoral Psychology and Counseling

Theo 293.1 (A) Family Dynamics and Counseling Approaches
Fr. Arsenio Lumiqued, Jr., M.S.C.
Wednesday 5:30 – 8:15pm
Co-requisite or Pre-requisite: Theo 289/Sp89 Pastoral Psychology and Counseling

Theo 293.1 (B) Family Dynamics and Counseling Approaches
Ms. Antonia C. Siy
Tuesday 1:30 – 4:30pm
Co-requisite or Pre-requisite: Theo 289/Sp89 Pastoral Psychology and Counseling

Theo 295 (A) Pastoral Group Process
Fr. Arsenio Lumiqued, Jr., M.S.C.
Wednesday 2:00 – 5:00pm
Co-requisite or Pre-requisite: Theo 289/Sp89 Pastoral Psychology and Counseling
Maximum 12 students

e) Religious Education

Theo 203 (A) Effective Methodology in Ecclesial Ministry: Methods in Religious Education
Fr. Francis Alvarez, S.J.
Tuesday 2:00 – 4:40pm

f) Pastoral Leadership and Management
   Tutorial Courses for MA in Pastoral Management students only

Theo 248 (B) Church and Mission
TBA

Theo 288 (A) Introduction to Pastoral Methods
TBA

Theo 288.2 (A) Essentials of Parish Leadership
TBA

Theo 288.3 (A) Responsible Financial Management and Fund Raising
Fr. Jojo Fung, S.J.

Theo 288.4 (A) Conflict and Parish Management Consulting
Fr. Jojo Fung, S.J.

Theo 288.6 (A) Parish Leadership Spirituality
TBA

g) Pastoral Management and Homiletics

Theo 287 (A) Homiletics
Msgr. Sabino Vengco
Wednesday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 288.1 (A) Advanced Pastoral Methods
Fr. Jose Mario Francisco, S.J.
Monday 2:00 – 4:40pm

Theo 288.10 (A) Management of Pastoral Programs in Migration
Fr. Restituto Ogsimer, C.S.
Friday 2:00 – 4:40pm


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