Program Overview Theology (BA)
The challenges of our times—the ecological crisis, genocides, ongoing wars, oppressive poverty, financial instability—have, for many of us, heightened desire for meaning and positive change. Barry University's Bachelor of Arts in Theology helps you explore these issues within a religious and academic framework focused on transformative action and change.
Barry's accomplished faculty will help you grow in your understanding of life's religious dimension as you develop competence in the basics of theological method, thought, and study.
As a Catholic University in the heritage of St. Dominic, we tap into an 800-year history that emphasizes using what we learn to promote change.
If you are searching for greater understanding and want to promote social justice and peace, we invite you to find out more about Barry's major in theology, life within our diverse community, admissions requirements, and opportunities for financial assistance.
A bachelor's in theology will enable you to engage in the ongoing search for meaning and truth by acquiring a foundation in Christian thought and practice. Through your encounter with biblical, historical, comparative, systematic, liturgical, moral, and spiritual theology, you will be better able to interpret the historical and contemporary world, examine human experience, and discern God's action and plan for creation.
Barry's Major in Theology is designed to prepare you for:
Why get a BA in Theology from Barry?
Join the Search for MeaningThe Department recognizes the critical nature of the human search for meaning in our times and examines this fact within a religious framework, placing Catholic theology in communion with that quest.
Prepare for Transformative ActionBarry University was founded and is sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Adrian, Michigan. The Dominican charisms, study, prayer, community, and preaching, inform the Department's cutting-edge approach to the integration of active learning and study.
Study in an Ideal EnvironmentLocated in Miami Shores, a village twenty minutes from vibrant Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Barry invites exchange of ideas and creative solutions.
Receive support from highly qualified facultyBarry's eleven fulltime faculty members provide the one-to-one attention and professional expertise that will foster your academic, personal, and ministerial growth.