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Study Christian Thought and History at Otago

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Overview

Christian Thought and History is concerned with the growth and development of the Church from the first century to modern times and a critical exposition and analysis of Christian thought.

For further information, please see subject entries for Theology  and Religious Studies.

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Contact details

Email theology@otago.ac.nz
Website otago.ac.nz/theology

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Qualifications

Papers

See the full list of Christian Thought and History (CHTH) papers.

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Programme Requirements

Bachelor of Arts (BA) majoring in Christian Thought and History

LevelPapersPoints
100-level

CHTH 102  The History of Christianity

CHTH 111  Doing Theology or CHTH 131  God and Ethics in the Modern World

18

18

200-level

Three 200-level CHTH papers, one of which may be replaced with a 200-level BIBS paper

54
300-levelFour 300-level CHTH papers, one of which may be replaced with a 300-level BIBS paper72
Plus

198 further points; must include 54 points at 200-level or above.

Up to 90 points may be taken from outside Arts

198
Total 360

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Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA(Hons)) majoring in Christian Thought and History

Papers

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Bachelor of Theology (BTheol) endorsed in Christian Thought and History

Papers

A programme may be endorsed in Christian Thought and History if it includes a total of eight CHTH papers, including three at 300-level.

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Bachelor of Theology with Honours (BTheol(Hons)) in Christian Thought and History

Papers

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Postgraduate Diploma in Theology (PGDipTheol) in Christian Thought and History

Papers
  • CHTH 490  Dissertation

  • Three further 400-level CHTH papers

    A 400-level BIBS, PAST, MINS or RELS paper may be substituted for one 400-level CHTH paper.

    Note: Some variations may be possible. For further details consult the University of Otago Calendar or the Head of the Department of Theology and Religion.

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Minor Subject Requirements

Christian Thought and History as a minor subject for a BA, MusB, BPA, BSc, BAppSc, BCom, BHealSc, or BASc degree

Available as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Music (MusB), Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Health Science (BHealSc), or Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) degree

Level Papers Points
100-level

Two 100-level CHTH papers

36

200-level

Two 200-level CHTH papers

36

300-level

One 300-level CHTH paper

18
Total   90

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