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Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Christian Thought and History

Apply for the Bachelor of Arts (BA) through the Dunedin campus in 2022

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Christian Thought and History is devoted to the study of Church History, Systematic Theology, and Christian Ethics:

  • Church History is concerned with the growth and development of the Christian faith from the first century to modern times
  • Systematic Theology offers a critical exposition and analysis of Christian thought from both a historical and a philosophical perspective
  • Christian Ethics links the history and nature of Christian ethical thought with engagement in some current ethical issues

Papers in this Major have the code of CHTH (or CHTX if they are being taught by distance).

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

Christian Thought and History can also be taken

Programme requirements

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


CHTH 102  The History of Christianity

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




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

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

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

Up to 90 points may be taken from outside Arts

Total 360