Course Schedule

Theology & Ministry Courses

As part of its mission and commitment to serve as an educational resource for the Catholic community as well as the wider Christian community of the southeast, Spring Hill College offers a blended program with a minimum of classroom experiences at two sites: Mobile, AL and Atlanta, GA.

Level 1 (L1) courses are taught online and require students to attend one (1) in-classroom meeting at either the Mobile or the Atlanta campus. Level 2 (L2) courses are taught fully online. Graduate Seminars are one (1) credit, weekend courses offered in both Mobile and Atlanta.

Fall 2019: August 26-November 25

THL502 (343) Theology of Sacrament (L1)  (S/H)
Fr. Christopher Viscardi, S.J.
(Class Meetings: Oct 26 – Mobile; Nov 2 – Atlanta)

Required Text: Irwin, Kevin W. The Sacraments: Historical Foundations and Liturgical Theology. Paulist Press: 2016. ISBN: 9780809149551

THL520 Theological Research Methods (Required Core Course)
Dr. Timothy Carmody
(Fully Online)

THL533 (333) The Pauline Letters and Theology (L2)  (B)
Sr. Nelida Naveros-Cordova
Required Text: Gorman, Michael. Apostle of the Crucified Lord. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2004. ISBN: 978-0-8028-3934-3

Spring 2020: January 13-April 20

THL510 Introduction to Practical Theology (L1)  (P)
Dr. Demetrius Semien

(Class Meetings: Feb 8 – Mobile; Feb 15 – Atlanta)

THL521 (441) Eucharist (L2)  (P/S/H)
Dr. Stephen Wilson

THL580 Graduate Seminar: Prophets  (B)
Sr. Nelida Naveros-Cordova
(Class Meetings: Apr 4 – Mobile; Mar 28 – Atlanta)

Jackson Deacon Formation Program

THL589 Vatican II (S/H)
Dr. John Switzer

(Class Meetings: Feb 8, Mar 7, Apr 4)

THL580 Philosophy for Understanding Theology
Dr. George Gilmore

(Class Meeting: May 2)

Summer 2020

THL554 (350) Catholic Social Thought (L2)  (M)
Dr. Matthew Bagot

THL573 Women in the Bible  (B)
Sr. Nelida Naveros-Cordova
(3 credit course offered along with SPT532/432 Biblical Women Empowered during the Summer Institute of Christian Spirituality.)

Fall 2020

THL506 (351) Foundations of Christian Ethics (L1)  (M)
Dr. Matthew Bagot
(Class Meetings: TBA – Mobile; TBA – Atlanta)

THL520 Theological Research Methods (Required Core Course)
Dr. John Switzer
(Fully Online)

THL532 (432) Johannine Gospel and Letters (L2)  (B)
Sr. Nelida Naveros-Cordova

Jackson Deacon Formation Program

THL521 Eucharist (P/S/H)
Dr. Steve Wilson

(Class Meetings: Sep 5, Oct 3, Nov 7)

THL580 Sacraments
Fr. Christopher Viscardi, S.J.

(Class Meeting: Dec 5)

Spring 2021

THL528 (421) Religious Education (L2 or L1)  (P)
Dr. Lous Silvernail

THL544 (342) Theology of Church (L2)  (H)
Dr. John Switzer

Jackson Deacon Formation Program

THL506 Foundations of Christian Ethics (M)
Dr. Matthew Bagot

(Class Meetings: Feb 6, Mar 6, Apr 3)

THL580 Catholic Social Teaching
Dr. Matthew Bagot

(Class Meeting: May 8)


THL=Theology Course; SPT=Spirituality Course

B=Biblical Theology; H=Historical Theology; S=Systematic Theology; M=Moral Theology; P=Pastoral Theology

Course numbers in parentheses are undergraduate numbers for the CTS program.