Catholic Studies at Aquinas College

Student Learning Outcomes

Successful minors in Catholic Studies will complete their education with:

  • A broad knowledge of the history of Christianity
  • A broad knowledge of the Christian view of history best explicated by St. Augustine of Hippo, G.K. Chesterton, and Christopher Dawson
  • A broad knowledge of the distinctive spirit of the Catholic vision and tradition
  • The distinctive hallmarks of the Catholic imagination, particularly in literature
  • A clear understanding of how faith and reason interact in the Catholic intellectual tradition, and of this tradition’s impact on the development of Western Civilization
  • Extensive opportunities for spiritual development that provide deep integration of authentic Catholic intellectual understanding and practice of the faith