Loyola University Maryland

Department of Theology

Undergraduate Learning Aims

Students who successfully complete the Theology major will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the foundations for theological reflection, including the major events of the biblical narratives, the development of key practices and doctrines throughout history, and contemporary theological debates.
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to read and analyze the Bible, as well as other theological texts from the ancient to the modern era.
  • Communicate theological ideas effectively in spoken and written form.
  • Respond intelligently in life and thought to the way these texts and traditions challenge (and are challenged by) our contemporary world, including other religions, cultures, and pressing moral issues.
Rennae Wigton


A conversation with a passionate Loyola professor and an internship with Helping up Mission inspired Rennae to pursue a graduate degree in theology