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Bachelor of Arts in Catholic Studies Catholic Studies

Newman Theological College

Newman Theological College

www.newman.edu
An integrated immersion in the Great Books of Western Civilization and Catholic Culture. Catholic Studies is a unique program in Western Canada combining academic rigour, cultural formation, and missionary discipleship for the New Evangelization. Catholic Studies at Newman engages students in the broad Catholic intellectual tradition, bringing together faith and reason in an intensive community of Christian discipleship.
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10012-84 Street, NW
Edmonton, Alberta, T6A 0B2, Canada

  • Program Type Bachelor's
  • Credential Type Degree
  • Length 3 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Alberta Students Admission Requirements

Applicants for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Catholic Studies must normally present their Alberta High School Diploma with a minimum admission average of 60% and a passing grade in each Grade 12 level subject as follows:

  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Four subjects from Group A, B, C, or D.

Group A=Humanities
Group B= Fine Art
Group C= Sciences
Group D= Other

For Alberta applicants, admission averages are calculated using the blended grade that appears on the official Alberta Education transcript.

Other Canadian Province Students Admission Requirements

Applicants for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Catholic Studies must normally present their Provincial High School Diploma with a minimum admission average of 60% and a passing grade in each Grade 12 level subject as follows:

    English Language Arts 30-1
  • Four subjects from Group A, B, C, or D.

Group A=Humanities
Group B= Fine Art
Group C= Sciences
Group D= Other

The admission average is calculated using the best five Grade 12 subjects required for admission to the degree program (including ELA 30-1 equivalent).

Homeschooled Students Admission Requirements

NTC recognises and welcomes applicants from a homeschooled background, provided that they can show equivalency. Alberta High School Diploma Equivalency (with English Language Arts 30-1) can be shown by submission of any of the following up-to-date test scores and giving evidence of prior learning from Grades 10 through to 12:

    • SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) score of 950.
    • ACT (American College Test) score of 20.
    • CLT (Classical Learning Test) score of 58.

Or

Self- Recorded Homeschool Transcript in place of an official secondary school transcript. Must show completion of at least five academic subjects at Grade 12 level, including English. A minimum admission average of 60% is required and a passing grade in each 30 level subject as follows:

      • English Language Arts
      • Four subjects from Group A, B, C, or D.

Group A=Humanities
Group B= Fine Art
Group C= Sciences
Group D= Other

In either case, we prefer that applicants include a diploma exam result for ENGL 30-1 as an objective measure of a students’ readiness to embark on the reading and comprehensive heavy demands of a great books course; alternatively, a portfolio of high school work can be submitted to the Admissions and Evaluations Committee along with the application package materials. Applicants should submit 2-3 items that will make up their portfolio, one of which must be a written essay.

International Admission Requirements

Applicants from the U.S.A for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Catholic Studies must normally present their Grade 12 diploma from an accredited high school or other educational institution with a 60% admission average, and course equivalents to Alberta Education Grade 12 subject requirements for this program. Equivalency can also be shown by submission of any of the following up-to-date test scores and giving evidence of prior learning from Grades 10 through to 12:

      • SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) score of 950.
      • ACT (American College Test) score of 20.
      • CLT (Classical Learning Test) score of 58.

Applicants from Other Countries for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Catholic Studies must normally present their Grade 12 diploma from an accredited high school or other educational institution with a 60% admission average, and course equivalents to Alberta Education Grade 12 subject requirements for this program. Equivalency can also be shown by submission of any of the following up-to-date test scores and giving evidence of prior learning from Grades 10 through to 12:

      • SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) score of 950.
      • ACT (American College Test) score of 20.
      • CLT (Classical Learning Test) score of 58.

All international transcripts must be translated into English at the applicant’s expense and by an approved third-party transcript translation organisation such as World Education Services (WES) or the International Qualifications Assessment Services (IQAS).


Application Deadline
May 11 Fall Term (for the following year)

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2021/08/01 to 2022/07/31*.

  • Tuition $3,600.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $650.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $185.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated November 16, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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