All Students of the University will derive knowledge and insight from a study of Franciscan view of the Christian life. Members of the Third Order of St. Francis, wetherFriars or Sisters of the Third Order Regular, all religious of Franciscan Third Order, members of the Secular Franciscan Order, and all members of the Franciscan family will find the program particularly enlightening and enriching. The Priestly Discernment Program of the University, in which young men discerning priestly and religious vocations live a spiritual life together in community, is an attractive option for young men preparing to enter Franciscan religious life. It is a valuable complement of the Franciscan Studies Minor.
This minor requires 18 credit hours (6 courses) of Franciscan Studies.
Twelve credits are fulfilled by the following required courses:
Six Additional credits will be fulfilled from the above elective courses and the following electives:
Class of 2007 Majors: Biology and Theology
In the jungles of South America, Brian Burke ’07 found his calling.
“I wasn’t sure I wanted to pursue medicine,” he recalls, “until I went to Ecuador.”
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