A department of religion has been in existence at the University of Notre Dame since shortly after its founding
Graduate studies were entered into on the MA level by the Theology Department soon after the end of the Second World War.
Four undergraduate courses were required in the Department of Religion
Notre Dame establishes the first MA degree in liturgical studies in the western hemisphere.
Department was renamed and reorganized as a Department of Theology
Initiation of the M.Th. degree for the training of seminarians in the Congregation of Holy Cross, as well as a Ph.D. program in Theology
Initial accreditation by the Association of Theological Schools
The M.T.S. (Master of Theological Studies) degree was added