School of Theology and Ministry
MA in Transforming Spirituality

Studies in Spirituality Specialization

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    * All credits are quarter credits ** Years average is based on FT at 3 classes per quarter 

    I. Scripture

    Six credits

    STMM 526 Hebrew Scriptures (3) STMM 527 Christian Scriptures (3)

    II. Systematic and Historical Theology

    Nine credits

    STMM 500 Christian Anthropology (3) STMM 563 History of Christian Spirituality (3)

    Choose one of the following courses (3)

    STMM 501 Christology (3) STMM 503 Theology in an Ecumenical Context (3) STMA 504 God, Creation and Trinity (3) STMA 593 Images of the Sacred (3)

    III. Spirituality, Ethics and Justice

    Eighteen credits

    STMM 547 Christian Sexuality (3) STMM 560 Ministry in a Multicultural Context (3) STMM 561 Contemporary Christian Spirituality and Prayer (3) STMA 561 Psycho-Spiritual Development (3) STMA 570 Spiritual Discernment (3) Elective in Ethics or Justice (3)

    IV. Pastoral Skills and Ministerial Formation

    Fifteen credits

    STMM 548 Theological Reflection in Ministry (3) STMM 553 Pastoral Care Skills (3) STMM 554 Fostering Communities of Faith (3) STMM 573 Spiritual Retreats: Theory, Design, and Implementation (3) STMA 574 Spirituality Synthesis (3)

    V. Electives (27)

    MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE ................. 72