Continuing Education Certificate in Theology and Ministry

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2013-2014 Continuing Education Certificate in Theology and Ministry Program Listing (DPCL)

A Continuing Education Certificate in Theology and Ministry may be awarded to students who have completed a total of 18 CEUs of graduate study at the Institute for Ministry. Courses may be taken on campus, onsite (extension), or online. The certificate consists of

A Spanish version of the continuing education certificate is also offered in the extension program format.

Note: Certificate students may elect to continue their studies at LIM beyond the 18 credits of this certificate model. Earned CEUs from the Continuing Education Certificate in Theology and Ministry program can be applied toward a Certificate in Pastoral Studies (C.P.S.) or Certificte in Religious Education (C.R.E.). Upon completion of 12 CEUs, continuing education certificate students must apply for the certificate or apply for candidacy in a LIM C.P.S. or C.R.E. program; the 12 credits already earned will then be applied to a candidate’s work toward a Certificate in Religious Education or a Certificate in Pastoral Studies.

Theological Core Courses: 12 CEUs (Select 4)
LIM C703 Introduction to Practical Theology (required) 3 CEUs
LIM C711 Jewish Roots of Christian Faith (Old Testament) 3 CEUs
LIM C712 Christian Origins (New Testament) 3 CEUs
LIM C714 Grace, Christ, and Spirit 3 CEUs
LIM C722 Church, Sacraments, and Liturgy 3 CEUs
LIM C704 Spirituality, Morality, and Ethics 3 CEUs

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Elective Courses: 6 credit hours — To be chosen from core courses (above), focus area courses (below), or other electives: 12 CEUs 
LIM C840 Faith and Culture 3 CEUs
LIM C860 Faith Development and Spirituality 3 CEUs
LIM C861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 CEUs
LIM C886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 CEUs
LIM C827 Spirituality for Ministers 3 CEUs
LIM C828 History of Christian Spirituality 3 CEUs
LIM C833 Hispanic Experience of Religion and Culture 3 CEUs
LIM C834 Pastoral Ministry in Hispanic Communities 3 CEUs
LIM C819 Spirituality and the Theology of Work 3 CEUs
LIM C820 Ministry in the Marketplace 3 CEUs
LIM C844 Parish Life and Ministry 3 CEUs
LIM C845 Contemporary Issues in Pastoral Ministry 3 CEUs
LIM C813 The Universe as Divine Manifestation 3 CEUs
LIM C814 The Emergent Universe: Our Sacred Story 3 CEUs
LIM C701 Foundations of Religious Education 3 CEUs
LIM C715 Curriculum Development 3 CEUs
LIM C716 Religious Education across the Curriculum 3 CEUs
LIM C800 Catechetical Leadership 3 CEUs
LIM C809 Inner Life of Small Christian Communities 3 CEUs
LIM C810 Public Life of Small Christian Communities 3 CEUs
LIM C870 Foundations of Youth Ministry 3 CEUs
LIM C876 Adolescent Spirituality and Methods of Faith Development 3 CEUs

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Spanish Continuing Education Certificate in Theology and Ministry (Extension Format)

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A Spanish-language version of the continuing education certificate consists of 18 CEUs from the theological core. Transfer credits from other institutions are not accepted.

2013-2014 Continuing Education Certificate in Theology and Ministry Spanish Program Listing (DPCL)

Theological Core Courses: 18 CEUs
LIM C703 Introduction to Practical Theology / Introducción a la Teología Práctica 3 CEUs
LIM C711 Jewish Roots of Christian Faith (Old Testament) / Raíces Judías de la Fe Cristiana 3 CEUs
LIM C712 Christian Origins (New Testament) / Orígenes del Cristianismo 3 CEUs
LIM C714 Grace, Christ, and Spirit / Gracia, Cristo y Espíritu 3 CEUs
LIM C722 Church, Sacraments, and Liturgy / Iglesia, Sacramentos y Liturgia 3 CEUs
LIM C704 Spirituality, Morality, and Ethics / Espiritualidad, Moralidad y Ética 3 CEUs

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