Master of Pastoral Studies On Campus

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2013-2014 MPS On-Campus Degree Program Course Listing (DPCL)

Degree Requirements

The Master of Pastoral Studies (M.P.S.) is a 36-credit hour degree program. All courses are taken for graduate credit hours (crs), at the current tuition rate at LIM. In pursuing the Master of Pastoral Studies, students select a focus area relevant to their ministry. Degree requirements consist of:

Theological Core Courses: 18 credit hours
LIM C703 Introduction to Practical Theology 3 crs.
LIM C711 Jewish Roots of Christian Faith (Old Testament) 3 crs.
LIM C712 Christian Origins (New Testament) 3 crs.
LIM C714 Grace, Christ, and Spirit 3 crs.
LIM C722 Church, Sacraments, and Liturgy 3 crs.
LIM C704 Spirituality, Morality, and Ethics 3 crs.

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Focus Area Courses: 12 credit hours
Christian Spirituality for Ministry
LIM C827 Spirituality for Ministers 3 crs.
LIM C828 History of Christian Spirituality 3 crs.
LIM C861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM C886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Hispanic Ministry
LIM C833 Hispanic Experience of Religion and Culture 3 crs.
LIM C834 Pastoral Ministry in Hispanic Communities 3 crs.
LIM C861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM C886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Marketplace Ministry
LIM C819 Spirituality and the Theology of Work 3 crs.
LIM C820 Ministry in the Marketplace 3 crs.
LIM C861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM C886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Pastoral Care
LIM C849 Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counseling 3 crs.
CNSL A830 Counseling Theories 3 crs.
CNSL A835 Counseling Practice 3 crs.
CNSL A836 Individual Counseling Skills Lab 1 cr,
LIM C897 Practicum: Clinical Pastoral Training (CPT) 2 crs.
Pastoral Life and Administration
LIM C844 Parish Life and Ministry  3 crs.
LIM C861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM C845 Contemporary Issues in Pastoral Ministry 3 crs.
LIM C886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Religion and Ecology
LIM C813 The Universe as Divine Manifestation 3 crs.
LIM C814 The Emergent Universe: Our Sacred Story 3 crs.
LIM C861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM C886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Small Christian Community Formation
LIM C809 Inner Life of Small Christian Communities 3 crs.
LIM C810 Public Life of Small Christian Communities 3 crs.
LIM C861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM C886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Youth Ministry
LIM C870 Foundations of Youth Ministry 3 crs.
LIM C876 Adolescent Spirituality and Methods of Faith Development 3 crs.
LIM C861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM C886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Individualized Program
Two Focus Area Courses (in consultation with advisor) 6 crs.
LIM C861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM C886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.

 

Elective Courses: 6 credit hours View course descriptions »

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