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2013-2014 MPS Online 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 G703 Introduction to Practical Theology 3 crs.
LIM G711 Jewish Roots of Christian Faith (Old Testament) 3 crs.
LIM G712 Christian Origins (New Testament) 3 crs.
LIM G714 Grace, Christ, and Spirit 3 crs.
LIM G722 Church, Sacraments, and Liturgy 3 crs.
LIM G704 Spirituality, Morality, and Ethics 3 crs.
Focus Area Courses: 12 credit hours
Christian Spirituality for Ministry
LIM G827 Spirituality for Ministers 3 crs.
LIM G828 History of Christian Spirituality 3 crs.
LIM G861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM G886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Hispanic Ministry
LIM G833 Hispanic Experience of Religion and Culture 3 crs.
LIM G834 Pastoral Ministry in Hispanic Communities 3 crs.
LIM G861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM G886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Marketplace Ministry
LIM G819 Spirituality and the Theology of Work 3 crs.
LIM G820 Ministry in the Marketplace 3 crs.
LIM G861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM G886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Pastoral Life and Administration
LIM G844 Parish Life and Ministry  3 crs.
LIM G861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM G845 Contemporary Issues in Pastoral Ministry 3 crs.
LIM G886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Religion and Ecology
LIM G813 The Universe as Divine Manifestation 3 crs.
LIM G814 The Emergent Universe: Our Sacred Story 3 crs.
LIM G861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM G886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Small Christian Community Formation
LIM G809 Inner Life of Small Christian Communities 3 crs.
LIM G810 Public Life of Small Christian Communities 3 crs.
LIM G861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM G886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Youth Ministry
LIM G870 Foundations of Youth Ministry 3 crs.
LIM G876 Adolescent Spirituality and Methods of Faith Development 3 crs.
LIM G861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM G886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Pastoral Care
LIM G849 Intro. to Pastoral Care and Counseling 3 crs.
CNSL 830 Counseling Theories 3 crs.
CNSL 835 Counseling Practice 3 crs.
LIM G897 Practicum - Clinical Pastoral Training (CPT) 3 crs.
Individualized Program
Two Focus Area Courses (in consultation with advisor) 6 crs.
LIM G861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
LIM G886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis 3 crs.
Elective Courses: 6 credit hours View course descriptions »

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