Satisfactory completion of graduate division requirements.
24 Units (Two 3-unit courses in each of the four major areas, one of which is RST_220: Theories & Methods)
9 Units Electives (3-unit courses)
3 Units Capstone Project
36 Units Total
- Learn and employ prominent theories and methods used routinely in each of the major program areas (scripture/theology/ethics/pastoral ministry).
- Demonstrate the ability to think critically by using program-specific theories and research methods to access, research, synthesize and analyze and information and ideas.
- Communicate effectively both in writing and orally; master the conventions of the field’s standard notation & bibliographic style (most current Chicago).
- Engage a diverse society through increased awareness of race, class, gender, and socioeconomic issues that lead to systemic and distributive injustices.