Certificate in Pastoral Care

Program Requirements

Certificate in Pastoral Care (30 credits)

12

credits:

THEO 202 Introduction to Biblical Studies (3.00)
THEO 205 Introduction to Christian Spirituality (3.00)
THEO 402 Pastoral Care (3.00)
AHSC 230 Interpersonal Communication and Relationships (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

PSYC 230 Womb to Tomb: Psychological Transitions Across the Lifespan (3.00)
PSYC 333 Fundamentals of Lifespan Development ( (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

THEO 311 John's Writings and the Apocalypse (3.00)
THEO 315 Gospels and Acts (3.00)
THEO 317 Paul's Letters (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

THEO 206 Introduction to Christian Origins (3.00)
THEO 320 History of Christianity: The Medieval Period (3.00)
THEO 322 History of Christianity: Reformation and Modernity (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

THEO 212 Faith, Reason and the Religious Sense (3.00)
THEO 233 Religious Pluralism in a Secular Culture (3.00)
THEO 331 The Christian Understanding of God (3.00)
THEO 333 Jesus Christ in History and Faith (3.00)
THEO 337 The Christian Sacraments (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

THEO 204 Introduction to Christian Ethics (3.00)
THEO 351 Applied Ethical Issues (3.00)
THEO 353 Theology and Bioethics (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

THEO 236 Spirituality: Personal, Social and Religious Dimensions (3.00)
THEO 242 Theology and the Arts (3.00)
THEO 243 Indigenous Spirituality (3.00)
THEO 245 The Creative Self (3.00)
THEO 291 The Icon: Theology in Colour (3.00)
THEO 347 Spirituality of Aging (3.00)
THEO 404 Practicum in Pastoral Care (3.00)

Notes

  • Students will be admitted to the Certificate in Pastoral Care with the permission of the Department. Admission will be based on the number of available places and upon evaluation of the candidates’ letter of intent and an interview dealing with their educational background and community experience.
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular program requirements.

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