- People of all vocations and walks of life pursue Spirituality studies in order to enrich their lives through a deeper exploration of their faith. Others choose this emphasis to deepen their understanding of spiritual matters in order to pursue careers in fields related to social justice, such as human services, community outreach, education, youth or campus ministry, or spiritual direction.
- Coursework focuses on history, psychology, discernment, contemporary issues, liturgy, scripture, and prayer.
The six required foundational course areas are:
The four required Spirituality core courses are:
Advanced electives include a broad range of courses, such as:
- Required of all degree-status students
- Designed to help students organize and synthesize what they have learned
- Taken after all coursework is completed or during the last quarter of enrollment
- See Comprehensive Exams for further information.
- For students who plan on pursuing doctoral studies
- A thesis does not act as a substitute for the comprehensive exam
- See Thesis Option for further information.