Master of Divinity (M.Div.) - Coursework

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Academic Requirements

 The Master of Divinity requires the successful completion of 123 credit hours.   Course work for the Master of Divinity is distributed as shown below:

Sacred Scripture 20 credits

SS 512 Pentateuch 3

SS 523 Synoptic Gospels and Acts 3

SS 553 Pauline Literature 3

SS 612 Catholic Epistles 2

SS 623 Prophets and Historical Books 3

SS 723 Wisdom and Psalms 3

SS 821 Johannine Literature 3

Systematic Theology 23 credits

ST 502 Introduction to Theological Research 2

ST 541 Fundamental Theology 3

ST 582 The Trinity 3

ST 611 Christology 3

ST 672 Ecclesiology and Mariology 3

ST 623 Missiology 2

ST 721 Theological Anthropology and Eschatology 3

ST 752 Theology of Sacraments 2

ST 851 Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialog 2

Sacraments and Liturgy 12 credits

LS 521 Introduction to Liturgical Studies 2

LS 652 Christian Initiation 2

ST 775 Theology of Marriage 2

LS 841 Eucharist 2

ST 842 Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick 2

ST 862 Theology of Ordained Ministry 2

Moral Theology 10 credits

MT 531 Fundamental Moral Theology 3

MT 651 Sexual Ethics 2

MT 851 Bioethics 2

MT 841 Social Ethics 3

Church History 12 credits

CH 531 Patrology 3

CH 631 Patristics 3

CH 653 History of the Catholic Church Universal 3

CH 762 History of Catholicism in U.S. 3

Canon Law 6 credits

CL 611 Introduction to Canon Law 3

CL 761 Sacramental and Ecumenical Law 3

Spiritual Theology 4 credits

SP 641 Spiritual Masters 2

SP 762 Spiritual Direction 2

Homiletics 8 credits

HOM 625 Foundations in Homiletics 2

HOM 771 Preaching Practicum 2

HOM 781 Liturgical Preaching 2

HOM 872 Preaching Internship 2

Pastoral Ministry 17 credits

PM 611 Pastoral Counseling 3

PM 631 Pastoral Care of Immigrants 2

RE 552 Principles of Catechesis 2

PM 861 Ministry of Administration and Leadership 3

PM 872 Penance Practicum 2

LS 663 Liturgical Music for Presiders 1

LS 872 Worship Practicum I 2

LS 873 Worship Practicum II 2

Field Education 7 credits

FE 600 Introduction to Field Education 1

FE 601-650 Selected field placements 2-4

FE 700-701 Internship 2-4

Integrating Seminar 2 credits

IS 800 Integrating Seminar 2

Electives 2 credits

Total: 123 credits