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Certificate in Religious Education

This certificate prepares students to lead others into the lifelong journey of saying yes to faith with both mind and heart. Students will gain knowledge of the theories of teaching and learning for adults, adolescents, and children and will explore the contemporary documents on Catechetics and Evangelization which ground the educational ministry of the church.

Requirements (24 credits)

REL110Hebrew Scriptures

4

or

REL113The New Testament

4

 

REL153Foundations in Lay Ministry

4

REL230Religious Education: Skills and Competancies

4

REL250Introduction to Christian Ethics

4

 

REL280Pastoral Internship I

2

 

REL320Fundamentals of Christian Faith

4

Related Requirement

Students are expected to participate in ongoing spiritual formation, which includes appropriate workshops, liturgies, retreats, and days of reflection for personal faith development. More detailed information is given upon acceptance into the program.