Campus Spiritual Life Emphasis

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Required Courses for the Degree

Prerequisite An undergraduate or graduate level course in psychology, preferably a course in Life Span Development 3 credits

EDFN 500 - Philosophical Foundations for Professionals
DSRE 605 - Issues in Religious Education
DSRE 680 Field Practicum: Leadership (instructor consultation required)
EDRM 505 - Research Methods
DSRE 541 - Foundations of Biblical Spirituality
DSRE 620 - Scholarly and Professional Development 

DSRE 610 - Teaching for Discipleship
Or EDCI 565 - Improving Instruction

Choose one out of the following three Courses:
Psychology Elective
DSRE651 - Foundations of Biblical Counseling
DSRE655 - Families in Society

Core Emphasis Courses

DSRE 656 - Counseling Youth and Young Adults
DSRE 669 - Reaching the Secular Mind

DSRE 636 - Seminar in Youth Ministry
Or DSRE690 - Independent Study

DSRE 664 - Advanced Campus Ministry
Or DSRE680 - Field Practicum: Religious Education 

Advanced Standing
Courses relevant to scholarship in religion (10 credits) and to scholarship in education or religious education (4 credits) is dependent upon prior undergraduate and graduate learning AND the particular MA (Religious Education) emphasis area chosen. The courses will be distributed appropriately  in the course plan. Advanced standing may be obtained for these credits based on a background of advanced theological or educational study or prior extensive undergraduate studies in religion, religious education, or education.
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