Master of Religious Education (MRE) or Certificate in Religious Education (CRE) Program

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2016-2017 MRE/CRE Program Course Listing (DPCL)

The Master of Religious Education (MRE) is a 36-credit hour degree program. The Certificate in Religious Education (CRE) is a 36 continuing education units program. Requirements for the Master of Religious Education or the Certificate of Religious Education consist of:

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Theological Core Courses: 3 crs or CEUs per course
LIM 703 Introduction to Practical Theology
LIM 711 Jewish Roots of Christian Faith (Old Testament)
LIM 712 Christian Origins (New Testament)
LIM 714 Grace, Christ, and Spirit
LIM 722 Church, Sacraments, and Liturgy
LIM 704 Spirituality, Morality, and Ethics

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Decision / Discernment Process: non-credit
For online and extension students only

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Focus Area Courses: 3 crs or CEUs per course
LIM 837 Foundations of Religious Education
LIM 838 Curriculum Development
LIM 839 or
LIM 846
Religious Education across the Curriculum ☆  or
Catechetical Leadership ☆ 

☆ Students in the extension program must take this course online.

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Elective Courses: 3 crs or CEUs per course
Normally two other focus area courses to be slescted in consultation with student's academic advisor. View course descriptions GO»

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Capstone Course: 3 crs or CEUs
LIM 886 Pastoral and Educational Praxis

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