Summer 2013 Course Offerings
Session A (8 weeks)
May 21st through July 14th
10281 REGR-6551-O01 HISPANIC FAMILY MINISTRY AND CATECHISIS Syllabus
Dr. Valerie Torres
This course will study the lived reality of U.S. HispanicFamilies. It will challenge participants to critically reflect, analyze and articulate in what ways family ministry and catechesis is embodied in families and faith communities today.
10282 REGR-6741-O01 CHURCH AND SOCIETY Syllabus
Fr. Claudio M. Burgaleta. PhD
Explores various ways of envisioning how faith communities can structure their internal lives and their relationship to the world. Includes a historical survey of understandings of church and society from biblical times to the present, with specific emphasis placed on using the resources of Scripture and Christian Traditions to help faith communities discern what God is enabling and requiring of them in the world today.
10283 REGR-6649O01 HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Syllabus
Dr. Zvi J. Bellin
This course will explore the development from birth and adolescence through the tasks and crisis of middle and later life. Stage theories, cognitive, social and emotional development will be the focus of this course. Special consideration will be given tospiritual life issues throughout the development process.
Session B (8 weeks)
June 24th through August 18th
10285 REGR-6109-O01 THOMAS MERTON: MENTOR Syllabus
Thomas Merton is the mentor for this course. As the student gets to know him, they will be invited to use Merton as model for their own spiritual journey and how this might apply to the social issues of the twenty-first century
11155 REGR]6399 O01SOCIAL AND CULTURAL FOUNDATIONS OF COUNSELING
Dr. Donna Shannon
This course will explore the multicultural dimensions of counseling. It will elaborate the social and cultural goals of therapy from this perspective. Various theories, research and practice of counseling will be developed, including the spiritual dimensions of the theory.