IST 4001 1
INTRN2
Internship Seminar Internship Seminar
W 08:30–11:00AM
4 cr.
Val Jackson

Adv. Req.: Internship phase 2
Crs. Dates: Jan 06–Mar 13, 2020
Credits: 4
Room: Bacon 212
Prereqs: Internship Sem.
The purpose of this course is to further professional formation through critical reflection on and consultation about your internship experience with peers and faculty within the seminar setting and course assignments. As a requirement of the MDiv and MASJE degrees, students complete a 420-hour Internship and concurrent 30-week Internship Seminar during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters of one academic year. All three quarters must be completed in sequence within a single academic year. Internship Seminars are offered in residential and hybrid-online formats, and meet weekly for 2.5 hours or its equivalency for three consecutive quarters. 4 credits/quarter totaling 12 credits. IST 4000 offered in fall, IST 4001 offered in winter, IST 4002 offered in spring.

IST 3000 1
IST3000
Amer. Ind. Cultures & Worldview Amer. Ind. Cultures & Worldview
R 08:30AM–Noon
4 cr.
Tink Tinker

Adv. Req.: Amer.Ind.Cultures&Wrldvw
Crs. Dates: Jan 06–Mar 13, 2020
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 301
A survey of the world views of Native American people as these pertain to both inter-tribal beliefs and Native American ceremonial life, with an attempt to show how Native American practice proceeds from their world view.
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IST 1101 1
IPVC2
Identity,Power, & Vocation in Community Identity,Power, & Vocation in Community
W 10:00AM–Noon
2 cr.
Jared Vazquez

Adv. Req.: Identity,Power&Voc.inCom2
Crs. Dates: Jan 06–Mar 13, 2020
Credits: 2
Room: Iliff Hall 201
The three course sequence of "Identity, Power, and Vocation in Community" (IPVC) cultivates students’ ability to engage in social and theological analysis about social structures, ideologies, and embodied practices that lead to domination or oppression. It facilitates critical thinking about social locations, power and privilege, and what effect these have on students' vocational paths. The course takes the perspective that this sort of analysis, engaged in community and supported with spiritual practices, is crucial to serving effectively in today’s complex social environment. It encourages students to deepen their commitment to dismantling privilege and oppression at individual, institutional, and societal levels.

IST 2004 1
BINTINTR
Intro to the New Testament Intro to the New Testament
T 01:00–04:30PM
4 cr.
Eric Smith

Adv. Req.: Intro to New Testament
Crs. Dates: Jan 06–Mar 13, 2020
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 301
An introduction to the literature of Christian origins that begins with a look at the context out of which the New Testament emerged, then turns to the earliest extant texts, Paul's letters and covers the Gospels, Acts, and post-Pauline epistles.
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IST 3014 1
IST3014
Latinx Theology & Ethics Latinx Theology & Ethics
T 01:00–04:30PM
4 cr.
Miguel De La Torre

Adv. Req.: Latinx Theology & Ethics
Crs. Dates: Jan 06–Mar 13, 2020
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 204
The primary sources of Latino/a theological and ethical thought will be read to discover its foundational tenets. The course will explore this contextual approach to religion to discover how it could serve to liberate the Latino/a community from prevalent oppressive social structures. Comparisons will be made with Eurocentric ethics and theology. (RLGN 4608)
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IST 3037 1
IST3037
The Pursuit of Happiness: A History The Pursuit of Happiness: A History
W 01:00–04:30PM
4 cr.
Albert Hernandez

Adv. Req.: Pursuit of Happiness
Crs. Dates: Jan 06–Mar 13, 2020
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 201
This course provides a historical examination of key concepts, major questions, and practices about humanity's search for happiness from the Hellenistic-Roman period of Antiquity through the Early Christian and Medieval periods. The content centers on the role of Classical moral philosophy and Christian theology in the formulation of eudaemonic theories about the problem of happiness in relation to metaphysical and religious influences as well as to socio-cultural, political, and institutional norms and practices that shaped Christian notions of human purpose and potential. The legacies of these ancient ideas on the development of modern assumptions about happiness and human flourishing will also be discussed towards the end of the course.

IST 2080 1
RPPT
Practical Theology Practical Theology
R 01:00–04:30PM
4 cr.
Ruben Arjona Mejia

Adv. Req.: Practical Theology
Crs. Dates: Jan 06–Mar 13, 2020
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 201
This course explores models of practical theological reflection and methods of reflective professional practice as frameworks for religious leadership in the variety of contexts in which students will work. Students will be introduced to disciplined modes of embodying the integration of theory and praxis that allow them to place their coursework across the curriculum into regular conversation with their practice as religious leaders and ministry professionals in a variety of institutional and cultural contexts.
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IST 4004 1
CPE
Clinical Pastoral Education Clinical Pastoral Education
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8 cr.
Kristina Lizardy-Hajbi

Adv. Req.: Clin Pastoral Educ
Crs. Dates: Jan 06–Mar 13, 2020
Credits: 8
Prereqs: Identity, Power and Difference completed
Interdisciplinary Seminar
Identity, Power, Vocation, and Community
Completed 24 hours of coursework
Vocation and Orientation completed
CPE is the required form of internship for MAPSC students and an additional experience available to MDiv students under supervision and directed by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education. Students making this course a part of their Internship requirement must submit a petition to the director of Professional Formation before enrolling. 8 hours, Pass/Fail
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IST 4995 1
THESIS
MTS Thesis MTS Thesis
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4 cr.
Eric Smith

Adv. Req.: Thesis 6000 words
Crs. Dates: Jan 06–Mar 13, 2020
Credits: 4
MA Thesis Project/Research
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IST 4995 2
THESIS
MTS Thesis MTS Thesis
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4 cr.
Ruben Arjona Mejia

Adv. Req.: Thesis 6000 words
Crs. Dates: Jan 06–Mar 13, 2020
Credits: 4
MA Thesis Project/Research
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IST 2244 1
ELECTIVE
Black Church Administration Black Church Administration
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2 cr.
Jennifer Leath

Adv. Req.: Elective Course
Meet. Dates: Mon, Dec 09, 01:00–05:00PM
Tue, Dec 10, 01:00–05:00PM
Wed, Dec 11, 01:00–05:00PM
Thu, Dec 12, 01:00–05:00PM
Fri, Dec 13, 01:00–05:00PM
Credits: 2
WINTER INTERTERM 12/9-13, 1-5p -- This course enhances the administrative skills of leaders doing or planning to do ministry in predominantly Black churches. Administration is explored both as a matter of individual gifts and skills and as a community practice shaped by shared or contested needs and expectations. Issues of administrative management in terms of liturgical development, budgeting, fundraising, daily and seasonal organizational patterns, board leadership, demographic awareness, ecumenical/interfaith/community engagement, cultivation and maintenance of new members, and the spiritual and material life of church administrators. Particular attention will be given to the spiritual and fiduciary, ethical and justice concerned dimensions of administration as influenced by the unique culture of people of African descent and the churches of people of African descent - especially, but not limited to, the United States context. We will welcome local and national guests as contributors to this class in person and through a virtual platform.
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