This course provides an introduction to the thinking skills necessary for the identification, understanding, and evaluation of arguments. It includes studies of language, common fallacies, and formal and informal reasoning.
This interdisciplinary capstone course aims at developing a theological perspective that will guide
strategic thinking in the ministry setting. It encourages students to lead the church as a mission-driven
community—a movement led by God’s Spirit, continually relevant to the ministry context. The
course includes a capstone project in which students demonstrate their synthesis of insights gained
throughout the Christian Ministry program. Special Considerations: This capstone course is open
only to students majoring in Christian Ministry.
This course examines theories of grief and loss across the lifespan. The focus is on the experiences of loss, grief and bereavement as viewed by individuals, families and loved ones. Major topics include dying and bereavement, separation from a relationship, loss of a job, effects of a disaster, declines in functional health, acute illnesses and chronic diseases. The role of spirituality in the coping process is explored in order to increase the student's ability to implement Christ-centered faith modalities while mentoring or counseling with those who have experienced loss.