The MRE program requires the completion of 42 credits. 30 credits consists of course work including 24 credits in core courses and 6 credits in elective courses and the further 12 credits consists of field education. Credits may be acquired though full-time or part-time enrollment.

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M.R.E. Program Requirements

M.R.E. Required Reading List

General Outline

Credits

Foundational Theology: 9 Credits

 
  Teaching Concentration  
  REL 465 Foundations of Religious Education  3
  REL 467 Contemporary Theory and Praxis in Religious Education 3
  REL 491 Faith Formation in Religious Education 3
OR
   
  Administration Concentration  
  CSA 571 Foundations of Catholic School Administrations 3
  CSA 573 Contemporary Theory and Praxis in Catholic School Administration
3
  REL 491 Faith Formation in Religious Education 3

Sacred Scriptures: 6 Credits

 
ONE OF:

BST 400 Introduction to Sacred Scripture and their Interpretation
BST 420 Introduction to Old Testament

REL 420 Old Testament in Religious Education

3
3
3



ONE OF:
BST 421 Matthew and Mark**
BST 422 Luke Acts**
BST 425 The Synoptic Gospels **
BST 430 The New Testament *
REL 422 New Testament in Religious Education
3
3
3
3
3

Systematic Theology: 3 Credits

 
ONE OF:
STD 450 Christology
STD 451 Theology of God
3
3

Liturgical Theology: 3 Credits

 
ONE OF:
STD 440 Liturgical and Sacramental Theology
REL 442 Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist
3
3

Moral Theology: 3 Credits

 
ONE OF:

REL 460 Moral Values in Religious Education
STP 461 Introduction to Moral Theology
STP 462 Introduction to Spiritual Theology

3
3
3

Electives: 6 Credits


  Must take 2 Electives at the graduate level (excluding language classes). See Course Descriptions
6

Supervised Field Experience: 12 Credits

 
  REL 400 A/B/C/D is graded on a pass/fail basis. Completed through professional work as a teacher or approved volunteer placement.
12


* BST 430 has the prerequisite of BST 420 or REL 420 only.
** Students who take BST 425 cannot take BST 421 and/or BST 422 for credit. BST 421/BST 422 and BST 425 have the prerequisite of BST 400/BST 420 or REL 420.