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

FOUNDATIONAL THEOLOGY

9 CREDITS

  • Teaching Concentration:

REL 465 Foundations of Religious Education
REL 467 Contemporary Theory and Praxis in Religious Ed
REL 491 Faith Formation in Religious Education

OR

  • Administration Concentration:

CSA 571 Foundations of Catholic School Administrations
CSA 573 Contemporary Theory and Praxis in Catholic School Administration
REL 491 Faith Formation in Religious Education

SACRED SCRIPTURE

6 CREDITS

ONE OF:

BST 420 Introduction to Old Testament
REL 420 Old Testament in Religious Education

ONE OF:

BST 421 Matthew and Mark
BST 422 Luke Acts
REL 422 New Testament in Religious Education

SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY

3 CREDITS

ONE OF:

STD 450 Christology
STD 451 Theology of God

LITURGICAL THEOLOGY

3 CREDITS

ONE OF:

STD 440 Liturgical and Sacramental Theology
REL 442 Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist

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

ELECTIVES

6 CREDITS

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

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.