St. Mary's Seminary & University

Religious Education

Religious education is subsumed under Practical Theology. The following courses serve as foundations in religious education theory, pedagogy, and curriculum.

Note the following abbreviations: PR = prerequisite; CR = corequisite; PR/CR = either a prerequisite or a corequisite. Corequisites may be taken either at the same time as or before the course listed. Prerequisites and corequisites may be waived only with the permission of the Dean and the instructor.

RE601 Foundations of Religious Education

A consideration of the biblical, theological, psychological, and spiritual foundations and current fundamental issues in religious education. PR/CR = TH601.

RE605 Teaching and Curriculum in Religious Education

An examination of the theory and practice of varied teaching and learning styles, current issues in curriculum and pedagogy, and skills for curriculum design and assessment. PR/CR = TH601.