St. Mary's Seminary & University

Summer 2024 Courses

Registration for Summer 2024 will be open from April 15 – 26. Beginning April 27, a $90 late registration will be assessed (New Students, Auditors, and Visiting Students will not be charged the late registration fee). Summer courses run from Thursday, May 16 through mid-July. 

PR = Prerequisite; CR = Co-requisite

Masters Courses

Summer 2024 Registration Form

Summer 2024 Alum Audit Registration

BS727 Gospel of Luke
Mondays, 6 – 9 pm; online only
Dr. Marcus Jerkins
This course will engage in a theological reading of the Gospel of Luke, helping students to become better theological thinkers for use in their ministry contexts. Students will become better acquainted with how God’s mission should be implemented in the world to engage diverse groups in understanding the gospel of Jesus Christ. Full Course Description
Class meetings: May 20; June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15 (no class May 27 – Memorial Day) along with asynchronous presentations

ES 740 Ecumenism The late fee is waived through Friday 5/10 for this course only
Mondays, 7-8:15 p.m.; online only
Dr. Brent Laytham
This readings course introduces the contemporary ecumenical movement and ecumenism. It includes a comparative overview of major traditions, a survey of the history, accomplishments, and challenges of the contemporary ecumenical movement, reading of key primary source documents, and engagement with unofficial ecumenism.
Class meetings: May 20; June 3, 10; July 1, 8, 15, 29; August 5

PT738 Faith Development through the Life Cycle 
Thursdays, 6 – 9 pm; online only
Drs. Pat Fosarelli & Jeff Anderson
This course will explore how faith develops over a lifetime. Students will examine all ages—from infancy to older years—exploring several areas of human development to better understand how to teach, preach, and minister to individuals of various ages and life situations. Full Course Description
Class meetings: May 16, 23, 30; June 6, 13, 20, 27) + Asynchronous videos/presentations on Canvas

PT761 Canon Law 
Five Thursdays, two Tuesdays, and one Friday (all daytime); online/in-person
Fr. Fredrik Hansen
The course, which is aimed at those engaged in parochial pastoral ministry, will present a comprehensive overview of the law of the Catholic Church (canon law). See Full Course Description for complete list of dates and times.


Summer 2024 Mini-Quest Registration

Biblical Storytelling Mini-Quest (audit only)
Thursdays 6 – 8:30 pm; online only
Dr. Tracy Radosevic
This Mini-Quest explores the power of embodying (i.e., involving more than the left brain) scripture as an approach to spiritual growth, broadened interpretation options, and more engaging proclamation. Full Course Description
PR/CR= none
Class meetings: May 23, 30; June 6, 13

Doctor of Ministry Course

Summer 2024 DMin Registration Form (À la Carte only)

DM863 Case Studies in Church and Community Leadership (DMin only)
July 15–18; online/in-person
Dr. Anthony Hunt
This course involves a study of several leaders and their leadership, such as Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Martin Luther King, Jr., Dorothy Day, and Oscar Romero, along with a generic group case study that the class will work through. Full Course Description
PR = MDiv or MDiv Equivalence.