Nov 23, 2020  
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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TH 405 - Practicum in Theological Studies


This course integrates theoretical knowledge and reflection with practical experience under the guidance of a field supervisor and faculty mentor.  The practicum is designed for the mature student nearing completion of the bachelor’s degree. 

Prerequisites & Notes
  1. TH 101, TH 220, TH 226, and TH 330
  2. Consultation with advisor: TH 405 requires a three-month pre-enrollment period for preliminary research and practicum setup before the student’s start date; therefore, the student must begin the process three months prior to the actual enrollment start date. 

 

Course Learning Objectives

  • Plan and execute a pastoral field experience.
  • Integrate theological knowledge and reflection with practical experience.
  • Sharpen communication skills through collaboration with the practicum supervisor, faculty mentor, and any persons involved with or affected by the field experience.
  • Deepen ones understanding of vocation.
  • Explore, with a view to discerning, a specific vocational direction.
  • Develop a Program Model that can be adapted for wider use.
  • Assess the outcomes of the practicum experience according to the objectives set forth in the Practicum Contract.

 

Credits: 3

Offered: Every Term




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