Jun 17, 2024  
2015-2016 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2015-2016 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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TH 405P - 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
TH 101, TH 220, TH 226, TH 330

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • 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

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