Course Catalogue 2020-2021

TST Member Colleges have reviewed the delivery of their Fall and Winter course offerings.

There are three categories:

In Person* if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities. These courses will have section codes starting in 0 or 4. *Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online – Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams. These courses will have the section code starting with 9.

Online – Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams. These courses will have the section code starting with 6.

Some courses may offer more than one delivery method. You will not be permitted to switch delivery method after September 18, 2020 for Fall (F) and Fall-Winter (Y) 2020 courses or January 8, 2021 for Winter (S) courses.

Introduction to Counselling and Spiritual Care Practice

EMP1741HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): McCarroll, Pamela R. Isgandarova, Nazila

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Tue Online TIME: 9:00 to 12:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Care and Community explores the role of care expected of religious practitioners and faith communities in an intercultural context. The pastoral care capacity of a beginning religious practitioner (pastor, chaplain, minister of music, education or lay leader) requires self knowledge, spiritual formation, theory and skill. Narrative theories of care will provide the basis for the assumptions and skill development of the course. Role plays, class discussions and short practical theology papers will provide opportunity to assess a student's self ability to think theologically about pastoral care situations.

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Surat al-Baqara: An Introduction to the Qur'an

EMT1851HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Reda, Nevin

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Wed Online TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Located in the beginning of the Qur'an immediately following a short introductory prayer, Surat al-Baqara is the doorway to understanding this scripture and its distinctive style and organization of ideas. The largest chapter in the corpus, it covers the major themes and discourses and is uniquely suited to begin the study of the Qur'an and related scholarship. This course is an introduction to the Qur'an and will familiarize students with the hallmarks of both traditional and western scholarships. It will cover topics such as the collection of the Qur'an, abrogation, mysterious letters and the Quranic sciences. Students will become acquainted with some of the main classical and modern commentaries and will learn how to identify Surat al-Baqara's distinctive structure and unifying themes.

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Fundamental Christian Ethics I

SAT1901HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Murphy, Patricia

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Thu Online TIME: 9:00 to 11:00

CREDITS: One Credit

An introduction to the foundations and objective dimensions of Catholic moral theology. Among the topics to be studied are scripture, natural moral law, casuistry, relationship between faith and morality, magisterium, moral principles and norms, etc.

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Fundamental Christian Ethics II

SAT1902HS L0101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Murphy, Patricia

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

PRE-REQUISITES: Fundamental Christian Ethics I CREDITS: One Credit

An introduction to the subjective dimensions of Catholic moral theology. Among the topics to be considered are concepts of the person, freedom and responsibility, conscience, aspects of moral decision making, virtue and vice.

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Fundamental Christian Ethics II

SAT1902HS L9101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Murphy, Patricia

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Thu Online TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

PRE-REQUISITES: Fundamental Christian Ethics I CREDITS: One Credit

An introduction to the subjective dimensions of Catholic moral theology. Among the topics to be considered are concepts of the person, freedom and responsibility, conscience, aspects of moral decision making, virtue and vice.

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Fundamental Themes in Christian Ethics

SMT1904HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Tue Online TIME: 17:00 to 19:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course explores themes required for an understanding of the moral subject and moral actions. Topics include: Old Testament and New Testament ethics; current ethical theories especially Natural Law; formation of conscience, sin, conversion and the role of the Magisterium.

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Fundamental Themes in Christian Ethics - Cancelled on Apr 27, 2020

SMT1904HF L4101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 17:00 to 19:00

CREDITS: Two Credits

This course explores themes required for an understanding of the moral subject and moral actions. Topics include: Old Testament and New Testament ethics; current ethical theories especially Natural Law; formation of conscience, sin, conversion and the role of the Magisterium.

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Fundamental Themes in Christian Ethics - Cancelled on Jun 2, 2020

SMT1904HF L4101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 17:00 to 19:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course explores themes required for an understanding of the moral subject and moral actions. Topics include: Old Testament and New Testament ethics; current ethical theories especially Natural Law; formation of conscience, sin, conversion and the role of the Magisterium.

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Introduction to Theological Ethics and Moral Theology

RGT1905HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Berkman, John R.T.

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Basic principles of Christian ethics, with special attention to the pastoral application of moral theology.

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Moral Theology

SAT1905HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Gittens, Peter

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: N/A Online

PRE-REQUISITES: None CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to Catholic moral theology. Among the topics to be studied are: scripture, tradition, natural law, relationship between faith and morality, moral norms, virtue and vice, freedom, conscience and magisterium, etc. Assigned readings, discussion board assignments and responses, unit tests, written assignment paper.

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