Course Catalogue 2022-2023

There are four categories for course delivery:

In Person* if the course 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 62.

Online – Asynchronous if the course 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 61.

Hybrid if the course requires attendance at a specific location and time, however up to 30% of the course is delivered online. If online attendance is expected at a specific time, it will be in place of the in person attendance. These courses will have the section code starting with 31.

Some courses may offer more than one delivery method please ensure that you have the correct section code when registering via ACORN. You will not be permitted to switch delivery method after the last date to add a course for the given semester.

Introduction to Anglican Theology: Ways of Reading the Bible in the English Church and Anglican Communion

WYT2505HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Hartin, Cole

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 10:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This is a survey course in Anglican theology that will involve extensive reading. Using the lens of Scriptural interpretation as a way of approaching the sweep of Anglican theological thinking, this course will survey chronologically a broad range Anglican readers of Scripture in an attempt to gauge the development of the larger religious vision of Anglicanism over time. Beginning with Wycliffe, the course will move through a number of writers into the early 20th century, and end with some recent statements on the reading of Scripture from around the Anglican Communion.

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Boundaries & Bridges, Part 1

TXP2511HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Malcolm, Wanda

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 14:00 to 17:00

PRE-REQUISITES: Completion of eight courses. CREDITS: One Credit

This three-hour pass/fail course introduces students to the basics of what it means to have healthy self-awareness and is designed to lay the foundation for effective and ethical pastoral care practices. The primary focus is to encourage students to recognize and enjoy their gifts and strengths without ignoring the limits of those good things. It is also about seeing and accepting ownership of the sometimes laudable, sometimes questionable motivations and needs that shape our perceptions and guide our behavior. The overarching goal of this course is for each student to gain accurate self-understanding and an appreciation of the ways in which he or she is predisposed to bring him or herself as a person to interactions that require sensitivity and skill.

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Advanced Formation and Internship in Pastoral Care Ministry

TXP2512YY L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Malcolm, Wanda

COLLEGE: TST Joint College & Department Course SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 10:00 to 12:00

PRE-REQUISITES: TSX2511H CREDITS: Two Credits

Th is pass/fail course builds on Part 1 of Boundaries & Bridges and is designed to expand students' mastery of the practices essential to effective and ethical pastoral care. This course requires attendance eithr in class or at St. John's Rehabilitation Hospital four days per week for 12 weeks. The course instructor and field education supervisor work collaboratively and will be in regular communication about students' progress in the course.The primary focus of this course is to provide students with opportunities to learn and demonstrate that their ability to: understand and embody the principles of bringing themselves to ministry with skill, authenticity and integrity (competent use of self); articulate a pastoral image of themselves that is lived out in their pastoral functioning; skillfully engage in a range of pastoral skills essential to providing pastoral care to diverse populations; competently and accurately assess the strengths and needs of those they are serving pastorally; and integrate their conceptual in-class learning with the practice of pastoral care in the field education placement. The overarching goal of this course is for students to gain the requisite skills involved in becoming a person who values and is able to offer sensitive and effective pastoral care, is committed to the ongoing task of developing their capacity for ethical thinking, and consistently behaves with authenticity and integrity.

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Intermediate Greek I

WYB2521HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Sider-Hamilton, Catherine

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 10:00 to 13:00

PRE-REQUISITES: Intro to Hellenistic Greek or 2 semesters of Greek CREDITS: One Credit

This course provides practice in reading and exegesis of the New Testament in Greek. It follows upon Elementary New Testament Greek (or one year of Greek) and presumes a basic knowledge of Greek. The aim is to increase the student's proficiency in Greek through regular translation and analysis of the New Testament texts, to introduce more advanced grammatical and syntactical concepts, and to unlock the potential of the Greek text for preaching and for scholarly research.

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Human Growth and Development Across the Life Span

EMP2535HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): McCullough, Glenn

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 9:00 to 12:00

PRE-REQUISITES: EMP1741H CREDITS: One Credit

Developmental psychology is the scientific study of how and why human beings change over the course of their lives. Originally focused on the physical, motor, cognitive, intellectual, emotional, personality, social, and moral changes in infants and children, developmental psychology now includes adolescence, adult development, and aging, throughout all stages of the entire lifespan. Several developmental stage theories have been developed, emerging from a diverse set of assumptions and models of human behavior, that divide child development into distinct stages. These stages are characterized by quantitative and qualitative differences in behaviour. There are a number of different views about the way in which psychological and physical development might proceed throughout the life span. This course will present a survey of the most important theoretical models including models that emphasize spiritual development. With respect to spiritual developmental each developmental theory will be examined from the point of view of spiritual development and their attention to spirituality throughout the life span. Formal theories of human growth and development within the Buddhist, Muslim and Christian perspectives will be introduced. Methodological issues will also be discussed.

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Pastoral Counselling

SAP2545HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lombardi, Josephine

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 14:00 to 16:30

CREDITS: One Credit

Pastoral Counselling for the non-professional counsellor engaged in ministry. The goals of the course include acquiring basic counselling skills, developing awareness of counter-transference and exploring how to refer to other professionals.

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Understanding Mental Health and Mental Illness as Faith Leaders

WYP2552HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Fung, Alan

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 19:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is designed to give current and future faith leaders the base knowledge they need to understand what people are facing when they struggle with a mental illness or psychological disorder. It focuses on gaining a good grasp of the illnesses and disorders faith leaders are most likely to encounter in ministry life and addresses the recommended treatments for each of those disorders. Students will be introduced to the diagnostic categories of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) – currently in its 5th edition (DSM-5) – as well as the impact of these problems on functioning levels and relationships. Current methods of assessments and treatment strategies utilizing a bio-psycho-socio-culturo-spiritual framework will be discussed. This course is intended for those serving in ministry settings that bring them into frequent contact with those struggling with the impacts of mental illness. It is recommended for those who want to be part of a knowledgeable, collaborative, and supportive multi-disciplinary team addressing needs of individuals affected by mental illness and their families.

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Psychopathology in Mental Health

EMP2581HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Isgandarova, Nazila

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 16:00 to 19:00

PRE-REQUISITES: knowledge or work experience with DSM 5 or mental healthissues CREDITS: One Credit

As an introduction to the major mental disorders, this course aims to prepare students for working with clients with serious mental health problems in private, institutional and community settings. The course focuses on a biopsychosocial and spiritual understanding of mental health and well-being. Utilizing the holistic approach to mental health, this course will explore classifications and symptomatology of the more severe and chronic forms of psychiatric disorder, their etiology and nature, and their diagnosis. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5 (DSM-5) will be used as a reference point. The students will also be introduced to the critical influence of culture, class, race and ethnicity, religion, and social values of the individual, family, group, and social institutions in the assessment of mental health disorders. The course will critically review current classification systems and major theories regarding the nature of mental disorders, their diagnoses and etiologies, the treatment approaches available to help people in their recovery, and culturally relevant variables. As a result, the students will be able to critically utilize terminology and concepts in the DSM-5 and identify best practices in psychotherapy practice.

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Theological Anthropology

SAT2600HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Egbulefu, Charles

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Sat TIME: 9:00 to 14:30

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is an exploration of the following themes in the light of Christian revelation: creation, the human person, sin, grace, and eschatology.

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Theological Anthropology

SAT2600HF L6201 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Egbulefu, Charles

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Sat Online TIME: 9:00 to 14:30

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is an exploration of the following themes in the light of Christian revelation: creation, the human person, sin, grace, and eschatology.

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