Course Catalogue 2022-2023

There are five 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.

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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Theology of Ministry

SMP2600HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Fortin, Jean-Pierre

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will explore the foundations of ministry in the New Testament, the manifold expressions of ministry in the history of the Church, and a variety of contemporary issues related to the theology and practice of ministry from a Roman Catholic perspective. Also important will be the relationship of ministry to other aspects of theology, such as Christology, pneumatology, grace, mission, ecclesiology, and sacraments.

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Synoptic Gospels

SAB2612HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Werbylo, Walter

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

PRE-REQUISITES: An introduction to New Testament course. CREDITS: One Credit

Apostolic preaching and its development in Gospel writing. A look at the Synoptic Question. Special introduction to first three gospels, with attention to the themes and theology of each tradition. Exegetical study of selected passages in Mark, completed with reference to accounts in Matthew and Luke.

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Church and Evangelism - Towards Building a New Relationship

TRP2631HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lazerte, Darcey

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 14:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

The course begins by looking at what the church is from an historical, biblical and functional perspective with special attention being given to the context in which it exists and to the epochs of Christianity as laid down by David Bosch. Then an examination of evangelism is given which defines it and looks at its history. Afterwards a theology of evangelism is explored with a focus on missio Dei. Then the practice of evangelism, as it is practiced in the church today, Is examined. The course closes by looking at both challenges and opportunities going forward. This is done with an in-depth look at the Missional Church Movement, Demographics and Marketing, Bernard Lonergan's concept of mutual self-mediation and giving some practical tools.

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