Curriculum for the Ministerial Training Certificate Program

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Ministerial Training Certificate Program – Track A*

Total credits required: 18

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • MINS 2110 – Homiletics 2 (2 cr.)
  • MINS 2603 – Foundations of Family Ministry (1 cr.)
  • MINS 2610 – Pastoral Counseling and Care (3 cr.)
  • MINS 2770 – The Holy Spirit: Fire from Heaven (1 cr.)
  • PSYS 2201 – Spiritual Psychology 2 (3 cr.)
  • RELS 1005 – Survey of the World Religions (2 cr.)

Electives (6 credits)

  • EDUC 1380 – Outreach in The Summit Lighthouse (1 cr.)
  • LEAD 1105 – Practical Leadership Skills 1 (1 cr.)
  • LEAD 2105 – Practical Leadership Skills 2 (1 cr.)
  • LEAD 2150 – Leadership Practicum (3 cr.)
  • MINS 2380 – The Universal Principles of Spiritual Community (1 cr.)
  • MINS 3280 – A Spiritual Perspective on the Issues of Our Time (1 cr.)
  • POLI 1101 – Spiritual Principles of Government (3 cr.)
  • RELS 1085 – Survey of The Summit Lighthouse (1 cr.)
  • RELS 1180 – Science of the Spoken Word (1 cr.)
  • SOCW 2603 – Basics of Senior Care (1 cr.)
  • SOCW 2605 – End-of-Life Care in The Summit Lighthouse (1 cr.)

 

Ministerial Training Certificate Program – Track B*

Total credits required: 18

Required Courses (16 credits)

  • MINS 2110 – Homiletics 2 (2 cr.)
  • MINS 2380 – The Universal Principles of Spiritual Community (1 cr.)
  • MINS 2603 – Foundations of Family Ministry (1 cr.)
  • MINS 2610 – Pastoral Counseling and Care (3 cr.)
  • MINS 2650 – MTC-B Intensive (1 cr.)**
  • MINS 2770 – The Holy Spirit: Fire from Heaven (1 cr.)
  • MINS 2780 – CUT Sacraments and Holy Orders (1 cr.)
  • MINS 3280 – A Spiritual Perspective on the Issues of Our Time (1 cr.)
  • PSYS 2201 – Spiritual Psychology 2 (3 cr.)
  • RELS 1005 – Survey of the World Religions (2 cr.)

Electives (2 credits; one SOCW course required unless two SOCW courses were taken at the MSC-B level)

  • LEAD 1105 – Practical Leadership Skills 1 (1 cr.)
  • LEAD 2105 – Practical Leadership Skills 2 (1 cr.)
  • SOCW 2603 – Basics of Senior Care (1 cr.)
  • SOCW 2605 – End-of-Life Care in The Summit Lighthouse (1 cr.)

Additional Requirements (no credit)

  • Minimally one semester of mentoring by an ordained minister of C.U.T.
  • Minimally 10 professional counseling sessions by a licensed psychological counselor/therapist (in addition to sessions taken for the MSC-B program).

*See the Course Catalog for a schedule and descriptions of courses. Course numberings, titles and availability are subject to change without prior notice.

**MINS 2650 – Intensive: is a required 4-5 day intensive for Track B students who have completed 12 credits or will complete 12 credits at the conclusion of the semester when the intensive will be held. Intensives will be held once a year. Locations and dates for intensives will be announced. Travel, housing and meals for intensives vary and are the responsibility of the student.

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