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GSOM 5301 (3-3-0) Graduate Writing and Research
This course will provide practical application of graduate level research and writing skills through presentations, interviews, and ministry related visits. Students will have opportunity to strengthen basic skills in order to succeed in graduate work. Areas of focus will include graduate level writing, research skills, case analysis, and interpersonal communication. Fall, Spring.
GSOM 6310 (3-3-0) Ministry Mentorship (S-L)
This course provides supervised practical experience related to student vocational goals. Students receive mentoring guidance for hands-on ministry from a proficient veteran in the field. Students learn foundational ministry skills and improve leadership skills in field experience that tests their abilities in real life settings. Course assignments integrate ministry theory and practice, incorporating a service-learning perspective. This course contains a field-based service-learning component. Fall, Spring, Summer.
GSOM 6380 (3-3-0) Unlimited Partnerships: Practicum (S-L)
This course is designed to give each student supervised ministry experience related to the student’s vocational goal. The ministry is intentionally designed from the service-learning perspective. Each student will be employed by a local church through the Unlimited Partnerships Program and work with the local pastor for guidance and for hands-on experience. Students will observe and carry out assignments or projects under the supervision of the pastor. The student will meet online and in the classroom with the professor, Unlimited Partnership representatives, and other class members for reporting, reflection, and discussion related to the ministry practicum experiences. Application for this course must be made through the professor’s office.
Prerequisite: As described and required in related degree program.
Cross Listed Courses: MACE 6310, MAGL 5316, THEO 6393, MAWL 6380).