Curriculum

Major Requirements: 42 Credit hours (pending approval)

IPS 570 Introduction to Theology and Ministry

CPST 250 Foundations of Organizations

CPST 276 Introductory Finance and Budgetary Best Practices

CPST 278 Fundraising and Financial Sustainability

CPST 270 Effective Boards and Plans

CPST 272 Building a Volunteer and Support Base

CPST 280 Mission and Organizational Development and Assessment

CPST 274 Advocacy and Program Promotion

CPST 247 Computer Concepts and Applications

Communication Skills, Choose One:

  • COMM 231 Communication & Conflict Management
  • COMM 273 Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 237 Small Group Communication

Leadership Skills, Choose One:

  • CPST 360 Development and Change in Organizations
  • CPST 370 Leadership Theories and Organizations
  • CPST 380 Leadership Culture and Ethics

Electives to the major, Choose and complete one track:

Social Justice Track*:

  • IPS 610 Social Justice Foundations
  • IPS 620 Diversity and Equity
  • IPS 660 Leadership in Social Justice Organizations

Pastoral Studies Track**:

  • IPS 416 Christian Origins: New Testament
  • IPS 417 Literature of Ancient Israel
  • IPS 402 The Church and Its Mission

*These courses will count toward an M.A in Social Justice at the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University Chicago.

**These courses will count toward an M.A in Pastoral Studies at the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University Chicago.