Degree type(s): Minor
Degree field(s): Education; Theology; Catholic Studies; Humanities
Location(s): Bismarck, ND
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.
Catechesis and the New Evangelization Minor Program
The minor in Catechesis and the New Evangelization is designed to answer the Church's call for renewed missionary efforts both in regions awaiting a first hearing of the gospel and also within cultures of longstanding Christian tradition needing renewal. It an ideal complement to a major in Theology, Theological Studies, or Catholic Studies for those who desire practical training for ministry, as it is designed to train students to form Christian disciples in the post-modern world. It involves intensive classroom instruction as well as experiential education in supervised ministry settings in area parishes.
It is well-suited for those desiring employment in the fields of youth ministry, religious education, campus ministry, mission work and evangelization, and parish or diocesan communications, as well as those exploring vocations to the priesthood or religious life.
Minor in Catechesis and the New Evangelization:
Minimum of 18 credits in Theology, including the core Theology requirements plus THE 104, THE 313, THE 380, and THE 415.
Even as one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, the University of Mary does offer a variety of scholarships. In fact, 99% of main campus undergraduate students receive some form of scholarship!
We strongly encourage you to contact your personal admissions representative to discover all of the options that might be available to you. In many cases, a program specific scholarship is just one component of a complete financial aid package.
Our admissions professionals will work together with our Office of Financial Assistance to ensure that you get the best financial aid package possible to finance your education.
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