Religion Thesis-Graduate (RELG)

RELG-595  Directed Reading  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

RELG-596  Research Methodology  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

RELG-597  Master's Project  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

RELG-598  Master's Thesis  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

RELG-599  Cont Reg: Master Study  1 Credit  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

RELG-650  Directed Reading  3 Credits  
RELG-680  Ind Studies:  1-4 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

RELG-693  Integrative Seminar  3 Credits  

The Integrative Seminar is a classroom experience designed to help students reflect theologically on ministry experience by integrating what they have learned in graduate coursework with the practice of ministry.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

RELG-694  Field Education  3 Credits  

A field education experience with a qualified mentor approved by the Faculty Supervisor in Field Education. See the Graduate Religion Office for applications.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Summer.

RELG-695  Directed Reading  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring and Summer.

RELG-696  Research Methodology  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

RELG-697  Master's Project  3 Credits  
RELG-698  Master's Thesis  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

RELG-778  OCMS Thesis Proposal  4 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

RELG-779  OCMS Continued Registration  1-4 Credits  
RELG-780  Independent Study  1-4 Credits  
RELG-788  Resrch Meth: Leadership Studies  3 Credits  

An introduction to research and inquiry regarding leadership and religious organizations. Students will design and complete a mini research project that includes: a problem statement, definition of terms, limitations and delimitations, literature review, description of research method, collection of data, data analysis and interpretation of data. Required for all M.A. students, and M.T.S. students who have chosen the thesis, project or directed reading option in the field of Leadership Studies. May be used as one elective M.T.S. course.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring and Summer.

RELG-790  Exit Option Design/Proposal:Bib Studies  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

RELG-791  Exit Option Design/Proposal:leadership  3 Credits  

The development of appropriate thesis and directed reading topics in the field of Leadership Studies, and the description of these topics in a formal proposal format. Students will meet with selected faculty and other students enrolled in each semester to research proposals until approved by faculty. After approval of the research proposal, students will continue to meet in this seminar to report progress on their research exit options. Required for all M.A. students, and M.T.S. students who have chosen the thesis or directed reading option in the field of Leadership Studies. May be used as one elective M.T.S. course.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring and Summer.

RELG-795  Directed Reading  3 Credits  

The development of a problem statement necessary to conduct a literature search in a given area. Written critiques, a summary reflection paper and meetings between the student and the directed reading mentor monitor the student's progress and mastery of research topic.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

RELG-795A  Directed Reading  4 Credits  
RELG-796  Research Methodology  2 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

RELG-797  Master's Project  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Summer.

RELG-798  Master's Thesis  3 Credits  

The study of a well-defined problem that both emerges from and carries forward some existing body of knowledge or theory. Students who choose this research option, work with the guidance of a faculty committee.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

RELG-798A  Master's Thesis  4 Credits  
RELG-799  Continuted Registration: Master's Study  1 Credit  

Required for each semester subsequent to registration of RELG 790, 791, 795, 797, or 798 until completed. Must be enrolled in semester of completion. RELG 799 credits do not count toward M.A. or M.T.S. degree requirements.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

RELG-799A  Cont Reg: Master's Study  1 Credit  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.