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Formative Spirituality Concentration

This 12 credit concentration is ideal for student enrolled in our degree programs who would like to focus their electives on contemplative practices and group spiritual formation.

The courses in this concentration ground students in the contemplative tradition while offering hands-on opportunities for practical application within parish ministry settings, agencies, and for individual practice.

Core Courses Credits
SEFS601 Spiritual Formation 3 credits
SEFS700 Individual Spiritual Direction 1 credits
SEFS710 Prayer 2 credits
SEFS721 Group Spiritual Direction I 2 credits
TOTAL 8 credits
Electives Credits
SEFS712 Discernment 2 credits
SEFS713 Retreat 1 credits
SEFS714 Contemplative Communication & Relationship  2 credits
SEFS715 Formative Spirituality for the Parish & Community 1 credits
SEFS722 Group Spiritual Direction 2 2 credits
SEFS730 Incarnational Spirituality 1 credits
SEFS731 Spirituality within Diversity (Travel Format) 2 credits
SEFS732 Spiritual Classics for the Contemplative in Action 2 credits
SEFS733 Ignatian Exercises: Theology & Practice 4 credits
SEFS734 Wisdom Way of Knowing 3 credits
SEFS735 Spirituality of Wisdom Jesus 3 credits
TOTAL (4 credits from these courses) 4 credits