The Integrating Studies focus enables students to engage in a dialogue between their profession and/or life experience and theology in an environment enriched by graduate theological research. Experienced church ministers may also find this a rewarding program for ongoing professional development. The First Studies focus provides those preparing for professional ministry with an initial intellectual formation emphasizing selected themes in Western philosophy from a theological perspective.
Biblical: 3 Units
Historical: 2 Units
Theological: 4 Units
Moral Theology: 2 Units
Pastoral: 4 Units
Free Electives: 3 Units
These courses may be selected from any of the four TST departments, although they are usually selected with a view to forming a concentration of courses in one department (e.g. Theology).
Closure: RGT3790Y MTS Synthesis Paper
A detailed protocol on the preparation of the synthesis paper to bring the MTS program to completion is available from the Student Services Assistant.
A 18-hour seminar in academic skills entitled “Introduction to Philosophical Studies” given over the course of 6 days in late August.
Religious Heritage: 8 Units
Cultural Context: 10 Units
The precise courses that fulfill the philosophy distribution requirements will be determined each year by the program director/academic advisor.
4 units in the history of philosophy; one from each of the different historical periods:
4 units in different philosophical disciplines:
2 units of electives in Philosophy
Social and Natural Sciences, Humanities, or a Second Language: 10 Units
With the approval of the program director, courses may be completed on an undergraduate level.
Summative Exercise: 2 Units