Summer 2017— Graduate Course Offerings

 Registrations are now being accepted online Full course (credit) $1,827.00
(preferred), or by mail. Half course (credit) $914.00
 All registrations must be accompanied by the Full course (audit) $300.00
appropriate registration fee and minimum of Half course (audit) $150.00
25% of the tuition. Registration fee $40.00
 Late registration fees take effect on 5/1/17. (non-refundable)
Late registration fee $70.00
 Classroom assignments will be posted on the
video board in the lobby.
 Course outlines and textbook lists are FINANCIAL AID/ASSISTANCE
available in the Russell Library and online. Tuition assistance and scholarships are
 SBSTM reserves the right to cancel a course available to students who apply.
for insufficient registration. Course
Awards are based on economic need,
cancellations will be announced by 5/10/17.
promise of ministerial leadership and
 Reasonable academic accommodations will academic potential.
be made for persons with documented
disabilities. Please contact the Dean’s office Roman Catholics residing in the Dioceses
at (585) 271-3657 ext. 291. of Rochester and Syracuse are eligible to
 Video-conferencing will be considered upon apply for diocesan tuition assistance. The
request. Subject to availability. Contact the application can be found at
Registrar at under Prospective
Students, and Scholarships and Financial

A310 - New Testament Themes (Heyman) Hybrid
An exploration of Christian origins based on the sources, cultural-geographical
developments, and central institutions, with special focus on the mission, messianic
expectations, Passover, Pentecost, and covenant.
Substitute for NT Intro. Requirement
Face to face sessions: May 23, June 6, June 20, July 11, July 25
IN ROCHESTER 6;00 pm - 9:00 pm
In between weeks, work will be done online.
120 French Road
Rochester, NY 14618 A303 - Prophecy in Ancient Israel (Premnath) Hybrid
Phone: (585) 271-3657 Systematic study of the prophetic phenomenon in ancient Israel with special reference
Fax: (585) 271-2045
to key texts from canonical prophets. Contemporary relevance of prophetic message
IN ALBANY and function. M.Div. Requirement
Face to face sessions: May 22, June 5, June 19, July 10 and July 24
40 N. Main Avenue 6;00 pm - 9:00 pm.
Albany, NY 12203 The rest of the work will be done online.
Phone: (518) 453-6760
Fax: (518) 453-6793 Look on the back for additional Summer Graduate Courses!
C228 - Church and Ministry (Johnson) Hybrid
Historical and theological overview of the Christian understanding of church and ministry,
Topics to include diversity in the early church's understanding of its mission, development of
ecclesiastical structures, centralization to the papacy and the magisterium, the church as
local/universal, the priesthood of the faithful, ecumenical dialogue, and the origin, function,
and evolution of ordained and lay ministries.
Face to Face sessions: May 23, June 20, July 18, 6;00 pm - 10:00 pm
In-between weeks, work done online.

D396 - New Evangelization for Pastoral Ministry (Schwartz and Kamp)
Evangelization leads us to encounter Christ and participate in the merciful love of Jesus for our
salvation. This course will explore the many faces of the "New Evangelization" from Vatican II,
Paul VI, John Paul II, Benedict SVI and Francis. We will unpack evangelization as the mission
of the Church and engage in theological and spiritual reflection for the purpose of growth in
missionary discipleship. New Evangelization will be considered in the contexts of mission,
discipleship, mercy, formation, ecclesiology, ministry, liturgy and practical application for the
spiritual renewal of parishes.
Wednesdays from 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
May 17, May 24, May 31, June 7, June 14, June 21, June 28, July 5, July 12 and July 19
** Available through video-conferencing upon request. **

D302 - Pastoral Formation (Karaban)
Supervised field experience that introduces students to particular pastoral, pastoral/agency
settings to provide an opportunity to critically reflect on the ministry and the minister they are
becoming. The experience consists of participation in supervised ministry, theological
reflection and evaluation.
First general session (all must attend): Monday, May 22, 6;00 pm - 9:00 pm,
Choose one:
Section 1: June 5, 12 & 19
Section 2: June 6, 13 & 20
All sessions are from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

C330 - The Gospel of Life: Life Issues and Contemporary Challenges (Kuhner)
An exploration of the nature, demands and consequently of the Gospel of Life. After
beginning with an overview of theological anthropology (centered upon key sources in
Scripture and Tradition), the course then addresses moral issues concerning the beginning of
life, its end and each stage in between. These issues include, but are not limited to: abortion,
contraception, violence and war, economic injustice and euthanasia. The general aim of the
course is two-fold: (1) to grant the student proficiency in engaging these challenges and (2) to
identify the Church's teaching one each issue, as well as the foundation of each teaching in the
Gospel of Life. Substitute for M.Div. C388 - Option to upgrade to full course with additional
June 8, June 15, June 22, June 29, July 6, July 13 and July 20
1;00 pm - 4:00 pm
** Available through video-conferencing upon request. **

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