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Field Education, Fall Semester, post-requirement, Field Education

Sarah Drummond

Students enrolling in a second year of field education register for this course. This 1.5 credit course includes covenanting with a ministry setting and supervisor, writing theological reflections, and working with partners to assess progress. Students may audit with permission; auditors will be expected to complete all requirements. Graded SAT/UNSAT, permission of the Field Education Program required. Concurrent enrollment in a P3 course and section is optional for an additional 1.5 credits. This course, in conjunction with CMFE 701F, fulfills the upper-level Ministerial Practice requirement. Must enroll in ONE required orientation session, which will include an overview of field education and preparation for theological reflection:
CMFE01 September 11, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
CMFE02 September 12, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Fall - See description.

Key to Course Listings

Key Description
EL "EL" following a course description indicates an E-Learning course.
F "F" following a course number indicates a course offered during Fall semester.
S "S" following a course number indicates a course offered during Spring semester.
W "W" following a course number indicates a course offered during Winter Session in January.
J "J" following a course number indicates a course offered during June.
"Y" following a course number indicates a yearlong course. Students must register each semester for year-long courses.

This listing is subject to change. Continue to check the school's eb site,, for current information about course listings, times and dates. All courses, including Church and Ministry Department courses, are now offered for 3 credits. Only students following the pre-2001 M.Div. curriculum may elect to take courses for other than 3 credits. Unless otherwise noted, courses are generally limited to 55 students.

Levels of Instruction

Level Description
500 Language courses or introductory courses meeting departmental requirements for either the M.Div. or the M.A. degree.
600 Meet departmental requirements for the M.Div., unless otherwise indicated, or program requirements for the M.A.
700 For advanced M.Div. and M.A. students with either background in an area or prerequisites completed. These courses meet some departmental upper-level elective requirements for the M.Div.
800 Primarily for D.Min. and S.T.M. students, although a limited number of seniors with the appropriate background may enroll with the instructor's permission.


Dual-numbered courses-e.g., [HIST 725/825] - indicate courses that serve more than one level. Students should register for the level appropriate to their program needs.

Example: an M.Div. or M.A. student would register for HIST 725, but an S.T.M. or D.Min. student would register for HIST 825.