Military Ministry 1: Historical Foundations and Current Practices
Preparation of new military chaplains; learning the historical foundation of the U.S. Armed Forces Chaplaincy, emphasizing a practical ministry within a theological and spiritual context.
REL E
641
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAvailable to prospective chaplains only.
 TaughtFall
Course Outcomes: 


Chaplain work opportunities


Students will fully understand the broad opportunities available to chaplain candidates both in and out of the military.

Chaplain work opportunities

Students will fully understand the broad opportunities available to chaplain candidates both in and out of the military.

Christianity's Origins and Development in America

Students will be able to show a full understanding of the origins and growth of Christianity in the United States along with its attendant denominationalism.

Christianity's origins in America

Students will show command of the origins and growth of Christianity in the United States along with its attendant denominationalism.

Working in a pluralistic environment

Recognizing the challenges of working in a pluralistic religious environment, chaplain students will be developing strategies for dealing with them.

Working in a religiously pluralistic environment

Recognizing the challenges of working in a pluralistic religious environment, students will know how to develop effective strategies for dealing with them

Recognizing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Recognize and understand the peculiar challenges of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD.

Recognizing PTSD

Students will be able to recognize, understand and appreciate the peculiar challenges of PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Leadership Skills in Grave Dangers

Students will have developed a personal vision of leadership in situations of grave danger.

Leadership in grave dangers

Students will develop a personal vision of leadership in situations of grave danger.