This course will examine traditional and contemporary approaches to spiritual care for
ministry to the incarcerated that are rooted in one’s faith or source of meaning-making.
This course requires students to be self-reflective, capable of critically and theologically
reflecting on scriptural literature and able to articulate one’s spiritual care practice. This
course engages a critical service-learning pedagogy and navigates contemporary
theories for integrated care with traditional religious practices for incarcerated souls.
This course is meant to provide a chaplain with arts of ministry that demonstrate
understanding and ability to function as a professional care provider with the Board of
Chaplaincy Certification’s common qualifications and competencies.
Course fulfills the following curricular requirements:
MAC – Chaplaincy Elective
MAC – Islamic Chaplaincy Elective