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UMD Student Learning Outcomes

  • Effectively serve faith-based organizations as leaders and teachers.
  • Successfully communicate with people of diverse gender, racial, experiential, and faith backgrounds, and articulate ways in which systemic dynamics (such as power) effect and influence these communications.
  • Interpret Scripture in a wide range of ministry contexts using solid principles of exegesis.
  • Communicate in effective ways your knowledge of scripture, theology, and ethics to a variety of contemporary ministry contexts.
  • Understand how contextuality informs theological interpretation and ethical considerations.