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United Theological Seminary

Master of Divinity in UU Studies and Social Transformation

This concentration program is designed to prepare students both for ordained UU ministry and leadership in social transformation work. See the program descriptions for MDiv in UU Studies and MDiv in Social Transformation for the purposes, learning outcomes, and ordination requirements of this program.

 

United’s MDiv in UU Studies and Social Transformation at a Glance

  • 75 credits
  • Twenty-five 3-credit courses, including one field experience
  • Final thesis or project not required
  • Can be completed in three years if you take a full-time course load (24 credits per year) plus one additional course
  • Can be completed entirely via distance learning

Program Guide Sheet

LEARNING OUTCOME
NUMBER OF COURSES
COURSES
Religious Texts 4
Hebrew Bible 1: Orientation
Choose one:

New Testament 1: Epistles, Acts and Revelation
New Testament 2: Four Gospels
Two additional 1000-level Religious Texts courses
Theological Tradition 4
Religious and Theological Interpretation
History of Christian Theologies
History of Modern Theologies
Unitarian and Universalist Theologies
Ethics/Justice 2
Comparative Religious Ethics
Choose one:
Queer and Trans Theologies
Black and Womanist Theologies
Formation 2
Introduction to Spiritual and Personal Formation
Organizational Leadership and Administration
Cultural Contextualization 1
World Religions
Arts and Theology 1
Choose one:
History of Arts and Theology
Art, Religion, and Contemporary Culture
Social Transformation 1 Leadership and Strategies for Social Change
Integration 1 MDivCapstone Seminar
CORE SUBTOTAL
16
Vocational Contextualization & Skills 9
Introduction to Pastoral and Spiritual Care
Preaching and Your Public Voice
Contextual UU Faith Formation
Worship, Liturgy, and Ritual: UU Theories & Praxis
UU History and Polity
Theology for Social Transformation
Social Analysis and Community Engagement
CPE Internship—Social Justice Focus
Social Transformation Capstone
CONCENTRATION SUBTOTAL
9
DEGREE TOTAL
25

 

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