Curriculum Map

Master of Arts (36 credits)

Organizational Leadership Courses - 3 courses (9 credits) selected from the following: 

  • EDD 706 Leadership                     Required Course
  • MGT 544 Fundraising    
  • MGT 545 Strategic Planning in the Nonprofit Organization
  • MGT 572 Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 575 Project and Program Management
  • MGT 578 Nonprofit Law

Interfaith Understanding – 4 courses (12 credits) selected from the following:

  • IFL 620 Successful Interfaith Dialogue             Required Course 
  • Interfaith Social Justice and Social Action
  • HGS 511 History of Anti-Semitism
  • HGS 525 Post-Holocaust Theology
  • HGS 557 Comparative Genocide
  • IFL 505 - Exploring Interfaith Leadership and Service
  • IFL 565 - Nonviolence in America

Religious Studies - 3 courses (9 credits) selected from the following:

  • REL 621 Jewish/Christian/Muslim Life Cycle & Holidays     Required Course
  • Jewish/Christian/Muslim Sacred Scriptures
  • Jewish/Christian/Muslim Theology
  • Jewish/Christian/Muslim Liturgy
  • The Concept of the Saint in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • JST 517 Comparative Liturgy of Judaism and Christianity
  • JST 529 Jewish and Christian Interpretations of the Bible
  • JST 603 Comparative Theology of Judaism and Christianity
  • JST 40730 Jewish and Christian Saints (needs new course number)
  • REL 331 - Ethnicity, Gender, and Religion

Field Work and Capstone Project (6 credits)

  • Field Work                        Required
  • Capstone Project               Required

Students will be required to complete 35 hours of Field Work (3 credits) to receive hands-on experience in interfaith relations. Gratz College will assist students in finding local field work placement. 
Students must also complete a Capstone Project (3 credits) on a specific area of Interfaith Leadership.
Students are encouraged to attend a one-week Summer Institute training session on-campus at Gratz to enhance their Field Work experience and Capstone Project.
 

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