2021-2022 Catalog 
    Jan 22, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog

Saint Ignatius Institute Certificate

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Identify major themes, key concepts, and perennial questions in works across the humanities (arts, literature, history, philosophy, religion and theology)
  • Interpret and analyze complex and contested histories and contexts of Christianity in the world before 1800
  • Employ interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or discipline-specific methods in scholarly inquiry
  • Articulate critical arguments using relevant primary and secondary sources
  • Evaluate challenges facing local and global communities in light of community engagement
  • Articulate their own intellectual and personal gifts in light of major world religions, particularly the Catholic, Jesuit traditions of cura personalis, finding God in all things, discernment of one’s deepest desires, contemplation in action, and becoming people for (and with) others

Certificate Requirement (16 units)

Core (8 units)

Complete 1 course from two of the Core D areas below (8 units total). For instance, select 1 course in Ancient Philosophy and 1 course in Theology, or 1 course in Theology and 1 course in Ethics.

SII Symposium (8 unit)

One 2-unit SII Symposium (or two 1-unit Symposium classes) per year is required for the first three years, and Senior Symposium is required in the final year.

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