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Professional Certification in Catechetics


Upon completion of THEOL 200; 202 or 301 or 303; 204 or 205 or 207 or 208 or 210; 355; 365; and 480 (for those without pastoral experience) or EDUC 206 or EDUC 210 or PSYCH 207 (for those with pastoral experience), certification is offered through the Division of Religious Education, Archdiocese of Baltimore, in conformity with Faith Lived—Faith Shared: Regulations for the Formation and Certification of Catechists, Archdiocese of Baltimore (2001).

Note: These courses would fulfill the following areas of growth, according to the guidelines of the Baltimore Archdiocese: Area A: The Catechist as a Person of Faith (3 credits); Area B: Understanding the Person Being Catechized (2 or 3 credits); Area C: Context and Process of Catechesis (3 or 4 credits); Area D: Message or Content of Catechesis (9 credits).

Upon completion of THEOL 200, 202, 353, 356, 365 and 480 (for those without pastoral experience), or EDUC 206 or EDUC 210 or PSYCH 207 (for those with pastoral experience), certification is offered through the Division of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Archdiocese of Baltimore, in conformity with Rooted in the Vision: Regulations for the Formation and Certification of Youth Ministers Serving in Parishes, Schools and Other Institutions in the Archdiocese of Baltimore (2001).

Note: These courses fulfill the following areas of growth, according to the guidelines of the Baltimore Archdiocese: Area A: The Youth Minister as Adult Believer (4 credits); Area B: Understanding Adolescents (3 or 4 credits); Area C: Methodology of Youth Ministry (2 or 3 credits); Area D: Message of Youth Ministry (8 credits).

 
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