M&RS Syllabi for Students

Online Course Syllabi - Ministerial and Religious Studies (M&RS) 

Below are the syllabi for the current or upcoming M&RS term. Please check the Course Schedules to see in which term an M&RS course will be offered. 
FYI - "Collaborate Sessions" are your live web conferencing session days and times. 

Students wishing to take M&RS courses must fill out the UWSI Ministerial Enrollment Form.

New Student Orientation Sessions:  We highly recommend new students attend one of the orientation sessions to become comfortable with our Blackboard learning platform. The Winter orientations will be Thursday, January 7, 2021 from 6:30-8:30p.m. CT  and Saturday, January 16, 2021 from 11a.m. - 1p.m. CT. Please sign up by emailing  our executive assistant, Lisa Schroeder at lschroeder@unity.org. to RSVP and receive the link.


M&RS Winter Quarter - January 4 - March 14, 2021 *Registration Opens December 7, 2020 

M&RS Courses with Synchronous Session Days and Times (CT)*

Course information and some materials are available on your course's page in Blackboard upon your registration and approval to take the course. Collaborate (live face-to-face) sessions are at different days and times - see schedule below. Be sure to go and look in your course for materials and assignments before your 1st Collaborate session.

1st Year Courses:
MAS 600 - Pastorial Counseling Theory: Tuesdays - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. CT 
HTS 505 - Writings of Charles & Myrtle Fillmore: Wednesdays: 7:15- - 8:45 p.m. CT 
SPD 510 - Developing Emotional and Spiritual Intelligence: Thursdays - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. CT 
SCS 505 - Bible History: Christian: Fridays - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. CT 

2nd Year Courses:
HTS 510 - Unity Perspectives: Foundational and Modern Unity Authors: Mondays - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. CT
SCS 520 - World Religions: Tuesdays - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. CT 
MAS 640 - Ministry Structure, Board, and Governance: Thursdays - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. CT
MAS 650 - Ministry Fundraising and Development: Fridays - 7:00p.m. - 8:30p.m. CT 

3rd Year Courses:
PRA 710 - Internship in CPO: Tuesdays - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Elective - Ministry at the End of Life: Wednesdays - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. CT

*Attention: a course may be cancelled if enrollment is less than 5 students.

If you must drop a course, please send an email to registrar@unity.org in order for the drop to be officially recorded.

M&RS Intensive Week 2021 Schedule 

Spring Intensive: June 7 - 12, 2021 
Summer Intensive: August 30 - September 4, 2021

UMSA - Unity Ministers Student Association!

UMSA is a non-profit student organization providing support and representation to UWSI ministerial students. Among UMSA’s efforts are academic, technological, and pastoral support; representation to UWSI and
the UWM credentialing team; regular student body meetings; social media presence; and social gatherings whenever possible.
UMSA’s purpose is to promote fellowship and cooperation among students and the UWSI faculty and staff. Membership is free, even though donations are greatly appreciated.
UMSA builds relationships and addresses student’s concerns.
Check out the UMSA website at unitymsa.org and sign up for your UMSA membership at unitymsa.org/apply.