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 next orientation will be announced soon for Fall. Please sign up by emailing  our executive assistant, Lisa Schroeder at lschroeder@unity.org. to receive the link.


M&RS Fall Quarter - September 14 - November 22, 2020 *Registration Opened August 10, 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:
SCS 500 - Bible Hebrew Scriptures: Mondays - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. CT 
SPD 505 - Self Awareness: Tuesdays: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. CT 
Elective - The Q Process: Wednesdays - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. CT 
SPD 500 - Prayer and Meditation: Thursdays - 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. CT 
HTS 500 - Intro to Theology: Fridays - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. CT 
RES 050 - Study, Research, and Writing Skills: Saturdays - 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. CT

2nd Year Courses:
Elective - Technology in the Emerging Church: Mondays - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. CT 
HTS 515 - History of Christianity: Tuesdays - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. CT
SAS 500 - Inclusive Ministry: Thursdays - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. CT 
SCS 515 - Quest for Historical Jesus: Fridays - 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. CT 

3rd Year Courses:
16 Week Internship: Mondays - 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. CT   (September 28 - January 10th)
MAS 645 - Ministry Financial Management: Thursdays - 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 Summer Intensive Week 2020 Schedule 
*Note: Classes are ine Education Building at Unity Village, Unity Village, MO.
*Scroll over Term Intensive for schedule 

M&RS Intensive WeekJune 1 – 5, 2020 

Mediation Skills Intensive: June 9 – 10, 2020 

Interpersonal Communication Skills Intensive – August 26 - 28, 2020 

M&RS Intensive Week:  August 24 – 28, 2020

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.