SG 401: Monasticism

This course on monasticism has been developed for the non-Orthodox student as well as the Orthodox Christian seeking a deeper knowledge of their own tradition. Its content is the mixture of a broad survey and some fine detail about the foundations of Monasticism in the Christian East and West through the lives and rules of […]

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LDR 406: Team Building

This course will introduce students to the various ways that good leadership will build strong teams. They will learn various ways to gain trust and build relationships in a way that fosters a strong culture of community. Students are required to have an electronic journal that contains all of their notes for every content assignment

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HIST 211: Russian History

History of the Russian Orthodox Church 101 (substitute for Russian History 211) Course Description This five-week distant study class introduces a student to turning points in the history of the Russian Church from the ninth to the twenty-first century as well as to the key figures and transformative periods of Russian history. Course Objective Methodology

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PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology

Orthodox Christian Engagement with Secular Psychology Course Description:This course examines Orthodox Christian anthropology, foundational understanding of what constitutes the human person and his/her flourishing (with special emphasis given to the dynamic aspect of St. Sophrony’s hypostatic theology), alongside a handful of the foundational psychological theories (combining some where relevant): psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic-existential, & systemic.  Beyond

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LDR 403: Productivity

Productivity is simple: it is the ratio of work product (output) over effort and resources expended (input). However, to be meaningfully productive, a person must possess a degree of self-knowledge and engage in deliberate planning, focus, and discipline to “get things done.” This course will teach each participant to create the conditions for productivity in

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