The Secondary School Teaching Concentration of the Master's in Theological Studies degree combines courses in theology with several courses in education, properly preparing graduates of the degree program for certification in secondary religious education by the Texas Catholic Conference (TCC).
In addition to the core of theology courses which are described in the courses section, the following courses are required to receive an MTS with a concentration in secondary school teaching:
RPS 6336. Catechetics and the Development of Faith.* This course introduces the history, theology, and practice of catechesis. This includes the methods, content, and curriculum of contemporary catechesis, with particular focus on age-appropriateness and faith and its maturation in people.
Technology in Teaching
Human Growth and Development
Foundations of Catholic Education
Assessment for Learning
Internship in Catholic Education
* This course replaces RPS 6314. Church History. in the core courses of the MTS degree.