G-60 ROSEMEAD SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY
proposal and a bibliography on a learning contract form available from the registrar's office. Required courses may not be taken through independent study. Elective.
strengths and weaknesses of traditionally conflicting viewpoints. Prerequisites: STP 500, 721 or 722. Elective. STP 715 Psychoanalysis and Religion (2) A survey of the views of Freud and later psychoanalysis of religion. Classical psy choanalytic explanations and interpretations of various phenomena and beliefs are exam ined along with more recent object relations and philosophical viewpoints on psycho analysis and religion. Prerequisites: STP 500, 721 or 722. Elective. STP 721 The Nature and Scope of Integration (3) This required course includes a discus sion of the models, levels and areas in which integration of the theological and psychologi cal can occur, as well as a framework for con ceptualizing the scope of integration. Prerequisites: STH 521, 522, 603 and second year standing. Required of Ph.D., Psy.D. STP 722 Systems of Integration (3) A critical evaluation of the works of spe cific theologians and psychologists who have attempted to integrate the disciplines of psychology and theology. Attention is given to the approaches of such theorists as Adams, Browning, Crabb, Gothard, Mowrer, Oden, Tournier, Van Kaam and Wagner. Prerequisites: STH 521, 522 and 603. Required of Ph.D., Psy.D. STP 730 Missions and Mental Health (2) A study of the contributions psychologists can make to the missionary enterprise. Special consideration is given to the selection, prepara tion and evaluation of missionary candidates. Unique crosscultural adjustment issues facing missionary families are also discussed. Prerequisites: STP 500, 721 or 722. Elective. STP 731 Theological Contributions to the Practice ofTherapy (2) A consideration of scriptural passages and theological doctrines relating to a vari ety of clinical problems and issues. Includes a biblical discussion of topics such as identity, self esteem, guilt, anger, depres sion, anxiety, and assertiveness. Prerequisites: STP 500, 721 or 722. Elective.
therapy. Prerequisite: STP 500, 721 or 722; commencement of individual didactic and STH 603 and 604. Elective.
STP 742 Anger, Aggression and Hostility (2)
INTEGRATION OF PSYCHOLOGY AND THEOLOGY
A consideration of anger and related emo tions and behaviors, including the catharsis hypotheses and aggression in fantasy. Prerequisite: STP 500, 721 or 722. Elective. STP 744 Integration and Therapy (2) The focus of this seminar is on "explicit integration" in psychotherapy. The distinc tives of the Christian therapist and his ther apeutic conceptualizations and intervention are examined. (Course may be repeated with different emphasis.) Prerequisite: STP 500, 721 or 722. Elective. STP 745 Maturity: Psychological and Theological Perspectives (2) Various approaches to the concept of ma turity are reviewed, including the psycholog ical, biblical and devotional. A major focus is placed on the similarities and differences between biblical and psychological maturity as seen by such integration theorists as Car ter, Clines, Grounds and Oakland. Prerequisite: STP 500, 721 or 722. Elective. STP 746 Selected Topics and Issues in Integration (2) Occasional seminars are offered under this course designation with focus on some contemporary integration issue, controver sy or special research interest. Prerequisite: STP 500, 721 or 722. Elective. STP 748 Christian Community (2) A study of the potential impact of the church as a social system upon the growth and maturity of its members. Prerequisite: STP 500, 721 or 722; STH 604 and permis sion of instructor. Elective. STP 749 Values in Psychotherapy (2) A consideration of the role of values in the psychotherapy process. Includes discussion of the presence and impact of the implicit and explicit values of both therapist and client. Prerequisite: STP 500, 721 or 722. Elective. STP 750 Perspectives on Human Nature (2) A critical examination of various theolog ical and psychological anthropologies. Each student is expected to conduct an in depth review of one theoretical perspective. Prerequisite: STP 500, 721 or 722. Elective.
Rosemead's curriculum is distinguished by a series of seminars designed to investi gate the mutual relationships between theo logical and psychological concepts and data. These seminars constitute an essential part of Rosemead training and offer students an opportunity to become involved in a creative application of shared insights from these re lated disciplines. Each student must take STP 500 and STP 721 or 722 and five addi tional integration seminars. Completion of STP 721 or 722 is a prerequisite for all other integration seminars. (14 units are required.) STP 500 Psychotherapy and Religion ( 1) An introduction to the contributions a biblical understanding of human nature can make to the psychological practitioner's un derstanding of the therapeutic process. Special attention is given to the relational di mension of human growth and develop ment. Required of all first year students. STP 705 Psychology ofReligion (Same as SPY 605) (2) A survey of the psychology of religion re search emphasizing both content and method ological issues. Topics covered include reli giosity and mental health, measures of reli giosity, religious development, correlates of religiosity and psychological aspects of conver sion and other religious aspects. Prerequisites: STP 500, 721 or 722. Elective. STP 710 Sin and Psychopathology (2) An advanced seminar exploring the con cepts of sin and psychopathology. Includes a discussion of the nature and essence of psy chopathology and the relationship of personal, parental and societal responsibility in personali ty development and functioning. Prerequisites: STP 500, 721 or 722; SPY 515 and 615, srn 604 and permission of the instructor. Elective. STP 714 Conflicts in the Integration of Psychology and Theology (2) A consideration of tensions between psy chology and theology in areas such as self esteem, corporal punishment, sex roles, egalitarianism, and divorce. A synthesis model is used for thinking constructively about such tensions and identifying
STP 741 Guilt, Conscience and Socialization (2)
A discussion of guilt and conscience, in cluding both biblical and psychological the ories on the origins of guilt and conscience and the expressions of these theories in
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