Ignatian Service (SERV)

SERV 1000 - The Jesuit Mission Beyond SLU: Story, Spirituality, and Social Justice

Credit(s): 3 Credits

The primary goal of this course is to explore (both intellectually and affectively) the principles and characteristics of the Ignatian “way of proceeding” that forms servant leaders who desire the integral human development for all individuals and communities. Such formation embodies the Gospel call for personal conversion and social transformation. (Offered in Fall)

SERV 3000 - Servant Leadership: Education as Formation

Credit(s): 3 Credits

The primary goal of this course is to explore Ignatian principles and practices that form servant-leaders via a Jesuit education [from educare (to educate): e from ex = out + ducere = to lead, i.e., to lead out/forth] who desire the integral human development for all individuals and communities, which embodies the Gospel call for personal conversion and social transformation. (Offered occasionally)

SERV 4960 - Capstone: My Ignatian Mission Beyond SLU: Discernment and Vocation

Credit(s): 3 Credits

The primary goal of this course is the discerned integration of your SLU education [Core + Minor(s) + Major(s)] as you prepare to “go forth” as servant-leaders called with a vocation, equipped with an education, and honed with professional skills to assist in bringing integral human development to all individuals and communities. While not required, a Spiritual Exercises retreat is strongly recommended as a pivot point that helps you discern your educational goals beyond SLU as you, “Go forth and set the world on fire.” (Offered in Spring)

Prerequisite(s): SERV 1000