Because of the unique circumstances that we find ourselves in due to COVID-19, we will not be listing our upcoming courses for Fall 2020 until the beginning of August. Please check back at that time for the updated course schedule.
We thank you for your patience and understanding.
UTS-Online education gives students anywhere in the USA and throughout the world access to courses taught by outstanding UTS professors. Online learning allows you to fit graduate-level study into your own schedule—wherever you are.
You will enter a global conversation on subjects that matter to you, with others from around the globe who have diverse perspectives.
Online Courses - Spring 2020
15 week courses start on January 27th
12 week courses start on February 17th
EDU 5512: Marriage and Family Enrichment - starts February 17th
The course explores practical and pastoral approaches to enriching marriage and family. Students use social science and religious perspectives to examine the essential purpose of marriage and the family. Trends that weaken the family are examined. There will be a focus on skills and strategies for healing and improving dimensions of the marriage relationship. (3 credits, 12 weeks)
- Taught by Lynn R. Walsh, MSW, MDiv, has been teaching sociology at the University of Bridgeport for over 15 years. She is the Director of the Universal Peace Federation's Office of the Family and serves on the executive committee of the NGO Committee on the Family at the United Nations. She was a family therapist and is a certified relationship education instructor.
Starts February 17th - SCR 5141 New Testament Foundations
Explore the links that confirms the New Testament is based on the Old Testament. Highlight the context of the biblical story that shaped and influenced the message of the New Testament. Focus on the content of Jesus’ message and review the difficulties involved in the compilation of the New Testament canon. (3 credits, 12 weeks)
- Taught by Victor Ken Cadette, D. Min., Adjunct Assistant Professor, is a Baptist minister who has pastored churches in Trinidad and in New Jersey, USA. Through the Baptist World Alliance and the Caribbean Baptist Fellowship, he has had the opportunity to take the mission of the church and the gospel to many areas of the world.
THE 5602 Toward a Theology of the Only-Begotten Daughter - starts January 27th
This class will discuss the significance of True Mother’s ministry and especially the proclamation that she is God’s only-begotten Daughter. We will examine the theological meaning of "only-begotten," comparing Unificationist and Christian understandings of the term. We will look at several of her core teachings: God as Heavenly Parent, the Cheon Il Guk Era, hyojeong, and “Peace Starts with Me.” Throughout, we will explore new possibilities for the kerygma of the Family Federation in its outreach to the world. (3 credits, 15 weeks)
- Taught by Andrew Wilson, Ph.D., Professor of Scriptural Studies is a prolific scholar, whose books and papers cover diverse topics from a Unification perspective ranging from religion and peace to character education to the theory of the spirit world.
Starts February 17th - THE 5141 Ethics and Social Justice
This course covers major theories in normative ethics: utilitarianism, deontological ethics (Kant), and virtue ethics. Through the analysis of moral dilemmas taken from real cases, students will see how those ethical perspectives/principles are applied. The course also reviews other ethical positions including relativism (individual and cultural), egoism, and divine command ethics. The course will delve into philosophical issues including the origin of moral authority, human nature, moral autonomy, freedom, responsibility, justice, and social values. Students will reflect on the relationships between religion and ethics throughout the course. (3 credits, 12 weeks)
- Taught by Keisuke Noda, Ph. D.,Professor of Philosophy, Associate in Loghtherapy at the Viktor Frankl Institute takes a hermeneutic approach to the phenomena of religion, science and mental health. His publications include philosophical novels as well.
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Using UTS-Online, you can either study towards earning a degree or simply take courses as a non-matriculated student for your personal enrichment as a non-degree student.
Your initial application here is as a "non-degree student". This application process is quick and does not require submission of extensive paperwork and transcripts.
All credits earned via UTS-Online can subsequently be applied toward your chosen degree program at UTS. Please use the form below to begin your application:
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2. Upon clicking "Submit", you will be asked to verify the Email address you provided.
3. Next, you will receive an Email with a link directing you to fill out the full application.
Note: You will be able to return via the link provided as many times as you need. Completed fields will be automatically saved.
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