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Science of Mind


100 - A Jumpstart in Life
6 Hours
New to Science of Mind?  Been away awhile and need a refresher?  This class opens up the “secret” of living in joy, abundance and peace. Learning the fundamentals of Science of Mind is the first step to putting into practice a powerful way of thinking about and using the natural law of the universe to bring greater good into your life.
Textbooks: None

 


101 - Foundations of Practical Spirituality
51 Hours*
It will transform your life!  The Ten Core Concepts of Science of Mind help build a pyramid of self-knowledge for you to use to enhance your life.  Using many experiential exercises and insightful study, you are empowered to create a life of faith, joy and abundance.  This class offers a money-back promise.  If it doesn’t bring about greater self-knowledge and tools that enhance your life, your money is cheerfully refunded. Really! *15 weeks plus a 6-hour Saturday workshop

Textbooks:
The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes
This Thing Called You, Ernest Holmes

 


102 - Treatment & Meditation: Spiritual Practices for Daily Living
33 Hours
Prerequisite: 101 (or its equivalent)
If you're having trouble staying focused and disciplined in your meditation and affirmative prayer practices, this class is for you.  It provides the support and teaches the tools that really cement these valuable and life-changing habits into your busy life.  Deepen you understanding of meditation and the steps of treatment (affirmative prayer) so that you can use these techniques easily and effectively to uplift not only yourself, but others as well.  This is a must-take class for all New Thought students (and a requirement for those on the Professional Practitioner path).
Textbooks:
Can We Talk to God?, Ernest Holmes
The Best Guide to Meditation, Victor Davich
The Art of Spiritual Healing, Joel Goldsmith

 


202 - Exploring Roots of Science of Mind
33 Hours
Prerequisite: 101 (or its equivalent)
Providing students with an understanding of the historical roots of Ernest Holmes' philosophy, this class explores the works of Thomas Troward, Emma Curtis Hopkins and Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Textbooks:
The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes
Emerson's Essays, Ralph Waldo Emerson
Edinburgh Lectures on Mental Science, T. Troward
Scientific Christian Mental Practices, E. C. Hopkins

 


203 - Personal Growth
33 Hours
Prerequisite: 101 (or its equivalent)
Do you have a specific area in your life that just seems to resist positive change?  You do the work, but the outcome you desire just doesn't reveal itself?  Perhaps it's time to look more deeply at the issue(s).  Using guided exercises, personal exploration and loving support, that which seemed hidden is suddenly in clear "sight," the path leading to the change you seek is clearly marked and you have what you need to make the journey.
Textbooks:
The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes
Creative Mind and Success, Ernest Holmes
A daily devotional magazine

 


209 - Science of Mind for People in Recovery
33 Hours
Do you want to understand how Science of Mind works with the 12 steps? This class bridges those seeming gaps! In this class we will embrace SOM principles while you are working the steps and together we will discover how everything works in perfect harmony.

 

 


211 - No Less Than Greatness: Finding Perfect Love in Imperfect Relationships
33 Hours
Prerequisite: 101 (or its equivalent)
Using spiritual principles/universal laws and Science of Mind concepts, students develop, improve and enrich relationships--even those that appear to be "difficult." Students experience the amazing feelings of freedom, compassion, closure, forgiveness and trust. In this class, they learn how to surrender control and let Divine Love take charge of the relationships.

Textbooks:
The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes
No Less Than Greatness, Mary Manin Morrissey

 


301(1), (2) & (3) - Inward Journey, In-depth Spiritual Development

90 Hours
Prerequisite: The student has completed the course of study required in the Science of Mind Track for the Professional Practitioner Credential.

Students are asked to walk in conscious awareness of Spirit in their lives at all times. Significant time is devoted to identifying and releasing that which blocks the full expression of their Divine nature, and to deepening and expanding their knowledge and embodiment of the principles of Religious Science.
In addition, this course places strong emphasis on the practical application of Spiritual Mind
Treatment/Affirmative Prayer to daily life and the importance of daily spiritual practices, including meditation. The in-depth spiritual journey provided by the three terms of 301 equips students to live life more fully, completely and connected to their Divine Nature.

Textbooks for Term 1:
The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes
Concordance to the Science of Mind, Martha Ann Stewart & Albert G. Lowe
The Joy of Meditation, Jack & Cornelia Addington

Textbooks for Term 2:
The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes
This Thing Called You, Ernest Holmes

Textbooks for Term 3:
The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes
Practicing the Presence, Joel Goldsmith
How to Use The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes

 

 


417 - The Core - Science of Mind In Depth
45 Hours
This Hybrid course of study explores the Science of Mind textbook in depth to ensure a solid grounding in it.

Textbooks:
The Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes
Concordance to the Science of Mind, Martha Ann Stewart & Albert G. Lowe