Department of Esoteric Spirituality
Available Classes

ES 101 Esoteric Spirituality I
This two semester course is intended to give the student a foundation in metaphysics, ritual and Esoteric Christianity.

ES 102  Introduction to Metaphysics
This course provides both a history and an outline of the various components of the field of metaphysics.

ES 103  Beginning Meditation I
The first semester of this two-semester course is designed to outlining the various methods of achieving meditative states with practical applications.

ES 104  Beginning Meditation II
The second semester of this two-semester course is a practical application of the various methods of achieving meditative states learned during the first semester.

ES 105 Introduction to the Qabalah I
The formation of the Sepheroth and the Tree of Life is examined according to the Sepher Yetzirah and other writings.

ES 106 Introduction to Qabalah II
The formation of the twenty-two paths and the sixteen hidden paths between the Sephera is examined through the Sepher Yetzirah and other writings.

ES 107  Esoteric Spirituality II
This two semester course is intended to give the student a foundation in metaphysics, ritual and Esoteric Christianity.

ES 108  Intermediate Metaphysics I     
The components of metaphysics will be studied in depth during this two-semester course.  Methods of evaluating these phenomenon will be learned.

ES 211  Introduction to Astrology
The signs, aspects, planets, and houses will be studied.  The student will learn to interpret astrological charts using two or more schools of interpretation. 

ES 212  Introduction to Tarot
The student will learn the meanings of the Major and Minor Arcana and be able to interpret several different spreads.

ES 213  Esoteric Qabalah I
The three forms of analysis of scripture and other writings will be explored during this two semester course using both the Hebrew and English language and texts.

ES 214  Esoteric Qabalah II
The three forms of analysis of scripture and other writings will be explored during this two semester course using both the Hebrew and English language and texts.

ES 215 Psychic Phenomenon
The student will learn both the scholarly and the experimental approach to understanding the nature of psychic phenomenon.

ES 221  Spirituality and Faith Healing I
The first semester of this two-semester course gives an overview of the history and practice of faith healing.

ES 222  Intermediate Metaphysics II
The phenomenon of the different components of metaphysics will be evaluated using both the scholastic and the experimental approach. 

ES 223  Spirituality and Channeling I
The student will be introduced to channeling and evaluate the phenomenon both from a scholarly and an experimental approach.

ES 231  Intermediate Astrology
The student will learn how to cast a horoscope using the standard American format and interpret charts at an intermediate level.

ES 232  Intermediate Tarot
The student will learn how to spread several different Tarot decks and be able to interpret the meanings of those spreads using several different systems.

ES 233  Intermediate Meditation I
The intermediate student will learn several meditative mantras, asanas or meditative positions, and several techniques.  This two-semester course is intended to bring these altogether in a practical applied course of study. 

ES 234  Intermediate Qabalah I
This course will explore the relationships between the Qabalah and other esoteric writings such as the Tarot, Astrology, Esoteric Freemasonry, the Golden Dawn and Holy Scripture.

ES 235  Intermediate Qabalah II
A continuation of ES 333 with emphasis on the Tree of Life.

ES 240  Independent Study in Metaphysics
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 250  Independent Study in Astrology
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 260  Independent Study in Tarot
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 270  Independent Study in Meditation
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 280  Independent Study in Esoteric Spirituality
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 301  Spirituality and Faith Healing II
The second semester of this two-semester course gives the student the opportunity to both experience and evaluate the faith healing phenomenon.

ES 302  Advanced Metaphysics I
The student will study advanced techniques of evaluating metaphysical phenomenon and report on them from both a scholastic and experimental viewpoint.

ES 303  Spirituality and Channeling II
The student will attempt to channel under strict research criterion and will evaluate the process as a research project.

ES 304  Advanced Astrology I
The student will cast and evaluate several charts at an advanced level using techniques to ascertain causes for present circumstances.

ES 305  Advanced Tarot I
The student will evaluate several spreads at an advanced level using techniques to ascertain causes for present circumstances.

ES 306  Intermediate Meditation II
The intermediate student will learn several meditative mantras, asanas or meditative positions, and several techniques.  This two-semester course is intended to bring these altogether in a practical applied course of study.

ES 307  Advanced Qabalah I
The student will study vibration, sound and chanting as described in Qabalistic (Kabalistic) texts and Holy Scripture.

ES 308  Advanced Qabalah II
The Qabalah will be compared with Eastern religious and pagan writings to ascertain similarities in philosophy and approach to the Divine.


ES 330  Practicum in Esoteric Spirituality

The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.  
ES 331 Practicum in Astrology
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.  

ES 332 Practicum in Tarot
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 333 Practicum in Channeling
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 334 Practicum in Healing
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 335 Practicum in Metaphysics
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 336  Practicum in Meditation
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 337  Practicum in Qabalah
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 340  Independent Study in Metaphysics
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 350  Independent Study in Astrology
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 360  Independent Study in Tarot
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 370  Independent Study in Meditation
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 380 Independent Study in Esoteric Spirituality
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.  

ES 390 Thesis in Esoteric Spirituality
The candidate will write an original thesis on a topic chosen by the student and approved by the department. Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of course work and permission of the department.  

ES 401  Spirituality and Faith Healing III
The student will evaluate the faith healing phenomenon using techniques learned in earlier courses.

ES 402  Advanced Metaphysics II
The student will study advanced techniques of evaluating metaphysical phenomenon and report on them from both a scholastic and experimental viewpoint.

ES 403   Spirituality and Channeling III
The student will evaluate the channeling phenomenon using techniques learned in earlier courses.

ES 404  Advanced Astrology II
The student will cast and evaluate several charts at an advanced level using techniques to ascertain future events.

ES 405  Advanced Tarot II
The student will evaluate several spreads at an advanced level using techniques to ascertain future events.

ES 406  Advanced Meditation Techniques I
The student will study advanced techniques from the Buddhist, Yoga and Esoteric Spiritual Paths.

ES 411  Practicum in Esoteric Spirituality
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 412  Practicum in Astrology
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 413  Practicum in Tarot
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 414  Practicum in Channeling
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 415  Practicum in Healing
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 416  Practicum in Metaphysics
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 417  Practicum in Meditation
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 418  Practicum in Qabalah
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 420  Independent Study in Astrology
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 430  Independent Study in Tarot
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 440  Independent Study in Meditation
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 450  Independent Study in Esoteric Spirituality
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 460  Independent Study in Qabalah
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.  

ES 501  Spirituality and Faith Healing IV
The student will evaluate and compare the faith healing phenomenon studied in previous courses and use these techniques to evaluate fraudulent attempts to duplicate faith healing results.

ES 503  Spirituality and Channeling IV
The student will evaluate and compare channeling phenomenon studied in earlier courses and use these techniques to evaluate fraudulent attempts to duplicate the channeling process.

ES 504  Advanced Meditation Techniques II
The student will study advanced techniques using either astrology, tarot, channeling, or healing meditations.

ES 515 Practicum in Esoteric Spirituality
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 520  Practicum in Astrology
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 525  Practicum in Tarot
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 530  Practicum in Channeling
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 535  Practicum in Healing
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 540 Practicum in Metaphysics
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 545 Practicum in Meditation
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 550 Practicum in Qabalah 
The student will choose an area of interest and assist beginning students in that area under the supervision of an appropriate mentor.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 555 Independent Study in Astrology
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 560 Independent Study in Tarot
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 570  Independent Study in Meditation
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 580 Independent Study in Esoteric Spirituality
The student is expected to pick a topic of interest to explore in detail.  Prerequisites: Approval by the Department.

ES 590 Dissertation in Esoteric Spirituality
The candidate will write an original dissertation on a topic chosen by the student and approved by the department.  Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of course work and permission of the department.