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Acadiana Spiritual Academy

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The Acadiana Spiritual Association introduces the Acadiana Spiritual Academy, a metaphysical and spiritual education institution dedicated to education in esoteric ideologies: astrology, Kabbalah, meditation, mediumship, mythology, reiki, runeology, tarot, Tai Chi, witchcraft, and yoga. Along with our workshops and general courses, the Acadian Spiritual Academy currently only offers certification courses in tarot divination reading.

The Acadiana Spiritual Academy is headmastered by a Louisiana-certified educator with 10+ years experience in the public education system. Courses were designed by a collaboration of seven spiritual experts, four of whom are Louisiana-certified educators.

COURSE CATALOG

Tarot Degree Tracks

Baccalaureate of Divination in Tarot

 

DIV 110

Tarot Basics

The Tarot Basics course covers the basic meanings of each of the cards of the Rider-Waite-Smith deck and reading practices using various historical spreads.

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18 weeks

$180

 

HIS 105

History of Witchcraft & the Occult

This course begins with ancient pagan practices of witchcraft and follows through to the modern incarnation of witchcraft. Emphasis is placed on history of modern organizations and craft practitioners such as the Golden Dawn, the Theosophical Society, Aleister Crowley, and Gerald Gardener.

 

 

18 weeks

$180

 

DIV 101

Divination Techniques

An exploration into various divination techniques and practices in using each technique.

 

 

8 weeks

$80

 

DIV 210

Intermediate Tarot

This tarot course begins to look at the symbolism and correspondences of each of the tarot cards in the Rider-Waite-Smith deck. Students will focus on symbolism in the cards and memorize the meanings of each card as well as practice their reading techniques.

 

 

16 weeks

$160

 

EXAM 1

Baccalaureate in Tarot Exam

A final comprehensive exam will evaluate students on the knowledge they obtained throughout their courses. Students must pass this exam with 80% accuracy or higher.

 

 

 

$30

 

Master of Divination in Tarot

 

**Students must have fulfilled all requirements of the Baccalaureate of Divination in Tarot degree before proceeding with this course track.

 

HIS 220

History of Divination

This course focuses on the history of divination and specifically how it was used in each culture. A special emphasis is placed on the development of cartomancy in the 16th century and occult use of the tarot in the 18th century.

 

 

8 weeks

$80

HEB 201

Kabbalah & the Tree of Life

The course focuses on the central teachings of Kabbalah, the Jewish mystical tradition that emerged in 12th-century Provence and profoundly influenced European spirituality. We will explore the themes of Ein Sof (God as “Infinity”), Ayin (the divine “no-thingness”), Shekhinah (the feminine “presence” of God), and Raising the Sparks (discovering God in everyday life). Special emphasis is placed on the Tree of Life.

 

 

8 weeks

$80

 

DIV 310

Mastery of Tarot

This tarot course gets into the specifics of tarot correspondences, Myers-Briggs associations to the court cards, Jungian archetypes, intimate study of the Tree of Life associations, astrological associations and so forth in much detail. Students will also publish a portfolio on specific themes.

 

 

16 weeks

$160

 

DIV 311

Tarot Spreads & Reading Techniques

Students will begin to create their own tarot spreads and read for various people. Students will be evaluated based on their reading capabilities. Follow-up surveys completed by the querent will determine the accuracy of readings.

 

 

16 weeks

$160

 

DIV 320

The Thoth Deck

An exploration of the tarot deck painted by Lady Frieda Harris according to instructions from Aleister Crowley and a focus on Crowley's book "The Thoth Deck." Discovery of the illustrations of the deck feature symbolism based upon Crowley's incorporation of imagery from many disparate disciplines, including science and philosophy and various occult systems as well as Crowley's rearrangement of cards and meanings.

 

 

8 weeks

$80

 

HIS 320

Research & Thesis

Teacher will guide students in research and writing style techniques. Students will conduct their own research on specific topics of specific interest in tarot. Research will be evaluated for accuracy and precision by a team of evaluators.

 

 

16 weeks

$160

 

EXAM 2

Master in Tarot Exam

A final comprehensive exam will evaluate students on the knowledge they obtained throughout their courses. Students must pass this exam with 90% accuracy or higher.

 

 

 

$30

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doctorate of Divination in Tarot

 

**Students must have fulfilled all requirements of the Master of Divination in Tarot degree before proceeding with this course track.

 

DIV 410

Advanced Tarot

This course will focus on historical research on the development of tarot and why associations and correspondences were made. Elemental associations to the court cards will be explored in intricate detail along with Pythagorean numbers and numerology, psychological approaches to the cards.

 

 

16 weeks

$160

 

DIV 411

Professional Tarot Reading

Students will begin to create their own tarot spreads and read for various people. Students will be evaluated based on their reading capabilities at a much higher scrutiny than before. Follow-up surveys completed by the querent will determine the accuracy of readings. Students will track their accuracy via reports completed at the time of the reading and at the time the follow up survey is conducted. If incorrect, students will correct their understanding of specific cards in specific placements a final report.

 

 

24 weeks

$240

 

HIS 420

Research & Publication

Teacher will guide students in research and writing style techniques. Students will conduct their own research as well as gather all the knowledge they have obtained until this point, develop their own system of interpretation, write about it, categorize it, and publish it as a book. Research will be evaluated for accuracy and precision by a team of evaluators. Furthermore, students will be expected to create their own tarot deck using any art medium of their choosing. The student will be expected to submit finished work to Weiser Books or Llewellyn Publishing for publication.

 

 

32 weeks

$320

 

EXAM 3

Doctorate in Tarot Exam

A final comprehensive exam will evaluate students on the knowledge they obtained throughout their courses. Students must pass this exam with 90% accuracy or higher.

 

 

 

$30

 

Credit-by-Examination

 

Students may take credit-by-examination test (CET) for most courses to receive credit without having to take the course. Students will receive credit only if they pass the CET for each course with at least 85% accuracy. CET exams test mastery of specific course material acquired in a variety of ways — through general academic instructions, significant independent study, extracurricular work, or life experience — as opposed to traditional coursework. Students do not receive a refund if they do not pass the test.

 

Test Name

Equivalency

Cost

Tarot Basics CET

DIV 110

$18

History of Witchcraft CET

HIS 105

$18

Divination Techniques CET

DIV 101

$8

Intermediate Tarot CET

DIV 210

$16

History of Divination CET

HIS 220

$8

Kabbalah & Tree of Life CET

HEB 201

$8

The Thoth Deck CET

DIV 320

$8