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MASTER OF DIVINITY

Purpose

The Master of Divinity program is designed to equip students to serve in a wide variety of callings, including pastoral ministry, youth ministry, campus ministry, chaplaincy, and missions.

Objectives

Upon completing this concentration, students will be able to:

1.
Prepare for the Christian ministry in its theological and pastoral dimensions
2.
Strengthen theological knowledge and the principles of biblical interpretations
3.
Demonstrate the ability to accurately interpret the Bible using sound hermeneutical principles and exegetical methods.
4.
Evidence a knowledge and understanding of historical and theological tenets of the Church.
5.
Communicate biblical and theological truths through preaching, teaching, writing, or in such other ways as may be appropriate.
6.
Accurately and empathetically evaluate people and their personal circumstances and provide appropriate pastoral care or referral.
7.
Serve with Christian character in their personal and professional lives.
Biblical Studies 3 Credit Hours
BS 624 Biblical Hermeneutics [Description] 3
Old Testament 12 Credit Hours
OT 501 Survey of Old Testament [Description] 3
OT 503 Pentateuch [Description] 3
OT 509 Wisdom Literature [Description] 3
OT 601 Prophets [Description] 3
New Testament 12 Credit Hours
NT 501 Survey of New Testament [Description] 3
NT 513 Synoptic Gospels [Description] 3
NT 607 Pastoral Epistles [Description] 3
NT 705 Theology of Paul [Description] 3
Church History 6 Credit Hours
CH 501 History of the Christian Church [Description] 3
CH 623 History of Christian Doctrines [Description] 3
Christian Mission and Evan. 6 Credit Hours
EV 520 Personal Evangelism and Discipleship Training [Description] 3
MI 621 Christian Missions and World Religions [Description] 3
Theology and Ethics 12 Credit Hours
ET 601 Biblical Ethics [Description] 3
TH 514 Modern Theology [Description] 3
TH 521 Systematic Theology I [Description] 3
TH 523 Systematic Theology II [Description] 3
Church Music 3 Credit Hours
CM 534 Church Music in Contenporary Culture [Description] 3
Christian Counseling/Education 6 Credit Hours
CC 502 Survey of Christian Counseling [Description] 3
CE 501 Survey of Christian Education [Description] 3
Pastoral Theology/Leadership 9 Credit Hours
CL 602 Survey of Christian Leadership [Description] 3
PT 602 Church Administration and Management [Description] 3
PT 616 Pastoral Ministry [Description] 3
Preaching 3 Credit Hours
PR 611 Survey of Biblical Preaching [Description] 3
Biblical Languages 12 Credit Hours
NT 524 Introductory Greek [Description] 3
NT 601 Intermediate Greek [Description] 3
OT 502 Introductory Hebrew [Description] 3
OT 611 Intermediate Hebrew [Description] 3
Internship Courses 3 Credit Hours
PT 625 Christian Ministry Internship [Description] 1.5
PT 626 Christian Ministry Internship [Description] 1.5
Free Electives 6 Credit Hours
Capstone Course 3 Credit Hours
CP 690 Capstone [Description] 3
Total 96
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