M.A. Concentration in Systematic Theology

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This specialization focuses on the study of the Systematic Theology and is intended as a course of study for those with a particular interest in theology, for those interested in pursuing further graduate studies in this field, and for those who wish to use this concentration as a grounding for specific congregational or community service.

Sample Concentration Courses

(Note: The courses below may not all be required.  In some cases, students select one or more courses from a longer list as a means of fulfilling a requirement.) See the online catalog for more details..

ST3415  Systematic Theology III: Holy Spirit, The Church, and the Triune God (Full course)
A study of the activity of the triune God in church and world through the work of the Holy Spirit. Focus is on how the Spirit’s work in Word and Sacrament provides the framework for understanding the ...

ST1415  Systematic Theology I: Creation and the Triune God (Full course)
Biblical, historical, creedal, confessional, and contemporary materials provide the basis for an introductory examination of the doctrine of the Trinity and consideration of the creative work of God, ...

CM2410  The Mission of the Triune God I (Half course)
An examination of the mission of the triune God from biblical, theological, historical, and cultural perspectives in an effort to discern significant components of contemporary mission in a global ...

ST2420  Ethics I: Introduction to Christian Ethics (Half course)
An overview of various ways that Christians make moral arguments and decisions. The focus is on methods and models important for moral discourse and the relationship of theological ethics and its ...

For a complete list of courses and more thorough curriculum and concentration detail, see the online catalog.