Requirements in Areas of Concentration - Master of Theology degree

1. Bible

  1. Working knowledge of Hebrew, Greek; reading knowledge in an approved research language. Hebrew LG1100 and Greek LG1200 cannot be upgraded for M.Th. credit.
  2. A student majors in either Old Testament or New Testament.
  3. Old Testament: 4 courses; Electives: 2 courses
    New Testament: 4 courses; Electives: 2 courses

2. History of Christianity

  1. A reading knowledge in an approved research language.
  2. History of Christianity: 4 courses; Electives: 2 courses

3. Systematic Theology

  1. A reading knowledge in an approved research language.
  2. Systematic Theology: 4 courses; Electives: 2 courses

4. Missions and World Religions

  1. A reading knowledge in an approved research language.
  2. Missions and World Religions: 4 courses; Electives: 2 courses

5. Pastoral Theology and Ministry

A composite degree involving courses in religious education, homiletics, pastoral counseling, youth and family, and church and society.

  1. A reading knowledge in an approved research language.
  2. Composite fields: 4 courses; Electives: 2 courses

6. Pastoral Care: Clinical Pastoral Theology

  1. A reading knowledge in an approved research language
  2. Pastoral Care: 4 courses; Electives: 2 courses
  3. One quarter of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) in an approved, accredited program is a prerequisite.

7.  CONGREATIONAL MISSION AND LEADERSHIP

  1. A reading knowledge in an approved research language (demonstrated proficiency in social scientific research methods may be used to satisfy this requirement).
  2. Congregational Mission and Leadership: 4 courses; Electives: 2 courses