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Doctor of Theology

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Course Descriptions

 

-The Doctor of ministry is a professional degree which is designed for those engaged in pastoral ministries or other areas of Christian service. The Doctor of ministry degree has the following areas of concentration; Pastoral Ministry, Christian Education, Christian Counseling, Missiology and Church Music. A student will select a major from one of these fields of study.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION
1. A Master of Divinity degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution is a prerequisite for application. Admission will be based upon a minimum grade point average of 2.5.

2. Cumulative substantial ministry experience is necessary.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION

1. The Doctor of Ministry program is designed to be completed within two academic years, although a maximum of five years may be granted in special cases.

2. To earn this degree the applicant must complete 48 credit hours beyond the Master of Divinity level.

3. The student must participate in at least two on campus seminars before graduation.
4. The student must have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above.
5. The student must satisfactorily pass the comprehensive examination covering the major field and dissertation.

 

Doctor of Ministry Degrees
60 Credit Hours-for students with a M. Div. degree

Concentration are available in Pastoral ministries, christian education, christian counseling, missiology, church music.

-Doctor of Ministry - Pastoral Ministries

 

Doctor of Ministry - Pastoral Ministries I  Doctor of Christian Counseling I  Doctor of Christian Education I Doctor of Missiology  I Doctor of Church Music 

     

Doctor of Ministry - Pastoral Ministries

 Course

Credit

PT      801       Expository Preaching

CH      713     History of Christian Doctrines

CC      701    Biblical Counseling Ⅲ

ET      801     Christian Ethics

EV      803     Church Growth

PT      803     Church and Worship Ⅱ

NT      801     New Testament Exegetical Study

TH      801     Biblical Theology Ⅲ

PT      805     Church Administration Ⅱ

EV      701     Discipleship Training

PT      705     Preaching and Communication Theory

PT      809     Seminar: Pastoral Ministry

PT      811     Field Project 

NT      707     Pastoral Epistles

PT      813     Introduction to Social Work

TH      602     Apologetics

TH      604     Anthropology & Hamartiology

TH      605     soteriology & Pneumatology

TH      609     Greek Word Studies

PT      850     Dissertation

3

3

3

2

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

2

2

3

3

3

3

6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

60

 

Doctor of Christian Counseling

 Course

Credit

NT      821     Biblical Hermeneutics

CH      713     History of Christian Doctrines

TH      801     Biblical Theology Ⅲ

ET      801     Christian Ethics

NT      802     The Life of Christ

CC      801     Advanced Biblical Counseling

CC      803     Pastoral Counseling

CC      805     Crisis Counseling

CE      805     Principles of Teaching

CE      801     Family Development

NT      803     The Parables of Jesus

CC      807     Seminar: Biblical Counseling

CC      809     Field Practicum

CC      811     Counseling Christian Singles

CC      813     Marriage and Family Counseling

PSY    801     Pastoral Psychology

PSY    805     Adolescent & Child Psychology

PSY    809     Human Sexuality Theories

PSY    810     Overcoming Pains of the Past

CC      850     Dissertation

3

3

3

2

2

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

2

3

3

3

3

3

6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

60

 

Doctor of Christian Education

 Course

Credit

NT      821     Biblical Hermeneutics

CH      713     History of Christian Doctrines

TH      801     Biblical Theology Ⅲ

ET      801     Christian Ethics

NT      802     The Life of Christ

EV      701     Discipleship Training

CE      807     Philosophy of Christian Education

CE      813     Christian Educational Psychology

CE      806     History of Christian Education

CE      805     Principles of Teaching

CC      807     Biblical Counseling Ⅲ

CE      809     Seminar: Christian Educational Ministry

CE      811     Field Practicum 

CE      801     Family Development

CE      803     Principles of Leadership

CE      850     Dissertation

3

3

3

2

2

3

3

3

3

3

3

4

3

3

2

5

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

48

 

Doctor of Missiology

 Course

Credit

NT     821     Biblical Hermeneutics

CH     713     History of Christian Doctrines

TH     801     Biblical Theology Ⅲ

ET     801     Christian Ethics

NT     802     The Life of Christ

MI      301    Introcuction Christian Missions

MI      803     History of Missions

MI      805     Theology of Missions

MI      807     Anthropology for Cross Cultural Evangelism

CH     705     World Religions

EV     801     Urban Evangelism

MI      811     Seminar: Christian Missions

MI      809     Field Practicum 

MI      515     The Acts of the Apostles

MI      813     Theological Education on the Mission Field

MI      850     Dissertation

3

3

3

2

2

3

3

3

3

3

3

4

3

2

2

6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

48

 

 Doctor of Church Music

 Course

Credit

CH       713     History of Christian Doctrines

EV       701     Discipleship Training

ET       801     Christian Ethics

TH       801    Biblical theology Ⅲ

MUS    515     Music Ministry 

MUS    801     Fundamentals of Music Ⅳ

MUS    803     Church Music Administration

MUS    807     Music Education Ⅱ

MUS    805     Music in Liturgies

MUS    809     Advanced Hymnology

MUS    811     Seminar: Church Music

MUS    813     Field Education

MUS    821     History of Church Music

MUS    817     Analysis of Music Structure

MUS    822     Fundamentals of Music for Future Teachers

MUS    501     Music and Worship

MUS    823     Arranging

MUS    824     The Song of the Church

MUS    850     Dissertation

3

3

2

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

4

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

60

 

 

 

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