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Doctor of Theology

Academic requirement

Course Descriptions

 

- The Doctor of Theology (Th. D.) program is designed to provide men and women who desire to further church ministries for best specialization in a particular theological discipline and for the development of skills and strategies in independent and team research and study in the studentʼs called field. This is accomplished through a use of bibliographical materials, Methods and field experience of academic survey, writing, and application for world evangelization.

 

- REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION:  A Master of Theology & Master of Divinity degree of its equivalent from an accredited institution is a prerequisite for application. Admission will be based upon a minimum grade point average of 3.3.
Pastoral experience for more than three years is necessary.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION: The Doctor of the Doctor of Theology program is designed to be completed within three academic years, although a maximum of five years may be granted in special cases. To earn this degree the applicant must complete at least 90 credit hours at the master level in theology. The student must gave maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or above. The student must choose in major and satisfactorily pass the comprehensive examination covering the major field and dissertation. In addition to two regular semesters at extension campus, Extension students are required to attend both two times of intensive programs at the main campus in the USA and two times of intensive programs, which students are taught by professors who are sent by the USA campus. The student of D.Th. sould submit school authorities his or her dissertation in English or own language with English abstract, with its size, ranging from 150 to 250 pages, two weeks before the commencement.

 

Doctor of Theology Degrees

 

72 Credit Hours - are Required for the Th.D. degree. The following program of study should be

followed in order to complete the class work requirements for the Th.D. degree:

 

 Course

Credit

OT    915    Advanced Hebrew

OT    903    Seminar in the OT

NT    901    Advanced Greek

NT    932    Pauline Theology

NT    933    Seminar in the NT

NT    905    NT Theology

NT    921    Doctrine of God 

NT    923    Christology and Soterilology

NT    925    Environmental Theology

CH    931    Seminar in Christian History

CH    932    Seminar in Spirituality Development

PT    911    Preaching and Communication

PT    912    Transitions in Ministry

PT    913    Seminar in Leadership

PT    921    Church Planting and Evangelism

MI     951    Lukan Theology and Penteostalism

MI     952    Urban People of God

MI     963    Seminar in Church Growth

MI     953    Seminar in Missions

CE    942    Christian Education

DT    900    Dissertation Writing

DT    950    Dissertation 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

12

Total Credit 

72

 

 

Doctor of Theology Curriculum

 

First Year/Spring Semester                  

 Course

Credit

MI     953    Seminar in Missions

NT    921    Doctrine of God/Anthropology

CH    931    Seminar in Xn History

CC    942    Xn Counseling (Option)

3

3

3

3

 

Fall Semester (Intensive program)

 Course

Credit

NT    932    Pauline Theology

PT    705    Preaching & Communication

PT    913    Seminar in Leadership

NT    923    Christology/Soteriology 

3

3

3

3

  

Second Year/Spring Semester (Intensive)   

 Course

Credit

NT    933     Seminar in the NT(Option)

MI     963     Seminar in Church Growth

MI     951    Lukan Theology and Pentecostatlism

OT    915     Advance Hebrew

3

3

3

3

  

Fall Semester(Intensive in Main Campus)

 Course

Credit

MI     952    Urban People of God

CE    941    Seminar in Xn Education

PT    921    Church Planting and Evangelism

DT    900    Research for Dessertation

3

3

3

3

 

Third Year/Spring Semester

 Course

Credit

NT     901    Advance Greek

CH     932    Seminar in Spiritual Development

PT     912    Transitions in Ministry 

3

3

3

 

 Fall Semester (Intensive in Main Campus)

 Course

Credit

OT    903     Seminar in the OT

NT    905     NT Theology 

NT    925    Environmental Theology 

3

3

3

 

Dissertation Semester / Elective(21); Dissertation(12);
Total : 72 Unit Hours

 

 

 

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