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Doctoral Courses

 

Entrance Requirements

 

The entrance requirement for the Doctoral program is a Master degree from an approved college, university, or seminary.  Official transcripts from other institutions must be sent to the Admissions Office.

 

 

 

 

DOCTOR OF MINISTRY

 

Description of Doctor of Ministry Program (D.Min.)

 

The student must complete thirty-five (35) Credit Hours of course work concentrating in practical ministry.  In conjunction with the course work, the student must develop, initiate, and participate in a ministry project.  The project must be presented in an approved form in accordance with the instructions of the Student Advisor.  An oral defense of the project is required.  The project and oral defense earn ten (10) Credit Hours to complete the required forty-five (45) Credit Hour program of study.  Only B grades and above will count toward the requirements for graduation.

 

Course Requirements For Doctor Of Ministry (D.Min.) Degree Program

 

Unit I                                                                                      

 Code Course Title  Credits 
SM 610 Small Group Dynamics  5 
SS 643 Leadership Development  5
SS 647 Interpersonal Relationships  5
SM 611 House Church Principles  5 
SS 632 The Spirit World  5
SM 608 Walking With God  5 
  1 Elective  5 
     
 Unit I Total Credit Hours  35

 

 

Unit II

 Code Course Title  Credits 
SM 619 Doctoral Ministry Project  10
Oral Defense of Ministry Project  --
     
 Unit II Total Credit Hours  10

 

 

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Credit Hour Requirements

 

Unit I             35 Credit Hours

Unit II            10 Credit Hours                  

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Total                45 Credit Hours

 

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DOCTOR OF THEOLOGY

 

Description of Doctor of Theology Program (Th.D.)

 

The student must complete forty (40) Credit Hours of course work concentrating in research, reading, and writing extensive term papers.  Following completion of the course work, the student must submit a fifty thousand (50,000) word dissertation in accordance with the Dissertation Guidelines provided by the Student Advisor.  An oral defense of the dissertation completes the requirements for the Doctor of Theology program.  The dissertation and oral defense are awarded twenty (20) Credit Hours to complete the required sixty (60) Credit Hours. Only B grades and above will count toward the requirements for graduation.

 

Course Requirements For Doctor Of Theology (Th.D.) Degree Program

 

Unit I                                                                                      

Code Course Title  Credits 
BS 671 Greek (I or II)  5 
BS 672 Hebrew (I or II)  5
BS 650 Old Testament Theology  5
BS 651 New Testament Theology  5 
BS 611 House Church Principles  5
SM 608 Walking With God  5 
BS 673 Apologetics   5 
BS 652 Systematic Theology   5 
     
 Unit I Total Credit Hours  40

          

 

Unit II

 Code Course Title  Credits 
SM 620 Doctoral Dissertation  20
Oral Defense of Dissertation  --
     
 Unit II Total Credit Hours  20

 

 

Doctor of Theology (Th.D.) Credit Hour Requirements

 

Unit I               40 Credit Hours

Unit II              20 Credit Hours

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Total              60 Credit Hours

 

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