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Doctorate of Ministry

Course ID Description Credits
DM800 INTRODUCTION TO DOCTOR OF MINISTRY RESEARCH 6 CREDITS
DM801 ADVANCED OLD TESTAMENT THEOLOGY 6 CREDITS
DM802 ADVANCED NEW TESTAMENT THEOLOGY 6 CREDITS
DM803 ADVANCED PRACTICAL THEOLOGY 6 CREDITS
DM804  DISCIPLESHIP AND SPIRITUALITY 6 CREDITS
DM805 ADVANCED CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP 6 CREDITS
DM806 ADVANCED MISSIONS AND CHURCH PLANTING (6) 6 CREDITS
DM807 CHURCH GROWTH AND REVITALIZATION (6) 6 CREDITS
DM808 THE CHURCH AND THE EMERGING APOSTOLIC MOVEMENT (6) 6 CREDITS
DM809 DOCTOR OF MINISTRY DISSERTATION PROJECT(6) 6 CREDITS

Doctorate of Theology

ADVANCED DOCTORAL SEMINARS

Course Description Credits
BITH 890 Introduction to Theological Research
This course is an introduction to the process of collecting, organizing, evaluating and citing information used in various types of research in order to communicate ethically, accurately, and clearly in an academic setting. Topics include Internet and library resources (print and electronic) essential to biblical studies; as well as the Chicago Manual of Style.
5 hrs
BITH891

Advanced Hermeneutics
The purpose of this class is to investigate biblical interpretation in light of current theological, philosophical, ecclesiological, historical and social challenges. The student will be exposed to current trends in biblical hermeneutics.

5 hrs
BITH892

Trends in New Testament Theology.
A study of the history and methods of biblical theology and examination of the major themes of the principal New Testament writers in the light of their historical backgrounds.

5 hrs
BITH893 Trends in Old Testament Theology
A study of the history and methods of biblical theology and examination of the major themes of the Old Testament writings in the light of their historical backgrounds.
5hrs
BITH894 894 Advanced Systematic Theology
The study of contemporary theological positions, including a survey of the philosophical and theological thought leading up to the present scene.
5 hrs
BITH897 Advanced NT Exegesis
A comprehensive survey of morphology and syntax, the building of a Greek vocabulary, an introduction to textual criticism, and the development of an exegetical methodology with reading in selected passages of the Greek New Testament. Designed to emphasize the value of Greek study as a tool for understanding the biblical text..
5 hrs
BITH898 Advanced OT Exegesis
Application of exegetical methodology to selected passages from the Hebrew text of the Old Testament. Special attention given to the ancient versions and to current scholarship as it relates to text, language, history and interpretive issues..
5 hrs
BITH900 900 Knowledge Area Module (KAM) I
KAMs are scholarly papers that demonstrate the doctoral student’s academic mastery of a theological subject. The student chooses and researchs the subject with the guidance of a faculty mentor.
6 hrs
BITH901 900 Knowledge Area Module (KAM) II
KAMs are scholarly papers that demonstrate the doctoral student’s academic mastery of a theological subject. The student chooses and researchs the subject with the guidance of a faculty mentor..
6 hrs
BITH902 900 Knowledge Area Module (KAM) III
KAMs are scholarly papers that demonstrate the doctoral student’s academic mastery of a theological subject. The student chooses and researchs the subject with the guidance of a faculty mentor.
6 hrs
BITH906 Advanced Theological Research
The techniques for gaining bibliographic control over the literature of theological subjects, as well as attention to the planning, preparation, and writing of a doctoral dissertation are covered in this course.
5 hrs
BITH910 Dissertation
Continuing work on dissertation after completion of Advanced Theological Research course.
12 hrs
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