GRADUATE

Theology

For M.Div. & D.Min

Old Testament

OT501 Survey to Old Testament (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is a study of the Old Testament with emphasis on the historical, theological and literary features. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

OT601 Pentateuch(Exegesis) (3)
Prerequisite: OT 50, BL 500
This course examines creation, fall, Israel’s ancestors, Exodus, and the Law using literary and historical analysis. Theological issues explored include the character of God, human nature, and the covenantal relationship with God. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

OT638 Wisdom Literature (3)
Prerequisite: OT 501
A study on the basis of the English language of the various books of wisdom literature in the Old Testament, including Job, Ecclesiastes, Proverbs and the Song of Solomon. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

OT655 The Prophets (3)
Prerequisite: OT 501
Prerequisite: OT501
A study of the historical background, the theological aspect, time, and place of ministry, and personality of each of the authors of the books of Prophets. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

OT750 Directed Study in Old Testament. (3)

New Testament

NT501 Survey to New Testament (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of the New Testament with emphasis on historical, theological and literary features. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

NT601 Pauline Epistles (3)
Prerequisite: NT501
A study of the letters of Paul in terms of their literary and theological issues and in the context of early Christianity. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

NT611 Gospels (Exegesis) (3)
Prerequisite: NT 501, BL500
This course will introduce basic tools for interpreting the New Testament. Attention will be given to a working knowledge of biblical Greek on the books of Gospels, and to principles of interpretation as they inform effective preaching and teaching of the New Testament. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

NT750 Directed Study in the New Testament. (3)
Prerequisite: None This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ET501 Hermeneutics & Theological Research (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is an introduction to the tools and methods needed to interpret Scripture. Students gain an understanding of how to use biblical research tools and to integrate materials in an effective and hermeneutically acceptable manner. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ET614 Dissertation Research and Writing (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of theological research and writing methods to understand the forms and requirements of dissertation and report writing as well as various research methods and resources. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ET802 Personal Development & Project Research (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course teaches students to analyze their current personal vision and mission of their life and ministry in order to develop strategies and methods for their research project coherent with their ministry context. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

NT950 Directed Study in the New Testament. (3)
Prerequisite: None This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

Biblical Languages

BL500 Greek 1 (3)
Prerequisite: None
This is a basic Biblical Greek course with focus on the semantic significance of major word classes and exegetical syntax. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

BL501 Hebrew I (3)
Prerequisite: None
An introduction to the elements of Biblical Hebrew with emphasis on vocabulary, syntax and grammar to equip the student to be able to read the Hebrew text. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

Biblical Theology

BT601 Life of Jesus (3)
Prerequisite: None
A unique study of the life of Jesus as the key to solve Biblical secrets of the Old Testament and the New Testament: how the Old Testament prophecies were fulfilled in the New Testament through Jesus; his identity and mission; and what that means to us now and days to come. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

BT 825 Biblical & Theological Foundations for Ministry (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study to lay Biblical and theological foundation for ministry in their dissertation subject matter. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

Systematic Theology

ST502 Systematic Theology 1 (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of the questions of theology, methods of asking theological questions, revelation as God’s self-disclosure, revelation, scripture, and church, the problem of authority in modern culture, principles of the interpretation of scripture, the biblical roots of the doctrine of the trinity, the attributes of God, themes of the doctrine of creation, models of creation, belief in providence and the reality of evil, the triune God and human suffering. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ST503 Systematic Theology 2 (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is to help the student gain, by his or her own efforts, a profound knowledge of the principal topics of the theology of the universal church, especially as these topics are understood in the Reformed tradition and in comparison with other contemporary theologies. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ST600 Actual Spirituality & Action Theology (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to equip students with the practical and experiential spiritual theory. Particular focus is given to the transformation of Christians’ life with action and work which develops a sound spirituality to have one’s faith in the word of God and action in life go hand in hand. Based on the Bible and the study of biblical scholars it promotes that actual spirituality is the way to witness true faith and what Jesus wants in our lives. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ST602 Contemporary Theology (3)
Prerequisite: ST502 or ST503
This course is designed to consider developments in contemporary theology in connection with 1)the principal philosophical and social critiques of Christianity from the 19th century and 2)the 20th century internal critiques of the scope and the character of the contemporary theological project. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ST702 Ethics (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to introduce the basic system of ethics in a broad Christian perspective and its application to practical settings. The course will evaluate the elements and sources of Christian ethics by surveying its models drawn from biblical, historical, and contemporary ethicists and issues. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ST750 Immigration Theology (3)
Prerequisite: ST502 or ST503
A study of the theology to reflect theologically upon the meaning of the immigrant experience, and thereby articulate basic Christian doctrines and Christian practices in the immigrant context. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ST760 Directed Study in Systematic Theology. (3)
This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

Church History

CH501 Church History 1 (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to survey the history of Church from its founding at Pentecost to the Middle age. Major goals will include studying the formation, development and perishment of Christian Church; identifying the relation between context and doctrine; studying the tradition of Christianity under diverge political power; identifying historical events, ecclesiastical answers and missions. The course is designed for 3 units of theory. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CH502 Church History 2 (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is a study of the Christian movement from the Reformation to the modern and postmodern church including major theologians and their writings, such as Luther, Zwingli, Calvin, Wesley, etc. The relevant topics are Reformation, Counter-Reformation, Puritan Revolution, Rationalism, Pietism, The Great Awakening, and Missions. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CH750 Directed Study in Church History. (3)
This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

Practical Theology for Church Growth

PT505 Homiletics (3)
Prerequisite: None
This class focuses on a study of preparing sermon construction and style of delivery of the sermon. This is a basic course in the theory and practice of developing a sermon. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT506 Mission (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course examines biblical and theological foundations of mission with attention to historical, cultural, and methodological issues. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT515 Pastoral Theology & Urban Ministry (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of pastoral theology that will support ministry and worship in the context of urban ministry. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT603 Homiletics Practicum (3)
Prerequisite: PT505
This class focuses on an actual practice of homiletics for the effective preaching ministry. Through this class, students learn various types of communication methods for preaching. Also, they understand their own preaching styles and spirituality as preachers in this postmodern world. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT604 Contemporary Apologetics (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of apologetics to defend Gospel truth in various offenses in multiple disciplines. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT605 Evangelism (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course examines biblical foundations and different methods of evangelism and Mission. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT606 Missiology (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course examines biblical and theological foundations of mission with attention to historical, cultural, and methodological issues. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT607 Pastoral Leadership (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of theories and styles of leadership in ministry context with attention to a biblical image of leadership and service. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT609 Cultural Anthropology (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts of cultural anthropology from an overtly Christian perspective. Special attention is given to the application of these concepts in Christian mission. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT610 Healthy Church & Church Growth (3)
Prerequisite: None
A survey of the biblical principles and crucial factors in church growth, including an analysis of theological, sociological, and missiological elements. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT615 Evangelism Strategy (3)
Prerequisite: PT605
This course examines and exercises biblical foundations and different methods of evangelism. The students will be expected to contribute with their findings through their own research on evangelism and practice it in their own life. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT617 Leadership Formation (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of theories and styles of leadership in ministry context with attention to a biblical image of leadership and service. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT618 Church & Culture in the 21st Century Context (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course begins with an introduction to the Church and Culture in a contemporary context. In this course, students will exam the critical relation between Church and culture through exploring the nature of churches and formation of churches as well as the nature of culture. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT 635 Vision & Mission of Life (3)
Prerequisite: None
Through this course students will be able to pinpoint and sharpen their vision through their analysis of their past, present and future in a temporal sense; their temperament in the psychological sense; social demands from vocational sense; and gifts & talents from a spiritual perspective. At the end of class students will be able to state their firm vision and have substantial plan to complete their vision and mission in life. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT636 Spiritual and Psychological Gifts & Vision Formation (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study to know oneself psychologically and theologically to find out the vision of life and to find ways God-given talents fulfill the vision in spiritual and psychological aspects. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT 640 Worship & Praise (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of worship and praise for its theology, trends, designs, methods and skills, especially from an integral perspective to coordinate praises within worship setting. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT650-655 Field Education 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. (1)
Unique involvement of Christian services to integrate theological learning and practice at local churches or Christian service centers where students can take internship according to their major field of interest and concentration. This course is designed for 1 units of practice for about 15-45 hours.

PT670 Spiritual Warfare (3)
Prerequisite: CC602
This course will introduce students to spiritual warfare providing insights from the Bible, anthropology, and psychology. This course is designed to study the subject of power encounters that result from spiritual warfare as they relate to the purposes of God in the world. In both Old and New Testaments, God’s activity in the world is presented in a context of the opposition between His Kingdom and that of Satan. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT750 Directed Study in Practical Theology. (3)
This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT790 Senior Integration Seminar (3)
Prerequisite: Seniors only
A final, integrative seminar offers students a summative and integrative experience of the formal curriculum, assessments and mentored leadership experience of each degree program. This course will provide students the opportunity to review, integrate, and reflect on curriculum and experiences of the entire program to apply in life and ministry in the core areas of the bible, theology, history and professional ministry. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT810 Homiletics 1 (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of preparing sermon construction and style of delivery of the sermon. A basic course in the theory and practice of developing a sermon. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT817 Leadership Formation (3)
Prerequisite: None
This class is a study of theories and styles of leadership in ministry context with attention to a biblical image of leadership and service. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT819 Mission & Field Research
Prerequisite: None
Study of trends of mission and study of mission context for effective mission. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT823 Healthy Church & Church Growth (3)
Prerequisite: None
A survey of the biblical principles and crucial factors in healthy church growth, including an analysis of theological, sociological, and missiological elements. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT831 Understanding Postmodern World for Ministry (3)
Prerequisite: None
A Study of the contemporary postmodern world from a philosophical, theological, and cultural point of view for proper understanding of world and for successful ministry in the world. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours

PT838 Trends in Spiritual Church Revitalization & Church Growth (3)
Prerequisite: None
A Study of the sparks and developments of major church revitalization movements throughout the church history and in major continents; and how that impacted church growth that can be applied to the contemporary postmodern churches. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours

PT870 Spiritual Warfare (3)
Prerequisite: CC602
This course will introduce students to spiritual warfare providing insights from the Bible, anthropology, and psychology. This course is designed to study the subject of power encounters that result from spiritual warfare as they relate to the purposes of God in the world. In both Old and New Testaments, God’s activity in the world is presented in a context of the opposition between His Kingdom and that of Satan. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours

PT900 Hermeneutics for Preachers (3)
Prerequisite: None
Study of hermeneutics of the Bible for homiletical purpose for preachers to interpret deeper meaning of Biblical text for the context of ministry.
This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT904 Contemporary Worship (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of contemporary worship in various types, methods, rationales, and impacts. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT905 Evangelism (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course examines biblical foundations and different methods of evangelism and Mission. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT909 Cultural Anthropology (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts of cultural anthropology from an overtly Christian perspective. Special attention is given to the application of these concepts in Christian mission. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT950 Directed Study in Practical Theology.
(3) This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

Christian Counseling

CC506 Christian Counseling 1 (3)
Prerequisite: None
The course provides insights for effective pastoral counseling, with the result that the students can identify basic human problems and respond appropriately through pastoral counseling. In addition, students will develop theoretical and pragmatic approaches to a variety of pastoral counseling needs which include marital counseling, coping strategies, family systems development. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CC602 Pastoral Counseling & Ministry (3)
Prerequisite: None
The course provides insights for effective pastoral counseling, with the result that the students can identify basic human problems and respond appropriately through pastoral counseling. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CC604 Inner Healing (3)
Prerequisite: CC602
This course will teach basic concepts of inner healing and skills, motivate students to begin ministry to heal through love and power of the Holy Spirit. Thus, this course will focus on spiritual, emotional and physical healing and freedom beyond cultures. Students will be able to experience and participate in actual healing ministry during and out of the class. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CC606 Deep Wounds and Transformation (3)
Prerequisite: CC602
A study of human indictment and wounds from an ontological, cultural, theological, psychological perspective and biblical ways of transformation. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CC710 Survey to Psychological Assessments and Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: CC602
This course aims to introduce students to a brief survey of various psychological instruments; and how to develop and use psychological surveys and how to analyze them into use. This course will use the Shalom Quotient and other psychological batteries like Egogram, Spiritual Wellbeing, MBTI and MMPI to understand human traits and mental and spiritual health from holistic perspectives. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CC750 Directed Study in Counseling. (3)
This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CC904 Inner Healing
Prerequisite: None
This course will teach basic concepts of inner healing and skills, motivate students to begin ministry to heal through love and power of the Holy Spirit. Thus, this course will focus on spiritual, emotional and physical healing and freedom beyond cultures. Students will be able to experience and participate in actual healing ministry during and out of the class. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CC922 Pastoral Counseling & Ministry (3)
Prerequisite: None
The course provides insights for effective pastoral counseling, with the result that the students can identify basic human problems and respond appropriately through pastoral counseling. In addition, students will develop theoretical and pragmatic approaches to a variety of pastoral counseling needs which include marital counseling, coping strategies, family systems development. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.
CC950 Directed Study in Counseling (3) This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

Christian Education

CE500 Theological English for Graduate (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is for a deeper study of English theological scholarship examining the area of theology which is useful for understanding theological words and English ministerial leadership taking the Christian message into the world which is useful for conducting important ministerial duties for Immigration churches. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CE611 Christian Education & Ministry (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of educational theories, developments, and applications on educational ministry church setting. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CE750 Directed Study in Christian Education. (3)
This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CE800 Theological English for Graduate
Prerequisite: None
This course is for a deeper study of English theological scholarship examining the area of theology which is useful for understanding theological words and English ministerial leadership taking the Christian message into the world which is useful for conducting important ministerial duties for Immigration churches. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CE808 Discipleship (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of the biblical principles and contemporary issues of disciple-making with attention to evaluating existing programs of discipleship. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CE 900 Hermeneutics for Preacher
Prerequisite: None
A study of hermeneutics with special attention to preachers to deliver messages of the Biblical text with coherent alignment with the context of target listeners in the contemporary. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours

CE950 Directed Study in Christian Education (3)
This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

GP 906 Dissertation (6)
Prerequisite: Completion of all the course work
Dissertation consultation on dissertation subject of student under supervision of mentor. This course is designed for 6 units of theory and supervision.

GP 910 Dissertation Consultation-GP 911, 912, 913, 914, 915, 916 (1)
Prerequisite: GP 906
Continuation of dissertation consultation after GP 906. This course is designed for 1 units of theory and supervision.