Degree Requirements

Foundations (3 hours)

  • Introduction to Graduate Study

Bible and Theology Core (18 hours)

  • Introduction to the Old Testament and Its Theologies
  • Introduction to the New Testament and Its Theologies
  • Advanced Biblical Exegesis
  • Historical Theology I
  • Historical Theology II
  • Systematic Theology

Focus Courses (21 hours)

Students choose one of the following two focuses:
Scripture Focus (21 hours)

  • Seminar in the Gospels
  • Seminar in the Pauline Epistles
  • Wisdom Literature
  • Politics, Power, and Faith in Israel's First History: Deuteronomy - 2 Kings
  • Seminar in Selected New Testament Passages (course can be repeated as content changes)
  • Seminar in Selected Old Testament Passages (course can be repeated as content changes)
  • Intermediate Greek
  • Selected Greek NT Readings
  • Selected Greek Readings/Gospels

Theology Focus (21 hours)
Choose in consultation with advisor

  • History of the Restoration Movement
  • Seminar in Selected Church History Topics
  • Contemporary Theology
  • Ethics
  • Seminar in Selected TheologyTopics (course can be repeated as content changes)
  • Theology of Worship
  • Non-Christian Religions
  • Philosophical Theology

Additional Electives or Thesis (6 hours)

 Thesis track 

  • Thesis I
  • Thesis II

Non-Thesis track

  • any 6 hours of electives from courses listed above


To be assembled and submitted under guidance of academic advisor.