ACTS Master of Divinity Program Template

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Degree Completion - 89 Semester hours

Research Foundations (5 Semester Hours):
2 BIE 500 Introduction to the Bible
1 RES 500 Research Strategies
2 THS 540 Introduction to Theology
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Biblical Studies (12 Semester Hours):
3 BIE 505 Biblical Hermeneutics
3 BIE ___ Old Testament Biblical Elective
3 BIE ___ New Testament Biblical Elective
3 BIE ___ Old/New Testament Biblical Elective
12
Exegetical Studies (12 Semester Hours in one language):
3 BIL 500 Introductory Greek I
BIL 504 Introductory Hebrew I
3 BIL 501 Introductory Greek II
BIL 505 Introductory Hebrew II
3 BIL 502 Greek Exegesis I
BIL 603 Hebrew Exegesis I
3 BIL 600 Greek Exegesi II
BIL 613 Hebrew Exegesis II
12
Theological Studies (12 Semester Hours):
3 THS 571 Introduction to Believers' Church Theology
Choose three of the following
9 THS 671 The God Who Creates, Sustains, and Redeems
THS 672 Redemption: Accomplished and Consummated
THS 602 Christian Ethics
BIE 610 Old Testament Theology
BIE 552 New Testament Theology
12
History and Culture (12 Semester Hours):
3 THS 680 Christianity and Culture
3 CCM 661 Church and World Missions
Choose 2 of the following courses:
6 HIS 540 History of Christianity I
HIS 541 History of Christianity II
CCM 663 History of the Non-Western Church
PTH ___ Denominational History/Theology
12
Leadership Formation (12 Semester Hours):
3 CLD 510 Foundations of Christian Leadership
Choose 3 of the following courses:
9 CLD 531 Personal Dimensions of Leadership Development
CLD 532 Power, Change, and Conflict
CLD 533 Mentoring, Team-Building, and Equipping
CLD 534 Vision, Strategic Planning and Organizational Leadership
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**Ministry Experience May Qualify for Reduction. See Course Syllabi.
Ministry Skills Formation (12 Semester Hours):
3 PTH 603 Biblical Communication
3 PTH 605 Pastoral Counselling
Choose 2 of the following courses:
6 PTH 600 Pastoral Formation
PTH 613 Evangelism and Faith Formation
PTH 616 Marriage Enrichment
PTH 762 Preaching Laboratory
12
General Elective Options (12 Semester Hours):
12Choose 12 Semester Hours of General Electives. Specializations are available in Apologetics, Chaplaincy, Church Ministries, Church Planting, or Cross-Cultural Ministry.
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Certain course electives will be specific to, or required based on, seminary affiliation.