ACTS General Course Descriptions

 

Course Code Course Description
BIE Biblical Exposition and Exegesis
Biblical exposition and exegesis courses are intended to develop a thorough knowledge of the Word of God along with competence in understanding, expounding, applying, and communicating it.
BIL Biblical Language
Biblical language courses are designed to provide the student with the ability to read the biblical text in its original languages, to apply sound exegetical methods to its interpretation, and to use these skills as the basis for exposition and communication of biblical truth. For Greek Exegesis II and Hebrew Exegesis, see BIE 600 and BIE 603 respectively.
CAP Contemporary Apologetics
CHM Church Ministries
The role of course work in Church Ministries is to develop understanding of and appreciation for the educational ministry of the church along with the practical skills required for effective leadership of educational ministries to children, youth, and adults.
CHP Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care
CLD Christian Leadership Development
Effective leadership for ministry requires that leaders understand their own gifts, skills, and leadership style, possess the capacity to train and motivate individuals and teams, and know how to organize, plan for, and implement programs designed to achieve major objectives.
CPL Church Planting Leadership Courses
Effective leadership for ministry requires that leaders understand their own gifts, skills, and leadership style, possess the capacity to train and motivate individuals and teams, and know how to organize, plan for, and implement programs designed to achieve major objectives.
CCM Cross-Cultural Ministries Courses
Courses in this section seek to assist individuals to function effectively as Christians in various kinds of cross-cultural ministry situations, particularly in leadership roles which require interactive team work with local leaders.
DMN Doctor of Ministry Studies Courses
FSC Family & Social Science Studies Courses
HIS Historical Studies Courses
Historical Studies are intended to provide the student with insight into the development of the church over time, understanding of factors influencing its vitality and effectiveness, and appreciation for the traditions of thought and leadership that have contributed to its growth.
LIN Linguistics Courses
Canada Institute of Linguistics course set I, part of the linguistics program at Trinity Western University, or equivalent, is required before any of the following courses may be taken.
MCS Master of Arts in Christian Studies Courses
MFT Marriage and Family Therapy Courses
Courses in this area seek to equip students with effective professional counselling skills by developing a Biblically informed, theoretical and practical understanding of human nature and the helping process.
MLE Master of Applied Linguistics and Exegesis Courses
MTH Master of Theology .
MTS Master of Theological Studies Courses
The goal of MTS courses is to provide thesis students with an understanding of the process of thesis development and the encouragement and supervision required to bring a these project to a successful completion.
PTH Pastoral Theology Courses
Pastoral Theology courses are designed to equip the student with a philosophy of ministry as well as practical skills in the major task areas of pastoral ministry.
RES Research Strategies Courses
Informational research skills are essential to achievement in most areas of seminary study.
SCS Science Studies Courses
THS Theological Studies Courses
Theological studies are intended to develop, from a biblical foundation and in systematic context, sound understanding of the central theological truths of the historic Christian faith along with the ability to apply these understandings to an analysis of contemporary theological views.
WVS Worldview Studies Courses