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 Advanced Diploma in Theology

The Advanced Diploma in Thelogy is granted to students upon completing grade ten or twelve with good Enlish language and capability to compete with the students in the class. The faculty holds that the foregoing of the Advanced Diploma in Theology studies program are to be met through student fulfillment of the following curriculur components:

  1. An accumulative average of not less than 2.5 grade points average over the three years of study in residency in a curriculum of 38 courses excluding electives.
  2. Satisfactorily completion of a selection of courses consisting of the required core curriculum and a suitable combination of courses in the area of students need under the following core curriculum (listed in ONS Hand Book).

 


 

Bachelor of Theology

The faculty holds that the foregoing objectives of the Bachelor of Theology program are to be met through students’ fullfillment of the following curriculum components:

  1. Demonstrate competence in at least one Biblical language through the successful completion of the required exegesis component in either the Old or New Testament, normally by the end of the firsth year of study.
  2. An accumulated average of not less than 65%, or GPA 2.5 over the four years of studies in residency in the following required 41 courses.

 


 

BIBLICAL STUDIES

  • BE103 Beginning Greek
  • BE106 Senior English II
  • BE107 Senior English III
  • BE108 Senior English IV
  • BE109 Study Methodology
  • BF100 Thesis & Paper Writing

INTRODUCTION TO BIBLICAL STUDIES & EXEGETICAL

  • BL110 Old Testament History and Introduction I
  • BL111 Old Testament History and Introduction II
  • BL220 Exegesis / Interpretation / Genesis / Exodus
  • BL223 The Pentateuch / Deuteronomy / Exegesis
  • BL224 Interpretation of Psalms
  • BL226 OT Prophecy (one of the mojor prophets)
  • BL227 OT Prophecy (one ot the minor prophets)
  • BL228 Exegetical Methods

OLD TESTAMENT THEOLOGY

  • BT230 Old Testament Theology

NEW TESTAMENT STUDIES

  • BEL255 New Testament Introduction I
  • BEL260 New Testament Introduction II
  • BEL265 Exegesis in the Synoptic Gospels
  • BEL270 Exegesis of Revelation
  • BEL278 Exegesis of Galatians / Romans

NEW TESTAMENT THEOLOGY

  • BTL280 New Testament Theology
  • BTL290 Salvation & Liberation Theology

CHURCH HISTORY AND HISTORICAL THEOLOGY

  • CH300 History of Christian Life and Thought
  • CHL305 Early Christianity
  • CHL310 History of Reformation
  • CHL315 Lutheran Understanding in EECMY
  • CHL320 History of Christian World
  • CHL325 History of Christianity in Africa

SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY & CHURCH DOCTRINE

  • SL350 Systematic Theology I
  • SL355 Systematic Theology II
  • SL360 Systematic Theology III
  • SL365 The Lutheran Confessions

PASTORAL AND PRACTICAL THEOLOGY

  • SCP400 Introduction to Christian Ethics
  • SCP410 Christian Ethics in Contemporary Society
  • SCP420 Homiletics I
  • SCP425 Homiletics II
  • SCP430 Introduction to Litergical and Worship Studies
  • SCP440 Contextual Educations
  • SCP460 The Theory and Practice of Christian Education

ELECTIVE COURSES

  • BL101 Introduction to Hebrew
  • BA104 Greek II
  • BA231 Contemporary Issues in Biblical Studies
  • BL232 Synoptic Studies in Kings and Chronicles
  • BTL295 Miracles and Miraculouls in the New Testament Perspective
  • SCM475 Marriage & Christian Family Life Education
  • SCP480 Crisis Counseling