Courses

Required Courses for the Master of Divinity Sem.Hrs.
Research and Foundation Studies Courses  

FD 6302 Elementary Greek I *
FD 6303 Elementary Greek II *
FD 6304 Greek Reading I *
-OR-
FD 6306 Elementary Hebrew I *
FD 6307 Elementary Hebrew II *
FD 6308 Hebrew Reading I *
-OR-
FD 6360 Elementary Hebrew and Greek for Christian Ministry *
FD 6361 Hebrew Word Study *
FD 6362 Greek Word Study *

FD 6312 Hermeneutics

RS 6339 Research and Evaluation (for prospective DMin students via the MDiv)
-OR-
RS 6310 Introduction to Biblical Related Research

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3

 

3

Total Research and Foundation Studies Hours for Masters Degree 15
Biblical Studies Courses  

NT 6301 Critical Introduction to the New Testament *
OT 6301 Critical Introduction to the Old Testament *
Two textual courses from the Old Testament
Two textual courses from the New Testament

3
3
6
6
Total Biblical Studies Hours for Masters Degree 18
Theological and Historical Studies Courses  
TH 6310 Systematic Theology 3
TH 6326 Spirituality and Spiritual Formation 3
One class in church history (TH 6300, TH 6303, or TH 6304) 3
One class in history of doctrine (TH 6301, TH 6302, or TH 6307) 3
One class in systematic theology OR ethics (TH 6311, TH 6318, TH 6321, TH 6322, TH 6325, TH 6327, TH 6330, or TH 6338) 3
One class in apologetics OR philosophy of religion (TH 6316, TH 6317, TH 6319, TH 6320, TH 6323, TH 6324, or TH 6328) 3
Total Theological and Historical Studies Hours for Masters Degree 18
Ministry Courses  
FT 7301 Introduction to Pastoral Counseling 3
LD 6362 Spiritual Leadership 3
PS 6310 Personal Evangelism 3
PS 6311 Ministry and the Contemporary World 3
PS 6330 Internship in Ministry I 3
PS 6331 Internship in Ministry II 3
The student may choose two practical ministry courses from the following: 6
LD 6353 Leadership Vision and Values  
LD 6357 Organizational Communication  
MS 6302 Introduction to Missiology  
PS 6301 Christian Ministry  
PS 6302 Homiletics  
PS 6303 Educational Program of the Local Church  
PS 6306 Christian Marriage and Family Life  
PS 6309 Introduction to Christian Counseling  
PS 6312 Church Growth Through Bible School Evangelism  
RS 6345 Quantitative and Qualitative Methodology (Students who plan to advance to the DMin degree program are strongly urged to take RS 6345 Quantitative and Qualitative Methodology as one of the two choices OR as an elective.)  
Total Ministry Hours for Masters Degree 24
Elective Courses for the Master of Divinity  
Five courses from Biblical Studies (BI, NT, or OT), Theological and Historical Studies (TH), Practical Ministry (LD, MS or PS), OR biblical languages. 15
Total Elective Course Hours for Masters Degree 15
Comprehensive Examination for the Master of Divinity  
BI 7015 Comprehensive Examination for Master of Divinity 0
Total Comprehensive Examination Hours for Masters Degree 0
**Total Hours for Masters Degree 90

 

*Options on Certain Courses: 
Students who have taken a course in undergraduate studies which is deemed to be similar in content to a course that is marked with an asterisk may substitute another course within the same discipline with permission of the Dean of Turner School of Theology.

 **Advanced Bible Placement:
Students who have a major in religious studies on the undergraduate level may receive, with the approval of the Dean of the Turner School of Theology, Advanced Bible Placement – possibly reducing required degree total from 90 to 75 semester hours.

NOTE:

Hebrew and/or Greek languages are recommended in the MDiv program, but not required. These can be taken as foundation studies or general electives.