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For students whose ministry calling is to pursue graduate education and/or teach. This concentration emphasizes biblical languages and readings courses, allowing the student 6 hours of electives in which to choose an area of focus. If a student is considering additional post-graduate education or teaching within the biblical/theological field, this concentration allows the student to focus on a specific academic area.

DEGREE PLAN
REQUIREMENTS HOURS
I. Minimum Requirement 93 hours
II. Residency Requirement (minimum)
Truett Seminary encourages a much higher number
51 hours
III. Grade Point Average
Minimum of 2.00 or "C" overall and minimum of "C" or 2.00 in all core courses.
IV. Theological Education Core Courses 60 hours
Introductory Courses*
  • THEO 7340 Introduction to Christian Scriptures
  • THEO 7343 Introduction to Christian History
  • THEO 7345 Introduction to Christian Theology
9 hours
Christian Scriptures
  • THEO 7370 Christian Scriptures 1
  • THEO 7372 Christian Scriptures 2
  • THEO 7371 Christian Scriptures 3
  • THEO 7373 Christian Scriptures 4
12 hours
Christian Texts and Traditions
  • THEO 7360 Christian Texts and Traditions 1
  • THEO 7361 Christian Texts and Traditions 2
  • THEO 7362 Christian Texts and Traditions 3
  • MSSN 7385 Christian World Mission
  • THEO 7396 The Baptist Identity
15 hours
Leadership/Administration
  • LEAD 7301 Leadership for Ministry
3 hours
Preaching and Worship
  • PRCH 7316 Preaching 1
  • THEO 7316 Christian Worship
6 hours
Mentoring
  • MENT 7300 Introduction to Mentoring
  • MENT 7V00 Mentoring in Ministry (9 hours)
12 hours
Capstone
  • THEO 7388 Theological Capstone
3 hours
V. Area Concentrations 33 hours
Biblical Languages
  • THEO 7356 Hebrew 1
  • THEO 7357 Hebrew 2
  • THEO 7346 New Testament Greek 1
  • THEO 7347 New Testament Greek 2
  • THEO 7V54 Hebrew Language Reading or THEO 7V48 Greek Language Reading
  • (3 hours; no variable credit)
15 hours
Preaching
  • PRCH 7317 Preaching 2
3 hours
Biblical Studies/Theology Courses 15 hours
Total Hours 93 hours
VI. Satisfactory Completion of 200 Lifelong Learning Units
VII. Covenant Groups - Six Semesters
VIII. Satisfactory Academic Progress
*These are required courses; however, based upon previous academic experience, students may petition to waive these courses. Students not taking these courses must substitute electives in corresponding areas under advisement.