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For students interested in taking the Gospel to the nations. Our students are studying in the areas of global missions, urban missions, church planting, or strategic research and planning. Learn from seasoned missionaries who have returned to teach and train the next generation to fulfill the Great Commission.

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* 9 hours
THEO 7340 Introduction to Christian Scriptures
THEO 7343 Introduction to Christian History
THEO 7345 Introduction to Christian Theology
Christian Scriptures 12 hours
THEO 7370 Christian Scriptures 1
THEO 7372 Christian Scriptures 2
THEO 7371 Christian Scriptures 3
THEO 7373 Christian Scriptures 4
Christian Texts and Traditions 15 hours
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
Leadership/Administration 3 hours
LEAD 7301 Leadership for Ministry
Preaching and Worship 6 hours
PRCH 7316 Preaching 1
THEO 7316 Christian Worship
Mentoring 12 hours
MENT 7300 Introduction to Mentoring
MENT 7V00 Mentoring in Ministry (9 hours)
Capstone 3 hours
THEO 7388 Theological Capstone
V. Area Concentrations 33 hours
Biblical Languages 15 hours
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 7V48 Greek Language Reading
(3 hours; no variable credit)
Missions and World Christianity Core 18 hours
MSSN 7376 The Story of Christian Missions
MSSN 7380 Biblical and Theological Themes in Missions
MSSN 7381 Religion and Worldviews
MSSN 7383 Cross Cultural Living and Communication
Two courses selected from the following:
MSSN 7377 The Missional Church
MSSN 7384 Ethnographic Research Methodology
MSSN 7382 Principles, Methods and Strategies
MSSN 7378 Church Planting
MSSN 7386 Urban Mission Issues
MSSN 7387 Community Development and Ministry
MSSN 7389 Studies in Mission Theology and Practice
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.