ABOUT

For students who are called to ministry with a particular emphasis on sports as a context for ministry. This concentration is intentionally grounded in praxis-oriented theology operating in and through the local church. Based on biblical and theological foundations, students explore the historical, cultural, and ethical aspects of sports ministry.

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 75 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
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
Christian Theology
  • THEO 7360 Christian Texts and Traditions 1
  • THEO 7361 Christian Texts and Traditions 2
  • THEO 7362 Christian Texts and Traditions 3
  • MSSN 7382 Constructive Theology
  • THEO 7396 The Baptist Identity
15 hours
Christian Ministry
  • LEAD 7301 Leadership for Ministry
  • MSSN 7385 Christian World Mission
  • PRCH 7316 Preaching 1
  • THEO 7316 Christian Worship
  • MENT 7V00 Mentoring in Ministry (9 hrs)
  • PRTH 7391 Integrative Seminary
24 hours
V. Area Concentration: Sports Ministry (SPMI) 18 hours
Concentration Requirements
  • PTSM 7320 Theology and Philosophy of Sports Ministry
  • PTSM 7352 Theological Ethics of Sports Ministry
  • PTSM 7366 Sports Chaplaincy
  • PTSM 7333 Integration of Faith and Sports
12 hours
Electives 6 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.