Curriculum

Requirements for Master of Divinity 60 hours
Introductory Courses*
  • THEO 7340 Introduction to Christian Scriptures
  • THEO 7343 Introduction to Christian History
  • THEO 7345 Introduction to Christian Theology
  • *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.
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 Theology
  • THEO 7360 Christian Texts and Traditions 1
  • THEO 7361 Christian Texts and Traditions 2
  • THEO 7362 Christian Texts and Traditions 3
  • THEO 7382 Constructive Theology
  • THEO 7396 The Baptist Identity
15 hours
Christian Ministry
  • LEAD 7301 Leadership for Ministry or PAST 7330 Introduction to Pastoral Care
  • WOCW 7385 Introduction to Christian Witness and Mission
  • PRCH 7316 Preaching 1
  • PRTH 7391 Integrative Seminar
12 hours
Elective Hours 12 hours
Satisfactory Completion of 200 Lifelong Learning Units
Covenant Groups - four Semesters
Satisfactory Academic Progress
Requirements for Juris Doctor 114 quarter hours (81.4 hours)
1L Curriculum
  • LAW 9101 Legal Analysis, Research & Communications, Part I
  • LAW 9103 Legal Analysis, Research & Communications, Part II
  • LAW 9203 Appellate Advocacy & Procedure
  • LAW 9207 Basic Taxation Principles for Lawyers
  • LAW 9405 Civil Procedure
  • LAW 9407 Contracts I
  • LAW 9408 Contracts II
  • LAW 9303 Criminal Law
  • LAW 9356 Criminal Procedure
  • LAW 9315 Legislation, Administrative Power & Procedure
  • LAW 9411 Property I
  • LAW 9312 Property II
  • LAW 9413 Torts I
  • LAW 9314 Torts II
42 quarter hours (30 hours)
2L Curriculum
  • LAW 9521 Business Organizations I
  • LAW 9504 Trusts & Estates
  • LAW 9524 Constitutional Law
  • LAW 9326 Remedies
  • Law School Electives (24 credits)
42 quarter hours (30 hours)
3L Curriculum
  • LAW 9527 Practice Court I
  • LAW 9520 Practice Court II
  • LAW 9528 Practice Court III
  • LAW 9229 Professional Responsibility
  • Law School Electives (13 credits)
30 quarter hours (21.4 hours)
Total Degree Requirements 141.4 hours
(198 quarter hours)

More information about the M.Div./J.D. is available at the Baylor Law School website or contact:

Nicole Neeley
Assistant Dean of Admissions
Nicole_Neeley@baylor.edu
254-710-3239