Master of Divinity - Core Curriculum

Houston Campus

Biblical Studies40 Hours
05OT502Introduction to Hebrew3 Hours
05OT504Intermediate Hebrew3 Hours
05OT506Hebrew Exegesis2 Hours
05OT508Genesis - Joshua3 Hours
05OT510Judges - Esther2 Hours
05OT512Poets2 Hours
05OT516Isaiah - Malachi3 Hours
05ON504Advanced Biblical Exegesis3 Hours
05NT502Greek I3 Hours
05NT504Greek II3 Hours
05NT506Greek Exegesis2 Hours
05NT508Gospels3 Hours
05NT516Acts and Romans2 Hours
05NT520Pauline Epistles3 Hours
05NT522Hebrews - Revelation3 Hours
Church History7 Hours
05HT502The History of Christianity I3 Hours
05HT504The History of Christianity II3 Hours
05HT508Classics of Personal Devotions1 Hour
Christian Education2 Hours
05CE514Educational Ministry of the Church2 Hours
Missions4 Hours
05MS508Evangelism2 Hours
05MS518Missions2 Hours
Practical Theology19 Hours
05PT508Communication I2 Hours
05PT510Preaching Laboratory I*2 Hours
05PT512Leadership2 Hours
05PT516Pastoral Counseling3 Hours
05PT518Pastoral Ministry2 Hours
05PT520Church Polity1 Hour
05PT522Communication II2 Hours
05PT524Preaching Laboratory II*2 Hours
05PT526Worship3 Hours
05PT534Field Education Seminar 
05PT536Field Education Internship 
Systematic Theology24 Hours
05ST502Introduction to Pastoral and Theological Studies3 Hours
05ST504History of Philosophy and Christian Thought3 Hours
05ST515ST: Scripture, Theology, Anthropology3 Hours
05ST517ST: Christology, Soteriology, Eschatology3 Hours
05ST519ST: Ecclesiology and Sacraments2 Hours
05ST526Principles of Sanctification1 Hour
05ST528Pastoral and Social Ethics3 Hours
05ST530Apologetics2 Hours
05ST540Christian Encounter with Islam2 Hours
05ST601Covenant Theology2 Hours
Electives10 Hours

* Women and other non-ministerial candidates will substitute additional elective course hours for the Preaching Labs. These elective courses may include alternative communication labs.

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