Counseling Internship - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Consent of the MAC clinical director, and PSY650
Internship is a repeating professional/clinical practice course in the RTS MAC curriculum. Internship is part of the MAC clinical sequence whereby students, under supervision, meet with clients in various settings and apply helping skills, biopsychosocial assessment, theoretical case conceptualization, counseling interventions and ethical principles to helping interactions with persons enrolled in counseling. To be eligible for graduation, students must successfully complete three PSY654 Internship courses, ordinarily in three consecutive terms, and students must complete supervised counseling experiences that total at least 900 clock hours in their combined Internship courses, of which at least 360 clock hours must be direct face-to-face counseling.

01PSY654/01
Dr. James Hurley
TBA 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
August 26 - December 6

Counseling Internship - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Consent of the MAC clinical director, and PSY650
Internship is a repeating professional/clinical practice course in the RTS MAC curriculum. Internship is part of the MAC clinical sequence whereby students, under supervision, meet with clients in various settings and apply helping skills, biopsychosocial assessment, theoretical case conceptualization, counseling interventions and ethical principles to helping interactions with persons enrolled in counseling. To be eligible for graduation, students must successfully complete three PSY654 Internship courses, ordinarily in three consecutive terms, and students must complete supervised counseling experiences that total at least 900 clock hours in their combined Internship courses, of which at least 360 clock hours must be direct face-to-face counseling.

01PSY654/02
Dr. William J. Richardson
TBA 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
August 26 - December 6

Preaching Lab I - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: PT5100
Students will preach multiple sermons. Women and other non-ministerial candidates will substitute additional elective course hours for all Preaching Labs.

01PT5125/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
August 26 - December 6

History of Christianity I - 3.00 Hours

This general introduction to Christianity in the early and medieval periods focuses on key Christian doctrines and great leaders from Justin Martyr to Martin Luther who made contributions of lasting significance to the Christian Church.

01HT5100/01
Dr. John V. Fesko
Monday 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Pauline Epistles - 3.00 Hours

An exposition of the epistles in chronological order that emphasizes the application of Paul’s theology to the pastoral needs of the churches of his day and ours.

01NT5300/01
Dr. Guy Waters
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Hebrews-Revelation - 3.00 Hours

An introduction the General Epistles and Revelation that includes the history, setting, theme, purpose, and message of each book.

01NT5350/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
August 26 - December 6

Exegesis in the NT I - 2.00 Hours

This course constitutes an intense exegetical study of a discrete portion of the New Testament, such as the Sermon on the Mount, John, 1 Timothy, Ephesians, etc. Prerequisites include Greek I, Greek II, and Greek Exegesis.

01NT6110/01
Dr. Guy Waters
Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:55 PM
August 26 - December 6

Septuagint Readings - 2.00 Hours

The course aims to introduce the student to the critical use of the Septuagint as a tool in biblical studies, whether of the Old or New Testament. Variant readings in manuscripts of the Septuagint will be assessed to determine their relative claim to originality, their significance in the history of the transmission the Greek text, and their relationship to known Hebrew manuscripts. Constant attention will be paid to the characteristics of Hellenistic Greek represented by the Septuagint (phonology, morphology, and syntax).

01ON6105/01
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Monday 9:00 AM - 10:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Introduction to Biblical Theology - 2.00 Hours

This course investigates the covenantal nature of the Christian Bible from a biblical-theological perspective. The study of biblical theology includes: (1) the history, definition, task, method, and goal of biblical theology; (2) the attempt to identify the "center" of biblical theology as a way of understanding the relationship of the various parts to the whole; and (3) selected themes in biblical theology as those threads that make up the fabric of the biblical canon.

01ON6200/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Hebrew Exegesis - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: OT5125
This course introduces basic tools for interpreting the Old Testament. Attention is given to a working knowledge of biblical Hebrew and to principles of interpretation.

01OT5150/01
Dr. Michael G. McKelvey
TuesThurs 8:30 AM - 9:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Joshua-Esther - 3.00 Hours

This overview of the literature, history, and themes of Joshua through Esther gives particular attention to the relevance of these books for the church and world today.

01OT5250/01
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Isaiah-Malachi - 3.00 Hours

An expository study of the message and times of the prophets that emphasizes the themes day of the Lord, judgment, restoration, promise and fulfillment, Messiah, kingdom, and the new people of God.

01OT5350/01
Dr. Michael G. McKelvey
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
August 26 - December 6

OT Studies for Counseling - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Admission to RTS Jackson's MA in Counseling degree program The Old Testament is a unified book that tells an ancient story about God establishing his ideal for the world (Law) and how that ideal was lost (Prophets) and then restored at least in part (Writings). The story in the Old Testament is the prelude to the greatest story ever told, the story of God’s ultimate restoration in Jesus Christ. OT Studies for Counseling is designed to give MAC students an introduction to this prelude.

01OT5500/01
Dr. Michael G. McKelvey
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Exegesis in the OT I - 2.00 Hours

This course constitutes an intense exegetical study of a discrete portion of the Old Testament such as the book of Judges, the life of David, the Elijah narratives, Song of Songs, etc. Prerequisites include Hebrew 1, Hebrew 2, and Hebrew Exegesis.

01OT6110/01
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Social & Cultural Issues in Counseling - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
SEPT. 20 & 21
OCT. 18 & 19
NOV. 15 & 16
FRIDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 8AM to 5PM; SATURDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 8AM to NOON; SATURDAY, NOV. 16th, CLASS WILL MEET FROM 8AM to 4PM.

This course exposes students to the psychosocial similarities, differences, and adversities that exist among people groups and to encourage the development of (1) a healthy awareness/understanding of people both inside and outside the student’s frame of reference, (2) an understanding of his/her own learned and socially prescribed attitudes and beliefs concerning “others,” and (3) a multidimensional contextual framework for under-standing people and providing counseling services.

01PSY510/01
Lindsay Fikkert
TBA 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
TBA 8:00 AM - 12:01 PM
TBA 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
August 26 - December 6

Human Growth & Development - 3.00 Hours

Students learn about developmental psychology, concentrating on major theories, concepts and issues. It covers the lifespan and the systems within which individuals live in childhood, adolescence, mid-life and late life.

01PSY511/01
Michael Hillerman
Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
August 26 - December 6

Psychopathology - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the MAC program or consent of the instructor.

An introduction to mental health disorders and their criteria based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, Text Revision (DSMIV-TR). Students learn the vocabulary and taxonomy used in the mental health field. Etiology of disorders and treatment approaches are considered.

01PSY5150/01
Michael Hillerman
Thursday 9:00 AM - 11:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Theory & Practice of Counseling - 3.00 Hours

This course surveys primary current theoretical approaches to psychotherapy and demonstrates how theory relates to the practice of Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy. The historical components of these theories are examined for their continuing impact on the
delivery of mental health services.

01PSY5210/01
Dr. William J. Richardson
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
August 26 - December 6

Neuroscience Informed Counseling - 2.00 Hours

01PSY5240/01
Dr. James Hurley
Monday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
August 26 - December 6

Communication I - 2.00 Hours

This course introduces the theological framework and basic skills required for interpreting and communicating the Bible within the context of the church’s ministry (both formal and informal).

01PT5100/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Evangelism - 2.00 Hours

The purpose of this course is to train students to be effective evangelists and to understand and use biblical principles and methods of church growth. Emphasis is placed on having an intense desire to reach the lost for Christ. The value of small group ministries and mobilizing the laity for growth and ministry are considered.

01PT5200/01
Dr. Elias dos Santos Medeiros
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:55 PM
August 26 - December 6

Missions - 2.00 Hours

This course examines issues in the world mission enterprise in light of today’s challenges, opportunities, and obligations. The call to mission service is examined, the theological mandate for missions is clarified, the historical advance of the Church through missions is reviewed, and strategies for effective contemporary missions are considered.

01PT5225/01
Dr. Elias dos Santos Medeiros
Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Worship - 2.00 Hours

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the biblical foundations for worship. This course will convince students that gathered worship is legitimate, necessary, important, and should be conducted biblically in both form and content. In addition, the course will address the crucial matters of music, congregational singing, contextualization, “worship styles”, and more. The goal is to prepare students to be biblical worshippers, to help others be biblical worshippers, and to be effective leaders in worship.

01PT5300/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Monday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
August 26 - December 6

Personal Sanctification - 1.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS MEETS ON SELECTED MONDAYS. CONSULT THE CLASS SYLLABUS FOR SPECIFIC DAYS.

01PT5375/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Monday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
August 26 - December 6

Intro. to Pastoral & Theological Studies - 3.00 Hours

This course introduces students to the biblical, theological, and pastoral aspects of ministry preparation in the Reformed tradition.

01ST5100/01
Dr. John V. Fesko
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
August 26 - December 6

Systematic Theol Studies for Couns - 3.00 Hours

01ST511/01
Dr. Bruce Baugus
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
August 26 - December 6

ST:Scrip., Theol. Proper, Anthropology - 3.00 Hours

This course explores biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Scripture, theology proper, and anthropology.

01ST5150/01
Dr. Bruce Baugus
Monday 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

ST: Ecclesiology & the Sacraments - 2.00 Hours

This course explores biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Ecclesiology and Sacraments.

01ST5250/01
Dr. Guy Waters
Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Theological Foundations for Counseling - 2.00 Hours

This course will present the Reformed view of General and Special Revelation and the traditional theological loci (e.g., theology proper, creation, anthropology, salvation, means of grace) that should serve as the foundation for any human endeavor. In addition, special attention will be given to various loci and issues that more directly relate to counseling.

01ST5350/01
Dr. John V. Fesko
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:01 PM
August 26 - December 6

Xn Thought & Philosophy - 3.00 Hours

01ST5400/01
Dr. Bruce Baugus
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Pastoral & Social Ethics - 3.00 Hours

Students are introduced to terminology, major views, and problems in the study of ethics and to a biblical basis for morality. Basic concerns and current issues in social ethics are covered.

01ST5500/01
Dr. Bruce Baugus
Monday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
August 26 - December 6

Greek Exegesis - 2.00 Hours

01NT5150/02
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:55 AM
August 26 - December 6

Field Ed Seminar - 0.00 Hours

Prerequisite: 400 hours of field education experience
This seminar provides opportunity for theological reflection and discussion of problems, needs, and experiences in ministry. Students are required to write papers about their field experiences and present them to the class for discussion led by the professor. This may be taken in the fall or spring semester.

01PT5905/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
September 23 - September 23

D.Min Courses

Dissertation Dev. and Research - 3.00 Hours

D.Min.

SP01DM405/01
Dr. Valdeci Silva Santos
Mon to Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
August 26 - December 6

Brazilian Cultures & Beliefs - 3.00 Hours

Course is taught at AJGC as part of the Portuguese Doctor of Ministry Program.

D.Min.

SP01DM406/01
Dr. Valdeci Silva Santos
TBA 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
August 26 - August 30

Pastoral Counseling - 3.00 Hours

D.Min.

SP01DM825/01
Dr. Valdeci Silva Santos
TBA 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
September 9 - September 13

Research and Program Evaluation - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE YOUR CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
JAN. 6-10, 10AM TO NOON; THEN 1PM TO 3PM
JAN. 14-17, 10AM TO NOON, THEN 1PM TO 3PM

Prerequisite: Admission to the MAC program.

This course provides an introduction to research design and statistical methodologies. The process of conducting psychological research is covered with attention given to appropriate application to professional practice, and to helping students become informed consumers of research.

01PSY5170/01
Michael Hillerman
Mon to Fri 10:00 AM - 12:01 PM
Mon to Fri 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
January 6 - January 24

Church Polity - 1.00 Hours

Students examine the biblical data relative to church government and the Book of Church Order. The organization and function of church courts, including discipline and appeals, are considered, and parliamentary procedure is examined.

01PT5325/01
Dr. Guy Waters
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
January 6 - January 7

Hot Topics in Pastoral Ministry - 1.00 Hours

A class designed to assist future pastors in thinking biblically about race, human sexuality, and media ecology.

01PT6270/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
January 8 - January 9

Ed.Min.of the Church - 2.00 Hours

A study of the pastor’s role as teacher and administrator in the educational ministries of the local church. Attention is given to the Biblical foundations of Christian education, as well as its basic goals, content, methods and contexts. Practical help for organization, curriculum planning, teaching and training will also be considered, as well as the various educational needs and characteristics of the church population (children, youth. and adults).

01PT6100/01
Dr. John Kwasny
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
January 13 - January 17

Youth and Family Ministry - 2.00 Hours

This course gives an overview of a philosophy and methodology of youth & family ministry. Students will gain a deeper understanding of youth ministry in a local church and how they are to come alongside parents in their call to disciple their children. Students will also consider a biblical methodology for their specific church context. In addition to a philosophy and methodology of youth and family ministry, a significant portion of the class will deal with youth cultural analysis in order to assist the student’s implementation of youth ministry in our current context.

01PT6266/01
Dr. John Perritt
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
January 13 - January 17

Substance Abuse and Addictions - 3.00 Hours

This course covers current information about the addictive processes associated with chemical dependencies and other addictions, as well as assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and intervention within individual and family systems frameworks. Issues related to addictions,
such as family dynamics, structure, roles, and codependency are explored.

01PSY5260/01
Branden Henry
Mon to Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 20 - January 24

Christian Encounter w/Islam - 2.00 Hours

An introduction to the history, culture, traditions, beliefs, and practices of Islam. Students will reflect on the ways in which Islamic faith and life have been shaped by historical and cultural circumstances, study the diversity of Islam both in history and in contemporary expression, and develop a deeper understanding of Islam in order to love Muslims as their neighbors and witness more effectively to them.

01ST5550/01
Dr. Elias dos Santos Medeiros
Mon to Fri 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
January 20 - January 24

Practicum - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisites: Admission to MAC program and PSY5100, PSY5150, PSY5210, PSY5220
Corequisites: PSY5110, PSY5180

Practicum begins the MAC clinical course sequence whereby students, under supervision, meet with clients in various settings and apply helping skills, biopsychosocial assessment, theoretical case conceptualization, counseling interventions and ethical principles to helping interactions with persons enrolled in counseling. These experiences provide opportunities for students to counsel clients who represent the ethnic and demographic diversity of their community. Students must complete supervised counseling experiences that total a minimum of 100 clock hours over a full academic term, of which 40 clock hours must be direct face-to-face counseling.

01PSY5280/01
Dr. James Hurley
TBA 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
January 27 - May 8

Preaching Lab II - 2.00 Hours

Preaching Lab II
Prerequisite: PT5150
Students will preach multiple sermons. Women and other non-ministerial candidates will substitute additional elective course hours for all Preaching Labs.

01PT5175/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
January 27 - May 8

History of Christianity II - 3.00 Hours

A continuation of HT5200, concentrating on great leaders of the church in the modern period of church history from the Reformation to the 19th century.

01HT5200/01
Dr. John V. Fesko
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 27 - May 8

Theology of John Calvin - 2.00 Hours

01HT6320/01
Allen Michael Stanton
Friday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
January 27 - May 8

Gospels - 3.00 Hours

Attention is given to each writer’s literary art, theological teaching, pastoral purpose, and message for today’s church and world.

01NT5200/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:01 PM
January 27 - May 8

Acts/Romans - 2.00 Hours

A study of Acts and Paul’s Epistle to the Romans that emphasizes both the original meaning and the modern meaning.

01NT5250/01
Dr. Guy Waters
Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:59 AM
January 27 - May 8

NT Studies for Counseling - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Admission to RTS Orlando's MA in Counseling degree program

This course is designed to provide a basic introduction to the New Testament. In this course, the New Testament will be approached from a canonical, covenantal, and redemptive-historical perspective with sensitivity to the original historical and literary context out of which it arose. This approach should provide students with the ability to contextualize the course material in a variety of personal and vocational contexts with special attention to the role of the New Testament in Christian counseling.

01NT5500/01
Dr. Guy Waters
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
January 27 - May 8

Exegesis in the NT II - 2.00 Hours

This course constitutes an intense exegetical study of a discrete portion of the New Testament such as the Sermon on the Mount, John, 1 Timothy, Ephesians, etc. Prerequisites include Greek 1, Greek 2, and Greek Exegesis.

01NT6120/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:01 AM
January 27 - May 8

Hermeneutics - 3.00 Hours

Emphasis will be placed upon the relationship of the OT and the NT. Background hermeneutical issues will also be covered, including the role of the interpreter, the use of creeds and confessions in interpretation, and the relationship between original meaning and modern meaning.

01ON5100/01
Dr. Guy Waters
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 27 - May 8

Genesis-Deuteronomy - 3.00 Hours

This course takes an expository approach to the major developments in the history of redemption: creation, covenant, promise, and fulfillment of the promises. This portion of the biblical revelation covers the period from Adam and Even in the Garden of Eden to the second giving of the Law.

01OT5200/01
Dr. Michael G. McKelvey
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:01 PM
January 27 - May 8

Poets - 2.00 Hours

An examination of the literary structure, themes, and history of the Psalms and wisdom literature of the Old Testament.

01OT5300/01
Dr. Michael G. McKelvey
Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:01 PM
January 27 - May 8

Biblical Aramaic - 2.00 Hours

01OT6105/01
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
January 27 - May 8

Exegesis in the OT II - 2.00 Hours

This course constitutes an intense exegetical study of a discrete portion of the Old Testament such as the book of Judges, the life of David, the Elijah narratives, Song of Songs, etc. Prerequisites include Hebrew 1, Hebrew 2, and Hebrew Exegesis.

01OT6120/01
Dr. Michael G. McKelvey
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
January 27 - May 8

Psychodiagnostics - 2.00 Hours

This course is designed to provide students with theoretical categories, concepts, and methods for organizing client diagnostic material that will be useful in case conceptualization, treatment planning, the development of measurable treatment outcomes and lethality assessment. Students will gain experience in psychodiagnosis of common client behaviors such as mood disorders, trauma, and relationship dysfunction.

01PSY5110/01
Dr. William J. Richardson
Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
January 27 - May 8

Career & Lifestyle Development - 3.00 Hours

An examination of major theories of career selection and development, the philosophical and theological underpinnings of career. Students explore the decision-making process of careers, vocational assessment nstruments, lifestyle planning, career consultation and the theology of vocation and work. Students practice the administration and interpretation of selected
vocational tests and are encouraged to analyze their own career development in the light of the theories and assessment devices.

01PSY518/01
Michael Hillerman
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:01 PM
January 27 - May 8

Professional, Ethical, & Legal Studies - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the MAC program.

This course focuses on professional issues, both legal and ethical, that surround the counseling field. Attention is given to the development of professional identity, the standard of professional conduct, relevant codes of ethics, current statutes and the requirements for licensure.

01PSY5180/01
Dr. William J. Richardson
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 27 - May 8

Couples and Family Counseling I - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the MAC program.

This course provides a broad understanding of marriage and family theories and a systematic approach to conceptualizing and counseling with families and couples. Students will gain an acquaintance with the emergence of systems counseling as a discipline within the field of psychology, with a broad introduction to the study of the family as a culturally influenced, ongoing, interacting social system and with an awareness of central conceptual and therapeutic issues of importance to counselors.

01PSY5190/01
Dr. James Hurley
Monday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
January 27 - May 8

Couples and Family Counseling II - 3.00 Hours

This course provides a broad understanding of conceptualizations, intervention techniques, and skills used in couples counseling. Attention will be given to diverse issues and concerns addressed by couples counseling.

01PSY5200/01
Dr. James Hurley
Monday 1:00 AM - 4:00 PM
January 27 - May 8

Application of Counseling and Theol. - 1.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE YOU WILL MEET FOR CLASS AS FOLLOWS:
JAN. 28: 1pm-2pm; FEB. 11, 18, 25: 1pm-4pm; MAR. 3, 17: 1pm-4pm.

This course is designed to help students demonstrate their ability to integrate and consolidate their thinking andpositions on a variety of issues related to counseling. It will also familiarize students with critical topics,questions and issues and with the identity and role of key professionals in arenas of both Christian and nonChristian counseling. The intent is to prepare students to be able to respond to commonly asked questions theymay have to answer in job interviews, from referral sources, churches, or clients.

01PSY633/01
TBA 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 27 - May 8

Communication II - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: PT5125
A continuation of Communication I. This course continues to develop the skills required for interpreting and communicating the Bible. Special emphasis is given to sermon composition, including its constituent parts, as well as to the different ecclesial contexts of sermon delivery (e.g., wedding, funerals).

01PT5150/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Wednesday 7:45 AM - 11:00 AM
January 27 - May 8

Pastoral Ministry - 2.00 Hours

This course will lay the foundations of a biblical theology of the pastor in relation to the church and the world. Students will begin to formulate a philosophy of ministry, assess readiness, and attain progress in their calling. A variety of pastoral skills and competencies will be included.

01PT5250/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
January 27 - May 8

Pastoral Counseling - 3.00 Hours

An overview of current trends in counseling theory and practice and the role of counseling in public, private and church settings. Basic counseling skills taught in this course include interviewing, assessment, and therapeutic listening in a laboratory situation. Application is made to premarital, family crisis, grief and substance abuse counseling, with emphasis on developing strategies and applying scriptural principles.

01PT5350/01
Dr. Guy Richardson
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:01 PM
January 27 - May 8

Classics of Personal Devotion - 1.00 Hours

01PT5400/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Monday 5:00 PM - 8:15 PM
January 27 - May 8

ST:Christology, Soteriology, Eschatology - 3.00 Hours

This course explores biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Christology, Soteriology, and Eschatology.

01ST5200/01
Dr. John V. Fesko
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:01 PM
January 27 - May 8

Covenant Theology - 2.00 Hours

An examination of covenant theology from exegetical and historical perspectives. Consideration is given to such issues as the relation of the Old and New Testaments, the significance of the covenants for sacramental theology, and the hermeneutics of Dispensationalism and Theonomy. Emphasis is placed on the role of the biblical doctrine of the covenants in preaching and pastoral ministry.

01ST5300/01
Dr. J. Ligon Duncan
Monday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
January 27 - May 8

Apologetics - 2.00 Hours

Students examine the various approaches to apologetic methodology and engage the most frequently raised objections to the Christian faith.

01ST5450/01
Dr. Bruce Baugus
Monday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
January 27 - May 8

Christ, Culture & Contextualization - 2.00 Hours

An introduction to Christian philosophy from a Reformed perspective. Topics include the relationship between philosophy and theology, major figures and movements in the history of Christian thought, and the application of philosophical thinking to Christian faith and practice.

01ST5600/01
Dr. Bruce Baugus
Monday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
January 27 - May 8

Topics in Reformed Theology - 1.00 Hours

A survey and exploration of theological and ecclesiological issues facing the contemporary Reformed and Presbyterian church.

01ST6131/01
Dr. Guy Waters
Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:01 PM
January 27 - May 8