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Master of Arts in Christian Leadership (MACL) Houston

The world is changing. Be a leader for this generation and the next. From the ministry to the marketplace, the MACL gives you the leadership tools to adapt to diverse situations.


Curriculum

Bible Exposition 22
BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics 3
BE102 Old Testament History I 3
BE103 Old Testament History II and Poetry 2
BE104 Old Testament Prophets 3
BE105 The Gospels 2
BE106 Acts and Pauline Epistles 3
BE107 Hebrews, General Epistles, and Revelation 3
BE109 Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, and Selected Epistles 3
Systematic Theology 18
ST101 Theological Method and Bibliology 3
ST102 Trinitarianism 3
ST103 Angelology, Anthropology, and Hamartiology 3
ST104 Soteriology 3
ST105 Sanctification and Ecclesiology 3
ST106 Eschatology 3
Vision, Communication, & Leadership 11
EML103 Teaching Process 2
EML104 Media Presentations 1
EML305 Dynamics of Leadership 3
EML950 Applied Research Project 2
PM101 Spiritual Life 2
RS101 Orientation and Research Methods 1
Ministry Residency or Electives 11
INT155 MA/CL Internship 3
Spiritual Formation (4 semesters) 0
Electives 8
62 Hours
earn up to 11 hours in ministry
complete up to 41 hours online
Dallas Houston DC Ext Sites

 

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First Year

Fall Semester

CodeNameHours
BE101Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics3
ST101Theological Method and Bibliology3
EML305Dynamics of Leadership3
SF100-1Spiritual Formation1 
  9

Spring Semester

CodeNameHours
BE102Old Testament History I3
ST102Trinitarianism3
RS101Orientation and Research Methods1
SF100-2Spiritual Formation 
  7

Summer School

CodeNameHours
PM101Spiritual Life2
  2

Second Year

Fall Semester

CodeNameHours
BE103Old Testament History II and Poetry2
ST103Angelology, Anthropology, and Hamartiology3
BE109Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, and Selected Epistles3
EML105Teaching Process and Media Presentations3
SF100-3Spiritual Formation 
  11

Spring Semester

CodeNameHours
BE104Old Testament Prophets3
ST104Soteriology3
MACLElective(s)3
SF100-4Spiritual Formation 
  9

Summer School

CodeNameHours
MACLElectives(s)3
  3

Third Year

Fall Semester

CodeNameHours
BE105The Gospels2
ST105Sanctification and Ecclesiology3
BE107Hebrews, General Epistles, and Revelation3
INT155MA/CL Internship22
  10

Spring Semester

CodeNameHours
BE106Acts and Pauline Epistles3
ST106Eschatology3
MACLElective(s)3
INT155 ctd. 
  9

Summer School

CodeNameHours
RS103Summative Research Project31
INT155 ctd. 
  1
  1. Students have two calendar years (four consecutive fall/spring semesters) to complete the SF100 Spiritual Formation requirement. Students who register for SF100 need to keep in mind that the course is a four-semester-long course that will meet at the same day and time each of the four semesters. See the Educational Ministries and Leadership department for more information.
  2. M.A./CL students now have the option of completing either a three-credit-hour Servant Leadership Internship or the new twelve-credit-hour ministry residency. Students selecting the 3-hour internship have one calendar year (three consecutive semesters) to complete it. See the Spiritual Formation and Leadership department for more information.
  3. Prior preparation is required to register for the Summative Research Project. See EML Department for more information.


*Note: This curriculum plan is intended for new students only. Current students should refer to the degree requirements available from the Advising Center.