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Master of Theology (ThM) Houston

The Master of Theology degree is designed to produce competent Bible expositors who are qualified to serve God effectively as pastors, missionaries, or leaders in other areas of vocational Christian ministry.

Curriculum

Bible Exposition21
BE101—Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics3
BE102—Old Testament History I3
BE103—Old Testament History II and Poetry2
BE104—Old Testament Prophets3
BE105—The Gospels2
BE106—Acts and Pauline Epistles3
BE107—Hebrews, General Epistles, and Revelation3
NT113—New Testament Introduction2
Systematic Theology24
HT101—The Church to the Modern Era3
HT102—The Church in the Modern Era: Europe and America3
ST101—Introduction to Theology3
ST102—Trinitarianism3
ST103—Angelology, Anthropology, and Hamartiology3
ST104—Soteriology3
ST105—Sanctification and Ecclesiology3
ST106—Eschatology3
Languages27
NT101—Elements of Greek3
NT102—Elements of Greek 23
NT103—Intermediate Greek3
NT104—Introduction to New Testament Exegesis3
NT105—Exegesis of Romans3
OT101—Elements of Hebrew I3
OT102—Elements of Hebrew II3
OT103—Hebrew Exegesis I3
OT104—Hebrew Exegesis II and Old Testament Introduction3
Ministries & Communication19
BC101—Pastoral Counseling2
CE101—Educational Process of the Church3
PM101—Spiritual Life2
PM102—Evangelism2
PM103—Expository Preaching I3
PM104—Expository Preaching II3
RS101—Orientation and Research Methods1
WM101—Introduction to World Missions3
Customizable Emphasis29
Electives: Ministry & Communications9
Electives: Custom Emphasis15
RS102—Research and Summary of Christian Doctrine2
SF100—Spiritual Formation0
SL105—Master of Theology Internship3
Total120
120Hours
earn up to12hours in ministry
complete up to72hours online
 

Six Year Houston Plan

First Year

Fall Semester

CodeNameHours
BE101Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics3
ST101Introduction to Theology3
NT101Elements of Greek3
SF100Spiritual Formation1 
  9 

Spring Semester

CodeNameHours
NT113New Testament Introduction2
RS101Orientation and Research Methods1
NT102Elements of Greek 23
BC101Pastoral Counseling2
  8 

Summer School

CodeNameHours
PM101Spiritual Life2
PM102Evangelism2
  4 

Second Year

Fall Semester

CodeNameHours
NT103Intermediate Greek3
CE101Educational Process of the Church3
WM101Introduction to World Missions3
  9 

Spring Semester

CodeNameHours
NT104Introduction to New Testament Exegesis3
BE102Old Testament History I3
ST102Trinitarianism3
  9 

Summer School

CodeNameHours
NT105Exegesis of Romans3
  3 

Third Year

Fall Semester

CodeNameHours
OT101Elements of Hebrew I3
BE103Old Testament History II and Poetry2
ST103Angelology, Anthropology, and Hamartiology3
  8 

Spring Semester

CodeNameHours
OT102Elements of Hebrew II3
BE104Old Testament Prophets3
ST104Soteriology3
  9 

Summer School

CodeNameHours
PM103Expository Preaching I3
  3 

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

CodeNameHours
OT103Hebrew Exegesis I3
BE105The Gospels2
ST105Sanctification and Ecclesiology3
  8 

Spring Semester

CodeNameHours
OT104Hebrew Exegesis II and Old Testament Introduction3
BE106Acts and Pauline Epistles3
ST106Eschatology3
  9 

Summer School

CodeNameHours
PM104Expository Preaching II3
  3 

Fifth Year

Fall Semester

CodeNameHours
BE107Hebrews, General Epistles, and Revelation3
HT101The Church to the Modern Era3
Elective3
  9 

Spring Semester

CodeNameHours
HT102The Church in the Modern Era: Europe and America3
Elective3
Elective3
  9 

Summer School

CodeNameHours
Elective3
  3 

Sixth Year

Fall Semester

CodeNameHours
SL105Master of Theology Internship3
Elective3
Elective3
  9 

Spring Semester

CodeNameHours
RS102Research and Summary of Christian Doctrine2
Elective3
Elective3
  8 
  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 Spiritual Formation and Leadership department for more information.

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