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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

Core 91
Biblical Exposition 21
Theological Studies 24
Languages (Greek and Hebrew) 27
Ministry & Communication 19
Custom 29
Internship 3
Thesis (or RS102) 2
Ministry & Communication Electives 9
Emphasis Electives (based on your choice of ThM Emphasis) 15
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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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From Genesis to Revelation, including Nahum.

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