College of Theological Studies

 

 

diving deeply into scripture

 

The College of Theological Studies provides an understanding of the history, context, and message of Christian theology, and explores answers to significant questions of life and purpose. Through this concentration in Theological Studies, students will focus intently on church history and thought, the kingdom of God, and will dive deeply into some of the most significant passages of Scripture as the core of the theologian’s task.

 

Degree Programs

College of Theological Studies Fact Sheet

Master of Arts

 

Requirements

48 Total Semester Credit Hours (SCH)


A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) including 35 SCH general studies (or equivalent)


Biblical languages are not required, but are highly recommended.

Master of Divinity

 

Requirements

66 Total Semester Credit Hours (SCH)


A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) including 35 SCH general studies (or equivalent)


Biblical languages are not required, but are highly recommended.

Core Courses

All courses are 3 SCH

TH511 Church History I

TH512 Church History II

TH513 History of Christian Thought I

TH514 History of Christian Thought II

TH515 Exegetical Theology

TH516 Theology of the New Testament

TH517 Theology of the Book of Romans

TH518 Theology of the Book of Hebrews

Th519 Theology of the Book of Revelation

TH900 Independent Study

TH901 Independent Study

Elective Courses

Courses may also be selected from other TSU Colleges.

Doctor of Philosophy or Ministry

 

Requirements

45 Total Semester Credit Hours (SCH)


A relevant master’s degree or equivalent including all the courses listed in the archeology MA track.


A good working knowledge of both biblical Hebrew and Greek as demonstrated by course work and/or personal evaluation may be required, depending on the area of concentration.

Section 1

15 SCH:

Doctoral Reading & Research in major focus area (as assigned by Academic Advisor in consultation with the Dean)

Section 2

15 SCH:

Doctoral Seminars in major focus area (as assigned by Academic Advisor in consultation with the Dean)

Section 3

15 SCH:

TH985 Dissertation/Project: Writing, Defense, & Publication