CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

Theology
Pastoral Studies

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Year One: First Semester
CTH 111 Old Testament Survey I (Genesis-Esther) 3
CTH 112 Life of Christ 2
CTH 113 Principles of Evangelism and Discipleship 2
CTH 114 Spiritual Life 2
CTH 115 English Language Grammar I 3
CTH 116 How to Study 2
CTH 117 Elementary Economics 2
16 hours
Year One: Second Semester

CTH 121 Old Testament Survey II (Job-Malachi) 3
CTH 122 Introduction to Biblical Interpretation 3
CTH 123 Bible Geography 2
CTH 124 English Language Grammar II 3
CTH 125 Elementary Government 2
CTH 126 Acts of the Apostles 2
15 hours
Year Two: First Semester

CTH 211 History of Missions 2
CTH 212 New Testament Survey 3
CTH 213 Manners and Customs of Bible Land 3
CTH 214 Introduction to Computer Literacy 2
CTH 215 English Language Grammar III 3
CTH 216 Doctrine of Trinity 3

16 Hours
Year Two: Second Semester

CTH 221 Doctrine of Man and Salvation 3
CTH 222 Doctrine of the Church and Last Things 3
CTH 223 Elementary Biology 3
CTH 224 Doctrine of Worship 2
CTH 225 Non-Christian Religions 3
CTH 226 English Language Grammar IV 2
13 Hours

Year Three: First Semester

CTH 311 Preaching Methods 2
CTH 312 Financial Management 2
CTH 313 Pastor and Church Ministries 2
CTH 314 Marriage and Family 2
CTH 315 English Literature (Lexis and Structure) 3
CTH 316 Christian Evidence 2
13 Hours

Year Three: Second Semester

CTH 321 Pastoral Care and Counselling 3
CTH 322 Preaching Practical 3
CTH 323 Introduction to Christian Ethics 2
CTH 324 Christianity in Nigeria 2
CTH 325 English Literature (Comprehension) 2
CTH 326 Church Administration 2
CTH 327 Theology and HIV/AIDS 2
16 Hours

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Year One: First Semester

CTH 111 Old Testament Survey I (Genesis-Esther) 3Hrs
Examination of the Pentateuch and Historical Books; Introductory study and analysis of each book is considered.

CTH 112 Life of Christ 2Hrs
A survey of life, ministry, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ as presented in the four Canonical Gospels.
CTH 113 Principles of Evangelism and Discipleship 2Hrs Presentation and examination of various methods of Evangelism and qualifications of an Evangelist, practical emphasis on soul- winning and nurturing
CTH 114 Spiritual Life 2Hrs
Studies the spiritual formation and growth of a Christian
CTH 115 English Language I 3 Hrs
Formation of words and usage.

CTH 116 How to Study 2 Hrs
Growth of knowledge, the conduct of the mind, tools, requirements and the environment for study, planning what and when to study, reading, note taking, preparation for exam and time management.
CTH 117 Elementary Economics 2 Hrs
Introducing the students to the basic concept of economics.

First Year: Second Semester

CTH 121 Old Testament Survey II (Job-Malachi) 3 Hrs
Survey of poetic and prophetic books (Job-Malachi); introductory study and analysis of each book.

CTH 122 Introduction to Biblical Interpretation 3Hrs
Study of elementary principles of interpreting the Scripture.

CTH 123 Bible Geography 2Hrs
Study of notable geographical and historical places mentioned in the Bible.
CTH 124 English Language Grammar II 3Hrs
Formation of words and usage.

CTH 125 Elementary Government 2Hrs
Basic and elementary concepts of government.
CTH 126 Acts of the Apostles 2Hrs
Overview and detailed study of the book of Acts of the Apostles; historical section of how the Church in the Apostolic age began.
Year Two: First Semester
CTH 211 History of Missions 2Hrs
Overview of the history of the church witnessing to the world from the close of the Apostolic age to the present.
CTH 212 New Testament Survey 3Hrs
Study of the New Testament books including the introduction and analysis of each book.
ECTH 213 Manners and Customs of Bible Land 3Hrs
Examination of the customs and lives of the people of Bible land and its application to Christians in modern time.

CTH 214 Introduction to Computer Literacy 2Hrs
Introducing students to the use of computer and its management for effective use.

CTH 215 English Language Grammar III 3Hrs
Word formation, simple sentence constructions.

CTH 216 Doctrine of Trinity 3Hrs
Doctrine of God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit; their personality, unity and distinctive individuality.
Year Two: Second Semester

CTH 221 Doctrine of Man and Salvation 3Hrs This course factors the following into consideration such as the creation of man, fall and the redemptive work of Christ.
CTH 222 Doctrine of the Church and Last Things 3Hrs
Meaning and purpose of the church and the relationship of the last things with particular reference to the doctrine of ECWA.
CTH 223 Elementary Biology 3Hrs
Introduction to the basic concept of biology.
CTH 224 Doctrine of Worship 2Hrs
The biblical foundations of worship, music, worship strategies, creative styles, and worship for special occasions.

CTH 225 Non-Christian Religions 3Hrs
This course examines non-Christian religions with emphasis on Islam, African Religion, cults and others.
CTH 226 English Language Grammar IV 3Hrs
Word formation, simple sentence constructions.

Year Three: First Semester

CTH 311 Preaching Methods 2Hrs
Examining the call and qualifications of a preacher; biblical principles of sermon preparation.
CTH 312 Financial Management 2Hrs Introducing students to the concepts of financial management and church budgeting.
CTH 313 Pastor and Church Ministries 2Hrs
The Pastor’s call, standards and total involvement in the pastoral ministry.
CTH 314 Marriage and Family 2Hrs
Biblical concept of marriage and family thus relating it to the common problems in the typical African families
CTH 315 English Literature (Lexis and Structure) 3Hrs
Summaries and rhetoric’s in English language
CTH 316 Christian Evidence 2Hrs
The technicalities of the proof of beliefs and various essentials of Christian faith.

Year Three: Second Semester

CTH 321 Pastoral Care and Counselling 3Hrs
Basic concepts of pastoral care and counselling approaches.
CTH 322 Preaching Practical 3Hrs
The skills and acts of sermon delivery.
CTH 323 Introduction to Christian Ethics 2Hrs
Basic principles guiding ethical / moral decision making from Christian perspective
CTH 324 Christianity in Nigeria 2Hrs
Introduction of students to the history and spread of Christianity in Nigeria.
CTH 325 English Literature (Comprehension) 2Hrs
Skills and techniques in understanding and answering comprehension questions.
CTH 326 Church Administration 2Hrs Management of resources to achieve organizational goal, time, information, people and money.

CTH 327 Theology and HIV/AIDS 2Hrs
Biblical understanding of HIV/AIDS and the roles of the Church in addressing the problem through the Bible and other available resources.