DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

DIPLOMA OF THEOLOGY
Year one: First Semester

DTH 111 The Pentateuch 2
DTH 112 English Language Grammar I 2
DTH 113 Spiritual Life 2
DTH 114 Introduction to Missions 2
DTH 115 Evangelism and Discipleship 3
DTH 116 Church Educational Agencies 2
DTH 117 Introduction to Church History 3
16 Hrs

Year One: Second Semester

DTH 121 Historical Books (Joshua-Esther) 3
DTH 122 Bible Geography 2
DTH 123 English Language Grammar II 2
DTH 124 Church Growth 2
DTH 125 History and Philosophy of Christian Education 3
DTH 126 ECWA Liturgy and Polity 2
DTH 127 Introduction to African Religion 2
16 Hrs

Year Two: First Semester

DTH 211 Introduction to Prophetic Books 3
DTH 212 Introduction to General Psychology 2
DTH 213 Doctrine I 3
DTH 214 English Language (Lexis and Structure) 2
DTH 215 Introduction to N. T. Greek 2
DTH 216 Christianity in Africa 2
DTH 217 Computer Literacy 2 16 Hrs

Second Year: Second Semester

DTH 221 Theology and HIV/AIDS 3
DTH 222 Doctrine II 3
DTH 223 English Language (Comprehension and Summary) 2
DTH 224 New Testament Gospels and Acts 3
DTH 225 Biblical Hermeneutics 3
DTH 226 Church Administration 2
16 Hrs
Third Year: First Semester

DTH 311 Studies in the Epistles 3
DTH 312 History of Islam 2
DTH 313 Doctrine III 3
DTH 314 Homiletics I 2
DTH 315 English Grammar (Essay Writing) 2
DTH 316 Introduction to Poetic Books 2
DTH 317 Use of Library 2
16 Hrs
Third Year: Second Semester

DTH 321 Christian Home 2
DTH 322 Christian Evidence 2
DTH 323 Doctrine IV 3
DTH 324 Homiletics II 3
DTH 325 English Literature (Drama and Poetry) 2
DTH 326 Christian Ethics 2
EDTH 327 Cross Cultural Communication 2
16 Hrs
DIPLOMA IN PASTORAL STUDIES
(Available for Extension Programme)
Year one: First Semester

DTH 111 The Pentateuch 2
DTH 112 English Language (Grammar) 2
DTH 113 Spiritual Life 2
DTH 114 Introduction to Missions 2
DTH 115 Evangelism and Discipleship 3
DTH 116 Church Educational Agencies 2
DTH 117 Introduction to Church History 3
16 Hrs

Year One: Second Semester

DTH 121 Historical Books (Joshua-Esther) 3
DTH 122 Bible Geography 2
DTH 123 English Language (Lexis and Structure) 2
DTH 124 Church Growth 2
DTH 125 History and Philosophy of Christian Education 3
DTH 126 ECWA Liturgy and Polity 2
DTH 127 Introduction to African Religion 2
16 Hrs
Year Two: First Semester
DTH 211 Introduction to Prophetic Books 3
DTH 212 Introduction to General Psychology 2
DTH 213 Doctrine I 3
DTH 214 English Language (Comprehension and Sum.) 2
DTH 215 Introduction to N. T. Greek 2
DTH 216 Christianity in Africa 2
DTH 217 Computer Literacy 2
16 Hrs

Second Year: Second Semester

DTH 221 Theology and HIV/AIDS 3
DTH 222 Doctrine II 3
DTH 223 English Language (Essay Writing) 2
DTH 224 New Testament Gospels and Acts 3
DTH 225 Biblical Hermeneutics 3
DTH 226 Church Administration 2
16Hrs
Third Year: First Semester

DTH 311 Studies in the Epistles 3
DTH 312 History of Islam 2
DTH 313 Doctrine III 3
DTH 314 Homiletics 2
DTH 315 English Literature (Prose) 2
DTH 316 Introduction to Poetic Books 2
DTH 317 Use of Library 2
16 Hrs
Third Year: Second Semester

DPS 321 Introduction to Communication 2
DPS 322 Efficacy of Prayer 2
DTH 323 Doctrine IV 3
DTH 324 Homiletics Practical 3
DPS 325 Pastoral Theology 2
DPS 326 Church Music 2
DTH 327 Christian Ethics 2
16 Hrs

Year one: First Semester

DTH 111 The Pentateuch 2Hrs
Surveys the historical analysis of the five books of the law as touching the message, structure, and theological significance of each book.

DTH 112 English Language Grammar I 2Hrs
Basic relation of words in sentence construction and paragraphs.
DTH 113 Spiritual Life 2Hrs
Examination of how a person becomes a Christian, discovering God’s purpose for life, and walk in obedience of God through the guidance of the Word of God by the enabling of the Holy Spirit.
DTH 114 Introduction to Missions 2Hrs
Survey of the theology, history, culture, politics, and the methods of the Christian missions with specific emphasis on recent developments, crucial issues, and future trends of missions in the local church.

DTH 115 Evangelism and Discipleship 3Hrs
Intensive training and practice in sharing the Christian faith on an individual level.

DTH 116 Church Educational Agencies 2Hrs
Pastor’s roles as teacher and administrator within the educational agencies of the church putting into consideration special needs of each age group.

DTH 117 Introduction to Church History 3Hrs
Development, growth, and spread of Christianity from Palestine to Africa, Asia and Europe.

Year One: Second Semester

DTH 121 Historical Books (Joshua-Esther) 3Hrs
Surveys the books of Joshua through Esther covering Israel’s history from the conquest of Canaan to the restoration from Babylonian Exile.

DTH 122 Bible Geography 2Hrs
Historical analysis of notable geographical and historical places and features places mentioned in the Bible from the patriarchal to New Testament period.

DTH 123 English Language Grammar II 2Hrs
Continuation of relation of words in sentence construction and paragraphs.

DTH 124 Church Growth 2Hrs
Biblical, theoretical and practical study of church growth. Special attention is placed on biblical patterns of church growth in Acts of the Apostles and the Pauline Epistles with its foundation in the Gospels.

DTH 125 History / Philosophy of Christian Education 3Hrs
Aims, contents, methods, organizations, institution, history and results of Christian education.

DTH 126 ECWA Liturgy and Polity 2Hrs
Theory and practice of ECWA polity, biblical foundations of worship, music, worship strategies, creative styles and worship for special occasions.

DTH 127 Introduction to African Religion 2Hrs
African beliefs, philosophies and worship in relation to the deities, man, and the spirit world.

Year Two: First Semester

DTH 211 Introduction to Prophetic Books 3Hrs
History of the prophetic books, interpretation and major themes of each book.

DTH 212 Introduction to General Psychology 2Hrs
Schools of thought in psychology, human behaviour, intelligence, personality, learning, mental discipline and problem solving.
DTH 213 Doctrine I 3Hrs
Doctrines of the Bible as an authentic and reliable document and the biblical teachings on God.
DTH 214 English Language (Lexis and Structure) 2Hrs
Summaries and rhetoric in English Language
DTH 215 Introduction to New Testament Greek 2Hrs
Basic fundamentals of New Testament Greek language so as to enable the student identify and read some selected texts of the New Testament.

DTH 216 Christianity in Africa 2Hrs
Introduction to the growth and spread of Christianity in Africa, Christian denominations and their effects in the African society.

DTH 217 Computer Literacy 2Hrs
Introduction to the world of computers for use in research, mastery of the rudiments of word processing to create, edit, save and print documents.
Second Year: Second Semester

DTH 221 Theology and HIV/AIDS 3Hrs
Biblical understanding of HIV/AIDS; roles of the Church in addressing the problem through the Bible and other available resources.

DTH 222 Doctrine II 3Hrs
Introduction of the doctrines of Christ, angels, and man with particular emphasis to ECWA Articles of Faith.

DTH 223 English Language (Comprehension and Summary)2Hrs
Functional reading skills, oral presentation skills and listening comprehension and note taking.

DTH 224 New Testament Gospels and Acts 3Hrs
Origin, message, and contents of the four canonical Gospels and the book of Acts of the Apostles, theological interpretation and application of key passages.

DTH 225 Biblical Hermeneutics 3Hrs
Science of Bible interpretation with examination of various systems of interpretative approaches by using selected text of the Scripture.

DTH 226 Church Administration 2Hrs Management of resources, time, information, personnel, and money in Church setting.

Third Year: First Semester

DTH 311 Studies in the Epistles 3Hrs
This is the study of the New Testament Epistles touching on purpose, theme, organization, interpretation and application of each book.

DTH 312 History of Islam 2Hr
Origin, history, practice of Islam and its impact on Nigerian society and the world at large.

DTH 313 Doctrine III 3Hrs
This course is a study of sin, salvation and the Holy Spirit with particular reference to the doctrines of ECWA.
DTH 314 Homiletics I 2Hrs
Theoretical methods of sermon preparation with emphasis on knowing how to structure and analyse a prepared sermon.

DTH 315 English Language (Essay Writing) 2Hrs Development and mastery of essay writing skills
DTH 316 Introduction to Poetic Books 2Hrs
Examining the poetical books – Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Songs of Solomon, their introductory issues and theological concerns.

DTH 317 Use of Library 2Hrs How to find information in the library; the use of catalogue to locate the materials on the book shelves.

Third Year: Second Semester

DTH 321 Christian Home 2Hrs
Nature of Christian home and common problems in the Christian family life using biblical principles to help family life.

DTH 322 Christian Evidence 2Hrs
Technicalities of the proof of beliefs and various essentials of Christian faith.
DTH 323 Doctrine IV 3Hrs
Doctrine of the church (universal and local) and it also treats the future events with particular reference to the doctrines of ECWA.
DTH 324 Homiletics II 3Hrs
Principles and practice of sermon delivery. It is a follow – up to DTH 314 (Homiletics I) which is a pre – requisite course

DTH 325 English Literature (Prose) 2Hrs
Works of African writers; the use of genres and figures of speech in literary works.

DTH 326 Christian Ethics 2Hrs
Ethical theories, making ethical / moral judgments to deal with and treat common social problems from Christian perspective .

DTH 327 Cross Cultural Communication 2Hrs
Problems of change, accepting oneself and others; anthropological, sociological, psychological and principles of self- understanding in their cultural setting.

DIPLOMA IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (D.R.E)
(IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN)

Entry Qualification
Candidate must have a minimum of three credits including English Language and Christian Religious Knowledge at one sitting or four credits including English Language and Christian Religious Knowledge at two sittings all at WAEC or NECO.
NOTE: All candidates wishing to apply for admission into any University for admission into Bachelor of Education later are expected to have their five credits in line with University’s Admission policy.
Graduation Requirement
1. Completion of 70 credit hours.
2. Other requirements as demanded by ETSI and University of Ilorin.

Year One First Semester

DRE 011 Introduction to the Old Testament 2C
DRE 023 Introduction to African Traditional Religion 2C
DRE 026 History of Education 2C
DRE 022 Introduction to New Testament Greek 2R
DRE 020 Acts of Apostles 2R
DRE 036 Classroom Management 2R
GES 011 Basic English Structures I & II 3R
GES 015 Guidance and Counselling I 2E
DRE 013 The Pentateuch 2E
DRE 034 Introduction to Educational Management 2E
21Hrs

Year One Second Semester
DRE 017 Introduction to New Testament 2C
DRE 028 Sociology of Education 2C
DRE 030 Micro Teaching 2C
DRE 019 The Gospel of John 2R
DRE 027 Educational Psychology I 2R
DRE 033 Principles and Method of Teaching 2R
GES 012 Basic English Structure III 2R
GES 015 The Major Prophets 2E
GES 018 Principles and Practice of Management I 2E
DRE 014 The Historical Books of the Old Testament 2E
20Hrs
Year Two First Semester
DRE 012 Old Testament Survey 2C
DRE 018 The Synoptic Gospels 2C
DRE 024 God and Divinities in ATR 2C
DRE 037 Philosophy of Education 2C
DRE 029 Curriculum Design and Development 2R
DRE 035 Teaching Practice 2R
DRE 040 Christian Social Ethics 2R
GES 013 Basic English Structures IV 2R
GES 016 Measurement and Evaluation 2E
GES 020 Principles and Practice of Management II 2E
DRE 032 Educational Psychology II 2E
22hrs

Year Two Second Semester
DRE 021 Pauline Epistles 2C
DRE 038 Church History 2C
DRE 031 Educational Technology 2R
DRE 039 History of Christianity in Africa 2R
DRE 041 Philosophy of Religion 2R
GES 022 ECWA Liturgy and Polity 2R
DRE 025 Comparative Religion 2R
DRE 016 The Minor Prophets 2E
GES 019 Guidance and Counselling II 2E
GES 014 Basic English Structure V 2R
GES 021 Project (To be registered separately) (4C)
20hrs

Year One: First Semester
DRE 011 – Introduction to the Old Testament 2Hrs
An overview of the literature, history and theology of the Old Testament. The structure, canonicity and setting of some of the Old Testament books – the Pentateuch, major prophets and Wisdom Literature. C.

DRE 013 – The Pentateuch 2Hrs
Examination of the first five books of the Old Testament (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy); Their writers, religious and cultural contexts. Analysis of basic theological themes such as creation and covenant theology. E
DRE 020 – Acts of the Apostles 2Hrs
The historical and theological content of the Acts of the Apostles with attention to the missionary situation of the young church in the Roman Empire of the first century. R
DRE 022 – Introduction to N.T. Greek 2Hrs
Study of Greek vocabulary, grammar and syntax with emphasis on ability to translate to and from Greek. Some practices in New Testament translation R
DRE 023 – Introduction to African Traditional Religion 2Hrs
General introduction to African Religion. Identification of African Religion. Reasons for its study. Nomenclatures, sources, structure, specialists and other characteristics of African Traditional Religion. Encounter with Islam, Christianity and Western culture, challenges and prospects. C.
DRE 026 – History of Education 2Hrs
History and major trends in the development of education (formal and informal) in various parts of the world. Goals of traditional educational and national policies on education. C
DRE 034 – Introduction to Educational Management 2Hrs
Concepts of Management, human resources management, organizing resources for Education: physical, Financing Resources and Budgeting in the school system, leadership in the school system; management and control of education in Nigeria.
DRE 036 – Classroom Management 2Hrs Effective use of the classroom setting in the teaching/learning process. Concepts of administration of the classroom including: relationship with the students’ discipline. R
GES 011 – Basic English Structures I & II 3Hrs
Introduction to basic English structures. Detailed study of parts speech and their appropriate use. Special attention to be paid to the verb structure, various types of clauses and idiomatic expressions in English. Reading comprehension of passages in English language. Understanding levels of communication in writing (e.g. literal, inferential, evaluation and creative.) Responding correctly to comprehension questions. Understanding works in contexts and vocabulary building. Summary writing as a study skill. R
GES 015 – Guidance & Counselling I 2Hrs
Nature of guidance and counselling, historical development of guidance and counselling. Characteristics of a guidance counsellor, guidance services, responsibilities of the major stakeholders in guidance and counselling. E
GES 018 – Principles & Practice of Management I 2Hrs
Management objectives, definition of a manager, and management. The various group that make up a firm or company. The sequential relationship in functions of management. Management styles, introduction of MS, the Behavioral Approach, the Michigan Approach. Human Resource Management (HRM), introduction of HRM employment laws, contract of employment, the employment rights act, written statement, statutory provisions in the contract of employment, legal grounds for termination of the contract of employment. Resource Management, the three major groups of land, labour and capital as resources. Finance Management, definition; types of budget, the balance sheet and the terminologies.
Year One: Second Semester
DRE 014 – The Historical Books of Old Testament 2Hrs
A survey of the historical books of the Old Testament: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, I & II Kings, I & II Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah and Ester. An overview of accounts of Israel’s history from Canaan to the time of Easter.

DRE 015 –The Major Prophets 2Hrs
Nature of Hebrew prophecy. Historical, social, cultural and theological contexts of the books of Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel. Analysis of the authorship and major themes. Prophetic influence in Israel. E
DRE 017 – Introduction to the New Testament 2Hrs
A critical approach to the New Testament. Inquiry into the cultural and historical contexts of the New Testament. Survey of authorship, content and major theological themes of New Testament documents. C
DRE 027 – Educational Psychology I 2Hrs
Meaning, concept, concern and relevance of educational psychology. The learning process and dynamics of behaviour. R
DRE 028 – Sociology of Education 2Hrs
Meaning, and concept of sociology of education, socialization and its agents, social stratification and its influence on education in Nigeria as well as the school as a social organization. C
DRE 030 – Micro – Teaching 2Hrs
Application principles and methods of Teaching Christian Religious Knowledge at local situation. Demonstrate knowledge by making lesson and teaching same in the classroom. C
GES 012 – Basic English Structures III 2Hrs
Leaning to write well in English. Emphasis on vocabulary, word order, idioms, punctuation, paragraph writing, grammar and style. Writing different types of essays and letters. Adequate exercises to accompany the theory work. R
DRE 033 – Principles & Methods of Teaching 2Hrs
The nature of teaching and learning. Goals of teaching. Character and personality of the teacher: Preparing lessons and syllabus. An examination of various teaching methods with practice. R
DRE 019 – The Gospel of John 2Hrs
A study of John’s Gospel and its relationship to the synoptic gospels and others with the same authorship like I, II, & III John and Revelation. The identity of the author; the historical framework; John’s community; major themes like “I am” sayings, signs and other discourse. Application of the gospel to contemporary life. R
Year Two: First Semester
DRE 012 – Old Testament Survey 2Hrs
A study of the books of the Old Testament: basic background, genre and broad outline of the contents of each book. Old Testament theological themes. C
DRE 018 – The Synoptic Gospels 2Hrs
The Synoptic problem. Priority of Mark. Date, authorship, historical background, sect, and audience of the synoptic gospels. Themes: the Kingdom of God, Miracles, Parables and Son of Man. The rules of Palestine at the time of Jesus. C
GES 020 – Principles & Practice of Management II 2Hrs
Time Management, productive has time been spent, prime. Effective time management, to-do list, to do by priority and time of event. Dealing with interruptions. Tips and strategies for dealing with paperwork. Telephone interruptions and how to deal with them. Delegating work. Coping with change and growth, three approaches to bring a chance in an employee, strategies for team building. Problem solving in management, the PRIDE- model for solving problems. Pinpointing, recording, informing, effect and evaluating the solution to the problem. Applying the PRIDE-model to solving management problems in the church. E
DRE 024 – God and Divinities in African Traditional Religion 2Hrs
African concepts of God and divinities. Relationship between God, divinities and human beings. Worship of God and divinities – places, time, objects, purpose, and items of worship. C

DRE 029 – Curriculum Design and Development 2Hrs
General overview of the principles and methods of curriculum design and development. Planning a curriculum for schools at elementary level and the local church with emphasis on lower age groups. R
DRE 032 – Educational Psychology II 2Hrs
Meaning of Adolescence and developmental Tasks. Physical characteristics of Adolescences, intellectual and emotional characteristics of Adolescents. E
DRE 035 – Teaching Practice 2Hrs
Six weeks of supervised teaching practice, teaching Christian Religious Knowledge in local secondary schools. E
DRE 037 – Philosophy of Education 2Hrs
Meaning, scope and relevance of philosophy of Education. Schools and major branches of philosophy and their relevance to education as well as the views of some leading philosophers and their educational relevance. Philosophy of Nigeria education. C
DRE 040 – Christian Social Ethics 2Hrs
Definition of issues in Ethics. Analysis of theories of Ethics. Ethics from the Christian perspective, the ethical teachings of Jesus, Paul and other New Testament writers. The relation of these NT principles to contemporary ethical issues in Nigeria.
GES 013 – Basic English Structures IV 2Hrs
English language use and usage in various occupations and disciplines; use in the humanities, sciences and in everyday life. Registers of language, literature, religion, commerce and agriculture. R
GES 016 – Measurement & Evaluation 2Hrs
The concept of test, measurement, assessment and evaluation in education, assessment and classroom tests, types of tests, characteristics of good tests and test construction, basic principles of test constructions, test contingencies, test scoring and interpretations of tests scores.
Year Two: Second Semester
DRE 016 – The Minor Prophets 2Hrs Classification of prophecy in Israel. Call to prophecy. Function and influence of minor prophets. Examination of some of the minor prophets of Israel – Jonah, Micah, Habakkuk, Hosea, Joel, Amos and others.
DRE 021 – Pauline Epistles 2Hrs
The religious, cultural and educational background of Paul. His conversion. His Christology. His missionary journeys and Epistles. Paul’s place among the other apostles. Paul’s theology. Introduction to each of the Pauline corpus. E
DRE 025 – Comparative Religion 2Hrs
Meaning of Comparative Religion. Its purpose and scope. Its place in the scientific study of religion. A study of the world’s major religions with emphasis on their founders, teachings, points of similarities and differences – African Traditional Religion, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Judaism, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism and Bahaism. R
DRE 019 – Educational Technology 2Hrs
Concept of educational technology. Educational technology in Nigeria, objectives as cornerstone of Educational technology. Media in education, systematic planning for the use of Media, instructional media, projected/Electronic media, information and communication technology. R
DRE 038 – Church History 2Hrs The spread of Christianity from Pentecost to AD 800 Hierarchical development, Gnostics Montanists, conversion of Constantine, Imperial state church, Christological controversies, Donatism. Important church fathers especially those from Africa. C
DRE 039 – History of Christianity in Africa 2Hrs
Early spread of Christianity in North Africa and Egypt. Early African Church Fathers. The mission to Axum. Encounter with Islam and the survival of the Ethiopian and Coptic churches European evangelism from the 1400s and establishment of Christianity in West, East, Central and Southern Africa. The rise of independent African churches. C
DRE 041 – Philosophy of Religion 2Hrs
Definition and task of philosophy of Religion: religious language and its problems, arguments against religion; some of the theistic arguments theology.
GES 014 – Basic English Structures V 2Hrs
Introduction to literature-in-English. Discussion of the various literary genres: poetry prose and drama. Adequate representative texts on the three genres. R
GES 017 – Hermeneutics
Methods of interpretation within the Christian Church, Major trends and schools of thought, basic principles of interpreting figured of speech, parables, poetry, symbols, type and prophecy in found in selected biblical passages.
GES 019 – Guidance & Counselling II 2Hrs
Process and strategies in counselling, interviewing and listening skills in counselling, group dynamic process in counselling, record and record keeping.
GES 022 – ECWA Liturgy and Polity 2Hrs
Theory and practice of ECWA polity. Biblical data relative to Church government. Biblical foundations of worship: music, worship strategies, creative styles and worship for special occasion etc.
GES 021 – Project
Defining a suitable topic for Theological Research; library resources in Theological studies, use of surveys and questionnaires. Organizing the material. Proper style. Including bibliography and footnoting. Each student will write a theological research paper of about 20 pages.

DIPLOMA IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES
IN AFFLIATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

Entry Requirements
1. At least four (4) credits in Arts subjects in Senior Secondary School Certificate including English Language and CRK at one sitting or four; in (WAEC or NECO).
2. Concession is given to candidate from science background who do not have CRK, but a credit pass in English Language is pre – requisite.

Graduation Requirements
1. Completion of 72 Credit hours
2. Other requirements as demanded by University of Ibadan and ETSI.

Year One First Semester

RES 011 The Religion of Canaan and the God of Israel 2R
RES 012 General Introduction to the Literature and
Theology of the Gospels 2R
RES 013 The Pentateuch 2C
RES 014 Introduction to Islam 2C
RES 015 Introduction to the Study of Religions 2R
RES 016 Spiritual Life 2C
RES 017 Introduction to New Testament Greek 2C
RES 018 The Church in the Roman Empire 2R
RES 019 Use of English 2C
RES 020 Introduction to Ethics 2E
RES 050 Yoruba 2E
22Hrs

Year One Second Semester
RES 049 Hausa Language 2E
RES 021 History of Israel from Formation of the
Monarchy to Exile 2C
RES 022 The Literature and Theology of St. Mark 2C
RES 023 Religion and Society 2C
RES 024 African Church Fathers and Heretics 2C
RES 025 New Testament Greek Translation 2C
RES 027 Christian Worship 2C
RES 028 Introduction to the Study of Philosophy 2C
RES 029 ECWA Liturgy and Polity 2R
20Hrs
Year Two First Semester
RES 030 Introduction to Hebrew Language 2C
RES 031 The Nature of Old Testament Writings 2C
RES 032 Literature & Theology of Gospel of John 2C
RES 033 The Structure of West African Traditional
Religion 2C
RES 034 Islam in West Africa 2C
RES 035 Missionary Enterprises in Africa up to 1914 2C
RES 036 Philosophy of Religion 2C
RES 037 Basic Elements in Christian Theology 2C
RES 038 Pastoral Theology 2C
RES 039 Doctrine Survey I 2C
20hrs
Year Two Second Semester
RES 040 Christian Ethics 2C
RES 041 The Pauline Corpus 2C
RES 042 Indigenous Christian Movement in West
Africa 1914 – 1960 2C
RES 043 Theistic Problems 2C
RES 044 Doctrine of the Church and Sacraments 2C
RES 045 Dialogue with the People of Living Faith 2C
RES 046 Missiology 2C
RES 047 Doctrine Survey II 2C
RES 048 Music 2E
18hrs
Year One: First Semester

GES 019 Use of English 2Hrs
This course teaches grammar, syntax and Use of English C

RES 011 The Religion of Canaan and the God of Israel 2hrs
Canaanite and Mesopotamian background to the religion of Israel, and Creation, Exodus and the formation of the league, concepts of God, covenant and Revelation. R

RES 012 General Introduction to the Literature and Theology of the Gospels 2hrs
Nature and purpose of the Four Canonical Gospels. The transmission of the primitive tradition, the relation between transmission and interpretation. The relation between the Synoptics and the fourth Gospel. Modern criticisms of the Gospels. R
RES 013 The Pentateuch 3Hrs E
The Pentateuch: Genesis through Deuteronomy. Redemptive plan of God in the Old Testament history and its fulfilment in Jesus Christ. Introduction to the historical, social, cultural, geographical, political contexts of the Ancient Near East C.

RES 014 Introduction to Islam
Events in Arabia before the advent of Islam. The life of Prophet Muhammad, the Quran. The Five Pillars of Islam and tradition of the prophet. C

RES 015 Introduction to the Study of Religion 2Hrs
Examination of various approaches to the study of religion in general and African traditional Religion (ATR) in particular. The definition and origin of religion and nature of ATR. Revelation: Definition, the Sacred and the Secular. God of the whole universe, and response to revelation. R

RES 016 Spiritual Life 2Hrs
Examination of how a person becomes a Christian, discovering God’s purpose for life, and walk in obedience of God through the guidance of the Word of God by the enabling of the Holy Spirit. C

RES 017 Introduction to the New Testament Greek 2Hrs
Introduction to Greek alphabets; basic grammar and syntax . C
RES 018 The Church in the Roman Empire
Establishment of the early church and its relation to the State.
RES 020 Introduction to Ethics 2Hrs
Biblical Ethics with special reference to a comparison of New Testament and Old Testament Ethics. The ethical teachings of Jesus, Paul and other New Testament writers. Ethical issues in contemporary Nigeria and African Societies. It will also examine “Situation Ethics.” C

RES 050 Yoruba
The grammar, syntax and use of Yoruba

Year One: Second Semester

RES 049 Hausa 2Hrs
The grammar, syntax and use of Hausa E

RES 021 The History of Israel From the Formation of the Monarchy to Exile 2Hrs
Change in Nagid (Prince) to Melek (King). The Kingship of Saul, David and Solomon will be examined, pointing to the style of the Deuteronomic historian. History of the fall of Samaria to Exile. C

RES 022 Literature and Theology of St. Mark 2Hrs
The origin and setting of the Gospel, the persistent theories of recent biblical scholars. The Markan historical Jesus, including Mark’s missionary motives and message for the church, past and present.

RES 023 Religion and Society 2Hrs
Introduction to religion and Society, Guide to the study of religion and Society. Myths, Supernatural, Sacred and profane. Functions and influences of African traditional religion, Islam and Christianity on the society both at national and international levels. C

RES 024 African Church Fathers and Heretics 2Hrs
Development of doctrine, early threats to Christianity e.g. Gnosticism, Marcionism, Arianism, Donatism. Some African Church Fathers-Cyprian, Athanasius, and St. Augustine of Hippo. C

RES 025 New Testament Greek Translation 2Hrs
Greek Syntax. Reading and translation of some selected texts from the Gospel of Mark. C
RES 027 Christian Worship 2Hrs
The Compilation of the Book of Common Prayer, the background of Liturgical changes the contents of the Book of Common Prayer. The study of the Book of Common Prayer of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion). Silence in worship. The place of Symbols in Public Worship. The Study of church building, Pillars of Christian Worship, Strategy for standard worship, Worship and Mission and some fundamental notes to worship preparation. The importance of team Ministry to worship, Motivations to worship and formal and informal worship. C

RES 028 Introduction to the Study of Philosophy 2Hrs
Saint Augustine and his theology. Manichaeism, Neoplatonism and the Donatist controversy, free will, sin and man.

RES 029 ECWA Liturgy and Polity 2Hrs
Theory and practice of ECWA polity. Biblical data related to church government Biblical foundations of worship: music, worship strategies, Creative styles and worship for special occasions. C

Year Two: First Semester

RES 030 Introduction to Hebrew Language 2Hrs
Elementary knowledge of Hebrew alphabet and language, various conjugation and its intelligent application to the reading of the biblical narratives. Transliterations and other various common nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. C
RES 031 The Nature of Old Testament Writings 2Hrs
The nature of Old Testament writings e.g. Law, History, Prophecy, Poetry and Wisdom; the impact of the various writings on Old Testament message. C

RES 032 The Literature and Theology of the Gospel of John 2Hrs
The origin and nature of the Fourth Gospel, John as an historian, and theologian. The Gospel of John in recent studies and the relation between Jesus’ teachings, miracles, and Old Testament feasts and Jewish practices with prescribed texts in Greek Jn. 1 – 6. C

RES 033 The Structure of West African Traditional Religion 2Hrs
The West African beliefs in the Supreme Being, the Divinities and Spirits and in Life after Death. C

RES 034 Islam in West Africa 2Hrs
The spread of Islam in the days of Prophet Muhammad; the spread of Islam in North Africa among the Berbers, and Sudan; the role of the Murabites and Uthman Dan Fodio; the Islamisation of Hausaland, Muslim leaders, festivals, Islamic religious education in West Africa, and any one particular theme such as Sufi Orders, Festivals, Clerics, etc. C

RES 035 Missionary Enterprises in Africa up to 1914 2Hrs
This is a study of the spread of Christianity from Palestine to North Africa. It will deal with the activities St. Anthony and the establishment of the Church in Nubia, Ethiopia and West Africa.C
RES 036 Philosophy of Religion 2Hrs
Examination of the definition of Philosophy of Religion. Examination the main theistic arguments, especially the design argument and the cosmological argument. Religious language and its problems. C
RES 037 Basic Elements in Christian Theology 2Hrs
The Christian doctrine of God, human nature and salvation, their contemporary expressions and significance. C

RES 038 Pastoral Theology 2Hrs
Origin and definition of pastoral theology. Pastor’s call, qualifications natural, academic and spiritual will be examined. Social life of the pastor and his outside relationship. The Pastor’s relationship with his brother minister, the Parish Sunday School, the Pastor and the church, Music/Mission, the Pastor as a Counsellor, the Pastor’s dealings with young people. The Pastor and occasional services and pastoral visitation. C

RES 039 Doctrine of Survey I 2Hrs
The Bible and the doctrine of God. Focus on doctrine about the Bible. C
Year Two: Second Semester

RES 040 Christian Ethics 2Hrs
Biblical Ethics with special reference to a comparison of the New Testament Ethics with the Old Testament Ethics. The Ethical teachings of Jesus, Paul and other New Testament writers. Ethical issues in contemporary Nigeria and African societies. It will also examine “Situation Ethics.” C

RES 041 The Pauline Corpus 2Hrs
The nature and theology of the Pauline Epistles, Paul’s place in the formation of the New Testament theology with particular reference to Galatians. C
RES 042 Indigenous Christian Movement in West Africa 1914 – 1960 2Hrs
The Indigenous Churches and Prophets: William Wade Haris (Liberia) Jehu Appiah (Ghana) Moses Orimolade and Joseph Babalola (Nigeria). C

RES 043 Theistic Problems 2Hrs
The problems of evil in religious thought, the problems of miracles, the soul, the resurrection, and mythology in religion. C
RES 044 Doctrine of the Church and Sacraments 2Hrs
The different interpretations of the word “Church,” the Sacrament of the Church and their role in Church. C

RES 045 Dialogue with People of Living Faiths 2Hrs
Dialogue: definition, principles and purposes. Area of dialogue with particular reference to relation between Christian and Muslims in Nigeria. C

RES 046 Missiology 2Hrs
Evaluates and promotes missionary skills and methods in the contemporary society. C
RES 047 Doctrine Survey II
Doctrine of Christ, Angels and man with particular reference to the doctrines of ECWA. C
RES 048 Music 2Hrs
The art and science of music with special reference to Christian music.