POST GRADUATE SCHOOL

POST GRADUATE SCHOOL

The first year of Master of Divinity
(Post Graduate Diploma of Theology)

Year One: First Semester

MOT 511 Old Testament Survey 3 C
MNT 511 Introduction to New Testament Greek 3 C
MHT 511 Church History Survey 2 C
GTS 511 Introduction to Missions 2 C
MDT 511 Theological Foundations 2 C
GNS 511 Research Methods 2 C
GNS 512 Spiritual Formation 2 C
16 Hours

Year One: Second Semester

MNT 521 New Testament Survey 3 C
MOT 521 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew 3 C
MCE 521 Educational Foundations 2 C
MST521 Bibliology and Theology Proper 2 C
GNS 521 Hermeneutics 2 C
GNS 522 Communication Skills 2 C
14 Hours

MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGY
Core Courses for all M. A. Candidates in the First Year

First Semester

MOT 611 The Pentateuch 2 C
MNT 611 Intermediate Greek Grammar 2 C
MHT 611 Church History Survey 2 E
GTS 611 Theology and HIV/AIDS 2 C
MDT 611 Theological Foundations 2 C
GNS 611 Research Methods 2 C
GNS 612 Spiritual Formation 2 C
GNS 613 Social Ethics 2 C
GNS 614 Introduction to Legal Studies 2 C
18 Hours

Second Semester

MOT 621 Intermediate Hebrew Grammar 2 C
MCE 621 Educational Foundations 2 E
MST 621 Bibliology and Theology Proper 3 C
MNT 622 The Synoptic Gospels 2 C
GTS 621 Advanced Hermeneutics 2 E
GNS 621 Communication Skills 2 C
GNS 622 Business Entrepreneurship 1 C
GTS 622 Bible Background 2 C
GTS 623 Philosophy of Religion 2 E
18 Hours

M. A. OLD TESTAMENT

Year Two: First Semester

MOT 711 Advanced Hebrew Grammar 2 R
MOT 712 Old Testament Biblical Theology (OTBT) 2 R
GTS 711 Old Testament Introduction 2 R
MDT 711 African Religion 2 E
MDT 712 Homiletics I 2 C
MPS 711 Church Ministries 2 E
MST 711 Christology and Pneumatology 2 C
GTS 714 Thesis (To be registered separately) (6 C)
14 Hours

Year Two: Second Semester
MOT 721 Poetic and Wisdom Books 2 R
MST 721 Anthropology, Hamartiology and Soteriology 2 C
MDT 722 Homiletics II 2 C
MOT 722 Hebrew Exegesis 2 R
MOT 723 Literature and Theology of Isaiah 2 E
MOT 724 Geography and Archaeology 2 E
MOT 725 Old Testament Biblical Criticism (OTBC) 2 R
MOT 726 Old Testament Prophetic Literature 2 R
18 Hours
M. A. NEW TESTAMENT

Year Two: First Year
MNT 711 Advanced Greek Grammar 2 R
MST 711 Christology and Pneumatology 2 R
MPS 711 Church Ministries 2 E
MOT 712 Old Testament Biblical Theology (OTBT) 2 E
MNT 712 The General Epistles 2 R
GTS 713 The Kingdom of God 2 E
MDT 712 Homiletics I 2 C
MNT 713 New Testament in Modern Scholarship (NTMS) 2 R
MNT 714 Pauline Literature and Theology 2 R
GTS 714 Thesis (To be registered separately) 6 C
18 Hours
Year Two: Second Semester
MNT 721 New Testament Introduction 2 R
MOT 721 Poetic and Wisdom Books 2 E
GTS 721 Apologetics 2 E
MNT 722 Greek Exegesis 2 R
MNT 723 New Testament Biblical Theology (NTBT) 2 R
MST 721 Anthropology, Hamartiology and Soteriology 2 E
MST 722 Old Testament use in the New Testament 2 R
MNT 724 Themes in the New Testament 2 R
MNT 725 Theology of Luke and Acts 2 E
MDT 721 Homiletics II 2 C
20 Hours

M. A. PASTORAL STUDIES

Year Two: First Semester
GTS 711 General Epistles 2 R
GTS 712 Old Testament Introduction 2 R
MST 711 Christology and Pneumatology 2 C
MPS 711 Pastoral Theology 2 R
GTS 713 Contemporary African Theology (CAT) 2 E
MDT 712 Homiletics I 2 R
MPS 711 Church Ministries 2 C
MNT 711 Advanced Greek Grammar 2 E
GTS 714 Thesis (To be registered separately) 6 C
16 Hours

Year Two: Second Semester
MNT 726 Pastoral Epistles 2 R
MPS 722 Pastoral Counselling 2 R
MNT 721 New Testament Introduction 2 E
MST 721 Ecclesiology and Eschatology 2 R
MPS 726 Church Administration 2 R
MPS 727 Current Issues/Problems in the Ministry 2 R
MDT 721 Homiletics II 2 C
MDT 722 Theology of Worship 2 R
MNT 722 Greek Exegesis 2 E
18 Hours

M. A. MISSIONS AND EVANGELISM

Year Two: First Semester
GTS 711 Old Testament Introduction 2 E
MDT 711 African Religion 2 E
MDT 712 Homiletics I 2 C
MNT 712 General Epistles 2 R
MST 711 Christology and Pneumatology 2 C
MOT 712 Old Testament Biblical Theology (OTBT) 2 E
MPS 711 Church Ministries 2 C
MDT 713 Contextualization 2 R
MOT 711 Advanced Hebrew Grammar 2 E
GTS 714 Thesis (To be registered separately) (6 C)
18 Hours

Year Two: Second Semester
MOT 721 Poetic and Wisdom Books 2 R
MNT 721 New Testament Introduction 2 E
MST 721 Anthropology, Hamartiology and Soteriology 2 C
MDT 721 Homiletics II 2 C
MDT 722 Philosophy of World Major Religions 2 E
MDT 723 Strategies for Reaching World Class Cities 2 R
MDT 724 Missiological Discipleship 2 R
MDT 725 Muslim Evangelism 2 R
MDT 726 Power Encounter 2 R
20 Hours
M.A. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY

Year Two: First Semester
MNT 712 The General Epistles 2 E
GTS 711 Old Testament Introduction 2 R
GTS 715 The Kingdom of God 2 R
MST 711 Christology and Pneumatology 2 C
MOT 711 Advanced Hebrew Grammar 2 R
MDT 712 Homiletics I 2 C
GTS 716 African Theology and Contextualization 2 R
MPS 711 Church Ministries 2 E
MNT 711 Advanced Greek Grammar 2 E
GTS 717 Problem of Evil 2 E
GTS 714 Thesis (To be registered separately) (6 C)
20 Hours
Year Two: Second Semester
MNT 721 New Testament Introduction 2 E
MOT 722 Hebrew Exegesis 2 R
MST 722 Ecclesiology and Eschatology 2 R
MHT 721 Modern Historical Theology 2 R
MDT 721 Homiletics II 2 C
MST 721 Anthropology, Hamartiology and Soteriology 2 C
MNT 722 Greek Exegesis 2 E
GTS 721 Apologetics 2 E
18 Hours

M. A. CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

Year Two: First Semester
MCE 711 History and Development of Education 2 R
MCE 712 Christian Family Nurture 2 R
MCE 713 Advanced Teaching Methods 2 R
MST 711 Christology and Pneumatology 2 C
MDT 711 African Religion 2 R
MPS 711 Church Ministries 2 C
MDT 712 Homiletics I 2 C
GTS 714 Thesis (To be registered separately) 6 C
14 Hours
Year Two: Second Semester

MCE 721 Curriculum Planning and Design 2 R
MCE 722 Educational Guidance and Counselling 2 R
MCE 723 Theology and Youth Ministry 2 R
MCE 724 Educational Psychology 2 R
MCE 725 Theological Education in 2/3 World 2 R
MST 721 Anthropology/Harmatiology/Soteriology 2 C
MDT 721 Homiletics II 2 C
MOT 721 Poetic and Wisdom Books 2 R
16 Hours
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Year One: First Semester

MOT 511 Old Testament Survey 3 Hrs
Basic theological study of the contents and messages of each Old Testament book: authorship, inspiration, canonicity, timeline and the historical, social, political and religious context. C.

MNT 511 Introduction to New Testament Greek 3 Hrs
Rudiments of Greek Grammar, alphabets, basic sentences and syntax. C.
MHT 511 Church History Survey 2 Hrs
Survey of the history of the church starting from the book of Acts to the modern time. Major Doctrinal issues prevalent at each period. C
GTS 511 Introduction to Missions 2 Hrs
Biblical basis of Missions: the missionary call, the history of Christian missions, Evangelical societies and foreign mission; ECWA strategy of missions and missions’ program for the local church. C.

MDT 511 Theological Foundations 2 Hrs
Theology of the word of God with emphasis on textual criticism, the biblical teaching of inspiration including the authority of the Bible in its uniqueness and inerrancy. The Contemporary views on inspiration of the Bible. C.
GNS 511 Research Methods 2 Hrs
Methodologies for theological research, planning, preparation and writing of thesis, techniques for gaining contemporary formats. C.

GNS 512 Spiritual Formation 2 Hrs
Biblical principles of spiritual life and growth. Reading of devotional classics with a view of deepening relationships with Jesus Christ and the Scriptures. C.

Year One: Second Semester

MNT 522 New Testament Survey 3 Hrs
Basic theological study of the contents and messages of each New Testament book; authorship, inspiration, canonicity, timeline and the historical, social, political and religious context. C.
MOT 521 Introduction to the Biblical Hebrew 3 Hrs
Fundamental rudiments of Hebrew Grammar the alphabets, basic sentences and syntax. C.
MCE 521 Educational Foundation 2 Hrs
The roles of the foundation of education: biblical, historical, theological, philosophical and sociological aspects as they relate to the original development and the practice of education. C.
MST 521 Bibliology and Theology Proper 2 Hrs
Systematic study of the canon, inspiration and inerrancy of the Bible. Doctrine of God: attributes, works, decrees, etc.; the mutual subsistent nature of the Trinity.
GNS 521 Hermeneutics 2 Hrs
The concept of, and need for hermeneutics; the history of biblical interpretation from ancient Judaism to modern times.

GNS 522 Communication Skills 2 Hrs
Origin, forms, and means of communication to enhance skills and techniques of passing the Gospel message across to the church and society which involves the use technological devices. C.

MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGY
Year One: First Semester
MOT 611 The Pentateuch 2 Hrs
Biblical and theological study of the contents and messages of each book of the Pentateuch (Genesis to Deuteronomy). Historical, cultural, geographical, political and social contours of the pentateuchal world. C.

MNT 611 Intermediate Greek Grammar 2 Hrs
In-depth understanding of various grammatical elements learnt in Greek I and Greek II at the undergraduate with examples from selected passages of the New Testament. C.

MHT 611 Church History Survey 2 Hrs
Survey of the history of the church starting from the book of Acts to the modern time. Major Doctrinal issues prevalent at each period. E
GTS 611 Theology and HIV/AIDS 2 Hrs
Information on HIV/AIDS, developing counselling and management skills to deal with those infected and affected. Capacity building and church-based community. These also include programmes that address HIV/Aids prevention and care. C.
MDT 611 Theological Foundations 2 Hrs
Theology of the word of God with emphasis on textual criticism, the biblical teaching of inspiration including the authority of the Bible in its uniqueness and inerrancy. Contemporary views on inspiration of the Bible. C.
GNS 611 Research Methods 2 Hrs
Methodologies appropriate for theological research, planning, preparation and writing of thesis, and techniques for gaining contemporary formats. C.
GNS 612 Spiritual Formation 2 Hrs
Biblical principles of spiritual life and growth. Reading of devotional classics with a view of deepening relationships with Jesus Christ and the Scriptures. C.
GNS 613 Social Ethics 2 Hrs
Development of social ethics in ancient medieval and reformation periods, through the enlightenment and into the 21st century in both religious and secular thoughts. C.
GNS 614 Introduction to Legal Studies 2 Hrs Fundamental human rights, rule of law, nature and structure of Nigerian government.

Year One: Second Semester
MOT 621 Intermediate Hebrew Grammar 2 Hrs
Treatment of Hebrew grammar and syntactical relationship and vocabulary C.
MCE 621 Educational Foundations 2 Hrs
The roles of the foundation of education: biblical, historical, theological, philosophical and sociological aspects as they relate to the original development and the practice of education. E.

MST 621 Bibliology and Theology Proper 3 Hrs
Systematic study of the canon, inspiration and inerrancy of the Bible. Doctrine of God: attributes, works, decrees, etc.; the mutual subsistent nature of the Trinity. C

MNT 622 The Synoptic Gospels 2 Hrs
Treatment of the three main Gospels: Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Similarities and differences of each of them. The Quelle, the synoptic problem and the common source of the three and each one with specific reference to their peculiarities, as well as the theology of each synoptic writer. C.
GTS 621 Advanced Hermeneutics 2 Hrs
The course build on GNS 521. it discusses general and special hermeneutics; protestant system of hermeneutics; the doctrinal, devotional and practical use of the Bible. E

GNS 621 Communication Skills 2 Hrs
Origin, forms, means of communication in order to enhance skills and techniques of passing the Gospel message across to the church and society which involves the use of technological devices. C.

GNS 622 Business Entrepreneurship 2 Hrs
Business opportunities that can raise the standard of living and empower the church in the Twenty First Century so as to meet up with the economic challenges of the community of faith. C.
GTS 622 Bible Background 2 Hrs
A comparative exploration of the historical, political, social and cultural backgrounds of the Old and New Testaments within the broader context of the Ancient Near East (or Mediterranean) and Greco-Roman world. C.

GTS 623 Philosophy of Religion 2 Hrs
Philosophical analysis of issues basic to the understanding of Religion, the nature and criteria of truth, the evidential value of religious experience, the argument for the existence of God, the problems of good and evil, ground for personal immortality E.

M.A. OLD TESTAMENT
Year Two: First Semester
MOT 711 Advanced Hebrew Grammar 2 Hrs
Lexical analysis of Hebrew grammar; the issue of syntactical relationship of Hebrew words; the verbs, nouns, etc. in their various forms.

MOT 712 Old Testament Biblical Theology(OTBT) 2 Hrs
The study of theological message of the Old Testament in its order of development from the earliest times through Mosaic period to the theology of the prophets, the wisdom literature and Messianic theology. R.

GTS 712 Old Testament Introduction 2 Hrs The Bible as a unique book. Nature of the Old Testament from the perspective of the Hebrew Bible, the problems in the study of the Old Testament, various hypotheses on the documents of the Old Testament, and introductory issues regarding the Old Testament by grouping or individually R.

MDT 711 African Religion 2Hrs
African beliefs, philosophy and worship in relation to deity, man and spirit world, their description and evaluation in the light of biblical revelation. E.

MDT 712 Homiletics I 2Hrs
Theoretical frameworks and the purpose and methods of sermon preparation. Construction of a Bible-based sermon: textual, topical, biographical, narrative or an exposition. C.

MPS 711 Church Ministries 2Hrs
The task of a minister as a pastor, teacher, administrator and an organizer of spiritual and other social, political issues in the local church. Using the Bible to discover and evaluate the roles of the Pastor. E

MST 711 Christology and Pneumatology 2 Hrs
The doctrines of Christ and of the Holy Spirit with specific reference to scholarly discussions in the light of Biblical and Evangelical injunction. C.
GTS 714 Thesis 6Hrs
Writing extensive research and submitting findings on a chosen and approved area of research with content that is contextual to theological, religious, and societal situations. It applies to M.A. / M. Div programmes. C
Year Two: Second Semester

MOT 721 Poetic and Wisdom Books 2 Hrs
Critical study of the literature and theology of the poetic literature of the Bible. Views of the authorship and the theological contribution to these scriptures, as well as their relatedness to their contemporary wisdom traditions in the Ancient Near East R
MOT 722 Hebrew Exegesis 2 Hrs
Essential components of Hebrew exegesis; in-depth analysis of the practice of exegesis through the study of selected passages in the Old Testament. Interpretation of the Hebrew Old Testament text R.

MOT 723 Literature and Theology of Isaiah 2 Hrs
The roles and uniqueness of the Book of Isaiah in the canon of the Bible: the genre, message, structure and theological significance of the book of Isaiah, as well as its history of criticism. E.
MOT 724 Geography and Archaeology 2 Hrs
Studying the geography of Bible lands in the context of Israel. Geographical analysis of major movements in the biblical narratives (OT & NT). The contribution of archaeology to the historicity of the Bible. Major archaeological finds relating to the Bible. E
MOT 725 Old Testament Biblical Criticism (OTBC) 2 Hrs
History of the textual and literary-historical criticism of the Old Testament: Dead Sea Scroll, the early scribes and critical apparatus. Literary-historical or higher criticism is studied R.

MOT 726 Old Testament Prophetic Literature 2 Hrs
An analysis of the English text of the prophetic writing to discover the major message and practical application for our day, their major classifications, and the milieu behind their themes.
MST 721 Anthropology, Hamartiology and Soteriology 2 Hrs
Theological study and reflection on the contributions of scholars on anthropology (man), hamartiology (sin) and Soteriology (salvation) and their evaluation from Evangelical standpoint C.
MDT 721 Homiletics II 2 Hrs
A practical demonstration of the art of preaching. The sermon preparation framework Homiletic I is here delivered to a given audience and the group compares and evaluates it in the light of true evangelical preaching C
M.A. NEW TESTAMENT
Year Two: First Semester
MNT 711 Advanced Greek Grammar 2 Hrs
This is continuation of Intermediate Greek Grammar. It is an overview of Greek grammar and syntax with particular emphasis on their relevance for exegetical study of biblical texts. R.

MOT 712 Old Testament Biblical Theology (OTBT) 2 Hrs
The study of theological message of the Old Testament in its order of development from the earliest times through Mosaic period to the theology of the prophets, the wisdom literature and Messianic theology. E.

MNT 712 The General Epistles 2 Hrs
These are Catholic or General Epistles: their theology, theme, structure, vocabulary and the message of each of the books especially, and their similarity or difference to Pauline Epistles as well as their introductory issues. R.
MST 711 Christology and Pneumatology 2 Hrs
The doctrines of Christ and of the Holy Spirit with specific reference to scholarly discussions in the light of Biblical and Evangelical injunction. R.

GTS 713 The Kingdom of God 2 Hrs
Meaning, conceptual nature, and ethics of the Kingdom of God as portrayed in the biblical canon and the covenant people of God and its attending implications on the present age. E.
MDT 712 Homiletics I 2 Hrs
Theoretical frameworks and the purpose and methods of sermon preparation. Construction of a Bible-based sermon: textual, topical, biographical, narrative or an exposition. C.

MPS 711 Church Ministries 2 Hrs The task of a minister as a Pastor, Teacher, Administrator and an Organizer of spiritual and other social/ political issues in the local church. Using the Bible to discover and evaluate the roles of the Pastor. E.
MNT 713 New Testament in Modern Scholarship (NTMS) 2 Hr
Current issues touching on the history, debates and interpretations of the New Testament. R.

MNT 714 Pauline Literature and Theology 2 Hrs
Introduction of the issues, trends, perspectives, approaches, debates, interpretations, theologies of Pauline corpora and its legacy. R.
GTS 714 Thesis 6Hrs
Writing and submitting findings on a chosen and approved area of research with content that is contextual to theological, religious, and societal situations. C
Year Two: Second Semester
MNT 721 New Testament Introduction 2 Hrs
General overview of the New Testament documents, considering their background and the literature and the context in which the New Testament came. Emphasis on their theological contribution and contextual recent scholarship. R.

MNT 722 Greek Exegesis 2 Hrs
This is a proficient study of the Greek New Testament text considering diverse exegetical tools and methods/approaches and appropriate theological applications. R.

MNT 723 New Testament Biblical Theology (NTBT) 2 Hrs
Historical critical approach to the interpretation of the New Testament and the question of methodology, introductory issues and the themes of the books in relation to the theology of the NT R.
MOT 721 Poetic and Wisdom Books 2 Hrs
Critical study of the literature and theology of the poetic literature of the Bible. Views of the authorship and the theological contribution to these scriptures, as well as their relatedness to their contemporary wisdom traditions in the Ancient Near East R.

MST 721 Anthropology, Hamartiology and Soteriology 2 Hrs
Theological study and reflection on the contributions of scholars on anthropology (man), hamartiology (sin) and Soteriology (salvation) and their evaluation from Evangelical standpoint E.
MST 722 Old Testament use in the New Testament 2 Hrs
Use of the Old Testament quotations in the New Testament literatures. Accurate and correct interpretation of the quoted documents within their literary contexts R.
MNT 724 Themes in the New Testament 2 Hrs
Major themes in the New Testament such as: salvation, redemption, propitiation, forgiveness, advent and parousia of Jesus Christ R.
MNT 725 Theology of Luke and Acts 2 Hrs
A theological survey of the major teachings of the Gospel according to Luke and Acts of the Apostles their theological similarity and differences; the issues of their authorship and occasions. E.

GTS 721 Apologetics 2 Hrs
The study of the defence of truth with reference to methods of various evangelical thinkers in addressing issues such as: epistemology, reason and revelation, historical apologetics and contemporary apologetic problems facing the Africans . E.

MDT 721 Homiletics II 2 Hrs
A practical demonstration of the art of preaching. The sermon that is prepared in Homiletic I is here delivered to a given audience and the group compares and evaluates it in the light of true evangelical preaching . C
GTS 714 Thesis 6Hrs
Writing extensively and submitting findings on a chosen and approved area of research with content that is contextual to theological, religious, and societal situations. C

M.A. PASTORAL STUDIES
Year Two: First Semester
MST 711 Christology and Pneumatology 2 Hrs
The doctrines of Christ and of the Holy Spirit with specific reference to scholarly discussions in the light of Biblical and Evangelical injunction. C.
GTS 712 Old Testament Introduction 2 Hrs The Bible as a unique book. Nature of the Old Testament from the perspective of the Hebrew Bible, the problems in the study of the Old Testament, various hypotheses on the documents of the Old Testament, and various criticism of the Old Testament. R.

MNT 712 The General Epistles 2 Hrs
These are Catholic or General Epistles: their theology, theme, structure, vocabulary and the message of each of the books especially, and their similarity or difference to Pauline Epistles as well as their introductory issues. R.
MPS 711 Pastoral Theology 2 Hrs
Worthy pastoral models as recorded in the Bible; Survey of the Pastor’s life: the calling, spiritual maturity and ethical conduct, private and public living, etc R.

GTS 712 Contemporary African Theology (CAT) 2 Hrs
A Descriptive and critical consideration of the methods and approach of some African theological writers and how Christian theology can be contextualized to meet the need of African Christians and societies. E.

MDT 712 Homiletics I 2Hrs
Theoretical Frameworks, and of the purpose and methods of sermon preparation. Construction of a Bible-based sermon: textual, topical, biographical, narrative or an exposition. C

MPS 711 Church Ministries 2 Hrs The task of a minister as a Pastor, Teacher, Administrator and an Organizer of spiritual and other social/political issues in the local church. Using the Bible to discover and evaluate the roles of the Pastor C
MNT 711 Advanced Greek Grammar 2 Hrs
This is continuation of Intermediate Greek Grammar. It is an overview of Greek grammar and syntax with particular emphasis on their relevance for exegetical study of biblical texts. R.
Year Two: Second Semester
MNT 721 Pastoral Epistles 2 Hrs
The doctrinal teaching of the Pastoral Epistles as found in I & II Timothy and Titus. Their theological contributions to the New Testament corpus and pastoral theology. R.

MPS 722 Pastoral Counselling 2 Hrs
Theories of counselling with emphasis on the biblical principles of counselling and the importance of Christian counselling in the ministry. Procedures, techniques and strategies for premarital counselling and vocational assistance. R.
MPS 726 Church Administration 2 Hrs
A study of the techniques and skills of administration. Preparing for becoming an effective administrator by introducing the principles of simple administrative procedures; administering leadership in meetings where minutes are taken by the secretary. Teaching administrative responsibilities and delegation of powers with the aim of accountability. R.
MPS 727 Current Issues and Problems in the Ministry 2 Hrs
Critical examination of current issues and problems in the contemporary African Church liturgies and ministries. R.

MNT 721 New Testament Introduction 2 Hrs
General overview of the New Testament documents, considering their background and the literature and the context in which the New Testament came. Emphasis on their theological contribution and contextual recent scholarship. R.
MST 722 Ecclesiology and Eschatology 2 Hrs
An exegetical study of the theological term “church”: Its origin, organism and organization, ordinances and sacraments etc. And the study of the last things as revealed in the Scriptures especially in the apocalyptic literature. Study of views on the Millennium and Tribulation and issues of eternal states R.
MDT 721 Homiletics II 2Hrs
A practical demonstration of the art of preaching. The sermon that is prepared in Homiletic I is here delivered to a given audience and the group compares and evaluates it in the light of true evangelical preaching. C
MDT 722 Theology of Worship 2 Hrs
The Biblical Foundations of Worship for special occasions, the essence of worship, preparing the saints to be good worshippers and the pastors as effective leaders of worship programmes. R.
MNT 722 Greek Exegesis 2 Hrs
This is a proficient study of the Greek New Testament text considering diverse exegetical tools and methods/approaches and appropriate theological applications. E.

M.A. MISSIONS AND EVANGELISM
Year Two: First Semester
GTS 721 Old Testament Introduction 2 Hrs The Bible as a unique book. Nature of the Old Testament from the perspective of the Hebrew Bible, the problems in the study of the Old Testament, various hypotheses on the documents of the Old Testament, and various criticism of the Old Testament. E.
MDT 711 African Religion 2Hrs
African beliefs, philosophy and worship in relation to deity, man and spirit world. Description and evaluation in the light of Biblical revelation E.

MDT 712 Homiletics I 2Hrs
Theoretical frameworks, purpose and methods of sermon preparation. Construction of a Bible-based sermon: textual, topical, biographical, narrative or an exposition. C

MNT 712 The General Epistles 2Hrs
These are Catholic or General Epistles’ their theology, theme, structure, vocabulary and the message of each of the books especially, and similarity or difference to Pauline Epistles as well as their introductory issues. R.

MST 711 Christology and Pneumatology 2Hrs
The doctrines of Christ and of the Holy Spirit with specific reference to scholarly discussions in the light of Biblical and Evangelical injunction. C.
MOT 712 Old Testament Biblical Theology (OTBT) 2Hrs
The study of theological message of the Old Testament in its order of development from the earliest times through Mosaic period to the theology of the prophets, the wisdom literature and Messianic theology E.
MPS 711 Church Ministries 2 Hrs The task of a minister as a Pastor, Teacher, Administrator and an Organizer of spiritual and social / political issues in the local church. Using the Bible to discover and evaluate the roles of the Pastor. C.
MDT 713 Contextualization 2 Hrs
Making communication of the Gospel kerygma relevant to targeted audience through appreciating relevant cultural, linguistic, economic, religious background and differences. Making the gospel known without compromising its vital message. Concepts of Contextualization advocated by some African theologians, especially evangelical concepts R.
MOT 711 Advanced Hebrew Grammar 2 Hrs
Lexical analysis of Hebrew grammar; the of syntactical relationship of Hebrew words; the verbs, nouns, etc. in their various forms.

Year Two: Second Semester
MST 721 Anthropology, Hamartiology and Soteriology 2 Hrs
Theological study and reflection on the contributions of scholars on anthropology (man), hamartiology (sin) and Soteriology (salvation) and their evaluation from Evangelical standpoint. C.
MDT 721 Homiletics II 2 Hrs
A practical demonstration of the art of preaching. The sermon that is prepared in Homiletic I is here delivered to a given audience and the group compares and evaluates it in the light of true evangelical preaching. C
MDT 722 Philosophy of World Major Religions 2 Hrs
History and major concepts of the non-Christians religions. Their theological and philosophical structures and the relationship to their host cultures and Christianity. R.

MOT 721 Poetic and Wisdom Books 2 Hrs
Critical study of the literature and theology of the poetic literature of the Bible. Views of the authorship and the theological contribution to these scriptures, as well as their relatedness to their contemporary wisdom traditions in the Ancient Near East. R.
MNT 721 New Testament Introduction 2 Hrs
General overview of the New Testament documents, considering their background and the literature and the context in which the New Testament came. Emphasis on their theological contribution and contextual recent scholarship. R
MDT 723 Strategies for Reaching World Class Cities 2 Hrs
Strategies designed for urban ministries with emphasis on living conditions, social ethic, linguistic and economic diversities. Techniques for reaching and discipling urban people for Christ. R.
MDT 724 Missiological Discipleship 2 Hrs
Developing a philosophy of ministry that focuses on building followers of Christ. Plans and strategies for creating a disciple– building environment that can be used in church and para-church ministries. R
MDT 725 Muslim Evangelism 2 Hrs
This is a practical, theological and historical study of Islam and strategies to evangelize Muslims. R
MDT 726 Power Encounter 2 Hrs
Encounter with the demonic powers by the servants of God invading the territory of the “god of this world” and bringing people “from the demons or Satan to God.” Studies in biblical, historical and contemporary perspective posture of the missionary. R

M. A. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
Year Two: First Semester
MOT 711 Advanced Hebrew Grammar 2 Hrs
Lexical analysis of Hebrew grammar; the of syntactical relationship of Hebrew words; the verbs, nouns, etc. in their various forms. R.
GTS 711 Old Testament Introduction 2 Hrs The Bible as a unique book. Nature of the Old Testament from the perspective of Hebrew Bible, the problems in the study of the Old Testament, various hypotheses on the documents of the Old Testament, and various criticism of the Old Testament. R.

GTS 715 The Kingdom of God 2 Hrs
This is a critical study of the meaning, nature, and ethics of the concept of the Kingdom of God as portrayed in the biblical canon and the covenant people of God and its attending implications on the present age. R.

MST 711 Christology and Pneumatology 2 Hrs
The doctrines of Christ and of the Holy Spirit with specific reference to scholarly discussions in the light of Biblical and Evangelical injunction. C.
MNT 712 The General Epistles 2 Hrs
These are Catholic or General Epistles: their theology, theme, structure, vocabulary and the message of each of the books especially, and their similarity or difference to Pauline Epistles as well as their introductory issues. R.
MNT 711 Advanced Greek Grammar 2 Hrs
This is continuation of Intermediate Greek Grammar. It is an overview of Greek grammar and syntax with particular emphasis on their relevance for exegetical study of biblical texts. R
MDT 712 Homiletics I 2Hrs
Theoretical frameworks, and the purpose and methods of sermon preparation. Construction of a Bible-based sermon: textual, topical, biographical, narrative or an exposition. C

GTS 716 African Theology and Contextualization 2 Hrs
A Descriptive and critical consideration of the methods and approach of some African theological writers and how Christian theology can be contextualized to meet the need of African Christians and societies E.
MPS 711 Church Ministries 2 Hrs The task of a minister as a Pastor, Teacher, Administrator and an Organizer of spiritual and other social / political issues in the local church. Using the Bible to discover and evaluate the roles of the Pastor. E.
GTS 717 Problem of Evil 2 Hrs
Study of the reality of evil in the world. The challenges or problems of evil posed on the theistic attributes of God; Suggested solutions to such challenges from Evangelical perspective. R.

Year Two: Second Semester
MNT 721 New Testament Introduction 2 Hrs
General overview of the New Testament documents, considering their background and the literature and the context in which the New Testament came. Emphasis on theological contribution and the recent scholarship. E.
MOT 722 Hebrew Exegesis 2 Hrs
Essential components of Hebrew exegesis; in-depth analysis of the practice of exegesis through the study of selected passages in the Old Testament. Interpretation of the Hebrew Old Testament text. R.
MST 723 Ecclesiology and Eschatology 2 Hrs
An exegetical study of the theological term “church.” Its origin, organism and organization, ordinances and sacraments. etc. The study of the last things as revealed in the gospels as well as in the epistles and the apocalyptic literature. Study of views on the Millennium and Tribulation and issues of eternal states. R.

MHT 721 Modern Historical Theology 2 Hrs
Historical trend of the modern church history from the trend of the Reformed vs. Puritan, Dispensation vs. Covenant Theologies; Lutheran vs. Reformed. Various options in historical theology and effect on the development of theological approach in the modern sense. R.
MNT 722 Greek Exegesis 2 Hrs
This is a proficient study of the Greek New Testament text considering diverse exegetical tools and methods/approaches and appropriate theological applications. E.
MDT 721 Homiletics II 2 Hrs
A practical demonstration of the art of preaching. The sermon that is prepared in Homiletic I is here delivered to a given audience and the group compares and evaluates it in the light of true evangelical preachin. C
MST 721 Anthropology, Hamartiology and Soteriology 2 Hrs
Theological study and reflection on the contributions of scholars on anthropology (man), hamartiology (sin) and Soteriology (salvation) and their evaluation from Evangelical standpoint. C.
GTS 721 Apologetics 2 Hrs
The study of the defence of truth with reference to methods of various evangelical thinkers in addressing issues such as: epistemology, reason and revelation, historical apologetics and contemporary apologetic problems facing the Africans. E.

M. A. CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
Year Two: First Semester
MCE 711 History and Development of Education 2 Hrs
Historical analysis of the origin and development of education in Nigeria from 1800 to date. R.
MCE 712 Christian Family Nurture 2 Hrs
The Biblical design for Christian home as it relates to principles and methods that are relevant to roles of parents in the Christian education. R.
MCE 713 Advanced Teaching Methods 2 Hrs
Biblical and educational view of bringing about teaching and learning process; learning theory, age group characteristics, motivation and drive, creativity and instructional methods. R.
MST 711 Christology and Pneumatology 2 Hrs
The doctrines of Christ and of the Holy Spirit with specific reference to scholarly discussions in the light of Biblical and Evangelical injunction. C.

MDT 711 African Religion 2Hrs
African beliefs, philosophy and worship in relation to deity, man and spirit world. Description and evaluation in the light of Biblical revelation. E
MPS 711 Church Ministries 2 Hrs The task of a minister as a Pastor, Teacher, Administrator and an Organizer of spiritual and other social / political issues in the local church. Using the Bible to discover and evaluate the roles of the Pastor. C.
MDT 712 Homiletics I 2Hrs
Theoretical frameworks, purpose and methods of sermon preparation. Construction of a Bible-based sermon: textual, topical biographical, narrative or an exposition. C
Year Two: Second Semester
MCE 721 Curriculum Planning and Design 2 Hrs
Principles and methods of curriculum design. Working with experts and lay people in planning a curriculum for schools and local church with emphasis on various classes and age groups R.

MCE 722 Educational Guidance and Counselling 2 Hrs
Guidance in the choice of programs and study based on potential identity in them that will lead to a meaningful choice of life career. R.

MCE 723 Theology and Youth Ministry 2 Hrs
Goal and methods of church, Para-church and contemporary involvement in evangelizing and discipling youths. Identification of the unique needs of African youths and designing biblically balanced program to meet those needs. R.
MCE 724 Educational Psychology 2 Hrs
Scientific approach to education whereby teaching-learning process can be measured through some investigative process. Theories of development, age-level variability, dealing with student variability, devising and using objectives and postulating into humanistic approach to education. R.
MCE 725 Theological Education in 2/3World 2 Hrs
Systems of theological education as found in non-western world. Educating people within their cultural environs. R.
MDT 721 Homiletics II 2 Hrs
A practical demonstration of the art of preaching. The sermon that is prepared in Homiletic I is here delivered to a given audience and the group compares and evaluates it in the light of true evangelical preaching. C

MST 721 Anthropology, Hamartiology and Soteriology 2 Hrs
Theological study and reflection on the contributions of scholars on anthropology (man), hamartiology (sin) and Soteriology (salvation) and their evaluation from Evangelical standpoint. C.
MOT 721 Poetic and Wisdom Books 2 Hrs
Critical study of the literature and theology of the poetic literature of the Bible. Views of the authorship and the theological contribution to these scriptures, as well as their relatedness to their contemporary wisdom traditions in the Ancient Near East. R.
DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES INTERNATIONAL (DAI)
Master of Arts in Organisational Leadership and Management

Entry Requirements
Admission requirements are set by the partnering University/Seminary and include the following basic requirements:
1. Christian with a vibrant faith
2. 5 to 10 years of leadership experience in a work or ministry context
3. An undergraduate degree (or its equivalent), obtained from an accredited institution
4. Proficient English ability

Year 1 First Semester
LEAD 511 Leadership: Making Human Strength Productive 4C
LEAD 522 Teaching and Learning for Impact 4C

Year 1 Second Semester
LEAD 521 Strategic Thinking 4C
LEAD 532 Women in Leadership 4C

Year 2 Third Semester
LEAD 531 Integrity and Financial Management 4C
LEAD 532 Introduction to Research Methodology 4C

Year 2 Fourth Semester
LEAD 541 Spiritual Formation 4C
LEAD 542 Conflict Management and Resolution 4C

Year 3 Fifth Semester
LEAD 652 Ethics for Decision Making 4C
LEAD 651 Development and Social Change OR 4E
LEAD 523 Mentoring 4E

Year 3 Sixth Semester
LEAD 662 Culture, Ethnicity and Diversity 4C
LEAD 653 Fundraising OR 4E
LEAD 512 Partnerships 4E
LEAD 670 Field Research Project 4C
LAED 671 Final Project 8C
60 Hours

DOCTOR OF MINISTRY (D. MIN)

COURSES

DRS 810 Religion and Society in Africa 2C
DCA 821 Christological Leadership 2 C
DGS 911 Human Development 2 C
DTS 943 Marriage, Family Problems, and Christian Solutions 2 R
DPC 952 Introduction to Counselling 2 R

DGS 942 Christian Social Ethics 2 C
DPC 922 Conflict Management 2 C
DGS 812 Research Methodology 2 C
DPM 821 Synoptic Gospels 2 C
DPC 953 Counselling in Relation to Psychology 2 C

DGS 943 African Traditional Religion 2 C
DGS 922 Apologetics 2 R
DTS 811 Old Testament Theology 2 C
DPM 822 Ministerial Ethics 2 C
DPC 941 Pastoral Counselling 2 R

DGS 949 Philosophy of Religion 2 C
DGS 947 Religious Interaction in Nigeria 2 R
DGS 921 Church Management 2 C

DTS 812 Pauline Literature 2 C
DPM 822 World Religions 2 R
DTS 821 New Testament Theology 2 C
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

A. Pastoral Counselling
DPC 953 Seminar on sex, family, and marital counselling 2 C
DPC 954 Principles of Interpersonal Relationship 2 C
DPC 955 Contemporary Issues in Pastoral Care
and Counselling 2 C

B. Church Administration
DCA 953 Current Issues in Administration in Africa 2 C
DCA 954 Advanced Principles of Administration 2 C
DCA 955 Christian Leadership in Africa 2 C

C. Pulpit Ministry
DPM 953 Preaching, Principles and Practice 2 C
DPM 954 Preaching Clinic 2 C
DPM 955 Homiletics 2 C
DCA 823 Project Design 9 C

COURSE DESCRIPTION
DRS 810 Religion and Society in Africa 2Hrs
A study of Religion, in its social context with reference to social influence on belief and religious expression, and to the social sources of institutional religion. Secularization and supernaturalism will be considered as special problems for post- modern man. The topics will be examined in the light of the writing of such sociologists Luke, Bellah, Beger, Durkheim, H. R. Niebuhr, Weber, Yinger.
DGS 943 The Study of African Traditional Religion
Different approaches to the study of African Traditional Religion. Development in the methods of study of ATR., accounts of early explorers and missionaries the functions and structure of the ATR; C.

DPS 958 Theories and Models in Counselling 2 Hrs
A survey of major theories of counselling, paying attention to each theory, conception of personality development, goals, techniques and process of counselling and applications in Nigeria setting.

DPC 953 Seminar on Sex, Family and Marital Counselling 2Hrs
Common premarital and marital problems as they relate to the immediate and projected needs of adolescents. An exploration of various approaches to marriage and family counselling; C.

DPC 954 Principles of Interpersonal Relationship 2Hrs
Principles of interpersonal behaviour and techniques of understanding of self and others as a means of promoting smooth interpersonal relationships in the counselling environment. Implication of psychology of communication, conflicts and of conflict resolution and their application to the promotion of smooth interpersonal relationship within counselling environment; C.

DPC 955 Contemporary Issues in Pastoral Care 2Hrs Critical study of major concerns that pastors have to deal with in the path to lead the church of God to achieve the full life God created each member as well as the congregation.

DCA 953 Current Issues in Administration in Africa 2Hrs
A survey and evaluation of key issues in contemporary Christianity in post-modern Africa including various church administrative and their implications to Africa.
DCA 954 Advanced Principles of Administration 2Hrs
General principles of administration. Areas of concentration: administrative theories, motivation, leadership styles, principles of management, organization, decision- making, discipline, power and authority in administration; C.
DCA 955 Christian Leadership in Africa 2Hrs
A study of indigenous African church leaders and their contributions to missions in Africa; C.

DPM 953 Preaching, Principles and Practice 2Hrs
The lectures deal with the preparation of the preacher and the sermon in the light of biblico-theological, historical and communication backgrounds of preaching C.

DPM 954 Preaching Clinic 2Hrs
Students are given opportunities to preach variedly – impromptus, extempore, with manuscript, in simulated setting. They will review their videotape with the lecturer C.

DPM 955 Homiletics 2Hrs
Homiletics–methods of preaching. Homiletics types, methods, the use of diction, dressing, personality etc. There will be a theoretical aspect of sermon preparation and practical delivery of the sermon.

DGS 810 Apologetics 2Hrs
Advanced approach to the study of Apologetics with reference to methods of various evangelical thinkers in addressing issues such as: epistemology, reason and revelation, historical apologetics and contemporary apologetic problems facing the Africans. R.

DTS 811 Old Testament Theology 2Hrs
Analysis of the major theological themes of the Old Testament; C.

DPM 822 Ministerial Ethics 2Hrs
General pastoral care; Biblical and professional standards of relationship and typical problem areas and possible pitfall for Pastors. C.

DGS 812 Research Methodology 2Hrs
Advanced study of the various scholarly methodologies appropriate for theological research; planning, preparation and writing of project, including the techniques for gaining bibliographic control C.
DTS 812 Pauline Literature 2Hrs
Paul’s letters to individuals and to the churches; approached exegetically and syntactically with relevance to the contemporary issues in the church.

DTS 821 New Testament Theology 2Hrs
Analysis of Biblical theology and historical survey of approaches. Consideration of Special topics in relation to contemporary issues. God the Father, God the Son, the Holy Spirit, ecclesiology, Soteriology and eschatology C.

DCA 821 Christological Leadership 2Hrs
The leadership styles of Jesus Christ. Understanding and developing skills for effective leadership in the church. Group dynamics principles of change, planning, organizational development and other concepts are considered. A variety of learning experiences that are related to the Pastor’s current ministerial situation are provided C.

DPM 821 The Synoptic Gospels 2Hrs
A critical study of the gospels with an emphasis on their similarities and dissimilarities. The critical methodologies used in the gospel studies will be greatly evaluated. C.

DPM 822 World Religions 2Hrs
Seminars are organized to examine world major religions including African Traditional Religion with emphasis on the philosophical structure, the relationship of the gospel to culture and to non- Christian religions C.

DCA 823 Project Design 9Hrs
This course is designed for student’s preparation for his ministerial project in a way to assist him gain a focus in the final production of his work.

DGS 911 Human Development 2Hrs
Developmental psychology: major theories, concepts and issues. Human life span and systems in which the individual lives in childhood, youth and adulthood C.

DPC 922 Conflict Management 2Hrs
Enhancing the student’s skills in managing theological, psychological and sociological conflicts in the church in order to adopt a positive attitude toward specific crises situations.

DPS 941 Pastoral Counselling 2Hrs
Advanced study of counselling and the development of an understanding of problems commonly encountered in the church, home and mission ministries C.

DGS 942 Christian Social Ethics 2Hrs
Distinctive features of Christian ethics: sources of ethics, their place in the light of secular morally views of some ethicists. Ethical issues like, abortion, war, birth control, homosexuality, single parenting etc C.

DTS 943 Marriage/Family Problems and Christian Solutions 2Hrs
Common problems in the Christian Family life and how to use biblical principles to help the family: family life, courtship, and marriage, husband/wife relationship, child training, home management, family worship and family cooperation etc R.

DGS 947 Religious Interaction in Nigeria 2Hrs
Meaning and phenomenon of interaction. Values of co-existence, conflict, and co-operation among other religions in Africa and Nigeria in particular.

DPM 944 Issues in Cross Cultural Missions 2Hrs
Examination of local church involvement in outreach ministries with reference to missionary activities in the Acts of the Apostles.

DGS 949 Philosophy of Religion 2Hrs
Philosophical analysis of issues basic to the understanding of Religion, the nature and criteria of truth, the evidential value of religious experience, the argument for the attributes of God, the problems of good and evil, ground for personal immortality. The responses of Paul Tillich, J. A. T. Robinson, David Hume etc C.

DPC 952 Introduction to Counselling 2Hrs
An intensive study of the theoretical basis of the personal problems commonly encountered in the personal life, in the place of work in the church and social life. R.

DPC 953 Counselling in Relation to Psychology & Theology 2Hrs
Exploration of Psycho-therapeutic issues in the light of a Christian view of special and general revelation to the counselling process. Integration at the personal and professional levels