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CURRICULUM (MA IN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION)

The following table represents the required curriculum for the Master of Arts in Christian Education. Students should create an individualized plan of study in light of their current realities and future ministry plans in consultation with an academic advisor. The prerequisites and corequisites for each course may be found in the course descriptions section of this catalog. Course offering sessions vary by location. The planned sessions provided below pertain specifically to Dallas campus course offerings. Online courses are typically offered each fall, spring, and summer. Courses may be cancelled or offered in alternate semesters as needed. Required courses are regularly offered in summer sessions as intensive or hybrid courses. Visit dts.edu/schedule for the most updated course offerings.1

FIRST YEAR

BIBLICAL STUDIES

HOURS FALL SPRING ONLINE

BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics BE102 Old Testament History I BE105 The Gospels BE109 Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, and Selected Epistles

3 h 3 2 3

h h h h

h h h h

ST101 Theological Method and Bibliology

3

ST102 Trinitarianism

3

h h

h h

EML101 Introduction to Educational Ministries & Leadership PM105 Christian Life and Witness

3 3

h h

h h

THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

MINISTRIES AND COMMUNICATION INTERDEPARTMENTAL

h

h h

SF100-1 Spiritual Formation2 h h SF100-2 Spiritual Formation 3 Concentration Electives 9

FIRST YEAR HOURS BIBLICAL STUDIES

HOURS FALL SPRING ONLINE

BE103 Old Testament History II and Poetry BE104 OT Prophets BE106 Acts and Pauline Epistles BE107 Hebrews, General Epistles, and Revelation

2 h h 3 h h 3 h h 3 h h

ST103 Angelology, Anthropology, and Hamartiology ST104 Soteriology ST105 Sanctification and Ecclesiology ST106 Eschatology

3 h h 3 h h 3 h h 3 h h

THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

MINISTRIES AND COMMUNICATION

EML102 History and Philosophy of Christian Education4 3 h h h 5 EML103 Teaching Process 2 h h h 5 EML104 Media Presentations 1 h h h

INTERDEPARTMENTAL

INT165 MACE Ministry Formation Internship6 2 h h SF100-3 Spiritual Formation2 h SF100-4 Spiritual Formation h 3 Concentration Electives 3

SECOND YEAR HOURS

MA in Christian Education (MACE)

SECOND YEAR

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1 S tudents studying at the Houston and Washington, DC extension sites should contact their respective, location-specific advisor for schedule planning and course availability. 2 C ompletion of SF100 Spiritual Formation requires two calendar years. Students who register for SF100 need to keep in mind that the course is a four-semester-long course that will meet at the same day and time each of the four semesters. The first Spiritual Formation class is only offered in the fall. See the Interdepartmental course description of this catalog for more information. 3 S tudents are encouraged to select a concentration prior to taking electives. Contact the Advising Center for a list of concentrations and required courses. 4 Students should plan to take EML102 History and Philosophy of Christian Education in their final semester of study. 5 Students may substitute EML105 Teaching Process and Media Presentations (3 hours) for EML103 and EML104. 6 S tudents complete an internship in two consecutive semesters. In lieu of the internship, qualifying students may elect to complete the Ministry Residency (EML801 and EML802) in a fall-spring, two semester format. See the Interdepartmental course description and the Educational Ministries and Leadership department sections of this catalog for more information.

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2019-2020 DTS Catalog  

This 2019–2020 catalog contains degree plans, course descriptions, faculty listings, and the doctrinal statement of Dallas Theological Semin...

2019-2020 DTS Catalog  

This 2019–2020 catalog contains degree plans, course descriptions, faculty listings, and the doctrinal statement of Dallas Theological Semin...