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CURRICULUM (MA IN CROSS-CULTURAL MINISTRIES)

The following table represents the required curriculum for the Master of Arts in Cross-cultural Ministries. 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

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 ST102 Trinitarianism

3 h 3

h h

h h

WM101 Introduction to World Missions WM205 Cultural Dynamics in Ministry WM210 Intercultural Communication

3 h 3 h 3

h

h

PM105 Christian Life and Witness

3

h

THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

MISSIONS AND INTERCULTURAL STUDIES

MINISTRIES AND COMMUNICATIONS

MA in Cross-cultural Ministries (MACM)

INTERDEPARTMENTAL

104

HOURS FALL SPRING ONLINE

h

h h

SF100-1 Spiritual Formation2 h 2 SF100-2 Spiritual Formation h Missions Electives 3

FIRST YEAR HOURS

SECOND YEAR BIBLICAL STUDIES

32

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

WM215 Dynamics of Missionary Development

3

THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

MISSIONS AND INTERCULTURAL STUDIES INTERDEPARTMENTAL

h

INT140 MACM Ministry Formation Internship3 2 h h 2 SF100-3 Spiritual Formation h 2 SF100-4 Spiritual Formation h Missions Electives 4

SECOND YEAR HOURS

32

Students desiring to earn a TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate must take the following courses in addition to the required missions electives: WM620 Dynamics of TESOL(3) INT205 TESOL Ministry Formation Internship (1)3 1 Students studying at the Houston and Washington, DC extension sites should contact their respective, location-specific advisor for schedule planning and course availability. 2 Completion 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 semester. See the Interdepartmental course description section of this catalog for more information. 3 Students complete an internship in two consecutive semesters. See the Interdepartmental course description section 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...