Eastern Theological Seminary – Catalog 2015-2018

EASTERN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
OFFERS THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS OF STUDY

GENERAL EDUCATION STUDIES

IMG_7294_webGeneral Education Studies provides a basic genre relative to life-long skills and personal development including the appropriate use of oral and written English, and overview of historical and current events, a basic knowledge of mathematical applications, and basic knowledge of computer usage, an appreciation for cultural values and diversity, and a comprehensive understanding of human development, social institutions and the impact of society, IMG_7292_webEastern Theological Seminary has developed a core of classes, seminars and internships that will provide its students with a holistic approach to knowledge which will give students academic, cultural and personal resources to enhance a more skillful and effective Christian ministry.

 

Objectives:

  • To communicate effectively in speech and writing, demonstrating skills such as creative expression, exposition and argumentation.
  • To think critically, logically and constructively as the student interprets and evaluates experiences, literature, language and ideas.
  • To be able to utilize the computer to facilitate day-to-day operations,    communications and expanded research.
  • To cultivate knowledge of other cultures and an appreciation of diversity
  • To be exposed to a variety of cultural experiences and sensitivities while enhancing creativity.
  • To provide an understanding of other institutions, agencies and organizations as they impact society.

ELECTIVES FOR THE BACHELOR OF THEOLOGY DEGREE

Administrative Leadership

Subject Class Description Academic Credits
AL 200 Church Business Management I 3
AL 201 Church Business management II 3
AL 350 Systems Approach of Ministers 3

Church History

Subject Class Description Academic Credits
CH 301 Church History I 3
CH 302 Church History II 3
CH 310 History of Christianity in the U.S. 3
CH 312 African-American Religious Experience 3
CH 320 History of Baptists 3
CH 321 Baptist Doctrine, Polity, and Practice 3

Church Education

Subject Class Description Academic Credits
RE 304 Church Music Seminary 3
RE 329 Methods of Teaching in the Church 3
RE 330 Teaching Children 3
RE 332 Teaching Youth 3
RE 334 Teaching Adolescents 3
RE 335 Teaching Young Adults 3
RE 336 Teaching Adults 3
RE 337 Teaching of the Bible With Children 3
RE 338 Teaching in the Sunday School 3
RE 339 Ministry With Single Adults 3

Ethics

Subject Class Description Academic Credits
ET 312 Christian Ethics 3
ET 315 Biblical Ethics 3