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LTI Curriculum

 

ACCESS / FOUNDATION / EXTENDED CURRICULUM (for students who have a matric but not the exemption:)

FIRST SEMESTER:
English Language Development A (ELD)
Church Administration / Computer Literacy
Academic Literacy A
Africa in the World A

SECOND SEMESTER:
English Language Development B
Introduction to Bible knowledge
Academic Literacy B (with Sexual ethics component)
Africa in the World B (with Introduction to SA Church history)

BACHELOR OF THEOLOGY
Required Subjects (subject to change by the School of Religion and Theology):

FIRST YEAR:

BIST 110

Introduction New Testament

BIST 120

Introduction Old Testament

SYTH 110

History, Truth & Worldviews

SYTH 120

´╗┐Ethics/Theology of the Word of God

HICH 110

Ancient Church History

PRTH 110

Introduction: Practical Theology

BILA 110

Classical Hebrew

BILA 120

Hellenistic Greek

 

SECOND YEAR:

BIST 210

Text, Interpretation, Culture

BIST 220

Critical Tools of Biblical Study

SYTH 210

Selected Christian Doctrines

SYTH 220

Theology & Ethics

HICH 210

History of the Reformation

RELG 101

Introduction to Religion

PRTH 260

Homiletics, Worship & Liturgy

PRTH 220

Transforming Christian Education

[BILA 220

Hellenistic Greek]

[BILA 240

Classical Hebrew]

 

THIRD YEAR (subject to change by the School of Religion and Theology):
A. Pastoral Specialisation ending with BTh:

BIST 311

NT Exegesis

BIST 310

Biblical Theology

HICH

Industrial Mission / Church and Mission

HICH 311

History of Christianity: Modern Period

SYTH 310

Systematic Theology

SYTH 330

African Theology

PRTH 341

Pastoral Crisis Counselling

PRTH

Church and Social Transformation

Other Specialisations ending with a BA (Theol) = Bachelor of Arts (Theology):
B. Community Development Diaconate;
C. Medical Diaconate;
D. Criminal/Military;
E. Communications/ Media;
F. Mission to Informal Settlement;
G. Mission to Foreign Countries; H. Youth Diaconate.
(At least 50% should be theological subjects and other cognate disciplines, e.g. psychology, sociology, etc.).


POST-GRADUATE STUDIES

´╗┐BRIDGING YEAR TO HONOURS: Students with a Diploma who passed with over 65% go directly into BTh Honours, those who passed under 65% will go into the bridging year.

BTh HONOURS: First Semester: Students take core courses and a mini-dissertation required in either: Biblical Studies, Systematics, History of Christianity or Practical Theology. Second Semester: two electives.

MASTER OF THEOLOGY: Masters can be done as MTh by Dissertation or by Course Work.

THE DOCTORATE (PHD): This is done by dissertation only.

THE POST-GRADUATE CHURCH ORIENTED YEAR:

UELCSA:       FIFTH YEAR:The curriculum is stipulated by UELCSA
                         FIRST THEOLOGICAL EXAMINATION as stipulated by UELCSA
                         INTERNSHIP as stipulated by UELCSA
                        SECOND THEOLOGICAL EXAMINATION as stipulated by UELCSA

ELCSA:         MINISTERIAL SEMESTER OR YEAR as stipulated by ELCSA


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