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Pre-Seminary Courses

The following sample course of study is an example of the sequence of courses you might take in order to receive your degree. Please plan to discuss your actual course of study with your advisor, who can help you stay on track to meet your academic and professional goals.

Pre-Seminary Courses

GRK 101
Greek I
An introduction to the grammar, vocabulary, and syntax of Attic and Koine Greek. Simple passages of prose will be read. Five hours per week.
4
credits
GRK 301
Greek III
An intensive review of Koine morphology, vocabulary, principle parts and grammar. The Gospel of John will be translated.
3
credits
GRK 401
Greek IV
The synoptic Gospels of the Greek New Testament will be read intensively and analyzed from the point of view of grammar, vocabulary and syntax.
3
credits
HEB 101
Biblical Hebrew I
An introduction to Biblical Hebrew grammar, vocabulary and syntax, coordinated with some translating activity in the Hebrew Bible. Five hours per week.
4
credits
HEB 201
Biblical Hebrew II
An intensive review of Biblical Hebrew vocabulary, morphology and grammar, coordinated with extensive readings in the Former Prophets (Joshua–Kings) and selected poetry. Five hours per week.
4
credits
HEB 301
Biblical Hebrew III
Further study of Biblical Hebrew vocabulary and syntax, coordinated with extensive reading in the narratives of Genesis.
3
credits
PHIL 311
History of Philosophical Thought I
The course is an introduction to and a review of the development of western philosophy from the Pre-Socratics through William of Ockham, and an introduction to the process of philosophical investigation. The course treats especially the impact of the philosophical tradition on the development of Christian theology.
3
credits
PHIL 312
History of Philosophical Thought II
An introduction to Western philosophy beginning with Descartes and British empiricism, an introductory treatment of Immanuel Kant and the thinkers of the Nineteenth Century, an introductory engagement with Martin Heidegger, existentialism and other Twentieth Century thinkers and a basic introduction to postmodern philosophy.
3
credits
CTA 211
Public Speaking
Students develop fundamental skills in the art of public speaking through the preparation and presentation of speeches designed for a variety of occasions, audiences, and situations. Skills of organization, delivery, and speech criticism developed.
3
credits
Total Credits
30