MDiv Course Sequence (Distance Learning)

Year Summer Fall Spring
1 716 Bible Survey (3)*
Gateway (1)**
304 Church in Historical Context 1 (3)*
302 Greek Fundamentals 1 (3)***
311 Intro to Ministry (2)
751 Mentoring Group (1)
305 Church in Historical Context 2 (3)*
410 Greek Fundamentals 2 (3)***
712 Theo Ed as Formation for Ministry (2)
752 Mentoring Group (1)
2 Christian Theology in Reformed Confessions (3)*
Elective: Science and Theology (2)
301 Hebrew Fundamentals (3)
306 Preaching Theory and Methods (2)
411 NT Narratives (3)
753 Mentoring Group (1)
321 Hebrew Usage and Tools (3)
412 NT Letters (3)
441 Evangelism and Cross-Cultural Ministry (2)
3 Elective: Philosophy for Understanding Theology (2)
760 Cross-Cultural Internship (2)
402 OT Narrative Literature (3)
421 Systematic Theology 1 (3)
452 Forming Worshiping Communities (2)
754 Mentoring Group (1)
312 Foundations for Pastoral Care (3)
403 Psalms and Wisdom Literature
––or 404 OT Prophetic Literature (3)
422 Systematic Theology 2 (3)
720 Service Learning (1)
4 774 CRC History (1.5)****
773 CRC Polity (1.5)****
433 Preaching Practicum 1 (1)
440 Discipleship & Teaching (2)
Elective (2)
Elective (2)
755 Mentoring Group (1)
450 Apologetics (2)
451 Ethics and the Christian Life (3)
Elective (2)
721 Service Learning (1)
5 718 Christian Engagement with World Religions (3)*
761 Pastoral Ministry Internship (4)
431 Pastoral Disciplines for Counseling Ministry (3)
775 Capstone: Pastoral Leadership (3)
Elective (2)
756 Mentoring Group (1)
434 Preaching Practicum 2 (2)
771 Capstone: Integrative Seminar (2)
Elective (2)

Other Credits
Mentoring Groups (10 semesters totaling 6 credits)
Service Learning (2 credits)
Cross-Cultural Internship (2 credits)
Pastoral Ministry Internship (4 credits)

Total Credits Required
Students w/ Greek prerequisite: 99 credits
Students w/o Greek prerequisite: 101 credits
Students preparing for CRC Candidacy w/ Greek prerequisite: 102
Students preparing for CRC Candidacy w/o Greek prerequisite: 104

Notes
* Courses for which students can take an advanced standing test. More info about advanced standing tests can be found here.
** Gateway is an on-campus orientation and course that occurs one week before the fall semester begins.
*** Only required of students who have not completed the Greek prerequisite.
**** Only required of students seeking CRC candidacy.

Forthcoming Electives – More electives will be listed as they are confirmed.
› Summer 2014: Philosophy for Understanding Theology (2)

Additional Courses – Offered to accommodate transfer students, but all students may enroll.
› Summer 2014: 718 Christian Engagement with World Religions (3)
› Fall 2014: 433 Preaching Practicum 1 (1); 772 Capstone: Pastoral Leadership (3)
› Spring 2015: 431 Pastoral Disciplines for Counseling Ministry (3 credits); 771 Capstone: Integrative Seminar (1)
› Fall 2015: 772 Capstone: Pastoral Leadership (3)
› Spring 2016: 434 Preaching Practicum 2 (2); 771 Capstone: Integrative Seminar (1)