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 Biblical Hebrew I (3)
306 Preaching Theory and Methods (2)
411 NT Narratives (3)
753 Mentoring Group (1)
321 Biblical Hebrew II (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)