Curriculum & Tuition
Spring Semester Begins Tuesday, January 31, 2017
On Site Registration: January 9-30
Monday, Tuesday &Thursday, 5:00-8:00 p.m. (Wednesday, 5:00-7:00)
Spring 2017 Course Offerings
INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW TESTAMENT (Core Course)
This course examines the major themes of the New Testament, including: The Kingdom of God, Jesus Christ, salvation, the church, gifts and the Second Coming. The general emphasis is to equip the student with a general knowledge of the New Testament that will be applicable for daily ministry.
Dr. Harold A. Carter, Jr. ~ Instructor - 3 units - Tuesdays 6:30 p.m.
EDUCATIONAL MINISTRY OF THE CHURCH (Core Course)
This course will examine the teaching ministry of the church with particular attention given to its impact in everyday life. Students will be provided with the tools for practical application of the Word of God. The course will explore models for a variety of situations and current trends in Christian Education.
Dr. Brenda J. Greene ~ Instructor - 3 units - Thursdays 6:30 p.m.
INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT PART 2 (Core Course)
Part two of this course will examine the history of Ancient Israel through the prophets, the Exile, Reformation, the Writings and Wisdom Literature. (Prerequisite: Old Testament Part 1)
Rev. Robbin Blackwell ~ Instructor - 3 units - Thursdays 6:30 p.m.
EQUIPPING WOMEN WITH SACRED ASSIGNMENTS (Elective Course)
Whether you're just sensing your call or many years down the road, this class provides an opportunity for each student to be renewed and to allow the Holy Spirit to make ministry happen in refreshing and powerful ways.
Dr. Dorothy S. Boulware and Rev. Robbin M. Blackwell ~ Instructor - 2 units - Tuesdays 6:30 p.m.
SERMON CONSTRUCTION/HOMILETICS (Core Course/Clergy Track)
Introduction to preaching lays the foundation for biblical sermon construction and delivery. It includes: how to prepare a sermon outline, how to write a preaching manuscript, how to use biblical and theological research tools, preaching without notes, exploration of different types of sermons, a practicum assignment and how to write a Bible study and theological lecture.
Dr. Ruby Gilliam ~ Instructor - 3 units - Tuesdays 6:30 p.m.
FOUNDATIONS IN SPIRITUAL FORMATION (Core Course)
This foundational course will give students an opportunity to explore their own spiritual formation, examine the spiritual dimensions of leadership and equip them to nurture the spirituality of those whom they are called to minister and lead.
Dr. Doris Gaskins ~ Instructor - 3 units - Thursdays 6:30 p.m.
INTRODUCTION TO THEOLOGY (Required Core Course)
A foundational course which examines the basic Christian doctrines. The course is to enable the student to develop their own convictions in conversation with major theological thinkers, texts, and movements.
Rev. Roland C. Brown ~ Instructor - 3 units - Thursdays 6:30 p.m.
GROWING THROUGH GRIEF (FREE six-week seminar; Registration Required)
Our lives are marked by a variety of losses. Some losses are life changes, others are subtle losses that affect us but not so deeply. This six-week seminar is designed to help individuals who are going through loss, recover with a renewed sense of hope and a better understanding of the grief process.
Seminar Dates: January 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, and March 7
Rev. Cora Jones~ Facilitator - Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Spring 2017 Tuition and Fees
Enrollment Fee (one time only)
$75.00 per unit
Payment Plans Available. For more information contact the D.B.T.I. Office at (410) 523-5306 Ext. 32