Curriculum & Tuition

Spring Semester Begins Tuesday, January 30, 2018
On Site Registration: January 8-January 25
Tuesdays &Thursdays, 5:00-8:00 p.m. (Wednesday, 5:00-7:00)

Spring 2018  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.


FOUNDATIONS IN SPIRITUAL FORMATION (Required 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.


PRAYING WITH THE CHURCH (Elective Course)
This course will explore a variety of prayer traditions practiced in the church throughout the ages.  Students will examine both classical Christian text and contemporary prayer movements.  Students are invited to theologically reflect on and examine biblically their own holy habits of prayer.

Rev. Robbin Blackwell ~ Instructor - 3 units - Thursdays 6:30 p.m.


HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY-PART II (Required Core Course)

This foundational course will introduce the student to a broad coverage of Christian history from the Reformation to the present.

Min. Flecia Dawkins ~ Instructor - 3 units - Thursdays 6:30 p.m.


TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP (Required Core Course)
In this course students will gain knowledge of the theology of Christian service and work.  Students will discuss and identify the challenges of accepting the call to ministry; develop competencies and appreciation for ministry opportunities beyond the pulpit; learn how to use ministry tools to engage the congregation in spiritual growth and Christian formation; learn how to do ministry that compliments the pastor's leadership style.  This course is recommended for lay leaders, associate ministers and future ministers.

Elder Ruby Gilliam ~ Instructor - 3 units - Tuesdays 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 - Tuesdays 6:30 p.m.


EDUCATIONAL MINISTRY OF THE CHURCH (Required 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.


WRITING & RESEARCH WORKSHOP

As part of theological education it is imperative that students are equipped as theological writers and communicators of the Gospel message.  The Writing and Research Workshop will provide guidance and resources to develop and strengthen students' skills for writing, academic research and correctly documenting research papers.  (The workshop is included in your semester's tuition.  Attendance is required for graduation.).    Rev. Jaki Hall ~ Facilitator

Saturdays, February 10, 17 and March 17, 11:00 AM-2:00 PM

 

Spring 2018  Tuition and Fees

Registration Fee

$35.00

Enrollment Fee (one time only)

$50.00

Tuition

$75.00 per unit

Payment Plans Available.  All checks /money orders made payable to DBTI.  For more information contact the school office at (410) 523-5306 Ext. 32