Curriculum

Curriculum

A Full Curriculum for Complete Preparation

Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Religion Programs (Bold indicates MA-Religion Courses)

First Year

  • Greek I, II, III, IV
  • Hebrew I, II, III
  • Introduction to Ministerial & Theological Studies
  • Symbolics
  • Introduction to Philosophical Theology
  • Hermeneutics
  • History & Wisdom
  • Prolegomena & Doctrine of the Word 

Second Year

  • Hebrew Syntax & Exegesis
  • Gospels
  • Ancient Church/Patristics
  • Homiletics I
  • Preaching Practicum I, II
  • Acts & Pauline Epistles
  • Missions & Evangelism
  • Medieval Christianity
  • Doctrine of God
  • Theological Anthropology
  • Pastoral Theology I
  • Prophets
  • Reformation
  • Puritanism
  • Challenges to the Faith

Third Year

  • Biblical Theology 
  • Christology
  • Soteriology
  • General Epistles & Revelation
  • Modern Church (Baptist History)
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Doctrine of the Church
  • Eschatology
  • Pastoral Theology II
  • Homiletics II
  • Puritan Preaching for Today
  • Apologetics in Pastoral Ministry
  • Elective

Certificate Courses

  • Theology of Ministry
  • Introduction to Philosophical Theology
  • Symbolics
  • Modern Church (Baptist History)
  • Biblical Theology

* IRBS Theological Seminary admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.