Curriculum

A full curriculum for complete preparation

Master of Divinity Program Courses (Master of Arts in Religion courses in bold):

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
  • Baptist Covenant Theology

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:

  • PT 500 Theology of Ministry
  • AP 501 Intro to Philosophical Theology
  • ST 501 Symbolics
  • CH 701 Modern Church (Baptist History)
  • BT 601 Biblical Theology

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