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Diploma in Theology (Dip.Th.) Program Schedule

The following schedule is normally followed for all full time students who desire to complete their Theology in Diploma in three academic years. The number and letters in the left side portrays the divisions and code of the course. Credits portrays the number of 45-minutes per week.

Year I

Semester I

DG 111         English Fundamentals I (4 Credit)
DG 113         Study Methodology/Library/Paper Writing ( 2 Credit)
DB 211         Introduction to the Old Testament (4 Credit)
DT 311         Church History: Ancient and Medieval  (4 Credit)
DT 313         Introduction to the Lutheran Confessions (3 Credit)
DG 114         Psychology (2 Credit)
DB 215         Greek I (3 Credit)

Total 21 Credits


Semester 2

DG 112         English Fundamentals II (3 Credit)
DB 212         Introduction to the New Testament (4 Credit)
DB 213         Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (3 Credit)
DT 214         OT Interpretation: Pentateuch (3 Credit)
DT 312         Church History: Reformation and Modern (3 Credit)
DP 411         Spiritual formation (2 Credit)
DP 412         Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability (3 Credit)

Total 21 Credits


Year II

Semester I

DG 121         English writing and reading I (4 Credit)
DG 221         OT Interpretation: Prophets (Isaih) (3 Credit)
DB 223         NT Interpretation: Synoptics (Mark) (3 Credit)
DT 322         God, Revelation, and Creation (4 Credit)
DP 421         Preaching: Theoretical Foundations and practices (4 Credit)
DP 424         Christian Worship (2 Credit)
DP 423         Counseling I (3 Credit)

Total 23 Credits


Semester II

DG 122         English Reading and writing II (4 Credit)
DB 222         OT Interpretations: Wisdom Literature (3 Credit)
DB 224         NT Interpretation: Pauline (Corinthians) (3 Credit)
DT 321         The History of Christianity in Africa (4 Credit)
DB 233         Greek II (3 Credit)
DG 123         Sociology (2 Credit)
DP 137         HTP/FGM and the Bible (2 Credit)

Total 21 Credits


Year III

Semester I

DB 231         NT Interpretation: Johanniene (3 Credit)
DT 331         Introduction to Ethiopian Traditional Religions (2 Credit)
DT 332         Jesus Christ and salvation (4 Credit)
DT 334         Introduction to Christian Ethics (4 Credit)
DP 432         Introduction to Christian Education (3 Credit)
DP 433         Counseling II (3 Credit)

Total 19 Credits 


Semester II

DB 232         Biblical Theology (3 Credit)
DT 333         The Holy Spirit and the Eschaton (4 Credit)
DT 335         Introduction Islam (3 Credit)
DP 431         Christian Leadership and Church structure (2 Credit)
DP 434         Evangelism and Church Growth (3 Credit)
DP 435         Diakonia (2 Credit)
DP 536         Introduction to Christian Stewardship (3 Credit)

Total 20 Credit

 Total credits of the courses in three years is 125.


Bachelor of Thelogy (BTh) Program Schedule

The following schedule is normally followed for all full time students who desire to complete their BTh degree in four academic years. The number for credits portrays the number of 45-minutes per week.

Degree I

Semester I

BT 141         Survey of Church history (4 Credit)
BT 246         African traditional religions (3 Credit)
BG 110         Study methodology (2 Credit)
BG 101         Freshman English (3 Credit)
BB 121         Introduction to the OT (4 Credit)
BP 278         Diakonia (2 Credit)
BP 261         Leadership (3 Credit)

Total 18 Credits


Semester II

BP ??         Harmful Traditional practices/FGM (3 Credit)
LG 104         Sophomore English (3 Credit)
BB 125         Exegetical Methods (3 Credit)
BT 145         Ethiopian Orthodox Church history (3 Credit)
BB 126         Introduction to the NT (4 Credit)
BG 213         Sociology (3 Credit)
DP 412         Environmental Stewardship and sustainability (3 Credit)

Total 21 Credits


Degree II

Semester I

BB 227         NT exegesis I (3 Credit)
BG 222         OT exegesis (Pentateuch-Genesis) (3 Credit)
BG 212         Psychology (2 Credit)
BG 105         Greek I (3 Credit)
BT 247         Post modernity Globalization and New sects (2 Credit)
BP 262         HTP/FGM and the Bible (3 Credit)
TE 263         Information Technology (2 Credit)

Total 18 Credits


Semester II

BP 371         Pastoral care (3 Credit)
BT 342         African Church History (3 Credit)
BB 323         OT Exegesis (3 Credit)
BB 228         NT Exegesis II (3 Credit)
BG 315         Philosophy (2 Credit)
BP 363         Communications (2 Credit)
BG 106         Greek II (3 Credit)

Total 19 Credits


Degree III

Semester I

BB 324         OT exegesis III (3 Credit)
BGR 345         IT I & II (3 Credit)
BT 342         Christian Theology I (3 Credit)
BT 343         Ethiopian Church History III (3 Credit)
BP 364         Homiletics (2 Credit)
BB 329         NT Exegesis III (3 Credit)
BG 311         Research methodology (3 Credit)

Total 19 Credits


Semester II

BB 325         OT Exegesis IV (3 Credit)
BB 330         NT Exegesis IV (3 Credit)
BT 352         Christian Theology II (3 Credit)
BP 262         Christian education (3 Credit)
BG 214         Religious pluralism (2 Credit)
BT 373         African Theology (3 Credit)

Total 17 Credits


Degree IV

Semester I

BT 372         Counseling (3 Credit)
BT 453         Christian Theology III (3 Credit)
BB 435         OT Theology (4 Credit)
BT 455         Christian Ethics (4 Credit)
BP 475         Liturgy (2 Credit)

Total 19 Credits


 Semester II

BB 436         NT Theology (4 Credit)
BPR 467       Teaching methods and principles (2 Credit)
BP 476         Missology (3 Credit)
BP 474         Stewardship and church Administration (3 Credit)

BTh Paper (6 Credit)

Total 18 Credits

Total credits of the courses in four year is 151.