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Course List

Seminary Studies for Student Wives

SSSWP-1002 Women in Church History

This course is designed to be an overview of prominent women in church history and the recognition of their contributions and accomplishments. Two hours.

SSSWP-1023 Wife of the Equipping Minister

This course offers a practical survey of issues relating to the role of the minister’s wife. Women who are not in this category should seek the professor’s counsel before seeking to enroll. This course is a required course and must be taken in the first fall semester of seminary studies for student wives. Three hours.

SSSWP-1102 Overview of the New Testament
An introductory overview of the New Testament with attention to the authorship, audience, purpose and outstanding doctrines of the books of the New Testament. Two hours.

SSSWP-1202 The Art of Teaching

A study of the principles and methods of effective Christian teaching, including the development of presentation skills. This course is designed to improve the Christian worker’s ability as a teacher. Two hours.

SSSWP-1302 Overview of the Old Testament

An introductory overview of the Old Testament with attention to the authorship, audience, purpose and outstanding doctrines of the books of the Old Testament. Two hours.

SSSWP-1402 Basic Christian Doctrine

A study of the biblical, historical and contemporary interpretations of the basic doctrines of the Christian faith. Two hours.

SSSWP-1502 Intro to Biblical Languages: Greek

This course introduces the student to the Greek alphabet, the basic building blocks of Greek grammar, and basic Greek vocabulary. Student will also be introduced to valuable resources, tools, and study aids for the Greek language. Two hours.

SSSWP-1702 Spiritual Development of Children

A study of spiritual development of preschoolers and children, with discussions of how to lay the foundation of faith in the lives of children. Two hours.

SSSWP-1802 Woman to Woman Ministry

An introductory study and overview of the biblical basis of woman to woman ministry and developing a ministry to women in the local church. Two hours.

SSSWP-1912 Ministry in the Home

A study of the theological foundation, skills and attitudes for a ministry of hospitality and service through the home. Two hours.

SSSWP-1992 International Missions

Created in a directed study format, students may earn credit while participating in regular seminary site based education opportunities. (Dean approval required).Two hours.

Women’s Ministry Concentration for Master of Divinity or Master of Arts in Christian Education

WOMIN 3313 Reaching and Discipling Women (WOMST 4053)

A survey of the historic role of women in the evangelistic task and of evangelistic tools useful for women today. This course will also examine the relationship of discipleship and evangelism as well as strategies to disciple women in the faith. Three hours.

WOMIN 3413 Engaging Women in Ministry

This course will examine the role of women in missions education and missions action. This seminar format is designed to study the philosophy, objectives, activities and administration of a mission education program. Three hours.

WOMIN 3513 Leadership in Women’s Ministry

A study of the philosophy, theology, skills and methods of personal leadership development, leadership team development and administrative procedures that are unique to women’s ministry in the local church. Students will conduct personal evaluations of leadership skills, develop a plan for leadership development and create an administrative procedural resource. Three hours.

WOMIN 4223 Women’s Ministry in the Local Church (WOMST 4003)

This course will provide a study of the biblical basis for a women’s ministry and essentials for developing and implementing a women’s ministry in the local church. Three hours.

WOMIN 4373 Women’s Issues

This course will provide a study of the various issues facing women and the church in reaching, teaching, and ministering to women. The course will include a holistic approach to physical, social, emotional, and spiritual development of women. Three hours.

WOMIN 5303 Women’s Evangelism & Discipleship Practicum

Practical training in discipleship which emphasizes a daily walk with the Lord including Bible study, prayer, fellowship, ministry, witness and other Christian disciplines. Time will be spent in research, observation, implementation, and evaluation of various discipleship ministries. Three hours.

WOMIN 5353 Directed Study

Three hours.

WOMIN 5902 Women’s Ministry Field Experience

Two hours.

Women’s Ministry Concentration for Doctor of Philosophy

WOMIN 7612 The Ministry to Women

Research and program design for the ministry to women including a biblical foundation, biblical leadership principles and praxis. Two hours.

WOMIN 7622 Women and Development

A focused study on the physical, emotional, spiritual and mental development of women through the life cycle with a view of meeting needs from a biblical worldview. Two hours.

WOMIN 7632 Contemporary Women’s Issues

Research and study of the current issues impacting women and women’s ministry and formulating a biblical response. Two hours.

WOMIN 7642 Theology of Women’s Ministry

This seminar will examine the relationship of biblical womanhood to women’s ministry in the local church. Students will also research the current impact of feminist theology on the local church and specifically as it relates to woman to woman ministry. Two hours.

WOMIN 7732 Research in Women’s Ministry

Individual study under the guidance of a faculty member. Two hours.

WOMIN 7742 Readings in Women’s Ministry

Individual study under the guidance of a faculty member. Two hours

Women’s Studies Concentration for Master of Divinity

WOMST 3003 Introduction to Women’s Studies

Introduction to the interdisciplinary field of women’s studies from an evangelical perspective. Three hours.

WOMST 3013 (3014) Biblical Theology of Womanhood

An amplified and comprehensive study of womanhood integrating previous studies in theology, exegesis, hermeneutics, linguistics, and philosophy in order to establish the foundation for systematizing a consistent and non-contradictory pattern and plan for biblical womanhood. Three hours.

WOMST 3023 (3024) Biblical Interpretation for Women

Introduction to the basic skills for biblical interpretation to prepare women to read, interpret, apply and teach the Bible. Hermeneutical principles will be used to interpret biblical passages with practical application to women. Three hours.

WOMST 3033 (3034) Gender Roles in the Bible

Introduction to biblical manhood and womanhood including an investigation into biblical parameters for women’s ministry. Three hours.

WOMST 4003 (4004) Women’s Ministries in the Local Church (WOMIN 4223)

This course will provide a study of the biblical basis for a women’s ministry and essentials for developing and implementing a women’s ministry in the local church. Three hours.

WOMST 4013 (4014) Women in Church History

A survey of women in the history of the church. Three hours.

WOMST 4023 (4024) Women and Missions

A study of evangelical women who have served as missionaries. Three hours.

WOMST 4033 Wife of the Equipping Minister

A practical survey of issues relating to the role of the minister’s wife. Women who are not in this category should seek the professor’s counsel before seeking to enroll. Three hours.

WOMST 4043 (4044) Expository Communication of Biblical Truth (PRCHG 3113/1113)

A study of the oral presentation of a biblical text. Basic principles of communication will be studied and applied in a speaking experience, including the formulating of a central idea and structure developed from a text, audience analysis, support material, delivery, and application. Special attention will be given to the area of woman-to-woman communication. Women students should substitute WOMST 4043 for PRCHG 3313. Prerequisite: BIBST 3023 (1023). Three hours.

WOMST 4053 (4054) Women and Evangelism (WOMIN 3313)

A survey of the historic role of women in the evangelistic task and of evangelistic tools useful for women today. This course will also examine the relationship of discipleship and evangelism as well as strategies to disciple women in the faith. Three hours.

WOMST 4103 (4104) Feminist Theology

A study of the historical and theoretical foundations of American feminism, including modern manifestations of ancient “goddess worship” and “biblical feminism” or “evangelical feminism.” Three hours.

WOMST 5003 Directed Study
Three hours.

WOMST 5013 Internship for Women’s Studies
An apprenticeship program designed to allow the senior student practical experience in some field of ministry to women. Specialty internships may be available in evangelism and missions, applied ethics, women’s ministries, hospitality, and counseling. Limited to students in the Women’s Studies concentration unless permission is granted by the professor. Three hours.

WOMST 5023 Women in Church History Focused Study

Women in Church History Focused Study is an umbrella course that is attached to site-based learning, traveling scholar and Oxford Study tour trips. Depending upon the location of each individual trip, study can focus in the area of Augustinian, Reformation, Puritan or other special interests within the field of women and church history. Three hours.

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