Majors

Bachelor of Arts - MDiv Track Major

Major Overview

This major is specific for those students who are working on the Accelerated MDiv and desire to earn both the BA and the MDiv at NOBTS. This specialized major allows Leavell College students to earn up to 1/3 of the credits required for the MDiv by earning at least a B in specific courses. The courses in the 24-hour major are taken at the graduate level. Students pursuing this degree should work closely with the staff in our Accelerated Programs office.

MDiv-Track Major (24 Hours)

Core Component (18 hours)

Choose 18 hours from the following graduate courses. Students should prioritize courses that fit their desired MDiv specialization.

cOURSES (CHOOSE 18 hours)

HOURS

Systematic Theology 2*

3 hours

Baptist Heritage*

2 Hours

Proclaiming the Bible*

OR

Teaching the Bible

3 hours

Discipleship Strategies

2 hours

Christian Missions

3 hours

Interpersonal Relationship Skills

2 hours

Church Revitalization

2 hours

Introduction to Spiritual Formation

1 hour

Christian Apologetics

OR

Philosophy of Religion

3 hours

Worship Leadership

3 hours

Preaching Practicum

OR

Teaching Practicum

2 hours

*Denotes courses required in all MDiv specializations

Specialization Component (6 hours)

Choose 6 credits from your MDiv specialization.

The Bachelor of Arts + MDiv track can be combined with all MDiv specializations

Maximizing the Accelerated MDiv

The Accelerated MDiv allows Leavell College Students to earn up to 1/3 of the credits required for an MDiv degree by earning at least a "B" in the following courses. Students should select classes as they fit into the desired MDiv specialization.

Courses

hOURS

Old Testament Survey

+ OT Elective*

3 hours

New Testament Survey

+NT Elective*

3 hours

Hermeneutics*

3 hours

Practice of Evangelism*

2 hours

Christian Doctrine

+Theology Elective*

3 hours

Biblical Backgrounds

2 hours

Introduction to Counseling

2 hours

Church Leadership & Admin

3 hours

Church Ministry Practicum

2 hours

Introduction to Ministry

3 hours

Survey of Church History 1

2 hours

Survey of Church History 2

3 hours

Intro to Christian Ethics

3 hours

Greek 1 + Greek 2

3 hours

Hebrew 1 + Hebrew 2

3 hours

Readings from the Greek NT

+Adv. Readings from the Greek NT

3 hours

Readings from the Hebrew OT

+Readings from the Hebrew OT

*These courses qualify students for credits required in every MDiv specialization.