COMING EVENTS AT JACKSON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

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IMPORTANT DATES:

August 26     Orientation

                         (Student and Faculty)      August 26     First day of school 

August 27     First day of class

CONTACT US:

520 N. Locust North Little Rock, AR 72114 ​Telephone:​ 501.429.8395 cfrost@jtseminary.org or cwilliams@jtseminary.org

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JACKSON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
Masters of Divinity

 

Courses by Division

(84 credit hours)

  1. Basic Theological Studies (39 credit  hours)

 

  1. Biblical Studies (12 credit hours)

Old Testament (3 credit hours)

New Testament (3 credit hours)

Hermeneutics (3 credit hours)

Biblical Criticism (3 credit hours)

 

  1. Christian Historical Studies (6  credit hours) – must select two courses

Church History I (3 credit hours)

Church History II (3 credit hours)

Black Church History I (3 credit hours)

Black Church History II (3 credit hours)

 

  1. Theological Studies (15 credit hours)

Christian Theology I (3 credit hours)

Christian Theology II (3 credit hours)

Introduction to Systematic Theology (3 credit hours)

Christian Ethics (3 credit hours)

 

  1. Biblical Languages (6 credit hours) – must select two courses

Greek I (3 credit hours)

Greek II (3 credit hours)

Hebrew I (3 credit hours)

Hebrew II (3 credit hours)

     

  1. Basic Ministerial Studies / Practical Christian Ministry (18 credit hours)
    Spiritual Formation (3 credit Hours)

Theology and Practice of Worship (3 credit Hours)

Pastoral Care (3 credit hours)

Homiletics (3 credit hours)

Ministerial Ethics (3 credit hours)

Church Management and Administration (3 credit hours)

 

  1. Contextual Studies (12 credit hours)

Critical Race Theory in the Bible (3 credit hours)

Christianity in the Public Square (3 credit hours)

Effective Christian Education (3 credit hours)

Prophetic Preaching in the 21st Century (3 credit hours)

 

  1. Project/Capstone (3 Credit Hours)

Senior Project Seminar (3 credit hours)

 

  1. Program Electives or AME Ministerial Emphasis (12 credit hours)

 

  1. Division Biblical, Historical and Theological Studies

 

Contextual (6 Credit hours)

Applied Technology for Ministry (3 credit hours)

The Genius of Black Preaching (3 credit hours)

 

Historical Studies (12 Credit hours)

The Prophets (3 credit hours)
Judeo Christian Congregational Life (3 credit hours)

AME Church History II (3 credit hours)

Comparative Religious Studies (3 credit hours)

 

Biblical Studies (6 Credit hours)

Advanced Greek (3 credit hours)
Advanced Hebrew (3 credit hours)

 

Theological Studies (9 Credit hours)

Global Methodism (3 credit hours)

Womanist Theology (3 credit hours)

Black (Liberation) Theology (3 credit hours)

 

  1. AME Ministerial Track (12 Hours)

AME Church History (3 credit hours)

Theology of African Methodism (3 credit hours)

AME Polity (3 credit hours)

Black (Liberation) Theology (3 credit hours)

 
Program Plan of Study

 

First Semester

Old Testament (3 credit hours)

Christian Theology I (3 credit hours)

Hermeneutics (3 credit hours)

Spiritual Formation (3 credit hours)

12 Credit hours
 

Second Semester

New Testament (3 credit hours)

Christian Theology II (3 credit hours)

Christian Historical Studies Course (3 credit hours) Church History

Biblical Criticism (3 credit hours)

12 Credit hours

 

Third Semester

Biblical Language Course (3 credit hours) Greek/Hebrew

Introduction to Systematic Theology (3 credit hours)

Christian Historical Studies Course (3 credit hours) Church History

Critical Race Theory in the Bible (3 credit hours)
12 Credit hours

Fourth Semester

Biblical Language Course (3 credit hours) Greek/Hebrew

Homiletics (3 credit hours)

Christian Ethics (3 credit hours)

Christianity in the Public Square (3 credit hours)
12 Credit hours

 

Fifth Semester

Theology and Practice of Worship (3 credit Hours)

Pastoral Care (3 Credit hours)

Ministerial Ethics (3 credit hours)

Prophetic Preaching in the 21st Century (3 credit hours)
12 Credit Hours

Sixth Semester

Effective Christian Education (3 credit hours)
Church Administration (3 credit hours)

Elective/AME Track Course (3 credit hours)
Elective/AME Track Course (3 credit hours)

12 Credit Hours 

 

Seventh Semester

Elective/AME Track Course (3 credit hours)
Elective/AME Track Course (3 credit hours)

Senior Project (3 Credit Hours)

9 Credit Hours

 

NOTE: Students must declare an emphasis after the fourth semester.