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Licentiate In Theology

The Bible Institute of South Africa's Licentiate in Theology is accredited by the Association for Christian Theological Education in Africa (ACTEA).

Note: * indicates inter-term course, # indicates elective options.

First Year - Semester One

  Course Credits
Old Testament
OTES111 OT Intro 1a: General 2
New Testament
NTES111 NT Intro 1a: General 2
Biblical Languages
  Greek Reading 1a 2
Systematic and Historical Theology
HERM322 Scripture and Hermeneutics 3
TEOL111 Introduction to Christian Thinking 3
Applied Theology
 HOM211 Homiletics 1 - Preaching Theory 2
  Christ-Centred Evangelism 2
  Child & Youth Ministry* 2
Practicum
AGLE111 Introduction to Academic Literacy 1
ENSL111 English for Specific Purposes 1

First Year - Semester Two

  Course Credits
Old Testament
OTES211 OT Intro: Pentateuch & Genesis Book Study 4
New Testament
NTES121 NT Intro: Synoptic Gospels & Mark Book Study 4
Biblical Languages
  Greek Reading 1b 2
Systematic and Historical Theology
KDGE121 Church History 1 - Early & Medieval 2
Applied Theology
MISS211 Biblical Basis of Missions 2
Practicum
AGLE121 Academic Literacy 1
  Teaching Methods & Learning Styles 2
  Practical Training Assignment 1  

Second Year - Semester One

  Course Credits
Old Testament
OTES121 OT Intro: Former Prophets & 1 and 2 Kings Book Study 4
New Testament
NTES211 NT Exegesis: Homiletics 2 and John Book Study 4
Biblical Languages
GRKS131 Greek Grammar 1a 3
  Hebrew Reading 1a (optional) 1#
Systematic and Historical Theology
DOGM211 God, Man & Sin 3
KDGE221 Church History 2 - Reformation and Modern 2
Applied Theology
PAST121 Biblical Counselling* 2
Practicum
  Practical Pastoral Skills (optional) 1#
  Practical Ministry Assignment 2  

Second Year - Semester Two

  Course Credits
Old Testament
OTES221 OT Prophetic Literature & Isaiah Book Study 4
New Testament
NTES221 NT Intro: General Epistles & Acts Book Study 4
Biblical Languages
GRKS113 Greek Grammar 1b 3
  Hebrew Reading 1b (optional)  
Systematic and Historical Theology
DOGM221 Pneumatology & Christology 4
Applied Theology
  Missions: Contemporary Issues 2
Practicum
  Practical Ministry Assignment 3  

Third Year - Semester One

  Course Credits
Old Testament
OTES311 OT Writings (Poetry & Wisdom) 3
New Testament
NTES311 Pauline Epistles & Romans Books Study 4
Biblical Languages
SEMT113 Hebrew Grammar 1a 3
  Greek Reading 2a (optional) 1#
Systematic and Historical Theology
DOGM321 Doctrine of Salvation 2
Applied Theology
TEOL221 World Philosophies, Religions & Cults 2
ETIE121 Biblical Ethics 2
  Holistic Ministries*# or Ministry to Muslims*#  
Practicum
  Practical Missionary Skills (optional) 1#
  Practical Ministry Assignment 4 1

Third Year - Semester Two

  Course Credits
Old Testament
OTES321 Biblical Theology & Preaching from the Old Testament# 4#
New Testament
NTES321 Biblical Theology and Revelation Book Study# 4#
Biblical Languages
SEMT113 Hebrew Grammar 1b 3
  Greek Reading 2b (optional)  
Systematic and Historical Theology
DOGM311 Church and Worship & Applied Theology options (see below) 2
Applied Theology
MISS221/321 Missions to/from Africa 2
TEOL311 Christian Apologetics 3
  Pastoral Ministries# 2#
  Women's Ministries# 2#
  Missions: Gospel & Culture# 2#
Practicum
  Practical Ministry Assignment 5 1

 

 Frank Retief with chapel group Feb 2016

 Bishop Frank Retief (2nd left) graduated in 1966, pictured here fifty years later, preaching in the BISA Chapel.

 

 

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