Proposed Curriculum - Master of Divinity in Religious Studies, Pastoral Leadership Concentration

The Religious Studies Program at Hampton University, pending approval from SACSCOC*, intends to offer the Master of Arts (MA) and the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degrees in Fall 2016, though we are awaiting confirmation from SACSCOC on their accreditation approval. We are pleased at your interest in the expanded curriculum and both the undergraduate and the graduate levels.

Core Requirements (39 hours)
RELV 611 Advanced Studies in Old Testament 3
RELV 612 Advanced Studies in New Testament 3
RELV 621 Biblical Hermeneutics 3
RELV 622 Biblical Exegesis 3
RELV 631 Systematic Theology I 3
RELV 632 Systematic Theology II 3
RELV 633 Christian Ethics and Theology 3
RELV 641 Church History I 3
RELV 632 Church History II 3
RELV 650 Introduction to Pastoral Care 3
RELV 651 Congregational Care: Pastoral Limits and Authority 3
RELV 627 The Phenomenon of Religion: Faith and Life 3
RELV 628 World Religions in Christian Context 3
Biblical Languages Requirements (6 hours)
RELV 614 Hebrew Language and Tools 3
RELV 624 Greek Language and Tools 3
Pastoral Leadership Cognate (12) hours)
RELV 680 Pastoral Formation Module I: Self-Care Pastoral Ethics and Etiquette 3
RELV 682 Pastoral Formation Module II: The Church Organizational Leadership and Development 3
RELV 684 Pastoral Formation Module III: Church Administration Church Leadership and Management 3
RELV 686 Pastoral Formation Module IV: Missions A Global Gospel: Models of Evangelism & Discipleship 3
Communication Cognate (6 hours)
RELV 635 Introduction to Preaching: Homiletics I 3
RELV 636 Advanced Preaching: Homiletics II 3
Field-Based Education Requirements (9 hours)
RELV 690 Supervised Practicum I: Group Dynamics 3
RELV 691 Supervised Practicum II: Pastoral Limits & Authority 3
RELV 697 Pastoral Internship (Pass/Fail) 0
RELV 698 Pastoral Leadership Project & Final Assessment 3