St Louis Theological Seminary

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Specialization in Missions

This specialization is intended to further develop the necessary knowledge to effectively participate, minister, and lead on the mission field. Pauline methods are the core of this specialization. The Field of Study Research course within this specialization adds an immeasurable educational and practical experience.

The Specialization in Missions is designed to graduate students in 31 weeks of course work, if completed as suggested in the chart Sequence of Classes presented below, which is equivalent to approximately seven months of studies.

Curriculum

Course Credits
Introduction to Missions 3
History of Missions 3
Theology of Missions 3
Strategy and Methods of Missions 3
Culture and Missions 3
Field of Study Research 3
Research Project * 3
  21
* Required for students taking the Specialization alone.  

 

Suggested Sequence of Classes

Order Course Credits Weeks
  Order Course Credits Weeks
1 Introduction to Missions 3     2 Theology of Missions 3  
  History of Missions 3       Strategy and Methods of Missions 3  
    6 7       6 7
  Break   1     Break   1
3 Culture and Missions 3     4 Research Project 3  
  Field of Study Research 3         6 7
    6 7          
  Break   1     Total Course Work   31

 

Progress Chart for Suggested Sequence of Classes Starting in the Fall Semester

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Note:

  1. For students opting to take the specialization alone, it is suggested that they write the proposal for their Research Project by the time the third set of classes begins.
  2. The stat date provided on the chart is an example for visualization purposes only.
  3. Cohorts are being formed year around giving students various options for beginning their specialization program.