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Academic Catalog
   
    Feb 21, 2024  
Academic Catalog - Spring 2020 
    
Academic Catalog - Spring 2020 [ARCHIVED]

PhD in Theological Studies with a Concentration in Public Theology


In addition to the stated purpose of the PhD program at SEBTS, the purpose of the PhD in Theological Studies with a Concentration in Public Theology is to prepare students who desire (1) to teach in the field of Theological Studies, and its related disciplines, in colleges and seminaries; (2) to minister as pastor-theologians in local churches; (3) to give gospel witness in the public square, specifically the political arena; (4) to use public theology in their ministries in local and global contexts; and (5) to contribute meaningful scholarship to the ongoing debates in public theology within the academy.

PhD Research Seminars - 24 Hours


NOTE: Students must demonstrate proficiency in one research language before beginning their fifth seminar.

Public Theology Seminars (18)


Electives (6)


Students must select any TWO elective seminars (i.e., out of concentration) from offered PhD-level seminars. Examples would include:

PhD Mentor Directed Studies - 6 Hours


PhD Comprehensive Exams - 4 Hours


NOTE: Students must demonstrate proficiency in their second research language before beginning sitting for comprehensive exams.

PhD Prospectus and Dissertation - 18 Hours


Total - 60 Hours