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Academic Catalog
    Apr 19, 2024  
Academic Catalog - Spring 2023 
Academic Catalog - Spring 2023 [ARCHIVED]

PhD (Apologetics and Culture)

In addition to the stated purpose of the PhD program at SEBTS, the purpose of the PhD in Apologetics and Culture is to prepare persons to teach within an academic setting or work within a church and/or campus ministry seeking to have an effective apologetic voice by understanding and engaging culture with the truth claims of Christ.

Students applying to this program must meet all the requirements of the PhD program as stated in the Seminary Catalogue. In addition, students must have a minimum of 12 hours in philosophy and/or apologetics with a minimum of a grade of ‘B’ in each of the courses. Applicants must participate in a personal interview with an approved area faculty member who is to serve as the student’s major professor.

PhD Research Seminars - 24 Hours

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

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