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Program of Protestant Theology


PROGRAM OUTLINE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PROTESTANT THEOLOGY (DT)

1 Module titles and components for Level 1

Module code Module Title Credits Module components Semester
GEN 101 General English I

 
Not credited
  • Listening and speaking skills reading  and  vocabulary
  • writing skills
Year I Semester  1
IPL 102 Introduction to Philosophy  and Logics
 
10
  • General introduction to philosophy
  • Introduction to logic
  • Ancient and medieval philosophy
Year I Semester  1
ICT I 103 Information and Communication Technologies I 10
  • Introduction to hard and soft ware
  • Introduction to Microsoft word
  • Introduction to internet
Year I Semester  1
NTG 104 New Testament Greek I 15
  • Preliminaries and Declension
  • Conjugation I
Year 1 Semester  1
ERC 105 Ethics and Rwandan culture 10
  • General Introduction to ethics
  • Introduction to Christian ethics
  • Ethics and Rwandan culture
  •  
Year I Semester  1
PTH 106  Practical Theology  15
  • Introduction to PTH
  • Worship study
  •  Church Music
Year I Semester  1
SSK 107 Study Skills
 
10
  • Study Skills and Strategies
  • Introduction to Scientific Research
  • Writing Techniques
Year I Semester  1
BMS 108 Basic Managerial Skills 10
  • General Accounting
  • principles of management
Year I
Semester 2
ITB 109 Introduction To The Bible I 15
  • History  of  the Bible and  its transmission
  • Introduction to the Pentateuch
  • Introduction to the New Testament narratives and Johannine literature
Year I
Semester 2
BIH 110 Biblical Hebrew I 15
  • Basic morphology
  •  Conjugation
Year I
Semester 2
CHS 111 Church History I 10
  • Early church
  • Middle age
  • Renaissance
Year I
Semester 2
Total   120    
 
Award: Certificate of Higher Education of Arts in Protestant Theology

2 Module titles and components for level 2

Module code Module Title Credits Module components Semester
NTG 201 New Testament Greek II 10
  • Declension and Syntax
  • Conjugation
Year II Semester1
CHS 202 Church History II 10
  • Reformation
  • Enlightenment era
  • Modern and post modern period
Year II Semester1
HSR 203 History of  Regions 10
  • Abrahamic Religions : Judaism, Christianity, Islam
  • Asian Religions
  • African Traditional Religions
Year II Semester1
SPH 204 Systems of Philosophy  10
  • Modern and Contemporary philosophy
  • African philosophy
Year II Semester1
ENG 205 English II


 
Not credited
  • Grammatical structures
  • Conjugation
  • Language in use
Year II Semester1
WOS 206 Worship study
 
 
15
  • Worship Study
  • Church music
Year I
Semester 2
ICT  207 Information and Communication Technology II 10
  • Microsoft Office Excel &access
  • Microsoft office PowerPoint
  • Microsoft office Publisher
Year I Semester 2
ITB II 201 Introduction to the Bible II
 
15
  • Latter Prophets
  • Introduction to the   Sacred Writings
  • Introduction to Epistles Writings
Year I
Semester 2
BIH 202 BiblicalHebrew II 10
  • Conjugation
  • Syntax and semantics
Year II Semester2
CED 209  Christian Education
 
15
  • General pedagogy and Methods of teachings
  • Group dynamic and facilitation 
  • Christian Education
Year II Semester2
STH 211 Systematic Theology
 
15
  • Introduction to Dogmatics
  • Doctrine of God
  • Christology & Pneumatology
Year II Semester2
Total   120    

Award:Diploma Arts in Protestant Theology

3 Module titles and components for Level 3
 
Module code Module Title Credits Module components Semester
BTH 301 Biblical theology and hermeneutics
 
15
  • Introduction to Biblical Exegesis and Hermeneutics 
  • Exegetical Analysis of Genesis 33
  • Exegetical Analysis of the Epistle to the Romans
Year II Semester2
TFP 302 Theory and Field Practice  10
  • Field practice
  • Evaluation of the Field Practice
  • Advanced Worship Study
Year II Semester2
ACE 303 Applied  Christian Ethics 15
  • Advanced Christian Ethics
  • Political Ethics
  • Christian Ethics  in context
  •  
Year II Semester2
MSG 304 Missiology 10
  • Intoduction to missiology
  • Theories of mission 
Year II Semester2
STH 305 Systematic Theology II
 
10
  •  Ecclesiology
  • eschatology
Year II Semester2
Total   120    

Award:Advanced Diploma of Arts in Protestant Theology

4 Module titles and components for level 4

Module code Module Title Credits Module components Semester
CGV 401 Church governance
 
 
15
  • Church governance patterns
  • Church leadership
  • Social communication  
Year II Semester2
SRM 402 Statistics and Research Methods 15 Basic Statistical tools
 
  • Theoretical Frameworks of Social Science Research
  • Data Collection, analysis and interpretation
Year III Semester 1
IPC 403  Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counseling 15
  • Introduction Psychiatric Disorders and Psychotherapy
  • Introduction to Pastoral Care 
  • Introduction to Pastoral Counseling
Year III Semester 1
DMN 404 Diaconal ministry 15
  • General overview of Diaconal ministry
  • Advocacy and public word
  • HIV/AIDs prevention & care
Year III Semester 1
Total   60    

Award:Ordinary Degree of Arts in Protestant Theology

5 Module titles and components for level 5

Module code Module Title Credits Module components Semester
ABH 501 Applied Biblical   Hermeneutics 15
  • Introduction to Apocalyptic literature
  • Diachronic and synchronic analysis of Daniel
  • Diachronic and synchronic analysis  of  NT Apocalypses
Year III Semester 1
AFP 502 Advanced Field Practice  15
  • Field practice
  • Evaluation of the Field Practice
  • Preaching on apocalyptic biblical texts
Year III Semester 1
APC 503 Advanced Pastoral Care and Counselling 15
  • Chaplaincy
  • Marital issues
  • Helping Relationship and Trauma Recovery
Year III Semester 1
ACH 504 Advanced Church History
 
 
15
  • Theological trends (feminism, liberation theology, fundamentalism, liberal theology
  • History of Christian Thoughts and African  Theology
  • Ecumenism, interdenominational   and interfaith Dialogue
Year III Semester 1
AST 505 Advanced Systematic Theology
 
10
  • Sacraments 
  • Reading of theologians
Year III Semester 1
FBP 506 Faith Based Peacebuilding 15
  • Theories of peace and conflict transformation
  • Understanding of the root causes and consequences of the 1994 genocide against Tutsis in Rwanda
  • Conflict management skills at community level
Year III Semester 1
CDV506 Church Development
 
15
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Discipleship
  • Holistic church growth
Year III Semester 2
RER 508 Research Report 20                      Research Report Year III Semester 2
Total   120    

Award: Ordinary Degree with Honor of Arts in Protestant Theology

Download: Modules Outline for the Department of Protestant Theology.pdf