Curriculum

A revised curriculum was implemented in September of 2014. The revision is based on three criteria: theological integrity, pedagogy of formation, and relevance to the needs of the church. It provides clearer pedagogical objectives and greater focus on formation and pastoral identity.   

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COS 121 and 122 must be taken first. ALL 100 LEVEL COURSES MUST BE TAKEN BEFORE ANY OTHERS*

121: Bible I: An Introduction

122: Theological Heritage I: Introduction

123: Formation & Discipleship

124: Transformative Leadership

100 Level Course Descriptions

200 LEVEL COURSES

221: Bible II: Torah & Israel’s History (must pass COS 221 before taking COS 421*

222: Theological Heritage II: Early Church

223: Worship & Sacraments

224: Administration & Polity

200 Level Course Descriptions

300 LEVEL COURSES

321: Bible III: Gospels (must pass COS 321 before taking COS 521*)

322: Theological Heritage III: Medieval‐Reformation

323: Congregational Care

324: Preaching

300 Level Course Descriptions

400 LEVEL COURSES

421: Bible IV: Prophets, Psalms & Wisdom Literature (must pass COS 221 before taking COS 421*)

422: Theological Heritage IV: Wesleyan Movement

423: Mission

424: Ethics

400 Level Course Descriptions

500 LEVEL COURSES

* Until further notice, in cases of scheduling difficulties, up to two 500-level courses may be taken if all 100-300 level and at least two 400-level courses have been completed.* 


521: Bible V: Acts, Epistles & Revelation (must pass 321 before taking 521*)

522: Theology in the Contemporary Church

523: Evangelism

524: Theological Reflection: Practice of Ministry

500 Level Course Descriptions

* EXCEPTIONS ONLY WITH APPROVAL FROM COS DIRECTOR