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WiSeekU Biblical Foundations : Master of Theology

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WiSeekU Biblical Foundations M.Th.B.F. Curriculum

The WiSeekU Master of Theology in Biblical Foundations is the ideal continuation of the Bachelor of Science in Biblical Foundations. The purpose is to add expository mastery of the New Testament to outstanding Biblical knowledge. Students learn to preach and teach New Testament principles.

WiSeekU Master of Science in Biblical Foundations Students complete a minimum of 66 credits beyond the Bachelor of Science in Biblical Foundations degree (96+ credits), including 12 or more credits of an existing or personally developed (with administrative approval) ministry specialty course of study, and a ministry internship. Successful students receive the WiSeekU Master of Theology in Biblical Foundations degree (162+ credits).

Biblical Foundations I – 9 credits

Course Course Title Cr. Overview
SCHR 101 Survey of Christianity I 3 Biblical Foundations I is an introduction to ecclesiology, Christianity, and the Old and New Testaments.
SOT 101 Old Testament Survey I
(Genesis 1 – I Kings 21)
3
SNT 101 New Testament Survey I
(Matthew – John)
3

Biblical Foundations II – 9 credits

Course Course Title Cr. Overview
SCHR 102 Survey of Christianity II 3 Biblical Foundations II is an intermediate exploration of ecclesiology, Christianity, and the Old and New Testaments.
SOT 102 Old Testament Survey II
(I Kings 22 – Psalms)
3
SNT 102 New Testament Survey II
(Acts – Ephesians)
3

Biblical Foundations III – 9 credits

Course Course Title Cr. Overview
SCHR 103 Survey of Christianity III 3 Biblical Foundations I is an advanced exploration of ecclesiology, Christianity, and the Old and New Testaments.
SOT 103 Old Testament Survey III
(Proverbs – Malachi)
3
SNT 103 New Testament Survey III
(Philippians – Revelation)
3

Biblical People – 12 credits

Course ID Course Title Cr. Overview
BFOTM Notable Men of the Old Testament 3 This is an independent, individual class on exceptional and symbolic men of the Old Testament. This course may be combined with other programs, or taken a la carte, for personal study.
BFNTM Notable Men of the New Testament 3 This is an independent, individual class on exceptional and symbolic men of the New Testament. This course may be combined with other programs, or taken a la carte, for personal study.
BFOTW Notable Women of the Old Testament 3 This is an independent, individual class on exceptional and symbolic women of the New Testament. This course may be combined with other programs, or taken a la carte, for personal study.
BFNTW Notable Women of the New Testament 3 This is an independent, individual class on exceptional and symbolic women of the Old Testament. This course may be combined with other programs, or taken a la carte, for personal study.

Parables, Prophecies, Signs, Wonders, & Symbols – 9 credits

Course Course Title Cr. Overview
BFPL 101 The Journeys of Christ 3 Take a virtual tour of the missionary journeys of the Apostles, the location of Jesus’ birth and places of His life ministry, and many more Biblical and influential destinations. Explore the miraculous, symbolic, and awe-striking in the works of God, His servants, and prophesies of things to come.
BFPL 102 The Journeys of the Apostles 3
BFPL 103 A Biblical Tour of Faith 3

Christian “Ologies” – 42 credits

An introduction to issues and perspectives of the church, the body of faith, Christian leaders, teachers and other clergy. An exploration of the God’s chosen people, his adopted generations, the royal priesthood, the Holy Bible and the Holy Trinity.

Course Course Title Cr. Overview
BFBI 101 Introduction to Bibliology 3 Introduction to the study of the Bible
BFCH 101 Introduction to Christology 3 Introduction to the study of Christ
BFDE 101 Introduction to Demonology 3 Introduction to the study of Demons
BFEC 101 Introduction to Ecclesiology 3 Introduction to the study of the church
BFES 101 Introduction to Eschatology 3 Introduction to the study of the end times
BFHA 101 Introduction to Hamartiology 3 Introduction to the study of sin
BFHE 101 Introduction to Hermeneutics 3 Introduction to the study of Bible interpretation
BFHO 101 Introduction to Homiletics 3 Introduction to the study and practice of preaching
BFIS 101 Introduction to Isrealology 3 Introduction to the study of Israel
BFPA 101 Introduction to Paterology 3 Introduction to the study of God the Father
BFPH 101 Introduction to Philosophy of Religion   and Faith 3 Introduction to Biblical philosophy with emphasis on issues and perspectives in faith and religion
BFPN 101 Introduction to Pneumatology 3 Introduction to the study of the Holy Spirit
BFSO Introduction to Soteriology 3 Introduction to the study of salvation
BFTH Introduction to Theology 3 Introduction to the study of God

Canonical Old Testament Exegesis (choose 16+ courses) – 48 credits

WiSeekU’s Biblical Foundations Canonical (Protestant) Old Testament Exegesis training program offers an in-depth survey of the Old Testament of the Holy Bible, coupled with explorations of various key people, places, and principles.

Course Course Title Cr. Overview
BFOT 101 Genesis 3 A survey of the book of Genesis.
BFOT 102 Exodus 3 A survey of the book of Exodus.
BFOT 103 Leviticus 2 A survey of the book of Leviticus.
BFOT 104 Numbers 3 A survey of the book of Numbers.
BFOT 105 Deuteronomy 3 A survey of the book of Deuteronomy.
BFOT 106 Joshua 2 A survey of the book of Joshua.
BFOT 107 Judges 1 A survey of the book of Judges.
BFOT 108 Ruth 1 A survey of the book of Ruth.
BFOT 109 I Samuel 2 A survey of the book of I Samuel.
BFOT 110 II Samuel 2 A survey of the book of II Samuel.
BFOT 111 I Kings 2 A survey of the book of I Kings.
BFOT 112 II Kings 2 A survey of the book of II Kings.
BFOT 113 I Chronicles 2 A survey of the book of I Chronicles.
BFOT 114 II Chronicles 2 A survey of the book of II Chronicles.
BFOT 115 Ezra 1 A survey of the book of Ezra.
BFOT 116 Nehemiah 1 A survey of the book of Nehemiah.
BFOT 117 Esther 1 A survey of the book of Esther.
BFOT 118 Job 3 A survey of the book of Job.
BFOT 119 Psalm 3 A survey of the Psalms.
BFOT 120 Proverbs 3 A survey of the book of Proverbs.
BFOT 121 Ecclesiastes 3 A survey of the book of Ecclesiastes.
BFOT 122 Song of Solomon 3 A survey of the Songs of Solomon.
BFOT 123 Isaiah 3 A survey of the book of Isaiah.
BFOT 124 Jeremiah 3 A survey of the book of Jeremiah.
BFOT 125 Lamentations 1 A survey of the book of Lamentations.
BFOT 126 Ezekiel 3 A survey of the book of Ezekiel.
BFOT 127 Daniel 2 A survey of the book of Daniel.
BFOT 128 Hosea 1 A survey of the book of Hosea.
BFOT 129 Joel 1 A survey of the book of Joel.
BFOT 130 Amos 1 A survey of the book of Amos.
BFOT 131 Obadiah 1 A survey of the book of Obadiah.
BFOT 132 Jonah 1 A survey of the book of Jonah.
BFOT 133 Micah 1 A survey of the book of Micah.
BFOT 134 Nahum 1 A survey of the book of Nahum.
BFOT 135 Habakkuk 1 A survey of the book of Habakkuk.
BFOT 136 Zephaniah 1 A survey of the book of Zephaniah.
BFOT 137 Haggai 1 A survey of the book of Haggai.
BFOT 138 Zechariah 1 A survey of the book of Zechariah.
BFOT 139 Malachi 1 A survey of the book of Malachi.

Canonical New Testament Exegesis (choose 12 courses) – 12 credits

WiSeekU’s Biblical Foundations Canonical (Protestant) New Testament Exegesis training program offers an in-depth survey of the New Testament of the Holy Bible, coupled with explorations of various key people, places, and principles.

Course Course Title Cr. Overview
BFNT 101 Matthew 1 A survey of the book of Matthew.
BFNT 102 Mark 1 A survey of the book of Mark.
BFNT 103 Luke 1 A survey of the book of Luke.
BFNT 104 John 1 A survey of the book of John.
BFNT 105 Acts 1 A survey of the book of Acts.
BFNT 106 Romans 1 A survey of the book of Romans.
BFNT 107 I Corinthians 1 A survey of the book of I Corinthians.
BFNT 108 II Corinthians 1 A survey of the book of II Corinthians.
BFNT 109 Galatians 1 A survey of the book of Galatians.
BFNT 110 Ephesians 1 A survey of the book of Ephesians.
BFNT 111 Philippians 1 A survey of the book of Philippians.
BFNT 112 Colossians 1 A survey of the book of Colossians.
BFNT 113 I Thessalonians 1 A survey of the book of I Thessalonians.
BFNT 114 II Thessalonians 1 A survey of the book of II Thessalonians.
BFNT 115 I Timothy 1 A survey of the book of I Timothy.
BFNT 116 II Timothy 1 A survey of the book of II Timothy.
BFNT 117 Titus 1 A survey of the book of Titus.
BFNT 118 Philemon 1 A survey of the book of Philemon.
BFNT 119 Hebrews 1 A survey of the book of Hebrews.
BFNT 120 James 1 A survey of the book of James.
BFNT 121 I Peter 1 A survey of the book of I Peter.
BFNT 122 II Peter 1 A survey of the book of II Peter.
BFNT 123 I John 1 A survey of the book of I John.
BFNT 124 II John 1 A survey of the book of II John.
BFNT 125 III John 1 A survey of the book of III John.
BFNT 126 Jude 1 A survey of the book of Jude.
BFNT 127 Revelation 1 A survey of the book of Revelation.

Specialty Ministry Concentration – 12 credits (minimum)

Students complete an existing or personally developed (with administrative approval) ministry specialty course of study, including a minimum of 12 credits from available WiSeekU courses not already on the student’s transcript.

Ministry Internship – 500 Clock hours (minimum)

Students complete a minimum of 500 hours of ministry in volunteer and or paid capacities. Hours must be duly documented by the supervising official(s) and or entity. These hours are cumulative over the full duration of the student’s course of study (i.e., the student has a minimum of six years (the typical time required to graduate the program) to complete the internship).


Program Duration & Cost

The WiSeekU Master of Theology in Biblical Foundations can be completed in six or more academic years. WiSeekU works diligently to keep tuition costs low and affordable. The cost per credit hour for all online courses is $3 US. The cost per three-credit hour course is therefore $3 x 3 credits, or $9 US. At this prevailing rate, the minimum cost of 162 required credits for the Master of Theology in Biblical Foundations as posted above cost ($3 x 162) $486 US.

With the exception of free courses, students are allowed to pay tuition for the entire Master of Theology in Biblical Foundations program at enrollment, or on a per-class (3-credit increment) basis. Thus, a student enrolling in the Master of Theology in Biblical Foundations program is able to begin lessons for the small fee of $9 US, which pays for his or her first course. Students may choose to complete any course for which he or she has paid enrollment before enrolling in and paying tuition for a subsequent course.