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A Look at Advanced Standing

Here’s what the following two years at Gordon-Conwell might look like
Once you graduate from Gordon with a B.A. in Christian Ministries or Biblical Studies, you’ll be able to start seminary with Advanced Standing, an academic status awarded to students who enter Gordon-Conwell with existing seminary credits from a bachelor’s-to-master’s program like the one Gordon offers. 

With two years of seminary left, this is what your course schedule might look like:

FIRST YEAR 

CH501 The Church to the Reformation
CH502 The Church since the Reformation
EM502 Educational Ministry of the Church
MC501 Spiritual Formation for Ministry
TH501 Theology Survey I
NT502 Interpreting the New Testament
NT Narrative Exegesis (NT611-619)
NT Epistle Exegesis (NT620-649)
OT511 Interpreting the Old Testament
PC511 Introduction to Pastoral Counseling
MM501 Mentored Ministry - Unit 1
MM502 Mentored Ministry - Unit 2
MM601 Mentored Ministry - Unit 3

SECOND YEAR 

TH502 Theology Survey II
PR601 Preaching: Principles and Practice
PR602 Preaching for Modern Listeners
ET501 Christian Ethics
EV701 Evangelism & Discipleship
MC701 Pastoral Ministry
600-Level OT Exegesis (OT625-670)
OT750 Old Testament Prophetical Books
WM601 World Mission of the Church
Elective Course
MM602 Mentored Ministry - Unit 4
MM701 Mentored Ministry - Unit 5
MM702 Mentored Ministry - Unit 6

FIRST YEAR 

OL501 Hebrew I
OL502 Hebrew II
CH501 The Church to the Reformation
CH502 The Church since the Reformation
TH501 Theology Survey I
OT511 Interpreting the Old Testament
600-Level OT Exegesis (OT625-670)
OT750 Old Testament Prophetical Books
WM601 World Mission of the Church
Christian Ethics
MM501 Mentored Ministry - Unit 1
MM502 Mentored Ministry - Unit 2
MM601 Mentored Ministry - Unit 3

SECOND YEAR 

GL501 Greek I
GL502 Greek II
PR601 Preaching: Principles and Practice
PR602 Preaching for Modern Listeners
TH502 Theology Survey II
ET501 Christian Ethics
MC701 Pastoral Ministry
NT502 Interpreting the New Testament
NT Narrative Exegesis (NT611-619)
NT Epistle Exegesis (NT620-649)
MM602 Mentored Ministry - Unit 4
MM701 Mentored Ministry - Unit 5
MM702 Mentored Ministry - Unit 6

*Specific curriculum is dependent upon the story told by the student’s undergraduate transcript at the time of application for advanced standing.