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Denver Seminary Advanced Standing

Coursework that applies to your bachelor’s degree and M.Div. 
To get a better idea of which courses apply to your accelerated master’s degree at Denver Seminary, read through the dual credit course lists for either the biblical studies or Christian ministries majors. While both majors give you the opportunity to earn up to 26 master’s credits, each major program has its own set of course requirements.

Biblical Studies

Biblical studies majors can receive dual credit for the following Gordon courses.

DenSem Requirement

Open Elective (2cr)

Ministry Electives (4cr total)
CF 602 (2cr) and/or
IM 610 (2cr) and/or
PME 601 (2cr)

NT 511 Gospels and Acts (3cr)


 

NT 512 Epistles and Revelation (3cr)



 

OT 511 Israel's Early History and Poetry (3cr)


 

OT 512 Kingdom of Israel and Prophets (3cr)

TH 501 Survey of Christian Doctrine 1 (3cr)

TH 502 Survey of Christian Doctrine 2 (3cr)
 

NT 501 Greek I (3cr)*

NT 502 Greek II (3cr)*

OT 501 Hebrew I (3cr)*

OT 502 Hebrew II (3cr)*

Gordon Equivalent

BCM 335 Hermeneutics

BCM 253 Leadership and/or
BCM 260 Christian Formation and/or
BCM 321 Evangelism & Discipleship
 

BCM 103 New Testament and
BCM 203 Gospel of Matthew or
BCM 204 Luke/Acts or
BCM 317 Gospel of John

BCM 103 New Testament and
BCM 205 Corinthian Correspondence or
BCM 209 Romans and Galatians or
BCM 210 Prison Epistles or
BCM 324 Pastoral Epistles

BCM 101 Old Testament and
BCM 211 Pentateuch or
BCM 313 History of Israel or
BCM 325 Wisdom Literature

BCM 227 Prophetic Literature

BCM 308 Christian Theology

BCM 350 Trinity and Christology or
BCM 246 Renewals and Reformations

BCM 201 Greek I

BCM 202 Greek II

BCM 311 Hebrew I

BCM 312 Hebrew II

*Language placement exam may be required

Christian Ministries 

Christian ministries majors can receive dual credit for the following courses.

DenSem Requirement

Open Elective (8cr)

Ministry Electives (6cr total)
CF 602 (2cr) and/or
IM 610 (2cr) and/or
PME 601 (2cr)

LD 501 Leadership Elective (2cr)

TH 501 Survey of Christian Doctrine 1 (3cr)

NT 511 Gospels and Acts (3cr)


 

NT 512 Epistles and Revelation (3cr)



 

OT 511 Israel's Early History and Poetry (3cr)


 

OT 512 Kingdom of Israel and Prophets (3cr)

TH 501 Survey of Christian Doctrine 1 (3cr)

TH 502 Survey of Christian Doctrine 2 (3cr)
 

NT 501 Greek I (3cr)*

NT 502 Greek II (3cr)*

OT 501 Hebrew I (3cr)*

OT 502 Hebrew II (3cr)*

Gordon Equivalent

BCM 335 Hermeneutics and/or BCM courses

BCM 253 Leadership and/or
BCM 260 Christian Formation and/or
BCM 321 Evangelism & Discipleship
 

BCM 253 Leadership

BCM 308 Christian Theology

BCM 103 New Testament and
BCM 203 Gospel of Matthew or
BCM 204 Luke/Acts or
BCM 317 Gospel of John

BCM 103 New Testament and
BCM 205 Corinthian Correspondence or
BCM 209 Romans and Galatians or
BCM 210 Prison Epistles or
BCM 324 Pastoral Epistles

BCM 101 Old Testament and
BCM 211 Pentateuch or
BCM 313 History of Israel or
BCM 325 Wisdom Literature

BCM 227 Prophetic Literature

BCM 308 Christian Theology

BCM 350 Trinity and Christology or
BCM 246 Renewals and Reformations

BCM 201 Greek I

BCM 202 Greek II

BCM 311 Hebrew I

BCM 312 Hebrew II

*Language placement exam may be required

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