School of Christian Ministry/Biblical Studies
School of Theology
School of Pastoral Counseling
School of Religious Education


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School of Christian Ministry/Biblical Studies

Pastor Ed Connatser, Director
14671 Fox Chase Circle
Ridgely, MD 21660
Tuesdays - Thursdays, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: (410)634-9005 Fax: (410)634-1544
Email: cbcpastored@yahoo.com

Diploma of Ministry (Dip.Min.)

Prerequisite: None

BEX211 Old Testament Survey 3 credits
BEX226 Genesis 3 credits
BEX213 New Testament Survey 3 credits
BEX229 John 3 credits
BEX215 Parables of Jesus 3 credits
BEX221 Acts 3 credits
BEX214 Romans 3 credits
BEX224 Ephesians 3 credits
BEX223 Hebrews 3 credits
TEX201 Bible Doctrine 3 credits
CLEX104 Pilgrims Progress 3 credits
CLEX201 Experience the Depths of Jesus Christ 3 credits
Total 36 credits
Associate of Christian Ministry Degree (A.C.M.)

Prerequisite: None

Bible Related Courses 30 credits
Elective Courses 30 credits
Total 60 credits
Bachelor of Christian Ministry Degree (B.C.M.)
with major in Biblical/Pastoral Counseling

Prerequisite: Diploma

36 credits
 
Required Courses
CC321 Competent to Counsel 3 credits
CC400 Understanding Motivational Temperaments 3 credits
CC323 Common Care Counseling 3 credits
CC450 Basic Christian Counseling 3 credits*
CC451 Creation Therapy 3 credits
CC454 Christian Psychology & Counseling 3 credits
13 Elective Courses (3 credits each) 39 credits
M400 Ministry Practicum (5 years of Church Experience)
Transferable Credits limited to:
30 credits
90 credits
Total

120 credits

 
* Students that use these courses towards their Bachelor's Degree cannot use them towards their Master of Biblical/Pastoral Counseling Degree.
Bachelor of Christian Ministry Degree (B.C.M.)
Prerequisite: Diploma 36 credits
   
M400 Ministry Practicum (5 years Church Experience) 30 credits
Transferable credits limited to: 90 credits
Total 120 credits
 
Courses Offered
BEX227 Mark 3 credits
BEX300 Introduction to the Word 3 credits
BEX301 Bible Doctrine Survey 3 credits
BEX302 Life of Christ 3 credits
BEX331 Revelation 3 credits
BEX401 Ezekiel & Daniel 3 credits
BEX344 Joshua 3 credits
BEX406 Pentateuch 3 credits
BEX407 Exodus 3 credits
BEX408 I, II Samuel 3 credits
BEX409 The Psalms 3 credits
BEX410 Isaiah 3 credits
BEX411 Ezekiel 3 credits
BEX412 Daniel 3 credits
BEX414 Galatians 3 credits
B502 Hermeneutics 3 credits
B563 Bible Doctrine 3 credits
CLEX502 Pascal 3 credits
CLEX508 Augustine 3 credits
CLEX509 Cloud of Unknowing 3 credits
CLEX512 Bonaventure 3 credits
CLEX513 Thomas A'Kempis 3 credits
CLEX501 Real Christianity 3 credits
PT101 Institute of Basic Life Principles 3 credits
PT102 Institute of Advanced Basic Life Principles 3 credits
PT500 The Art of Sermon Preparation 3 credits
PT503 Bible Research 3 credits
T104 Did Tongues Cease? 3 credits
T101 Spiritual Gifts 3 credits
 
Any combination of courses totaling 120 credits is sufficient for a B.C.M. Degree.
 
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Correspondence School of Theology

Dr. Robert L. Rundall, Dean
14671 Fox Chase Circle
Ridgely, MD 21660
Phone (410)634-9005
Email: drbobrundall@yahoo.com

Master of Theological Studies Degree (M.T.S.)

The Master of Theological Studies Degree may be completed through either the External Studies program or at the Millersville Distance Learning Center, located at Maryland Church on the Rock, 649 Old Mill Road, Millersville, MD 21108.

Prerequisite: Bachelor's Degree

The total number of credits required for completion of the Master of Theological Studies Degree is thirty-eight (38). Thirty-two (32) of those credits come from eight (8) core courses (required), each of which is worth four (4) credit hours. The final six (6) credits come from the Master's Thesis, which must be graded and completed not less than one month prior to a student's expected date of graduation. The core courses are listed below.

B501 Daniel 4 credits
B502 Biblical Hermeneutics 4 credits
B530 Revelation 4 credits
B712 Roots of the Torah 4 credits
B713 Roots of Hebrew History 4 credits
B780 Messianic Christology 4 credits
T510 Mysteries of Creation 4 credits
T521 Defense of the Faith 4 credits
MTS555 Master's Thesis 6 credits
If a transfer student has taken any of the courses shown above in a Master's Degree program at another institution, and if those courses listed on his transcript have been accepted as valid by Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary, he may then complete the requirements for the MTS Degree by selecting from the list of elective courses shown below.
L501 Basic Greek I 3 credits
L502 Basic Greek II

3 credits

T500 The Image of God 3 credits
T501 Johannine Theology 4 credits
T502 Bible Research 4 credits
T575 Eschatology 3 credits
T590 Biblical Ethics 4 credits
WR709 Islam I 4 credits
WR710 Islam II 4 credits
WR712 The New Age 4 credits
Doctor of Theology Degree (Th.D.)

The Doctor of Theology Degree may be completed through either the External Studies program, or at the Millersville Distance Learning Center, located at Maryland Church on the Rock, 649 Old Mill Road, Millersville, MD 21108.

Prerequisite: Master's Degree

The total number of credits required for completion of the Doctor of Theology Degree is thirty-eight (38). Twenty-six (26) of those credits come from six (6) core courses (required), each of which is worth four (4) credit hours. The final twelve (12) credits come from the Doctoral Dissertation, which must be graded and completed not less than one month prior to a student's expected date of graduation. The core courses are listed below.

NT821 Creation v. Evolution 4 credits
ST750 The Study of God 4 credits
ST751 Systematic Theology 6 credits
T701 New Testament Canonicity 4 credits
T723 Inspiration & Authority of God 4 credits
THD700 Dissertation Methodology 4 credits
THD710 Doctoral Dissertation 12 credits
If a transfer student has taken any of the courses shown above in a Master's or Doctor's Degree program at another institution, and if those courses listed on his transcript have been accepted as valid by Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary, he may then complete the requirements for the Th.D. Degree by selecting from the list of elective courses shown below.
B700 The Genesis Account 4 credits
B715 The Dead Sea Scrolls 4 credits
T501 Johannine Theology 4 credits
T705 The Trial on Trial 4 credits
T706 Orthodox Theology 4 credits
T721 Tabernacle Typology 4 credits
WR709 Islam I 4 credits
WR710 Islam II 4 credits
`WR712 The New Age 4 credits
 
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Correspondence School of Pastoral Counseling

Dr. Bonnie Aronson, Dean
P.O. Box 237
Delmar, DE 19940
Phone: (302)846-2208 Fax (302)846-2101
Email: cbaronson@yahoo.com

Core Curriculum
Phase I - Requirements
 
CC450 Basic Christian Counseling & Supervision 6 credits
CC451 Creation Therapy 3 credits
CC454 Christian Psychology & Counseling 3 credits
10 A.P.S. reports

Must complete written responses to N.C.C.A.'s 50 ethical questions.

Mail in $50.00 for first year's annual dues.
Must complete and sign the Application for Certification / Membership Form and a copy of N.C.C.A.'s Code of Ethical Standards.
 
Certified Temperament Counselor - This Phase I Certification is only a recognition of your understanding of how temperaments work. This certification does not give you a license to counsel.
 
Phase II - Requirements - partial listing
CC550 Mastering Pastoral Counseling 3 credits
CC551 Temperament Case Studies 3 credits
CC552 Codependency 3 credits
15 A.P.S. reports
Must complete and sign the Application for License form. This form authorizes the N.C.C.A. to secure a national back ground check to verify each candidate's history.
Mail in a licensing fee of $100.00
Must hold Ministerial Credentials
 
At this level of completion you may apply for a license as a Pastoral Counselor.
 
The National Christian Counselors Association also offers Faith Based Board Certification in the following areas:
  • Integrated Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Child and Adolescent Therapy
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Therapy
  • Board Certified Temperament Therapist
  • Sexual Therapy
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Crisis and Abuse Therapy
  • Domestic Violence and Intervention Therapy
  • Group Therapy
Bachelor of Christian Ministry Degree (B.C.M.)
with a major in Biblical / Pastoral Counseling *
Prerequisite: Diploma
36 credits
 
CC450 Basic Christian Counseling & Supervision 6 credits
CC452 Temperament Theory 3 credits
CC453 Testing / Measurements 3 credits
CC454 Christian Psychology & Counseling 3 credits
Must complete 10 A.P.S. reports

Must complete written responses to N.C.C.A.'s 50 ethical questions.

Mail in $50.00 for first year's annual dues.
Must complete and sign the Application for Certification / Membership Form and a copy of N.C.C.A.'s Code of Ethical Standards.
CC321 Competent to Counsel 3 credits+
CC400 Understanding Motivational Temperaments 3 credits+
CC323 Common Care Counseling 3 credits+
T530 Creation Science 3 credits
RE307 How to Study the Bible 3 credits
RE302 Foundations of Faith 3 credits
6 Elective Courses (3 credits each) 18 credits
M400 Ministry Practicum (5 years experience) 30 credits
Total

120 credits

 
Students that use Phase I courses towards their Bachelor's Degree cannot use them towards their Master of Pastoral Counseling Degree.
 
+These 3 courses were developed by Chesapeake Bible College Faculty.
*Must hold Ministerial Credentials.
Master of Pastoral Counseling Degree (M.P.C.)*
Prerequisite: Bachelor's Degree
120 credits
 
Phase I (See Core Curriculum) 7 credits
Phase II (See Core Curriculum) 9 credits
4 Advanced Courses 12 credits
Supervision 7 credits
Master Thesis 6 credits

Total

41 credits

 
*Must hold Ministerial Credentials.
Doctor of Clinical Pastoral Counseling Degree (D.C.P.C.) *
Prerequisite: Master's Degree
 
 
Phase I (See Core Curriculum) 7 credits
Phase II (See Core Curriculum) 9 credits
12 Advanced Courses 36 credits
Supervision 7 credits
Doctoral Dissertation 6 credits

35 A.P.S. Reports

Total 65 credits
 
*Must hold Ministerial Credentials.
 
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Correspondence School of Religious Education

14671 Fox Chase Circle
Ridgley, MD 21660
Phone (410)634-9005 Fax (410)634-1544
Email: cbcpastored@yahoo.com

Bachelor of Religious Education (B.R.E.)

Prerequisite:
60 credits
 
Required Courses
RE204 Motivational Gifts 3 credits
RE300 The Character of God 3 credits
RE301 The Blood Covenant 3 credits
RE302 The Foundations of Faith 3 credits

RE303 The Spiritual Life

3 credits
RE305 The Dynamics of Teaching the Word 3 credits
RE306 Bible Geography 3 credits
RE307 How to Study the Bible 3 credits
RE308 Old Testament I 3 credits
RE309 Old Testament II 3 credits
RE310 New Testament 3 credits
RE311 Principles of Christian Education 3 credits
RE312 Childhood Development I 3 credits
RE313 Childhood Development II 3 credits
RE400 Teaching Practicum (2 years) 12 credits
RE403 Time Management 3 credits
RE404 How To Teach & Preach 3 credits
RE405 The Laws of Teaching 4 credits
RE407 Training the Disabled Child I 4 credits
RE408 Training the Disabled Child II 4 credits
RE409 Church Ministry to Disabled People 4 credits
Total

120 credits

 
* For the RE400 Teaching Practicum, the student must complete the proper forms and purchase the 12 credits from Chesapeake Bible College for their 2 years of Religious Education experience. No additional course work will be required.
Master of Religious Education Degree (M.R.E.)
with New Testament Greek Major
Prerequisite: Bachelor's Degree
120 credits
 
Required Courses
T521 Apologetics 4 credits
T523 Authority of Scripture 3 credits
L501 Basic Greek I 3 credits
L502 Basic Greek II 3 credits

L503 Basic Greek III

3 credits
L504 Basic Greek IV 3 credits
L505 Basic Greek V 4 credits
L506 Basic Greek VI 4 credits
L509 Exegesis of John's Epistles 4 credits
L510 Exegesis of Mark's Gospel 6 credits
B502 Hermeneutics 3 credits
PT503 Bible Research 3 credits
M502 Master's Thesis 5 credits
Total 48 credits
 
Electives
 
In the event that the student may have already taken some of the core courses, he/she may select from this list of electives to make up the required credits.
 
CC451 Creation Therapy 3 credits
L650 Exegesis of Galatians 3 credits
L651 Exegesis of I, II Thessalonians

4 credits

T575 Eschatology 4 credits
 
Doctor of Religious Education Degree (D.R.E.)
Prerequisite: Master's Degree
48 credits
 
Required Courses
RE710 Christian Education History 4 credits
RE720 Christian Education 4 credits
RE730 Living Message (O.T.) 4 credits
RE740 Living Message (N.T.) 4 credits

RE750 Worship & Study

4 credits
RE760 Field Experience 8 credits
RE770 Course Projects (7) 21 credits
RE780 Dissertation 16 credits
Total 65 credits

Doctor of Religious Education Degree (D.R.E.)

Challenge Program

Occasionally, there are students that have made significant contributions to / in the area of religious education. The Doctor of Religious Education Challenge is a program designed for that student. The department professor makes the final determination as to whether a submitted project meets the Seminary challenge standards for acceptance.
 
Prerequisite: Master's Degree
RE/CE experience - 10 years (documented proof)
 
RE710 Christian Education History Challenge: 1 completed project 4 credits
RE720 Christian Education Challenge: 1 completed project 4 credits
RE730 Living Message (O.T.) Challenge: 1 completed project 4 credits
RE740 Living Message (N.T.) Challenge: 1 completed project 4 credits

RE750 Worship & Study Challenge: 1 completed project

4 credits
RE760 Field Experience Challenge : 2 completed projects (documented proof) 8 credits
RE770 Course Projects (7) Challenge: 7 completed projects 21 credits
RE780 Dissertation Challenge: To be agreed upon 16 credits
Total 65 credits
   
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