MATS/Diploma Course Schedule

Following is a schedule of course offerings at YTI’s Bozeman campus.* Courses may be taken for credit in the Master of Arts in Theological Studies or Diploma of Christian Theology programs, or may be audited. Courses are offered 6-9pm.

Fall 2019

September 9–13*

Introduction to Theology: History, Heresy & Creed (THEO 531)

Dr. Jay Smith

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September 23–27*

Old Testament 1: The Torah & Histories (BIB 531)

Dr. Jay Smith

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September 30–October 4*

New Testament 1: From the Gospels to the Early Church (BIB 534)

Dr. Bill Fowler

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October 14–18*

Collaborative Leadership (LED 532)

Dr. Scott Hamilton

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October 28–November 1*

Interpretation: Biblical, Theological, and Cultural (BIB 530)

Mr. Brett Desper

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November 11–15*

Entrepreneurial Leadership (LED 531)

Mr. Todd King

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Winter 2020

January 13–17*

Christian Doctrines (THEO 532)

Dr. Jay Smith

January 20–24*

Introduction to Preaching & Teaching: From Text to Hearer (COM 531)

Dr. Scott Hamilton

January 27–31*

World Religions: Monotheism (WCT 532)

Mr. Jonathan Owens

February 3–7*

Basic Church Care and Conflict Management (MIN 532)

Mr. Todd King

February 10–14*

Spiritual Practice (SPR 530)

Mr. Brett Desper

February 24–28*

Old Testament 2: The Prophets & Poetry (BIB 532)

Dr. Nathan Chambers

March 9–13*

New Testament 2: Romans to Revelation (BIB 535)

Dr. Bill Fowler

Spring 2020

March 23–27*

Advanced Communications Studies (COM 630)

Dr. Scott Hamilton

March 30–April 3*

Spiritual Formation: Merton, Nouwen, Rohr, Foster, and Peterson (SPR 531)

Mr. Brett Desper

April 20–24*

Theological Reflection (THEO 534)

Dr. Jay Smith

April 27–May 1*

Advanced Leadership Studies (LED 630)

Mr. Todd King

May 4–8*

World Religions: Eastern Religions (WCT 533)

Mr. Jonathan Owens

May 11–15*

Advanced Biblical Studies: Genesis (BIB 630)

Dr. Nathan Chambers

May 18–22*

The Biblical Narrative (BIB 536)

Dr. Bill Fowler

*For credit students, these week-long intensive classes are part of complete 10-week courses that include pre-reading, research, writing, and interaction with the professor. For an overview of the 10-week schedule, see below.

10-Week Course Schedule

Week 1
Pre-Reading

Assigned pre-class readings

Week 2
Pre-Reading

Assigned pre-class readings

Week 3
Lecture Week

6-9pm, 5 days

Week 4
Research

Research for assignment 1

1. Blog (Response)

2. Conference (w/teacher – email/Facetime/phone)

Week 5
Writing 1

Assignment 1 due

1. Blog (Response)

2. Conference (w/teacher – email/Facetime/phone)

Week 6
Research

Research for assignment 2

1. Blog (Response)

2. Conference (w/teacher – email/Facetime/phone)

Week 7
Writing 2

Assignment 2 due

1. Blog (Response)

2. Conference (w/teacher – email/Facetime/phone)

Week 8
Research

Research for final

1. Blog (Response)

2. Conference (w/teacher – email/Facetime/phone)

Week 9
Research

Research for final

1. Blog (Response)

2. Conference (w/teacher – email/Facetime/phone)

Week 10
Final Project

Final project due

1. Blog (Response)

2. Conference (w/teacher – email/Facetime/phone)

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