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. Each course is offered in two sections: 9am–noon and 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*

Hermeneutics (BIB 530)

Mr. Brett Desper

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November 11–15*

Entrepreneurial Leadership (LED 531)

Dr. Scott Hamilton

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December 2–6*

Natural Spirituality (SPR 532)

Dr. Jay Smith

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Winter 2020

January 13–17*

Christian Doctrines I (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 531)

Mr. Todd King

February 10–14*

Spiritual Practices (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*

Christian Doctrines II (THEO 533)

Dr. Jay Smith

April 27–May 3*

Advanced Leadership Studies (LED 630)

Mr. Todd King

May 4–8*

World Religions: Eastern Religions (WCT 533)

Mr. Jonathan Owens

*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 nights

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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