Bachelor of Theology

Bachelor of Theology (B.Th) at NLBC Dobam

The Bachelor of Theology (B.Th) program at NLBC Dobam provides students with a foundational understanding of theological concepts, essential ministry skills, and the opportunity to specialize in a chosen discipline. This degree is designed to prepare students for various forms of Christian ministry and also equips them with the academic credentials necessary to pursue advanced theological studies.

3 Years12th Pass or Equivalent1. Must be a baptized member with good testimony in his/her Church: Applicants should be baptized members of a church with a good standing and testimony within their faith community.
2. Must be clear about his/her divine call: Applicants should have a clear understanding of their divine calling to pursue theological education and ministry.
3. Must be in good physical health: Applicants should be in good physical health to engage effectively in academic studies and ministry activities.
4. Must have completed his/her 12th class or equivalent: Applicants must have successfully completed their 12th-grade education or its equivalent, demonstrating a satisfactory academic foundation for higher studies.
5. Must clear the entrance test: Applicants are required to pass an entrance test, which may assess knowledge of basic theological concepts, critical thinking skills, and aptitude for theological studies.
6. Must be above 18 years of age: Applicants must be above 18 years old at the time of admission.
These requirements ensure that students entering the B.Th program are spiritually grounded, academically prepared, and committed to pursuing theological education and ministry.

The B.Th program is structured through four key departments:

  1. Biblical Studies: Focuses on the comprehensive study of the Bible, including its historical context, languages, and interpretation.
  2. Christian Theology: Covers systematic theology, doctrinal studies, and the development of Christian thought.
  3. Practical Theology: Provides training in pastoral care, homiletics, and church leadership.
  4. Intercultural and Religious Studies: Explores the interactions between Christianity and other religions, as well as cross-cultural ministry.

These departments offer various specializations, though availability may vary each year. Graduates of the B.Th program will be well-prepared for roles in ministry, missionary work, and religious education, and will have a strong academic foundation for further theological studies.