Theology Program Offered at Africa Nazarene University

Bachelors Degree 3 years Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Bachelors Degree (Accredited by: Africa Nazarene University)

About Theology Bachelors Degree program.

The Bachelor of Theology program at Africa Nazarene University seeks to prepare men and women for service in the Church by equipping them intellectually, socially and spiritually.

Although much of the teaching takes place in a classroom setting, contextualization and praxis are inherent in each unit offered.

Opportunities for Christian growth and service are found in extracurricular activities.

In addition to the required internship, all Bachelor of Theology students are molded in ministry assignments throughout their time here at ANU.

The program meets the requirements for the course of study for ordination in the Church of the Nazarene in the Africa Region.

Graduation Requirements:

To be considered for the Bachelor of Theology degree, students must complete at least the following with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 grade scale.

Objectives of Theology

The Bachelor of Theology degree program at Africa Nazarene University aims to lay a biblical and theological background for persons of ministry. Students grow intellectually and spiritually through the outcomes of content, competence, character, and context.

Specific objectives of this Bachelor of Theology degree program are:

1) Describe the central message of the Bible;
2) Identify the major issues that constitute Christian theological thought;
3) Relate the heritage of the Christian faith to contemporary culture;
4) Give evidence of skills development in such areas as thinking, reading, writing, preaching, teaching, counseling, organizing and relating to others;
5) Apply the ethical and moral principles of the Christian faith to contemporary life;
6) Effectively share the Christian faith with others for their salvation, sanctification and growth in Christian maturity;
7) Function effectively in some area of Christian ministry;
8) Live an exemplary Christian lifestyle marked by humility, service and victorious faith.

Entry requirements for Theology

Applicants must meet either of the following minimum entry requirements.

  • Overall Grade of C+ in KCSE and C in Maths
  • 2 principals & a Subsidiary (A’level),
  • 5 credits in IGCSE or equivalent
  • Minimum GPA of 2.3 from Diploma
  • Credit pass at Diploma level

Exemptions awarded to applicants with a minimum GPA of 2.7.

Preference will be given to applicants who have:

  • Passed the KSCE or PUP with a grade B or better in three or more of the following subjects:
    • Bible,
    • Christian Religion,
    • Ethics,
    • Mathematics,
    • Music and Social Education
  • Demonstrated Christian maturity and leadership ability.

Theology Course Subjects

  • Evangelism
  • Christian Education
  • Hermeneutics
  • History of Christianity to 1500
  • History of Christianity after 1500
  • History and Polity COTN (or any elective)
  • Beginning Greek
  • Intermediate Greek
  • Biblical Theology
  • Homiletics
  • Systematic Theology 1
  • Systematic Theology II
  • History of Christianity in Africa
  • Pastoral Theology
  • Spiritual Develop. of the Minister
  • Leadership Principles & Styles
  • World Religions
  • African Christian Theology
  • Current Theological Development
  • Doctrine of Holiness
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Teaching Ministry of the Church
  • Church Administration
  • Integrative Seminar
  • Study Skills
  • Mathematics for Liberal Arts
  • Basic English
  • English I*
  • English II
  • Psychology
  • Computer Applications
  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Philosophy
  • English III
  • Personal, Family & Community Health & HIV & AIDS
  • Sociology
  • Christian Ethics
  • Christian Beliefs
  • Church Music and Worship
  • Development of Society
  • Internship

About Africa Nazarene University

Africa Nazarene University is a Chartered Private Christian University sponsored by the Church of the Nazarene International and is a member of the worldwide family of Nazarene institutions.

Since its establishment in 1994, Africa Nazarene University has grown in leaps and bounds to be a reputable institution of Higher Learning, known ... read more