Faculty of Arts and Education

DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES AND THEOLOGY

Chairperson: Dr. R. Matikiti


BACHELOR OF ARTS IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES AND THEOLOGY

Entry Requirements
Passed at least five ‘O’ level subjects including English at grade C or better or any other equivalent qualification

DURATION   4 YEARS
NUMBER OF MODULES:         34

1st YEAR
SEMESTER 1
BRST101         Phenomenology of Religion
BRST102         Interpreting Old Testament Texts
BRST103         Christian History and Thought 1
BRST104         African Theology

SEMESTER 2
BRST106         Interpreting New Testament Texts
BRST107         Systematic Theology 1
BRST108         Sociology of Religion

ELECTIVES
BRST109         Missiology
AECS113         Communication Skills

2ND YEAR
SEMESTER 1
BRST201         World Religions and Ideologies
BRST203         Old Testament Studies
BEDM207        Introduction to Computers

ELECTIVES
BRST204         Introduction to Biblical Greek
BRST205         Hermeneutics

SEMESTER 2
BRST206         New Testament Studies
BRST207         Systematic Theology II
BRST208         Christian History and Thought 2

ELECTIVES
BRST209         Homiletics
BRST210         Further Studies in Biblical Greek
BRST211         Pastoral Care and Counselling

3RD YEAR
SEMESTER 1
BRST301         Psychology of Religion
BRST302         Religion, Gender, HIV and AIDS
BRST303         History and Doctrine of Islam

ELECTIVES
BRST304         Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
BRST305         Science and Religion

SEMESTER 2
BRST306         History of Christianity in Africa
BRST307         African Traditional Religions
BRST308         Research Methods

ELECTIVES
BRST309         Christian Spirituality
BRST310         Further Studies in Biblical Hebrew

4TH YEAR
SEMESTER 1
BRST401         Political Theology
BRST402         Religion and Development
BRST403         Philosophy of Religion
BRST420         Research Project

ELECTIVES
BRST404         Ecumenism
BRST405         Islam in Africa

SEMESTER 2
BRST406         Religion and Ethics
BRST407         Women and Religion
BRST420         Research Project (60-80 pages)

ELECTIVES
BRST408         Religious Education
BRST410         Finance and Management