PROGRAMS

One year introduction to theology – Certificate

Curriculum can be adjusted for each student individually, with core curriculum courses: Introduction to the Old Testament, Introduction to the New Testament and Introduction to Systematic Theology. Lay preachers of the Protestant Reformed Christian Church need to go through a specialized curriculum assigned by the Bishop, and in that way receive the certificate for ministrering as a lay preacher in the Protestant Reformed Christian Church. 60 ECTS points is a minimum to accomplish this Cetificate.

 

Three year program in theology – Theologian

Student needs to accomplish 180 ECTS points and successfully defend the final paper after which the student receives the title Theologian (equivalent of Bachelor in Theology or Bachelor of Arts in Theology, BA). After finishing one year introduction to theology program, the student can sign (decide) the 2nd year of the Three year program in theology.

 

Four year program in theology – Bachelor of Divinity

Student needs to accomplish 240 ECTS points and to successfully defend the graduate paper after which one receives the title of Bachelor of Divinity, B.D. After finishing the Three year program in theology in this or in some other theological faculty recognized by PTU, and after accomplishing 180 ECTS points, student can sign (decide) the 4th year at PTU.

 

Five year program in theology – Master of Divinity

Student needs to accomplish 300 ECTS points and successfully defend the master’s thesis after which one receives the title of Master of Divinity, M.Div. The program is for students who completed the four year program in theology, having accomplished 240 ECTS points with a minimum of 3.5 grade point average. The program also welcomes the students who finished the old four year program in theology.

 

Non academic programs
For the needs of active laymen of the Protestant Reformed Christian Church, PTU is organizing a special one year program in which the student does not accomplish ECTS points, but rather receives a certificate. Non academic programs are organized by the dean.

 

Church exam for candidates for priesthood

Before their ordination, and according to the Church canons, the candidates for priesthood must pass the Church exam. The board for the exam is named by the bishop of the Church.

 

 

 

CURRICULUM PROGRAM

1st YEAR

Required Courses

Course Lecturer ECTS
Methodology of Scientific Research  dr. Jasmin Milić, PhD 3
Introduction to Systematic Theology  Almir Pehlić, M.Div 6
General Introduction to the Bible dr. Leonardo Beg, PhD 3
Introduction to Old Testament Thomas Smith, M.Div 8
Introduction to New Testament  Petar Petrović, M.Div 8
Church History Branislav Miličić, MTh 5
Introduction to Philosophy dr. Leonardo Beg, PhD 5
Introduction to Psychology Almir Pehlić, M.Div 5
Introduction to Liturgy dr.Jasmin Milić,PhD 5
Practical Ministry I PTU 3

 

Electives

Course Lecturer ECTS
English language I PTU 3
New Testament Greek I  Petar Petrović, M.Div 3
Kršćansko vodstvo dr. Dimitrije Popadić, PhD 3
Marriage and Family Thomas Smith, M.Div. 3

 

 

 

2nd YEAR

Required Courses

Course Lecturer ECTS
Patristics Branislav Miličić, MTh 5
Hermeneutics Thomas Smith, M.Div 4
General Pedagogy Ela Vilupek, MTh 3
Introduction to Old Testament Exegesis Thomas Smith, M.Div 4
Introduction to New Testament Exegesis  Petar Petrović, M.Div 4
Ethics and Christian Ethics PTU 4
History and Philosophy of Religion  Sergej Beuk, MTh 4
History and Theology of the Reformation dr. Jasmin Milić, PhD 5
Catechisis Ela Vilupek, MTh  4
Apologetics dr. Dimitrije Popadić,PhD  4
Christology and Soteriology dr. Jasmin Milić, PhD 5
Evangelizaton and Mission Damir Sitar, MA 5
Practical Ministry II PTU 3

 

Electives

Course Lecturer ECTS
Book of Common Prayer dr.Jasmin Milić, PhD 3
English II PTU 3
New Testament Greek II  Petar Petrović, M.Div 3
Old Testament Hebrew I Ivica Križ, MhT 3
Old Testament Hebrew II Ivica Križ, MhT 3
Biblical Archeology Mladen Rakić, MA 3
Parish Economy dr. Stjepan Murgić, PhD 3
Roman Empire Branislav Miličić, PhD 3

 

 

3rd YEAR

Required Courses

Course Lecturer ECTS
Church Administration dr. Jasmin Milić, PhD 4
Pastoral Theology dr. Thomas Smith, M.Div 5
Ecclesiology and Pneumatology dr. Leonardo Beg, PhD 5
Pastoral Counseling Thomas Smith, M.Div 5
Communication and Homiletics dr .Zdravko Šorđan, PhD 4
Anglican Studies dr. Jasmin Milić, PhD 6
Catholicism dr. Leonardo Beg, PhD 5
Orthodoxy dr. Jasmin Milić, PhD 5
Islam Ivica Križ, PhD 5
Final Paper Mentor 10

 

Electives

Cours Lecturer ECTS
Ecumenical Theology dr. Leonardo Beg, PhD 3
History of Christianity in Croatia Branislav Miličić, MTh 3
World Religions Ivan Lovaković, MTh 3
Legal Status of Religious Communities dr.Jasmin Milić, PhD 3
Sociology of Religion Ela Vilupek, MTh 3
Political Theology Nikola Knežević, PhD 3
New Age & Christianity Almir Pehlić, M.Div 3
General and Theological History of Middle Ages Branislav Miličić, MTh 3
Developmental Pedagogy Ela Balog, MTh 3
Latin 1 Ivica Križ, MTh 3
Latin 2 Ivica Križ, MTh 3

TITLE: THEOLOGIAN

 

 

4th year

Required Courses

Course Lecturer ECTS
Early Protestant Creeds dr.Jasmin Milić, PhD 10
Comparative theology of the sacraments dr. Leonardo Beg,PhD 5
Graduate paper Mentor 20

 

Electives

Course Lecturer ECTS
History of the Reformed Episcopal Church dr.Jasmin Milić, PhD 5
Episcopal church structure dr. Leonardo Beg, PhD 5
Lectionary and Preaching dr.Jasmin Milić, PhD 5
39 Articles of faith dr. Jonathan Riches, PhD 5
Contemporary themes in theology dr. Željko Porobija, PhD 5
Old Testament Theology dr. Leonardo Beg, PhD 5
New Testament Theology dr. Leonardo Beg, PhD 5
History of Neo-Protestant churches dr. Jasmin Milić, PhD 5
Neo-Protestant church   principal beliefs dr. Jasmin Milić, PhD 5
History of Old Catholic church Ivica Križ, MTh 5
Main themes of Old Catholic theology Ivica Križ, MTh 5
Church singing Dragutin Hanak, prof. 5

Title: BACHELOR OF DIVINITY

 

 

5th YEAR

Candidates who reach the 5th year will choose a Master’s thesis (approved by the faculty board of the school), takes the advanced scientific research methodology and statistics, and gets a mentor for writing two research papers and a thesis.

Course Lecturer ECTS
Advanced scientific research methodology and statistics  dr. Jasmin Milić, PhD 10
First research paper Mentor 10
Second research paper Mentor 10
Master’s thesis Mentor 30

 

Title: MASTER OF DIVINITY

 

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