Department of Theology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Department of Theology

The Gospel of Matthew(3)
An exegetical and biblical theological study of the Gospel of Matthew with particular attention to its view of the Messiah,

discipleship, the law, the rightousness of God and the kingdom of God.

Recent Hermeneutics(3)
A survey of the theologians' opinions about the hermeneutics from Schuleiermacher to post-modernists.

Primary texts: THE TWO HORIZONS and NEW HORIZONS IN HERMENEUTICS by Anthony C. Thiselton.

Catholic Epistles
A theological and exegetical study of the catholic epistles with attention to their several subjects,

 including their introductions.

The Pastoral Epistles
A study of the theological depth of the pastoral epistles. For that, this course will focus on their basic messages,

their theological structures, the identities of false teachers
because of whom made Paul wrote and Paul's theological responses to their fallacies.

The Acts of the Apostles(3)
The Acts of the Apostles with the Gospel of Luke is the first christian historical writing,

which was written to connect the historical Jesus and the history of his disciples.

This course will cover the aspects of the early church by Luke, the history of the Spirit which made mission

extend and the basic theological subjects of Luke.

The Spirituality of the New Testament
A study of the understanding about the Spirituality of Hermeneutics with the hermeneutic ethics and responsibility

 in the light of the recent hermeneutic discussions, including the spirituality of Jesus, disciples and early church(Paul) in the Gospels.
The Holy Spirit in Luke-Acts
Luke-Acts, the two books which are written by Luke, have the same theological intention and prospect.

This course will search for the position of Lukan Spirit Theology in the New Testament by means of looking at the

character and structure of the understanding of the Spirit in the two books.

New Testament Ethics
A study of the methodology in the current debates on the New Testament Ethics research,

including a study of the ethic message of every New Testament book. Attention will focus on the ethics of the

Gospel and the Pauline Epistles.

Romans(3)
An exegetical study of every chapter of Romans and a study of its theological subjects, such as its law, blessing,

Holy Spirit, salvation of Jews and christian ethics.

The Gospel of Mark
The purpose of this course is to illuminate the meaning of the Gospel of Mark in more richness and to study

 the way to practice its meaning in today's community and society effectively and relevantly.

Paul's Doctrine of the Holy Spirit
A study of the understanding of the Spirit in the Pauline Epistles for the purpose of applying to church ministries.

For that, this course will cover the basis of Paul's understanding of the Spirit in the Paul's theological structure

and its application to church ministries by Paul.

Captivity Epistles
An exegetical study of the Captivity Epistles and an intensive study of their theological subjects.

The Law and Judaism
A study of the background of the Pauline Epistles. For that, this course will cover the nature and chracter of Judaism,

the literature written for the tannaitic period and Judaism that are reflected in the New Testament, particularly in the Pauline Epistles.

Readings in New Testament Introduction
The purpose of this course is to help the student acquire general knowledge about the New Testament Introduction.

The Revelation of John
An exegetical study of every chapter in Revelation of John and a theological discussion on its structure,

 its interpretative method, the dispensationalism, apocalyptic literature and the Millennium.

Readings in New Testament Theology
The purpose of this course is to help the student discuss every subject of New Testament Theology.

For that, this course will read books on the theology of the Gospels, Paul and John.

The Kingdom of God
A study of the relationship between the Old and New Testament, the problems of time, the kingdom of Satan,

ethics and the Messiah focused on his passion, his death and his resurrection, with particular relation to the Kingdom of God.

The Relationship between the Old and New Testament
The writers of the New Testament tried to prove the justness of the New Covement period coming

 in Christ on the basis of the Old Testament. The purpose of this course is to explain the relationship

between the Old and New Testament.

Advenced Greek Grammar
The purpose of this course is to help the student study the New Testament in the Greek text by making use of

Computer Software materials, such as the advanced Greek grammar books, Bible Works and the GramCord.

 

 

Department of Early Childhood Education

Curriculum Studies in Early Childhood Education(2)

Development of skills and knowledge generic to all areas of kindergarten education including defining objectives,

planning instruction, assesment and evaluation of exceptional children, and program evaluation.

Seminar on Christian Early Childhood Education(2)
The concept and the nature of christian early education are defined and the theories for child's spiritual development

of several scholars are compared and studied. These are applied to Kindergartens and Sunday schools.


Seminar on Infant and Child Development(2)
Analysis of physical, cognitive, language, emotional and social aspects of the infant and child developmental process,

 on the general theory and practical methodology of infant-child developmental psychology to understand the development

and change in the child.

Seminar on Administering & Managing Early Childhood Education Programs(2)
This course deals with such administering and managing skills as human relationships, budgeting,

staff and equipment management, etc. which are essential in operating Early Childhood Programs and centers in constructive ways.

 

Research in Early Childhood Education(2)
Focuses on principles of research design in education including literature synthesis, formulation of research problem and

questions, selection of methology and integration of research proposal.

History and Thoughts of Early Childhood Education(2)
The theories of educators who had an effect on the modern philosophy of early childhood education and these are studied.

Comparative approaches to Early Childhood Education
The educational system and the historical, social and cultural background of several countries' early childhood education

 are dealt with and the tasks and the prospects of Korean early childhood education are dealt with based on the results from those studies.

Seminar on Parent Education
Learning the types of programs for parents, and various theories of child rearing.

Principles of Early Childhood Education
Topics of this course include developmental principles of young children, role of play, peers and teachers, family, music,

language, science, math, classroom observation & participation, etc. in general.

Field Study of Early Childhood Education
Creating the learning atmosphere : child activity situations; kindergarten safety facilities and sorts of toys and tools and their use.

Seminar on Child Education and Welfare
Several fields of welfare relating to child education, such as day care, special child, unmarried mother, child abuse,

and adoption are studied and the policy is dealt with.

Cognitive Development of Young Children
Students in this course learn about advanced issues of cognitive abilities of children (0-8) demonstrated in various ways.

Seminar on Music & Art Education
Students are expected to learn and share diverse and creative music and art theories and methods by way of

discussions of case studies and learn how to apply what they learn to their own music and art programs.

Theories of Play
An overview of the goals, content of play instruction. Provide specific instances and illustrations of the way

 in which attitudes and principles may be implemented in the play contacts.
Programs for Young Children in the Church Students are exposed to advanced issues of church programs for

young children (infants, toddlers, young children, and their families) by way of theories and field studies and

prepare ideal church curriculum and instruction model which can be applied to her own church in a way of

renovating the current church programs.

Advanced Studies on Language & Literacy for Young Children
Students review children's language and literacy development in order to understand the 1st, 2nd, and multi-language

development and use different language programs and methods to help young children reach the maximum

state of their language development as well.

Advanced Educational Statistics
Statistics theory, its application and interpretation methods understanding of concepts of statistic theory to real phenomenon.

Data analysis methods, centering on advanced experimental design for the educational fields.

Advanced Studies on Math for Young Children
Students are exposed to theories and practice about children's math. By the end of this course,

students know how to provide children with proper math activities, to design math programs,

 and to make teaching-learning methods based DAP in order to help children develop their logical thinking.

Science for Young Children
An overview of the goals and content of science instruction at the kindergarten level coupled

with appropriate science curricula and pedagogical models.

Advanced examination of the practical and theoretical aspects of science instruction including

conceptual change teaching, laboratory instruction, informal science learning and assessment models.

 


Department of Christian Education

The Understanding of Christian Education

Faith and religion are very closely related to man's life. So, christian education should reinterpret the philosophy

and education of life through this course

Philosophy of Christian Education
Education needs theory and practice. This subject is a basic study that makes educational identity and right practice

about right and wrong. This subject analyzes and explains the basic concepts of christian education and defines

its growth and the process of its form historically and logically. This way of approaching deals it as a right practical

study that God is the Sovereign who saves and guides people in various cultures and periods.

Study of Modern Christian Education Thoughts
Christian education has been developed by the character of times and traditions of history. In the 20th century,

christian education has been understood as an only Sunday school education. But in the 21th century,

it should have the character as integrated study with other studies. The setting of this relation is to select and

to study various philosophical methods and important themes about modern christian education.

Christian Education and Society
The character of christian educational study is practiced and studied with that of theoretical history and

practiced and studied in the many ways. In this relation with theory and practice,

educational study makes man's life situation start with society and culture. In this way,

christian education studies how God's salvation works historically on the basis of society and culture.

And at this point, christian come to know how to approach this society.

Christian Education and Anthropology
There has been questions about man. What is man? What is human being?

This subject approach how we define the nature and the essence of man in the view of general educations

 and christian education.

Religious Education Leadership
Christian education starts from the ideology of Reformer's education. Why Calvin, Ruther, Zwingli, Melanchthon

have the meaning as a religious education leader?

This subject studies this in the view of educational philosophy and why their ideas of religious education

should be taught in universities with the background of history.

Seminar on Christian Education
Christian should compare and analyze current education situation that is in subordination to scientism and economism.

This makes christian educational life for the 21th century on the basis of the principles of general educations and

christian education.

Biblical Counseling Theory and Practice (Orientation to Christian Counseling)(3)
The purpose of this course is to provide grounding in the commonalities of Biblical counseling techniques and

 practice in the use of various theories. The course covers the essentials of interviewing, note taking,

report writing, and the role of diagnosis.
The role of counseling in pastoral ministry along with a biblical model of counseling will be presented

 through lecture, class discussion, role play, video presentation, skills practice, and reading.

The students will also be given an opportunity to assess their strengths and weaknesses as counselors

 and given in setting and agenda for personal growth.

Human Development and Biblical Counseling (3)
This course provides students with a comprehensive view of life span development from birth through adulthood

 from several perspectives:1) the interaction of age with such factors as gender, cultural background,

disabilities, and other significant issues which may be encountered at particular stages of life;

2)how individuals at specific stages of cognitive development process information and experience;

 3)and how to effectively teach and counsel individuals from Biblical and developmental perspective.

Marriage and Family counseling (3)
This seminar provides students with intensive study in the principles and methods of pastoral counseling as

related to the dynamics of marriage and family life.
Preparation for marriage, pre-engagement counseling, pre-marital counseling, family development,

 communication, conflict resolution, child rearing, and divorce counseling will be discussed. Lecture,

 practicum, discussion and consultation with the instructor.

Counseling Practicum Ⅰ(3)
This seminar course is designed to review internships, discuss case studies, and refine counseling and

 teaching skills, Limited to candidates for the M.A. Counseling degree.

Counseling Practicum Ⅱ (3)
This course is designed as a advanced level follow-up of Counseling Practicum Ⅰ.
Limited to candidates for the M.A. Counseling degree, Prerequisite: Counseling
PracticumⅠ.

Psychopathology and Counseling Ⅰ (3)
This course provides and introduction to the fascinating and controversial field of abnormal psychology.
It addresses the difficulty in distinguishing between normal and deviant behavior and reviews the following three

criteria used by psychologists in diagnosing psychological disorders: the mind, the body, and the social

context of the individual. The standard terms and definitions contained in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual

of Mental Disorders (DSM-Ⅳ)are reviewed, as these are currently used by most mental health professionals

 in making a diagnosis of mental illness. Popular theoretical models which attempt to explain the causes and

maintenance of abnormal behavior are explored and various modalities or forms in which psychotherapy is

offered to treat psychological disorders are studied.

Theories and Strategies of Family Therapy (3)
This course will explore models of integrating social science and family theory with insights from Scripture

and the experience of contemporary Christians involved in the helping prfessions.

Students will be expected to reflect integratively on their M.A. counseling years of studies in marital and

family therapy. A study of psychodynamic approaches to family therapy, including Bowen, contextual,

cultural perspectives, and object relations will be discussed. This course focuses on communications,

structural and strategic approaches to family therapy. This course examines theories of family dysfunction

 and treatment from a systems perspective including the dynamics of family interactions,

development tasks of the family life cycle, communication and structural theory, systems inventories.

Physiology and Counseling (3)
Introduction to the relationship between physical events and behavior,emotions,
Perception and thought processes. Orientation to the effects of licit and illicit drugs,

 neurological disorders, psychosomatic medicine, and other current medical research of interest to counselors.

Advanced Psychopathology (3)
A comprehensive view of abnormal behavior in modern times. The course makes use of the DSM-Ⅳ

classification systems of mental disorders and examines patterns of abnormal behavior including

neuroses, psychosomatic conditions, psychosis including affective disorders, schizophrenias,

abnormal behaviors of childhood and adolescence, sexual dysfunction, and drug abuse.

Brief coverage is also given to therapeutic treatments and their effectiveness.

This course focuses on case studies of abnormal behaviors.

Korean Self-Images and Counseling (3)
This course critically examines the complex influences of traditional religions in Korea.

(Shamanism, Buddhism, and Confucianism)and the post-modern perspectives,

and how they affect the mindset of Koreans as a group. Students will be encouraged

to think about effectively facilitating Christian counseling in the Korean cultural context.

Women's Issues and Counseling (3)
This seminar will consider the issues pertaining to women in the contemporary society.

 A review of historical events, current gender research and the feminist movement will be discussed.

 Special emphasis will be given to ministry effectiveness in such areas as sexual abuse,

domestic violence, cross cultural issues, abortion, and unwed mothers.

Doctoral Research Seminar(3)
This seminar will discuss research methods for Ph.D. candidates in a small group setting.

The students will be introduced to the overall research procedure: choosing a theme,

research design, data gathering, analyses, and writing of Ph.D. dissertation.

There will be opportunities for individuals to present their projects,

which will be discussed in class for methodological improvement.

Doctoral Clinical Case Conference Ⅰ,Ⅱ
Students are placed  as apprentice counselors in schools, churches,

 or agencies under the direct supervision of qualified professtionals.

Students meet weekly on campus in a three hour seminar.

Prerequisites: Family therapy, physiology, psychopathology, Korean self-images, and Women's issues.


Department of Church Music

Italian Diction
Correct pronunciation and articulation are essential for singers. Study and
practice of principle repertoire of Italian songs with importance to diction.
Required for voice major.

Opera Workshop
Designed to provide informations of integral practice of opera such as action,
stagemanner, dramatic motion, etc. Concert of opera scene is held at the end
of each semester.

Ensemble
It is a trainning class, for playing a musical instrument in harmony within a group
of the same or different musical instrument types.

Ensemble
Study and Performance of standard repertoire of Chamber Music. Course is
designed for strings, winds, keyboards and vocal students. Through
collaborating with others in each group, they expand their sense of character,
color and articulation. In piano ensemble, emphasis is on works for
two pianos.

Harmony
This subject is designed to help students in having in-depth knowledge of
triads, seventh chords, secondary dominant chords, non-harmonic tones
and modulation by instructing the theory of harmonic progressions.

Music analysis Ⅰ
This course is designed to provide opportunities for the study of form and
analysis. In order to acquire the technique to approach a piece of music,
many exercises are required, including the analysis of church music.

Harmony Ⅲ
A comprehensive course of study in harmony. Students are encouraged to
compose simple choral works and analyse church music. They learn
advanced chromatic modulations, analysis and synthesis of chord progressions found in traditional music.

Children's Choir Conducting Method
This aims to provide basic knowledge and skills necessary for the effective
conduct and management for children's choir. The major contents of the
education are as follows. The management skills of children's choir.
Basic vocal skills and rehearsal techniques for children.

Choral Arranging
This class deals with writing for voices from simple harmonization of
a melody to vocal settings so creative that they are really composition.
In order to make an effective setting of a particular piece of choral
material, this class suggeste different arranging techniques and various
methods.

Theory and Practice of Contemporary Music
This class is focused on the theory and analysis of twentieth century compostion.
Moreover, the practical techniques and materials are to be gained by hearing and composing of contemporary music.


Piano Class
Piano education as 2nd instrument to substitute first choice instrument or other
musical education. The lessons are divided in four groups: beginners, middle level 1,
middle level 2, high level. In each lesson some of the students have to perform intensively,
the other students watch these performances and have to discuss the performing.

Sight-Singing and Ear Training
This class intends to cultivate the understanding and the fundamental sensibility for music through
hearing and reading melody, rhythm and harmony.

Literature study on choral

Class covers the followings.
Historical review and classification of Chorals from ancient to modern times.
And Characteristics of Choral Composers from ancient to modern times.