OUR PROGRAM OF STUDY: AN OVERVIEW All educational programs and majors offered and degrees granted by TTSSF are exclusively in religious disciplines for ministerial, missionary, and religious education and services. The sole purpose and function of our programs, courses and curricula are to prepare genuinely Born Again believers in Christ for the work of service or ministry in accordance to the premise of Ephesians 4: 7-16, et. al. Degrees issued through ecclesiastical educational institutions, such as TTSSF, may not be regarded by some in the secular academic and business communities with parity to those issued by state, secular, or other private universities. On the contrary, we desire to make it clear that the two are manifestly different in terms of premise, substance, delivery system, philosophy of both purpose and application, and status.
As required by Florida Statue 246.084, a minimum of 60 credits is required for the Associates Degree, 120 credits for the Bachelors, 24 hours beyond the Bachelors for the Masters, 60 hours beyond the Bachelors for the Doctorate, and 21 hrs for the Certificate. Required courses from Areas 1 combine to form out core courses, giving every student primary background in theology. Area 2 concentrates on courses, which allow the student to major in his or her area of ministry. We offer the following degree areas: Ministry, Theology, Christian Counseling, Christian Education, Biblical Studies, Religious Fine Arts, Chaplaincy and Christian Media Communications. Thus you may earn any of the following degrees (or Lay Ministry certificate, which requires no previous certificates or degrees) in those areas:
∑Associate of Arts (A.A.) ∑Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) ∑Master of Arts (M.A.) ∑Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) ∑Doctor of Theology (Th.D.)
TTSSF also awards the following honorary degrees: D.D. - Doctor of Divinity (for outstanding ministry), D. Evan. - Doctor of Evangelism (for outstanding evangelism efforts) or C.E.D. - Doctor of Education (for an exemplary teaching ministry.)
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Course and Degree Pathways
DEGREE AREAS OUTLINE
LAY MINISTRY CERTIFICATE 21 Credits Required (6 Courses) Core Area 15 credits Major Electives 3 credits Student Ministry Seminar 3 credits 21 Credits Total ASSOCIATES DEGREES 60 Credits Required (19 Courses) Core Area 45 credits Major Electives 12 credits Student Ministry Seminar 3 credits 60 Credits Total
BACHELORS DEGREES 120 Credits Required (34 Courses) A Bachelors Degree (B.A. or B.S.) in anyone of the nine programs of study. The objective of the Bachelors Degree Program is to give the student specialized and in-depth information to enhance skill development in his or her area of education.
Core Area 60 credits Major Electives 21 credits Student Ministry Seminar3 credits Workshops/Missionary & Student Activities9 credits Research Paper 6 credits Electives 21 credits 120 Credits Total MASTERS DEGREES 54 Credits Required (12 Courses) A Masters Degree in anyone of the eight programs of study. The student has earned at least 120 earned, transferable credits (including life-experience credits) and a Bachelors Degree.
TTCC101 Research Writing and Oral Presentation 101 - A thorough review of English syntax and basic grammar with emphasis on the verb and sentence structure. TTCC102 Research Writing and Oral Presentation 102 - Essay and research writing structure with emphasis on the research paper format including footnotes and bibliography. There is also an emphasis on impromptu speaking and presentation of God's Word and other subject matter.
TTRW103 Research Writing and Oral Presentation 103 - Course on how to formulate a thesis statement, research principles, research publishing, and dissertation structure focusing on APA Format and Style. This course prepares the student for their defense of their Dissertation.
TTBM200 Business Math Concepts- Focus on money management and budgeting, contractual agreements, understanding percentages and fractions, budget forecasting. TTBM201 Ministerial Organizational Management Concepts - Managerial and administrative development concepts, leadership development, program development, group management principles, time management, and office management. How establish a ministry organizational template, the set-up of non-profit status and the tax laws that are affiliated with the process. Counseling Core Curriculum Courses PCCB6000 Christian Counseling - Concepts in Christian crisis management concepts, conflict management, social counseling and crisis solution implementation. PCPM6200 Christian Psychology - An introduction in Psychology with a Christian Emphasis. This is a study of human behavior including heredity, effects of environment on the psyche and human emotions.
A SELF-PACED CERTIFICATE OR DEGREE Your ministry has already begun. We encourage you not to be unduly pressured to complete the Certificate or Degree Program by a certain time. It is best to pursue your training at a relaxed, yet steady, rate and accompany it with continuous ministry. Thus, as your training moves toward culmination, you find yourself also in a growing and flourishing ministry. ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: 1. Christian experience: TTSSF invites applications from those persons committed to Christ and His Kingdom. This commitment should be joined with recognition of the Bible as the authoritative, uniquely inspired, and inerrant Word of God. 2. Education: a High School Certificate or its equivalent. (Student without such a certificate may enroll on a probationary status - counsel and guidance are available to those pursuing a G.E.D. ≠General Equivalency Certificate. Due to State Educational requirements, a degree cannot be awarded without a High School Certificate or its equivalent. 3. Age: a minimum of 18 years unless a high school graduate. ADMISSIONS PROCEDURE 1. Complete the TTSSF application for admission form and a notarized copy of your birth certificate, social security card and a photo 1D card (driverís license or other type of 1D card) 2. Return the completed form to TTSSF. 3. When all parts of the admission form are returned, contact the school to schedule an interview with the Dean. This interview with the Dean will not be scheduled until all forms are returned and completed. 4. Applicants for admission to Trinity Theological Seminary South Florida will be considered without regard to race, class, or nationality. The prospective student is assessed according to academic background and personal testimony for the Lord Jesus Christ. The prospective studentís complete record, recommendation, and personal information will be taken into consideration during the review process. If the prospective student meets the required standard, he is admitted to TTSSF until he completes his program or becomes inactive. 5. The student portfolio is due at the time of admission (contact faculty advisor for requirements). REGISTRATION AND ORIENTATION 1. New students may register during the planned evening registration. Dates may be found on the TTSSF calendar. 2. Returning students may register either by mail, email, and a personal appointment with the Dean, or during the above listed times. Returning students are encouraged to pre-register during the current semester for the upcoming semester. A pre-registration date will be announced. 3. During registration, students will sign up for their desired courses and pay their tuition. 4. Returning students do not need to attend orientation. Orientation will acquaint the new student with our TTSSF
MAJOR IN THEOLOGY - "CORE COURSES"
Trinity Theological Seminary South Florida offers a choice of nine majors: Ministry, Theology, Christian Counseling, Spiritual Addiction Counseling, Christian Education, Church Administration, Christian Music, Religion, and Christian Media Communications. All students, however, are required to take "core" Theology courses.
A major in Theology encompasses four areas of study: 1) Bible Competence, 2) Experiencing God, 3) Developing Your Spiritual Conscious, 4) Using Your Spiritual Gifts, and 5) Discernment and Declaring God. The Theology major may then complete the degree with electives. Selected coursework for the major in Theology is REQUIRED OF ALL STUDENTS regardless of their major or degree received. It provides a broad base of Bible knowledge and Christian maturity, which is essential in any Christian ministry. It consists of 15 required courses (45 credits) for the Degree student and 5 courses (15 credits) for the Certificate student. These are called CORE COURSES. (Other elective courses are offered in each of the four areas of study).
AREA ONE: BIBLE COMPETENCE
God has given man the Bible to study in order that we might know Him, and His ways; and man and his ways.
A.The student will have a working knowledge of the whole Bible.
B. The student will be able to do in-depth Bible Study under the illumination of the Holy Spirit.
C. The student will have a working knowledge of the major themes and doctrines of the Bible.
AREA TWO: EXPERIENCING GOD
"Be ye holy, for I, the Lord your God, am holy." (Lev.11:44; I Pet.1:15-16). "Work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who is at work in you both to will and to work for His good pleasure." (Phil. 2: 12-13) Holiness is appropriating the grace of God whereby the Lordship of Christ is manifest in every area of our lives: spirit, soul, and body.
The student will move toward a greater degree of sanctification (purity) in his spirit, soul, and body. To "sanctify" means to "set apart unto." One must learn the process of setting himself apart unto God.
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Lieutenant - Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Fort Lauderdale Fire Department - Retired
Deacon - Pompano Beach, Florida - Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
President - Pompano Beach, Florida - Antioch Missionary Baptist Church - Men's Ministry and Prison Ministry
Instructor - Christian Counseling I, II, III Advanced Christian Counseling Graduate Studies, Substance Abuse Counseling, Marital Counseling
Micah A. Johnson - Public Relations
Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL
BS in Sociology and Criminology
Marketing Director - Benchmark Advertising
Responsible for Management of Print Advertising Department, and serving Customer accounts in Tn-county areas.
Educational Counselor/Job Developer - Transition, Inc.
Responsible for job replacements for the Broward Sheriff Department for DUI, Domestic Violence cases, in the Dade, Broward. and Palm Beach Counties employment markets.
Sales and Promotions Manager - Sable Communication/BET
Responsible for outside sales in advertising for major cable companies such as:
Continental, Media One/AT&T Cable.
Account Executive - SUNAO Broadcasting Co./WRBD Radio Station
Responible for negotiatng radio commertial advertising, contract closings, and maintaining account receivables (collections).
TTSSF - Ft. Pierce Florida
Dr. Agnes Taylor Moore
Facilitator - Fort Pierce, Florida
Doctor of Religious Philosophy in Christian Education,
Trinity Theological Seminary of South Florida
Master of Science Degree,
Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Education
Florida Atlantic University
Attended Indian River Community College
Licensed Minister, member of Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church
TTSSF -Vero Beach Florida
Pastor Denise Thorpe-Brown Facilitator - Trinity Theological Seminary - Vero Beach
Facilitator - Vero Campus
Bachelors in Biblical Studies - Truth Bible College and Seminary, Jacksonville Florida
Art Major - Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton Florida
Masters Degree in Christian Education - Trinity Theological Seminary of South Florida
Doctoral Degree in Christian Education - Trinity Theological Seminary of South Florida
Senior Pastor of Revival Fire Deliverance Ministries of Vero Beach Florida
490 Old Dixie Hwy, Units 104 & 105
Vero Beach Fl. 32962
TTSSF - Monroe North Carolina
Dr. W. Kaye McDonald Facilitator of the Monroe North Carolina Branch
Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Wayne State University College of Education, Detroit, MI, Higher Education Administration major
Masters Degree In Community Health
with a Clinical Specialty
Emory University School of Nursing, Atlanta, Georgia,
Masters Degree in Christian Education
Southern California School of Ministry, Englewood, CA, Christian Education major.
Baccalaureate: Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis Indiana
Licensure: Registered Nurse – NC; Certificate: Indiana University, Women Health Nurse Practitioner,
Ordination: Rhema Word International; Church of God, Anderson; Essence Apostolic Network
Founder/Sr. Pastor/Apostle: Essence of the Cross Church, Monroe, NC and Essence Apostolic Network
Trinity - Fayetteville North Carolina
Dr. Hezekiah Brayboy - Trinity Fayetteville
Trinity - Port St. Lucie
Trinity - Port St. Lucie
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