Explanation of Course Numbers

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CTS

Fields of study Levels of courses
LM Leadership and Ministry 300-399 Introductory
RH Religious Heritage 400-499 Intermediate
TEC Theology, Ethics and 500-599 Advanced Doctoral
  Contemporary Culture 600-699 Doctoral

CTU

Fields of study Levels of courses
B Biblical Studies

2000 - Non-credit prerequisite level course
3000 - Introductory level courses

4000 - Intermediate level courses

5000 - Seminar level courses
6000 - Doctor of Ministry seminars

C InterCultural Studies and Ministry
D Doctrinal Studies
E Ethical Studies
H Historical Studies
I Interdisciplinary/Integrative Studies
M Ministerial Studies
MP Ministry re: Pastoral Ministry
MW Ministry re: Word and Worship
P Philosophy Prequisites
S Spirituality Studies
W Word and Worship Studies

G-ETS

Fields of study Levels of courses
2017 2018-19 - on Field  
10 INT Integrative/Interdisciplinary  
11 BIBHB Hebrew Bible 500 - Introductory masters
600 - Intermediate masters
700 - DMin only
800 - Doctoral (Advanced masters)
900 - PhD only

Independent studies

699 - Masters
799 - DMin
999 - PhD
12 BIBNT New Testament
13 HIST Church History
21 THEO Theology
22 ETH Ethics 
31 LTRGY Worship, Preaching, Music, Liturgical Studies
32 PCC Pastoral Care and Counseling
33 CE Christian Education
34 CL Christian Leadership
40 DENOM Denominational Studies
41 Discontinued Travel Courses  
42 NCTI North Chicago Theological Institute    
50 WRIT Theological Research/Writing, ESL courses  
60 TS MTS core courses  
80 DM DMin core courses  
90 PH PhD core courses  

LSTC

Fields of study  Levels of courses
B Biblical Studies/RHS 300–399 - Introductory/Orienting
400–499 - Intermediate/Pathway
500–599 - Advanced/Competency 
600–699 - Doctoral
H Historical Studies/RHTH
T Theological Studies/RHTH
E Ethical Studies/CC
W World Mission Studies/CC
M Ministry Studies/ML/SF
I Interdisciplinary/Integrative Studies/CC

ML

Fields of study  Levels of courses
B Biblical Studies 300–399 - Introductory
400–499 - Intermediate
500–599 - Advanced
600-699 - Doctoral
H Historical Studies
T Theological Studies
E Ethical Studies
W World Mission Studies
M Ministry Studies
I Interdisciplinary/Integrative Studies

MTS

Fields of study Levels of courses
B Biblical Studies 300–399 - Introductory
400–499 - Intermediate
500–599 - Advanced
600–899 - Doctoral
H Historical Studies
T Theological Studies
E Ethical Studies
M Ministry Studies
I Interdisciplinary/Integrative Studies

NBTS

Fields of study Levels of courses
BL Biblical Languages 300–399 - Introductory
400–499 - Intermediate
500–599 - Advanced
600–699 - DMin
CH Church History
CT Church and Society
ED Christian Education
IN Integrative/Interdisciplinary
ME Missions and Evangelism
MN Pastoral/Parish Ministry
NT New Testament Studies
OT Old Testament Studies
PC Pastoral Care
SM Supervised Ministry
SP Spirituality
TE Ethics
TH Theological Studies
UR Urban Ministry
WO Worship
WS Worship and Spirituality
YM Youth Ministry

NPTS

Fields of study Levels of courses
BIBL Bible 0099 - Noncredit foundational
5100–5199 – First year core or introductory
6200–6299 – Second year core or elective
7300–7399 – Third-year core or elective
CEDF Christian Education and Formation
HSTY History
MNST Ministry
SPFM Spiritual Formation
THEO Theology

BSSF

Fields of study Levels of courses
BL Bible 1000 - Introductory Core Course
2000 - Intermediate Core Course
3000 - Advanced Core Course
4000 - Advanced Masters
5000 - DMin
HTS History-Theology-Society
MN Ministry
IC Integrative
   
   
   
   

TEDS

Fields of study Levels of courses
BE Bioethics 4000 - Preparatory; not for graduate credit
5000 - Recommended first year courses
6000 - Recommended second year courses
7000-7499 - Recommended third year courses; Master’s program capstones
7500-8999 - Advanced master’s course; ThM level courses; available for doctoral credit
9000 - Doctoral only
CC Christianity and Contemporary Culture
CH Church History
CM Counseling Ministries
CO Counseling
EM Educational Ministries
ES Education Studies
HM Homiletics
ID Interdisciplinary
ME Missions and Evangelism
NT New Testament Studies
OT Old Testament and Semitic Studies and the History of Christian Thought
PR Philosophy of Religion
PT Pastoral Theology
ST Biblical and Systematic Theology

USML

Fields of study Levels of courses
BI Sacred Scripture 200–299 - Required
300–399 - Intermediate/Elective
400–499 - Advanced, requiring research
SY Systematic Theology
CL Christian Life
HI Church History
WO Worship
PL Pastoral Life