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Theological Education by Extension

WE ARE OFFERING TWO EXTENSION PROGRAMS IN THEOLOGY

“THE OFFERED EXTENSIONS COURSES ARE AFFILIATED FROM THE SENATE OF SERAMPORE”

The lay people are the presence of the church in the world. They are called to commend their faith particularly in their secular professions or vocations in which they are involved and participate in the process of social change. These courses are an external study programs of the Senate. It is designed to provide laity from different walks of life and laity with academic skills for an in-depth understanding of Christian faith, history, doctrines and practical dimensions of ministry to interact with their neighbours and colleagues in their common quest for meaning in life.

Offered Courses

OFFERED COURSES

BACHELOR OF CHRISTIAN STUDIES (BCS) :
Affiliated to Senate of Serampore College (University)

Download BCS Course Curriculum & Application Form 
Program Objectives:

  • To promote in South Asia theological education as a transforming influence in personal, ecclesial and societal life.
  • To provide tools to understand and interpret Bible in the South Asian context.
  • To study the interaction of Christianity with people of other faiths and cultures.
  • To integrate theological education with the professional orientation of the candidates.
  • To empower communities with basic Christian theological education.
  • To facilitate lay leadership in church and society in the study of Christianity, its history, faith and practices.
  • To promote theological education in regional languages as well as in English.

OFFERED COURSES​

DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES (Dip.C.S.) 
Affiliated to Senate of Serampore College (University)

Download Dip.C.S. Curriculum & Application Form

Program Objectives:

  • To impart the study of Christianity, its history, faith and practices
  • To encourage all who are interested in Christian faith
  • To communicate in South Asia the knowledge about the life, teaching and ministry of Jesus Christ
  • To understand and interpret Bible in South Asian context
  • To study the interaction between communities in a pluralistic context
  • To empower communities with basic Christian theological education.
  • To help the churches to grow and develop various ministries and lay leadership.
  • To promote theological education in regional languages.