HATS offers courses & programs and is autonomous in its structure & accreditation. A well balanced curriculum with the variety of courses have been designed to give broad exposure to develop effectiveness in ministry as well as spiritual maturity. On successful completion of various courses, students would have learnt how to live out their knowledge, to see their theology and practice outworking itself in their own life and in the lives of others.
HATS offers the following courses :
- Certificate in Theology (C.Th - 1 Year)
The Certificate in Theology is designed with a specific balance of units that is intended to develop the foundational Biblical knowledge, English Language studies, ministry skills and character of the students so they are ready to serve in the area God has called them. The Christian maturity and knowledge of the Bible gained during this brief time will prove invaluable as these students move into other colleges and professions.
The curriculum includes: Bible Study Methods, Hermeneutics, Doctrinal Survey (Systematic Theology), Bible Survey, Bible Books Exposition, Life of Christ, Life & Letters of Paul, Topical Bible Studies, Covenants & Dispensations, Bible Lands, Christian Evidence, Biblical Leadership & Finance, Spiritual Life & Discipleship, Church History, The Brethren Movement, Christian Ethics, Christian Education, Homiletics, Religions & Cults, Evangelism, Stewardship & Resource Devp., Mentored Spiritual Life, Children/Youth/ Sisters/ Men’s Ministry, Christian Event Management, etc
One year DUAL program :
Certificate in Theology & Certificate in Office Systems
- Bachelor of Theology (B.Th – 3 or 4 Years)
Bachelor of Theology provides a rich academic and practically integrated program that equips students for a lifetime of ministry and enables them to be an effective trainer of others. The Bachelor of Theology is a three year full time or 130 credit hour course. By the end of this course students will have systematically and comprehensively studied Bible and theology through a structured and progressive course of study. In the Bachelor of Theology degree, students learn the robust discipline of theological thought, and discover how to speak from a position of grace and understanding in a way that truly engages with others.
The curriculum includes: Bible Study Methods, Hermeneutics, Indepth & Exhaustive studies in Systematic Theology, Bible Survey, Bible Books Exposition, Life of Christ, Life & Letters of Paul, Topical Bible Studies, Covenants & Dispensations, Biblical Languages (Greek & Hebrew), Biblical Theology Theology, Historical Geography (Bible Lands), Biblical Manners & Customs, Christian Evidence & Apologetics, Research Methods, Biblical Leadership & Finance, Spiritual Life & Discipleship, Church History, The Brethren Movement, Christian Ethics, Christian Education, Homiletics, Senior Theology, Dispensationalism, Contemporary Theology, Pastoral Counseling, Denominational Doctrines, Major Religions & Cults, Polemics, Community Development Program, Evangelism & Missions, Intercultural Ministry, Translation Skill Devp., Stewardship & Resource Devp., Thesis Writing, Mentored Spiritual Life, Children/Youth/ Sisters/ Men’s Ministry, Christian Event Management, etc.
ADMISSION TO BACHELORS IN THEOLOGY (B.Th)
Admission to our 3 year B.Th program is strictly on the basis of passing the Assessment Exam. Every student opting for our B.Th program will have to compulsorily attend the 15 day Freshman’s Module from 15 June. The Exam contents include Basic Bible Knowledge, Basic English Language & Current Affairs. Questions would be mainly centered from the Freshman’s Module a candidate has completed.
On completion of the module an Assessment Test would be conducted. Students clearing the Test would be given admission for the 3 years B.Th program. Students failing the test would automatically admitted/qualify for the 4 years B.Th program.
Diploma (D.Th) holders would be given direct admission (lateral entry) to 2nd year of B.Th program
Three year DUAL program :
Bachelors in Theology & Diploma in Office Systems/BA
- Advanced Certificate in Theological Studies (ACTS – 1 year)
The Advanced Certificate in Theological Studies (ACTS) is a modular bilingual theological refresher program for Assembly Workers (Evangelists) & Leaders (Elders/Deacons). The ACTS program has been designed and structured for people who have been in ministry, but who also wants to be well-prepared for both the exciting times and the challenges ahead. The emphasis of the ACTS program is on the practical application of theology in various contexts.
Those joining the program can finish all 6 modules either in 1 year or in 2 years for Certification. Our teachers/trainers facilitate the learning by visiting the local assembly in a location near you and teaching/training the Courses in a simplified manner. The leadership of your Assembly can join the course. The courseware is designed for Candidates to opt joining the modules at any given time and location. To successfully complete the course, the participant would have to complete the 6 modules in the specified time (within 1 or 2 years).
OFFICE SYSTEMS PROGRAM
The purpose of this program is to prepare individuals for career ministries as office professionals in churches, Christian schools, social agencies, mission offices, or other organizations. This program also provides students with relevant courses in general studies. We offer autonomous programs leading to Certificate in Office Systems & Diploma in Office Systems. The primary focus at HATS always will be on Theological studies.
The Certificate program includes courses in Spoken English, Business Communication, Computer & Office Basics, Office Systems, General Office Administration Basics, Typing Tutor (English).
The Diploma program includes courses in English Language Studies, Computer & MS-Office, Basic Accounting & Finance, Office Systems, General Office Administration & Office Management, Business Communication, Leadership Management, Typing (English), Human Resources Devp., Career Devp. Etc.
Apart from the curriculum for the Certificate & Diploma program, we also impart every student at HATS, modules on Basic Health Science, Basic Home Science, Personality Development, Social Work Modules, Special Skill Development (SSD) in Mobile Repairing, Handicrafts or Tailoring etc. SSD is the process of increasing the knowledge, skills, aptitude and abilities of a Student for specialized skills. Training and development ensure that each Student has a basic know-how & will continue to develop the skills necessary for success both now and in the future. The purpose of SSD training is to enable the Students to get acquainted with tools in the select skills. The short modules of SSD training at HATS give each Students tools & platform for further & future systematic skill training.
- Summer Bible Camp
SUMMER BIBLE CAMP, is short time Bible study camp. It is a summer holiday special for teenagers & youngsters. Apart from Bible Survey, Doctrinal Survey, and other Biblical & Theological subjects, the students are also trained in Mobile Repairing, Overview of Computers & Personality Development. A special Career Counseling session gives the students guidance on their future streams.