Programs Offered

General Educational Curriculum

At Southern Asia Leadership Institute there are seven major departments of studies.
Students may pursue a Bachelor of Theology and leadership studies or a diploma in
theology. Bachelor’s degree requires course work totalling 110 hours and Diploma in
theology requires course work totalling 72 credit hours. The following subjects are taught
under each department:

Department of Old Testament

1. Old Testament Survey
2. The Pentateuch
3. Biblical History of Israel
4. Poetical and Wisdom Literature
5. OT Prophetical Writings
6. Apocalyptic Literature

Department of New Testament

1. New Testament Survey
2. Life and Ministry of Jesus Christ
3. Johannine Writings
4. Synoptic Gospels
5. The Book of Acts
6. Romans and Galatians
7. 1 & 2 Corinthians
8. Prison Epistles of Paul (Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Philemon)
9. Pastoral Epistles of Paul (1 and 2 Timothy, Titus)

Department of Theology

1. Theology – I
2. Theology – II
3. Theology – III
4. Theology – IV

Department of Mission

1. Evangelism
2. Biographies of Missionaries
3. Biblical Theology of Mission
4. Principles of Church planting and Growth

Department of History

1. History of Christianity – I & II

Department of Religion

1. Major Religions in India
2. Modern Religious and Secular Movements

Department of Christian Spirituality and Ministry

1. Biblical Spirituality
2. Christian Worship
3. Homiletics
4. Christian Ethics
5. Biblical Interpretation
6. Apologetics

Foundational Courses

1. Study Methods
2. Basic English
3. Preliminary Greek
4. Christian Leadership – I
5. Christian Leadership – II
6. Christian Leadership – III

Electives

1. General Epistles (1 and 2 Peter, James, Jude)
2. The Book of Hebrews
3. History of Modern Mission
4. History of Israel
5. Inter-Testamental Period
6. Bible Manners and Customs
7. Cults and Occults
8. Pastoral Care and Counseling
9. Church Administration and Management