Theology & Religious Studies
Prof. Nkosiyabo Zvandasara
D.Th, DMin, M.Th, M.Div, BThH, BA
- Hebert Ndlovu – DMin, MA, MTh, BPhil, BA
- Canaan Mkombe – PhD, M.Div, MA, BA
- Robson Mazibisa – D.Th, MA, BA
- Clifford Sibanda – PhD Candidate, MA, BA
- Yousry Guirguis – PhD Candidate, MA, BA
- Linos Ncube – MA, PGDE, BA
- Givemore Benesi – MA, PGDE, BA
- Amos Ndlovu – PGDE, BA
- Blessing Nyahuma – MA, BAHons, BA
- Christopher N. Thebe – D.Ed, MA, BA, B.Ed
- Fairchild Mhlophe – MTh, MBA, BA
- Felix Njini – MEd, MA, BTech, BA
- Jonathan Musvosvi – DMin, M.Div, BTh
- Leonard Masuku – DPTh, MA, BTh
- Richard Sithole – DMin, MA, BA
- Robert Muzira – DMin, MA, PDGE, BA
- Sikhumbuzo Ndlovu – DMin, DTh, MTh, BA
- Zibusiso Ndlovu – MA, BA
The aims and objectives of the Department of Theology & Religious Studies are stated broadly below to:
- Provide adequate content in all courses, covering biblical, historical, linguistic, professional and theological fields in order to enhance the students’ effectiveness as servants in their chosen fields.
- Impart theological and religious knowledge that is biblically, culturally and contextually grounded, and relevant to the realities in Africa.
- Equip students for general and specialised services with sound biblical knowledge, principles, methods, and procedures for doing effective ministry.
- Promote engagement and participation in religious activities that are intended to deepen the spiritual life.
- Foster a stimulating academic and professional environment that provide for development of critical but responsible appraisal and examination of different belief systems and world views.
Admission requirements for this Faculty and Department are stipulated in the admission section of this bulletin. The applicant must have five O’ levels and at least two subjects at A’ levels. International applicants from other countries are admissible if they qualify to enter a university programme in their home country. Students from countries that require O-levels for university entry are required to complete the Pre-University Programme. (See the Pre-University Programme section in this bulletin) Students may also be admitted on the basis of successful completion of the Mature Age Entrance Examination at Solusi University.
For the Certificate in Chaplaincy with Theology & Religious studies, a minimum of 5 “O” level passes including English language is required.
The degrees offered by the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies provides ample opportunities for graduates to be employed in and out of church settings. The Department of Theology and Religious Studies equips pastors with professional training to serve the Church in its various organizational structures while the Department of Religious Studies provides students with academic qualifications leading to various forms of services such as teaching religion in schools, counselling, health, legal, and social services, etc.
Bachelor of Arts - Theology
To be eligible to graduate with a BA in Theology, one must have successfully completed the following requirements:
|BA Theology Total Credits||146|
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
THEOLOGICAL & PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES
PROFESSIONAL & PASTORAL STUDIES
PROFESSIONAL & PASTORAL STUDIES CONT..
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
CONV 111-412: CONVOCATION (0 Credits)
ORIE 100: ORIENTATION (0 Credits)
WOED 121-122: WORK EDUCATION (0 Credits)
PHED 116: Physical Education (2 Credits)
HLED 115: Healthier Living (2 Credits)
MATH 159: General Algebra (3 Credits) STAT 160: Basic Statistics (2 Credits)
COMM 102: Communication Skills and Academic Writing (3 Credits)
BIOL 389: Philosophical Biology (2 Credits)
HIST 276: Selected Themes in Zimbabwean History (2 Credits)
INSY 100: Computer & Data Processing (3 Credits)
RELT 215: Philosophy of Christian Education (2 Credits) RELT 355: Religion & Ethics in Modern Society (3 Credits)