This course examines the history and problems of interpretation of the biblical text; examining the nature, principles, tools and problems interpretation of biblical literature. It deals with issues about the source of meaning, whether in author, text or reader. It gives the students experience in working on various genres - narrative, poetry and exposition. In each exercise, the student is required to relate the message of the text as it might have been understood by the original readers to a modern African context.

This course examines the arguments presented in this letter with the author’s context in view. It considers key themes such as righteousness of God, justice, sin, and the future of the people of Israel as outlined in 9-11. Such questions as the plight of African ancestors who lived before the gospel was brought to Africa, the role of persons involved in polygamy in the church, and what constitutes an idol in African traditional practice are also considered.

The purpose of this course is to explore various models of strategic planning applicable for different educational settings. The course will expose students to principles governing effective strategic planning of educational programs.

The purpose of this course is to examine procedures for budgeting and fiscal planning for effective administration of educational programs. The course will equip students with skills for budgeting and implementation in light of student enrolment trends, government financing policies, community involvement and institutional fiscal dimensions.