Admission

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE IN THE SEMINARY
1.        ORDINATION COURSE
A.        ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR DIPLOMA IN THEOLOGY
The programme is open to:
Candidates with a Bachelors' Degree in any area of specialization from Universities recognized by the Seminary.
(ii)       Candidates with Higher National Diploma from recognized polytechnics. (iii)      Relevant Equivalent Certificates.

(iv)      Candidate must get a letter of recommendation for training from the Bishop who will ordain him.

B.        REQUIREMENTS COVERING COURSES
(i)        There shall be two levels of courses numbered 500 - 599, 600 - 699 prefixed LAS
(ii)       Institution shall be by courses. Candidates will be required to take a number of courses approved from time to time on the recommendation of the Faculty Board. In addition, candidates shall be required to register for a project,  undergo citizenship and leadership training, Hospital chaplaincy course and College Mission to qualify for the award of the College Diploma.
(iii)      Candidates on part-time programme shall be required to register in any one year for not less than 50% of the minimum course work requirements for the award of the Diploma.
(iv)      Courses shall be evaluated in terms of course units. A course unit within a minimum of 2 units and a maximum of 5 units. A course unit is as one lecture/tutorial contact hour per week. A Tutorial contact hour is two (2) hours.
LECTURE HOURS
We do not need to remind students that every minute spent within the four walls of this Seminary is for learning. However lecture commences at 8.00 a.m. and ends at 5.00p.m. for full time students.
Attendance at all lectures is compulsory. No postulant can opt out of any subject except with a written permission from the Dean-in-Council.
A student must attend a minimum of 70% of the lectures in any subject before he is allowed to write the statutory examination paper in that subject.
If he is a part-time student, he must have a minimum of 60% attendance at lectures. Lecture hours for part-time students are: Fridays 2p.m - 9p.m. Saturday 8am-4p.m.
No student is allowed to stay in the hostel during lectures hours.
In the absence of the lecturer for a particular subject, the students are advised to make use of the library.
Punctuality is essential for all events in the Seminary.

D.        EXAMINATIONS/ASSESSMENTS
(i)        Courses shall be examined at the end of the Semester for both full-time and part-time programmes in which the courses are taken and candidates shall be credited with the number of course units assigned to the course in which they have passed the examination.
(ii)      The examination may take any of the following forms
(a)       Written examination which shall not normally be less than two (2) hours for each course.
(b)       Practical examination, inspection and assessment for practical work.
(c)       Project work and special report.
(d)       Any other form approved by Faculty Board on the recommendation of the Seminary Administrative Staff.
(iii)      All courses shall be graded out of a maximum of 100 and the pass mark shall be 40. Marks shall be assigned appropriate letter grades and equivalent grade points as follows:

GRADING SYSTEM


MARK

       LETTER GRADE

       GRADE POINT

             70 - 100

                    A

                  5.0

             60 – 69

                    B

                  4.0

             50 – 59

                    C

                  3.0

             45 – 49

                    D

                  2.0

             40 – 44

                    E

                  1.0

              0 - 39

                    F

                   0.0

 

 

 

(iv)      A Postulant must give a good account of himself in every subject taught in the Seminary.
(v)       Anyone scoring below,l0% in any subject has to carry-over the paper in that subject if it is one of the compulsory subjects.
(vi)     Anyone scoring below 40% in more than ten subjects or scoring below 20 units per session has to repeat the session.
(vii)     a.         Continuous assessment shall be regarded as an integral part of    course examinations and the marks scored through the continuous assessment shall not constitute less than 30% of the full marks for the course, with the exception of practical work.
b.        Each student must pass at least 70 units made up of 60 compulsory Units (including 8 Units of either Hebrew or Greek) and 10 Units of required and elective courses.
C.        No Resit in course work. Failure in a compulsory course is carried-over until the student makes effort to pass the course.
d.        The students will be assessed in each subject as follows.
1.        Class attendance - l0%  (2) Term Paper -30%
(3) Examination – 60%
2.        If a student fails to submit his Term Paper at the appropriate time such a student automatically fails the paper.
(viii)    Any student who does not score up to 70% for full-time or 60% for Part-time in attendance shall not be allowed to sit for examination.

E.         GRADUATION AND QUALIFICATION FOR DIPLOMA IN THEOLOGY
For a student to qualify for the Seminary Diploma.
(i)        He must matriculate and satisfy the requirements:-
(ii)       If an occasional student, he must matriculate and even in his second year after which he can make a request that his former performances for Diploma Certificate be put in place.
(iii)      To qualify for the award of Diploma in Theology a candidate must have been credited with at least 70 units made up of 60 units of compulsory courses which include the project report.
(iv)      A candidate shall not normally be entitled to qualify for the award of the Diploma in Theology until he has completed a period of study of not less than four semesters (for full-time) or six semesters (for part-time).
(v)       A student who does not fulfil the graduation requirements be considered to repeat provided he does not spend more than four years in the Seminary.
(vi)      For the occasional student, there would be a certificate of attendance.
(vii      For the purpose of classification of diploma, the grade point average system shall be used. There shall be five classifications as follows:

 

           4.50 – 5.00

        Distinction

           3.50 – 4.49

        Credit

           2.40 – 3.49

        Merit

           1.00 – 2.39

        Pass

           0.00 – 0.99

        Fail

(viii)    The Faculty Board shall normally meet to consider the results of candidates for the award of the Diploma at the end of the fourth Semester (in case of full-time or sixth Semester (in case of part-time).

CONDUCT
1.        Every Postulant must be of good behaviour.
2.        Failure to be law abiding will attract disciplinary action.

3 .       Every Seminarian shall swear to oaths of Commitment and Allegiance to God.

DURATION OF COURSES

 

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