FIRST YEAR

First Semester

Course code                          Title                                                 Credit Hours

CMJ 1100                      Communication Skills                                       3

Z00 1100                       HIV & AIDS & Lifestyle Diseases                     3

SAS 1103                      The Art of Writing                                             3

SOC 1105                      Introduction to Social Sciences                      3

REL 1103                      Faith and Reason                                             3

REL 1104                      Traditional African Worldview                           3

REL 1105                      Introduction to Theology                                   3

Total Credit Hours                                                                                21

Second Semester

COM 1200                     Computer and Information Literacy                 3

MAT 1200                      Quantitative Skills                                            3

SAS 1204                      Deviation and Rehabilitation                           3

REL 1206                      Introduction to Ethics                                        3

REL 1207                      Introduction to Scriptures                                 3

REL 1208                      Introduction to Quran & Hadith                         3

REL 1209                      Introduction to Philosophy & Religion              3

REL 1210                      Introduction to Logic                                         3

Total Credit Hours                                                                                24

SECOND YEAR

First Semester

ENS 2100                      Entrepreneurial & Work Skills                          3

REL 2100                      Philosophy and Critical Thinking                      3

SAS 2105                      Principles of Communication                            3

REL 2111:                     Religion, Conflict, and Peace Processes         3 

REL 2112                      History of Religion 1                                         3

REL 2113                      Introduction to African Religion                        3

REL 2114                      History of Christianity I                                     3

Electives

REL 2115                      Studies in New Testament I                          3

REL 2116                      History of Islamic Civilization & Culture     3

PSA 2118                      Principles of Management                            3

Total Credit Hours                                                                                24

Second Semester

SAS 2206:                     Ethnicity, Peace Relations and Nation Building in Kenya             3

REL 2217                      Religion and Society                                        3

REL 2218                      Introduction to Political Philosophy                  3

REL 2219                      Intercultural Studies                                         3

REL 2220                      History of Religion II                                         3

REL 2221                      History of Christianity II                                    3

Electives

REL 2222                      Islamic Law and Jurisprudence                    3

PSA 2227                      Public Personnel Management                     3

Total Credit Hours                                                                                21

THIRD YEAR

Semester One

SAS 3107                      Contemporary Gender Issues                          3

REL 3123                      Religion and Science in Africa                          3

REL 3124                      Philosophy of Religion                                      3

REL 3125                      Women and Religion in Africa                          3

REL 3126                      African Mythology                                             3

REL 3127                      History of Islam in Africa                      3

REL 3128                      History of Christianity in Africa                         3

Electives

REL 3129                      Church Doctrine II                                          3

REL 3130                      African Philosophy                                        3

Total Credit Hours                                                                                24

Second Semester

BBM 3200                     Entrepreneurial & Work Skills                           3

SAS 3208                      Communication and Culture                            3

REL 3231                      Research Methodology in Religion                  3

REL 3232                      Religions in Kenya                                           3

REL 3233                      Field Attachment                                              6

REL 3234                      Islamic Family Law                                           3

Electives

REL 3235                      Studies in Old Testament                                          3

REL 3236                      African Traditional Healing & Science                     3

Total Credit Hours                                                                                            24

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

SAS 4109                      English for Specific Purposes                                      3

REL 4137                      Issues in Social Ethics                                                  3

REL 4138                      Emerging Theologies                                                   3

REL 4139                      New Religious Movements                                           3

REL 4140                      Islamic Theology                                                          3

REL 4141                      Religious Leadership                                                    3

REL 4142                      Worship in African Religion                                          3

Total Credit Hours                                                                                            21

Second Semester

SAS 4210                      Disaster & Conflict Management                                 3

REL 4243                      Research Projects in Religion                                      6

REL 4244                      Religion and Politics                                                     3

REL 4245                      Christian Theologies in Africa                                       3

REL 4246                      African Religion in Diaspora                                         3

REL 4247                      Islamic Law of Succession                                           3

Electives

REL 4248                      Inter-Religious Dialogue                                            3

REL 4249                      Political Philosophy in Africa                                    3

Total Credit Hours                                                                                            24

Total Credit Hours                                                                                            183

NOTE:Each course takes 3 credit hours (a maximum of 45 hours, translating to 15 weeks, where 13 weeks are dedicated to teaching and 2 weeks to examinations).

2.13 Total Credit Hours

The total credit hours are 183, which is within the range of 168-192 as stipulated by Commission for University Education Curriculum Standards.

2.14 Duration and Structureof the Programme

The programme is offered in full-time and extends for 4 academic years or its equivalent. The programme runs for 8 academic semesters:

Year

1

2

3

4

Total

Semester

1

II

1

II

1

II

1

II

 

University Common Course

2

2

2

0

0

1

0

0

7

School Common Course

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

8

Programme Common Course

4

5

4

6

6

4

6

5

40

Electives

0

0

1

1

1

1

0

1

5

Total

7

8

8

8

8

7

7

7

183

X