The regular school year usually begins on the second or third Monday of June and ends on the first or second week of March. Classes are on a semestral system (one semester lasts for 16 weeks), with a one-week break between terms. A longer break period is provided at the middle of the second semester, lasting from mid-December to mid-January.
All academic classes in the Seminary curriculum earn three units, unless otherwise specified, and are placed in one of three categories, which include:
PBTS offers degree programs, in theology and in music, that aim to equip God’s servant-leaders in various facets of the ministry. Each degree program is designed to have a balance of rigorous theological thinking and practical hands-on training. In order to be able to enter into a program, a student must comply with the basic entrance requirements stated in this section.
All students desiring to enter any of the degree programs must meet its set requirements.
PBTS offers certificate and associate programs for students who do not intend to enter into a regular degree program. Applicants need only to accomplish the application forms.
Here are the notable dates for PBTS School Year 2018-2019:
|April 9, 2018||Summer Class Enrollment|
|April 10||Summer Class Begin|
|April 21||Summer Class Finals|
|April 22 – June 3||Summer Break|
|June 4 (2pm)||English Proficiency Exam|
|June 5-8||General Orientation|
|June 11||Classes Begin|
|June 12-13||Preliminary Exam|
|June 13||Foundation Day|
|August 16-17||MidTerm Exam|
|August 28-31||Spiritual Emphasis Week|
|Sept. 20-21||First Semester Final Exam|
|Sept. 22-Oct. 6||Semestral Break|
|Oct. 1||2nd Semester English Exam|
|Oct. 2-5||2nd Semester Enrollment|
|Oct. 8||2nd Semester General Orientation|
|Oct. 9||Classes Begin|
|Nov. 8-9||Preliminary Exam|
|Nov. 15-16||Seminary Sports Fest|
|Dec. 13-14||Midterm Exam|
|Dec. 15-31||Christmas Break|
|Jan. 7-9, 2019||Lide-Walker Bible Conference|
|Jan. 10||Grand Alumni Homecoming|
|Jan. 11||6th SEE Summit|
|Jan. 22||Classes Resume|
|March 7||Graduation Banquet|
|March 8||62nd Commencement Exercises|