Year 1: Three intensive courses in Gothenburg. During this year students must pass a Biblical Language Exam in either Greek or Hebrew.
Year 2: Three intensive courses in Gothenburg. Students take the Research Language Exam.
Year 3: Three intensive courses in Gothenburg or the student visits the Seminary in Fort Wayne for a full quarter or for two shorter periods (one three week session and one four week session). Students take the Directed Reading Course and the Major Comprehensive Exam.
Year 4: A thesis proposal to be approved. Thesis to be written, finished and defended primarily within the fourth year.