the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Sample Prospectuses

Detailed information on how to format and structure your prospectus can be found in The Southern Seminary Manual of Style, pages 15-19.

Broadly, the prospectus should include the following sections:

  1. Introduction
  2. Thesis
  3. Background
  4. Methodology
  5. Proposed outline or tentative table of contents
  6. Bibliography
  7. Vita

For more help developing a prospectus, see below a number of exemplary prospectuses across a range of concentrations that have been approved:

School of Theology

Billy Graham School

School of Church Ministries

That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.