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Chapter 1 – General Rules, Chapter 2 – Office Organization and Affiliated Organizations, Chapter 3 – Period of Attendance and Dates Attended, Chapter 4 – Grades, Semesters & Number of School Days, Chapter 5 – Admission, Chapter 6 - Registration, Chapter 7 - Leave of Absence & Reinstatement, Chapter 8 - Curriculum & Course, Chapter 9 Evaluation, Chapter 10 – Regulations, Reward, and Discipline , Chap. 11 Scholarship, Chapter 12. Regulations Revision Procedure, Chap. 13 Additional Rules

Chapter 1 – General Rules

Article 1 (Purpose)

Mahanaim Bible Training Center (hereafter Manahaim) aims to train Ministers to serve the church and society with an “Evangelicalism” base and a mind founded in Christianity.

Article 2 (Educational Goals)

Manahaim aims to train ministers with an “Orthodox Evangelicalism” base to know the precise gospel in the Bible through information and communication media. It is for the students around the world who have difficulties accessing on-site lectures due to time and space constraints.

Article 3 (Departments & Capacity)

Type and capacity of departments in Manahaim are as follows:

Department Volume of Recruitment
Theology 000 Persons

Chapter 2 – Office Organization and Affiliated Organizations

Article 4 (Staff)
  1. The teaching staff of Manahaim is divided into professors, associate professors, and assistant professors. They are principally assigned to a department.
  2. The Dean of Manahaim has an administrative staff and an administrative assistant.
  3. The Dean can appoint adjunct instructors, visiting instructors, part-time instructors, and professor emeriti, and the specific details that follow are also settled by the Dean.
Article 5 (Staff duty)
  1. The Dean supervises school affairs, teaching staff, directs students, and represents Manahaim.
  2. All teaching staff will educate and direct the students and take charge of academic research.
  3. Other staff are in charge of office work and other businesses of Manahaim.
  4. Assistant must assist with education research and school affairs.
Article 6 (Attached and Affiliated Organizations)
    Manahaim has an Office of Academic Affairs, an Office of Public Relations, and an Office of Administration. Each office has the following departments:
    1. Office of Academic Affairs: Teaching Team, Contents Team, Center Administration Team.
    2. Office of Public Relations: Production Team, System Team, Foreign Cooperation Team.
    3. Office of Administration: Office Affairs Team
  1. Each Office appoints a director and can also appoint a deputy director according to its needs.

Chapter 3 – Period of Attendance and Dates Attended

Article 7 (Period of Attendance)
  1. The period of attendance is two years (four semesters).
  2. The two calendar years must include or four registered semesters.

Chapter 4 – Grades, Semesters & Number of School Days

Article 8 (Academic Year)

One academic year extends from March 1 to the end of February of the following year.

  1. A year is divided into two semesters.
    1. First Semester: from March 1 to August 31
    2. Second Semester: from September 1 to the end of February
  2. Besides the general semesters mentioned in Article 1, Manahaim may establish and operate seasonal sessions during the summer and winter vacations depending on the Dean’s decision.
Article 9 (Number of School Days)

The number of school days is more than 30 weeks (15 weeks per semester) a year.

Article 10 (Holidays)
    The Dean decides holidays in the range that doesn’t affect the curriculum and the following are regular holidays.
    1. Summer holiday: between July and August
    2. Winter holiday: between January and February
  1. The Dean decides any necessary change in holiday schedule and extra holidays.
  2. Lectures may be given on holidays if necessary.

Chapter 5 – Admission

Article 11 (Entrance Requirements)

Applicants must fall into any of the following cases.

  1. High school graduate or person who has passed qualification exam for university entrance
  2. Those who have equivalent qualification to the previous case according to law
  3. Person who can be a good model of spiritual life and is recommended by a Pastor to study the Bible and theological research without any academic background requirement
Article 12 (Application Form)

Persons who apply for admission to Manahaim must submit the following documents (some documents maybe omitted to be decided on a case by case basis).

  1. Persons who apply for admission to Manahaim must submit the following documents (some documents maybe omitted to be decided on a case by case basis).
  2. Application Form
  3. Personal Essay (Self-introduction)

Submitted documents will not be returned.

Article 13 (Admission Selection)

The Dean decides the criteria and process of admission for the selection of the applicants.

Article 14 (Admission Management Committee)
  1. Manahaim will run an Admission Management Committee in order to plan and deliberate on important details of development and admission management of the admission system.
  2. The Admission Management Committee is directly responsible to the Dean and consists of five members including the chairman.
Article 15 (Admission Approval)
  1. Admission is approved by the Dean through the deliberation of the committee
  2. Once the admission is approved, the applicant must complete payment and meet other requirements for the procedure.
Article 16 (Admission Annulment)

If the applicant falls into any of the following cases, his or her application may be annulled.

  1. When false information is discovered in the submitted documents
  2. Applicants who did not go through all the registration procedures during the specified period

Chapter 6 - Registration

Article 17 (Registration)
  1. Students must complete course registration during the prescribed period in the beginning of each semester.
  2. Subject of the semester course is no longer subject to modification once the registration period is over.

Chapter 7 - Leave of Absence & Reinstatement

Article 18 (Leave of Absence)
  1. Students, who want to take a leave of absence for a certain time period due to illness, military duty, or other unavoidable reasons, must submit an application of Leave of Absence, and it should be approved by the Dean.
  2. Details concerning the Leave of Absence from the school are decided by the Dean.
Article 19 (Reinstatement)

If the leave of absence is over, the student must submit an Application of Reinstatement to be approved by the Dean before returning to school. However, if the student is recognized to have no obstacle, he or she can be reinstated before the Leave of Absence expires.

Article 20(Withdrawal from School)

Students, who want to withdraw from school, must submit an Explanatory Statement clearly stating the reason, which must be approved by the Dean.

Article 21 (Removal from School Register)
  1. If any of the following cases are true, the student will be removed from the school register.
    1. Students who do not reinstate after the end of the leave of absence.
    2. Students who receive ‘Fail’ in all subjects
    3. Students who receives academic probation twice
    4. Students who are recognized to be unable to continue his or her studies due to illness or other reasons
  2. The tuition will not be refunded to the students who are removed from school register.

Chapter 8 - Curriculum & Course

Article 22 (Curriculum)
  1. Required subjects are categorized according to grade level.
  2. Course Schedule is determined by the faculty council of each department after internal discussion.
  3. When modification and supplements are required for the smooth operation of Manahaim, the Dean will determine it and enforce with the second request of the faculty council.
  4. Completion of a course is determined by grade. Credit will be determined by the professor’s judgment of the results. When the results meet the corresponding requirements, the standard grade for the course will be awarded.
  5. Students must obtain 17 or more credits per semester.
Article 23 (Lectures)
  1. Lectures will take place using the internet & other communication, visual media.
  2. On-site lectures will take place at the appointed venue. Students must attend more than once a year to obtain credits.

Chapter 9 - Evaluation

Article 24 (Grades)
  1. The grade of each subject is frequently evaluated by report, exam, participation, research ability, etc. under the supervision of the responsible professor.
  2. When the student is not satisfied or has an objection about the evaluation, the student can be revaluated referring to the professor’s evaluation criteria
Article 25 (Evaluation Criteria)

The grade of each subject has a maximum score of 4.5, which is the overall evaluation, including exams, attendance, assignments, etc.

  1. Credit is given at the end of each semester. However, if any error or cheating is disclosed, the given credit will be annulled.
  2. Rating and grades are as follows:
Rating 100-point scale Grade
A+ 95 ~ 100 4.5
A 90 ~ 94 4.0
B+ 85 ~ 89 3.5
B 80 ~ 84 3.0
C+ 75 ~ 79 2.5
C 70 ~ 74 2.0
D+ 65 ~ 69 1.5
D 60 ~ 64 1.0
F 0 ~ 59 0.0
P   pass
Article 26 (Academic Warning)
  1. If a student’s semester GPA is less than 1.50, the student will receive a warning.
  2. Students, who receive two academic warnings, will be removed from school register.
Article 27 (Grade Correction & Annulment)

If the acquired grade is proved to be an error or if cheating is discovered, the grade is to be corrected or annulled.

Article 28 (Grade Completion)
  1. The following are the required credits for grade completion.
    1. At least 32 credits for completion of the first year
    2. At least 61 credits for completion of the second year
  2. Grade Completion will be submitted when prescribed registration and required credits are met.
Article 29 (Graduation & Course Completion)
  1. 61 credits are required for graduation.
  2. Students who have successfully completed the prescribed course, has acquired a GPA of 2.0(out of 4.5) and meets graduation evaluation will be granted a diploma and the qualification of Minister. However, students who are disqualified for graduation evaluation may be granted a diploma.
Article 30 (Retention)

Students who cannot attain the required amount of credits or who have failed promotion or graduation exam will be retained. The Dean will determine the operating methods.

Chapter 10 – Regulations, Reward, and Discipline

Article 31(Regulations)

Student must observe the regulations, promote sound academic traditions, learn knowledge and skills, and cultivate talent.

Article 32 (Reward)

The Dean can award a prize to students who excel in his or her studies and are good model to other students or who are otherwise outstanding and remarkable.

Article 33 (Discipline)
  1. Students who fall into the following cases might be subject to discipline.
    1. Students who defame Manahaim with bad behavior, poor spiritual life, etc.
    2. Cheating during an exam or proxy learning
    3. If the Dean deems is necessary.
  2. Discipline is categorized to warning, penance, definite suspension, indefinite suspension, or removal from school register.
  3. Specific details concerning discipline will be determined by the Dean.

Chapter 11 - Scholarship

Article 34 (Scholarship)
  1. The Dean can award scholarships to students who excel in both studies and attitude but have difficulties in paying tuition. The Dean will determine other specific prescriptions concerning the matter.
  2. If students on scholarships are submitted to a leave of absence, removal from the school register, or disciplinary measures, scholarship provision will be stopped. In the case of dropping out of school, the student must return the scholarship.
  3. The Scholarship Committee will be organized in order to ponder the provision of scholarships, and the Dean will determine other specific details for the operation.

Chapter 12 - Regulations Revision Procedure

Article 35 (Regulations Revision Procedure)
  1. Any modifications or revisions made in regulations will be announced officially after being approved by the School Affairs Committee and the Dean.
  2. Relevant details shall be determined separately.
Article 36 (Announcement Period)

The announcement period of ratified amendments to regulations shall be more than 10 days. However, in the case of unavoidable reasons, it can be read or exhibited within the predetermined period.

Article 37 (Opinion Submission & Transactions)
  1. Any member of the staff of the school can submit an opinion about the ratified amendment.
  2. 2When any opinion about amendment is submitted, the presenter will be informed of the outcome.

Chapter 13 - Additional Rules

Article 38

Other details about enforcement of the above regulations shall be determined by the Dean.

Article 39 (Date of Enforcement)

The above rules will be enforced from April 1, 2010.