Sonship School of the Firstborn | Christian House of Prayer Ministries

Diploma Requirements

The following are the minimum requirements necessary for completion of the one-year program at SSOTF:
  • 64 Work Hours* completed in:
    - Coursework 35 Work Hours
    - Outside Assignments 20 Work Hours
    - Auxiliary Participation 6 Work Hours
    - Lab Requirement 3 Work Hours
  • Academic standing of a ‘C’ average or better

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded:

Ring of Honor
Robe of Distinction
Certificate of Diploma

*Work hours are defined as hours that can help meet completion requirements

Commencement Ceremony

SSOTF’s Commencement Ceremony will be held in the late spring of each graduating year, at the Cathedral of Central Texas, in Killeen, Texas. Attendance for the Commencement Ceremony is voluntary.

Course and Program Completion

Mastery of a course is determined by the successful completion of a particular assignment appropriate for the degree of learning.

Mid-course evaluations should be completed before the student proceeds through the remainder of the course. Appropriate end-of-course evaluations for each course of study will be given to each student.

  • Core Curriculum Examinations: 50% of grade
  • Required Labs: 20% of grade
  • Workbook and Other Class Assignments: 20% of grade
  • Class Participation and Punctuality: 10% of grade

Grading Policy

Sonship School of the Firstborn’s grading system for the Certificate of Diploma program is as follows:

90 -100 = A — 4.0 Excellent
80 - 89 = B — 3.0 Above Average
70 - 79 = C — 2.0 Average
65 - 69 = D — 1.0 Below Average
Below 65 = F — Does Not Meet Specified Requirements
I - Incomplete
N - Insufficient
W - Withdrawal

Honors Program

A Certificate of Honor is presented to students who achieve a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students who achieve a GPA of 3.5-3.98 receive recognition as Honor graduates. Students who achieve a 3.99 GPA represent the distinction of High Honor. A GPA of 4.0 represents the distinction of Highest Honor.

In receipt of a Certificate, a notation may be made on the diploma “With Honors.”