Christian Studies

Bachelor of Arts

A focused, enriching study of theology, biblical studies, ministry, and Christian worldviews.

BA Christian Studies is a 100 hour program which gives the student a solid Bachelor's degree with a strong emphasis in Biblical studies, ministry experience and general education.  This is an excellent program for the student who wants to pursue both personal and professional ministry goals.  This program also meets the entry requirements of most Seminary or graduate level programs.

Core Curriculum

(57 credit hours)

Biblical Studies

(15 credit hours)

BLST 103 Gospels

3

BLST 111 Old Testament Literature

3

Biblical Studies Electives

9

Theology

(12 credit hours)

THEO 112 Introduction to Spiritual Theology

3

THEO 115 Introduction to Christian Theology

3

THEO 330 The Triune God

3

THEO 350 Jesus the Christ

3

Interdisciplinary Studies

(3 credit hours)

IDST 200 Interdisciplinary Studies: Modernity and Postmodernity

3

Christianity and the Church

(12 credit hours)

CM 101 Foundations of Church Ministry

3

HIS 237 History of Christianity I

3

HIS 238 History of Christianity II

3

THEO 370 Theology of Mission

3

English Literature

(6 credit hours)

ENG 100 Literature and Composition I

3

ENG 101 Literature and Composition II

3

Social Sciences

(6 credit hours)

Two courses from:

 

ADM 367 Principles of Leadership and Administration

ANTH 200 Cultural Anthropology

PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology I 

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology II

PSY 443 Counselling and Contemporary Society

6

Core Elective

(3 credit hours)

One course from:

 

ANTH 200 Cultural Anthropology

COMM 104 Public Speaking

RLST 311 World Religions

3

Major

(Consists of 22 credit hours plus 27 credit hours of Core.)

Required Courses

(7 credit hours)

CM 103 Orientation to Distance Education

1

Approved Elective

3

CM 429 Internship

3

Biblical Studies and Theology

(9 credit hours)

BLST 213 Hermeneutics

3

THEO 351 The Holy Spirit

3

BLST elective

3

Christianity and the Church

(6 credit hours)

CM 204 Evangelism and Discipleship

3

CM 301 Worship in the Christian Tradition

 3

Total Major credit hours outside Core

22

Free Electives

(21 credit hours)

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