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Bachelor Of Theology

Bachelor Of Theology

The Bachelor of Theology degree program seeks to offer a comprehensive academic training to those who are called to ministry, particularly church leaders. This program is a great fit for those who are seeking to pursue further theological studies at the Master’s and Doctoral levels.
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This program places a strong emphasis on Biblical, Theological, and Historical studies, particularly the Biblical languages. 

The degree is composed of both a “core curriculum” category and an “electives” category. The “core curriculum” lists all the courses that the student must take and receive credit for in order to graduate. The “electives” category consists of the student’s ability to choose courses to complete his/her degree. Usually, he/she chooses electives that meet his/her interests. 

 

Highlights

Credits Hours: 120

  • Biblical Studies: 45 Credit Hours
  • Theological/Historical Studies: 25 Credit Hours
  • Practical Theology: 16 Credit Hours
  • Ethics & Philosophy: 9 Credit Hours
  • Center for Evangelism & Missions: 8 Credit Hours
  • Inter-Disciplinary: 2 Credit Hours
  • Electives: 15 Credit Hours

Number of Courses: 45

Minors: Electives can be chosen with the intent to declare a minor. A minor consists of nine or more credit hours of electives in the same department.

 

Bachelor of Theology Degree Plan

CourseCourse IDCredits
Biblical Studies
Biblical HermeneuticsBH10133
NT Greek Grammar I GK10133
NT Greek Grammar IIGK10233
NT Greek III: Syntax & Textual CriticismGK20133
NT Greek IV: Translation & InterpretationGK20233
NT Survey INT10133
NT Survey IINT10233
NT Topic (Rotating)NT2003(A/B)3
OT Hebrew Grammar IHE10133
OT Hebrew Grammar IIHE10233
OT Hebrew III: Syntax & Textual CriticismHE20133
OT Hebrew IV: Translation & InterpretationHE20233
OT Survey IOT10133
OT Survey IIOT10233
OT Topic (Rotating)OT2003(A/B)3
Theological/Historical Studies
Biblical Theology of Manhood & WomanhoodBT10133
Church History I CH10133
Church History IICH10233
Historical Theology (Rotating)CH20X33
Systematic Theology IST10134
Systematic Theology IIST10233
Ecclesiology & Baptist HeritageST20233
Systematic Theology: Advanced Topic (Rotating)ST3003(A/B)3
Practical Theology
Introduction to Biblical ExpositionBE20133
Advanced Biblical ExpositionBE20233
Applied Ministry (Discipleship & Mentoring)AM10032
Christian MinistryCM20033
Introduction to Biblical CounselingBC10133
Spiritual Formation ISF10111
Spiritual Formation IISF10211
Ethics & Philosophy
Christian EthicsET10233
The Christian HomeET10133
Philosophy of ReligionPH20033
Center for Evangelism & Missions
EvangelismEV10133
Evangelism in ContextEV10222
Introduction to MissiologyMI10133
Inter-Disciplinary
Critical Analysis (English and French) *CA10122
Malagasy for Academic Writing**LA1110/11200
English for Academic Writing**LA1210/1220
French for Academic Writing**LA1310/1320
Electives
Choose from any Department15
Total120

Rotating Courses: A (First Semester), B (Second Semester)

* This course is required for any first semester student.

** Each student will sit for language placement tests and have a passing grade in one or more preferred language(s). The student is approved to adopt a particular language, in which he/she has had a passing grade, as writing/research language. The other language(s) in which the student did not have a passing grade will be offered, free of charge, as (a) required course(s) in the student’s first and second semesters. Students are to take these courses as many times as needed until a passing grade is reached. Each of these language classes has the workload value of a 1 credit-hours course, yet these hours do not accumulate towards the degree.

Additional Note:

One credit hour requires 1.1 hours (1h06’) class time and 2.2 additional hours (2h12’) of personal work per week, for one semester. Thus, a 3-credit hours course requires 3.3 hours of class time and 6.6 (6h36’) additional hours of personal work per week, for one semester.

A student enrolled in courses totaling 12 credit hours should expect a 40-hours workload per week, for one semester.

CourseCourse IDCredits
Biblical Studies
History of the BibleBS3103/ST31033
History of the Second Temple PeriodBS3203/CH31033
NT Topic (Rotating)NT2003(A/B)3
OT Topic (Rotating)OT2003(A/B)3
Theological/Historical Studies
Historical Theology: Studies in Early ChristianityHT20133
Historical Theology: Theology of the ReformersHT20233
Historical Theology: History of Medieval ThoughtHT20333
HistoriographyCHHT30033
History of the BibleBS3103/ST31033
History of the Second Temple PeriodBS3203/CH31033
Systematic Theology: Advanced Topic (Rotating)ST3003(A/B)3
Ethics & Philosophy
Bible and Moral IssuesET20033
Critical Thinking & Logic ICT10122
Critical Thinking & Logic IICT10222
Introduction to Christian PhilosophyPH10033
Center for Evangelism & Missions
Introduction to World ChristianityMI10233
Missions Practicum (Mission Trip)MI20033

Rotating Courses: A (First Semester), B (Second Semester)