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Bachelor of Arts in Theology with Concentration in - Biblical Studies

PURPOSE

The Bachelor of Arts in Theology degree program is designed to prepare students for Christian ministries through a thorough knowledge of the Bible (including biblical languages), biblical theology, practical ministry training, biblical studies, and for graduate study.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of the Scripture.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of fundamentals of Christian Doctrine and theology.
  • Accurately interpret the Bible using sound hermeneutical principles.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate the truth of Christ's message of salvation to others.

Traditional Degree Program

COURSES

General Education Core Courses

45 Credit Hours

<Sequenced Courses>
Communications  
EN 101 English Reading Skills 3
EN 201 English Composition I 3
EN 301 English Composition II 3
History  
HI 103 Origins of the Modern World: World History 3
HI 202 United States History 3
<Non-sequenced Courses> (Select 10 Courses)
GE 107 Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics* 3
GE 108 Introduction to Sociology 3
GE 110 College Algebra* 3
GE 112 Principles of Economics* 3
GE 113 Introduction to Computers 3
GE 205 Introduction to Information and Communications 3
GE 206 Introduction to Psychology 3
GE 209 Political Science 3
GE 215 Principles of Leadership 3
GE 302 Globalization 3
GE 303 Introduction to Anthropology 3
*required

Biblical Studies & Applied Theology Core Studies

30 Credit Hours

NT 101 Introduction to New Testament 3
OT 101 Introduction to Old Testament 3
NT 202 Life of Christ 3
OT 203 Pentateuch 3
TH 201 Bible Doctrines I 3
BS 301 Interpretation of the Bible 3
NT 303 Acts and Pauline Epistles 3
TH 301 Bible Doctrines II 3
OT 303 History of Israel 3
TH 401 Theology of Spiritual Life 3

Foundational Courses

15 Credit Hours

CH 201 Introduction to Church History 3
EV 201 Introduction to Evangelism 3
CO 301 Introduction to Counseling 3
CE 301 Introduction to Christian Education 3
CM 311 Introduction to Music Ministry 3

Concentration Courses

15 Credit Hours (Select 5 courses)

NT 302 The Gospels 3
NT 406 General Epistle and Revelation 3
NT 420 Biblical Greek 3
OT 305 Historical Books 3
OT 410 Prophetic Books 3
OT 415 Wisdom Literature 3
OT 420 Biblical Hebrew 3

Field Practicum

3 Credit Hours

FP 310 Field Practicum I 1
FP 311 Field Practicum II 1
FP 312 Field Practicum III 1

Capstone Course

3 Credit Hours

CP 490 Capstone 3

Free Electives

12 Credit Hours

Total

123 Credit Hours

Adult Degree Completion Program

COURSES

General Education Courses

36 Credit Hours

English Language/Communication: 3 credit hours
  -Includes courses in English Composition, writing, literature, speech, etc.

Social Sciences: 3 credit hours
  -Includes courses in Psychology, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Cultural Anthropology, etc.

Humanities: 3 credit hours
  -Includes courses in Art, Music, Theater, Film, Literature, Philosophy, Ethics, etc.

Science/Math: 3 credit hours
 -Includes courses in Biology, Physics, Environmental Science, Math, Computer Science, Statistics, Accounting, etc.

History: 3 credit hours
  -Includes courses in American, Korean, World, Art History, etc.

General Studies Electives: 21 credit hours
  -Include courses in the areas listed above

Elective Courses

24 Credit Hours

Bible and Theology Courses

18 Credit Hours(Select 6 Courses)

NT 101 Introduction to New Testament 3
OT 101 Introduction to Old Testament 3
NT 202 Life of Christ 3
OT 203 Pentateuch 3
TH 201 Bible Doctrines I 3
BS 301 Interpretation of the Bible 3
TH 301 Bible Doctrines II 3
NT 303 Acts and Pauline Epistles 3
OT 303 History of Israel 3
TH 401 Theology of Spiritual Life 3

Foundational Courses

12 Credit Hours(Select 4 Courses)

CH 201 Introduction to Church History 3
EV 201 Introduction to Evangelism 3
CO 301 Introduction to Counseling 3
CE 301 Introduction to Christian Education 3
CM 311 Introduction to Music Ministry 3

Concentration Courses

15 Credit Hours (Select 5 courses)

NT 302 The Gospels 3
NT 406 General Epistle and Revelation 3
NT 420 Biblical Greek 3
OT 305 Historical Books 3
OT 410 Prophetic Books 3
OT 415 Wisdom Literature 3
OT 420 Biblical Hebrew 3

Field Practicum

3 Credit Hours

FP 310 Field Practicum I 1
FP 311 Field Practicum II 1
FP 312 Field Practicum III 1

Capstone Course

3 Credit Hours

CP 490 Capstone 3

Free Electives

12 Credit Hours

Total

123 Credit Hours

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851 Parr Rd, Wentzville, MO 63385
(636)327-4645
usa@midwest.edu
Copyright © 2015 Midwest University
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