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Christian Thought and History Requirements

B.A. in Bible and Theology; Christian Thought and History

Graduates of the program receive a double major, one in Bible and Theology and the other in Christian Thought and History. The first major provides students with a biblical point of reference for cultural engagement. The second major enhances critical thinking skills and furnishes knowledge of the philosophical and historical contexts that shape the world we inhabit – the world within which we seek to love God and incarnate the Christian faith.

Biblical Studies Core of 36 semester credit hours:

BIB1330 Bible Overview – 3 hours
• BIB1332 Hermeneutics – 3 hours
BIB2131 Narrative Art in the Gospels – 3 hours
BIB3132 Pentateuch – 3 hours
BIB3232 Bible Introduction – 3 hours
BIB3230 Romans – 3 hours
THEO1331 Foundations of Bib Doctrine – 3 hours
THEO2130 Theology 1 – 3 hours
• THEO2230 Theology 2 – 3 hours
THEO3130 Theology 3 – 3 hours
• THEO3230 Theology 4 – 3 hours
ICS1331 Evangelism – 3 hours

Arts and Sciences Core of 36 semester credit hours:

CIS1330 Introduction to Computers – 3 hours
ENG1330 English Composition 1 – 3 hours
• ENG1331 English Composition 2 – 3 hours
HIST2130 Western Civilization – 3 hours
• Math Requirement – 3 hours
MTH2131 College Algebra or
MTH2231 Geometry
PHIL3131 Intro to Philosophy – 3 hours
PSY2132 General Psychology – 3 hours
SPCH1331 Oral Communication – 3 hours
• Health and Physical Education Elective – 1 hour
FORM1230 Christians Traditions – 3 hours
• FORM3220 Faith and Learning – 2 hours
• Literature Elective (non-composition) – 3 hours
• Science Elective – 3 hours

Program Courses:

APOL2130 Introduction to Apologetics – 3 hours
PHIL2430 Logic and Critical Thinking – 3 hours
PHIL3135 Introduction to Ethics – 3 hours
PHIL3531 History of Philosophy 1 – 3 hours
• PHIL3532 History of Philosophy 2 – 3 hours
• Philosophy Elective – 3 hours
• Apologetics Elective – 3 hours
HIST3134 Ancient Christianity – 3 hours
• HIST3234 Modern European Christianity – 3 hours
HIST4133 Christianity in America – 3 hours
• HIST4233 Special Topics in History – 3 hours
• Open Electives – 23 hours

Total Semester Credit Hours – 128

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