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Pre-Seminary/Pastoral Ministries Requirements

B.A. in Bible and Theology with a Pre-Seminary/Pastoral Ministries Minor

This minor is a four-year, 128-hour program offering a broader Biblical Studies, Arts and Sciences, and practical ministries curriculum so as to equip graduates for the pastorate and/or seminary.

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
• Philosophy Requirement – 3 hours
PHIL3131 Intro to Philosophy or
PHIL3531 History of Philosophy 1 or
PHIL3532 History of Philosophy 2
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:

LANG2130 Elementary Greek 1 – 3 hours
• LANG2230 Elementary Greek 2 – 3 hours
LANG4130 Hebrew 1 – 3 hours
• LANG4230 Hebrew 2 – 3 hours
• Arts and Sciences Electives – 6 hours
• Literature Elective – 3 hours
• History of Christianity Elective – 3 hours
APOL2130 Introduction to Apologetics – 3 hours
PHIL3135 Introduction to Ethics – 3 hours
PHIL2430 Logic and Critical Thinking – 3 hours
• Biblical Studies Electives – 9 hours
• Senior Biblical Studies Seminars – 3 hours
• Ministry Electives – 11 hours
(Homiletics, Practicum/Internships, Youth Ministry, Children’s Ministry, Church Education courses)

Total Semester Credit Hours – 128

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