Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts degree is designed primarily for students desiring basic general education curricula with a strong biblical and theological foundation for their total education. This degree meets the minimum requirements for appointment with certain missionary agencies. Successful completion of the Associate of Arts degree also prepares students for the Bachelor of Arts degree programs at Criswell College.

Minimum Degree Requirements (60 Hours)


General Education Studies (21 Hours)

ENG 101              Composition I
ENG 201              Composition II
HUM 201            Roman World
HUM 302            Modern World
PHI 201               Introduction to Philosophy
PSY 101               Introduction to Psychology

One of the following:

MTH 101              College Algebra
MTH 201              Elementary Statistics
SCI 205                 Physical Science
SCI 206                 Biology

Bible and Theology Core Studies (33 Hours)

BIB 105           Hermeneutics
BIB 110           Biblical Languages and Tools
NTS 101          New Testament Survey I
NTS 201          New Testament Survey II
OTS 101          Old Testament Survey I
OTS 201          Old Testament Survey II
THS 101          Spiritual Foundations
THS 201          Church History
THS 202          Baptist History and Distinctives
THS 203          Systematic Theology I
THS 301          Systematic Theology II

Ministry Core Studies (3 Hours)

EMS 101         Personal Evangelism

Open Electives (3 Hours)


Applied Studies

AMP 100        Applied Ministry Project (No Credit – Required each semester)