Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies

Associate of Arts - Biblical Studies 

The Associate of Arts degree is designed primarily for the student desiring basic general education curricula with a strong biblical and theological foundation for his/her total education. Depending on one's educational goals, the student has two concentration choices from which to choose and which are often transerable into bachelor of arts degree programs. This degree meets the minimum requirements for appointment with certain mission agencies.

Minimum Degree Requirements (64 Hours)

General Education Studies (19 Hours)

  • ENG 100 Basic English Grammar (No Credit)
  • ENG 101 English Grammar and Composition
  • ENG 201 English Composition
  • HUM 201 The Roman World
  • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 102 Dynamics of Marriage and Family
  • SCI 201 Natural Science
  • SEM 100 College Success Seminar (One Hour)  

Bible and Theology Core Studies (30 Hours)

  • BIB 101 Bible Introduction
  • LIT 101 Hermeneutics
  • 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 203 Systematic Theology I
  • THS 301 Systematic Theology II
  • THS 302 Systematic Theology III 

Ministry Core Studies (3 Hours)

  • EMS 101 Personal Evangelism

 Applied Studies

  • AMP 100 Applied Ministry Project (Required Every Semester)

Concentrations (9 Hours) 

Humanities

Three of the following

  • HUM 101 The Ancient World
  • HUM 402 American Culture
  • PHI 201 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHI 402 Introduction to Ethics  

Evangelism And Missions

Three of the following

  • EMS 102 Church Evangelism
  • EMS 205 History and Theology of Missions
  • EMS 301 Church Planting
  • EMS 303 Encountering World Religions
  • EMS 304 Encountering Cults

Open Electives (3 Hours) 

 

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