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Bachelor of Arts in Theology with a Concentration in Biblical Studies

PURPOSE

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

OBJECTIVES

Upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of the Scripture.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the 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 the New Testament 3
OT 101 Introduction to the 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

Biblical Studies
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
Christian Education
CE 303 Christian Education for Youth 3
CE 304 Christian Education for Children 3
CE 305 Sunday School Ministry 3
CE 407 Introduction to Principles of Teaching 3
CE 408 History of Christian Education 3
CE 416 Educational Administration and Management 3
CE 425 Computer Applications in Education 3
PT 452 Introduction to Educational Ministry 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 history, Korean history, world history, art history, etc.

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

Elective Courses

24 Credit Hours

Bible and Theology Courses

18 Credit Hours

NT 101 Introduction to the New Testament 3
OT 101 Introduction to the 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

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

Biblical Studies
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
Christian Education
CE 303 Christian Education for Youth 3
CE 304 Christian Education for Children 3
CE 305 Sunday School Ministry 3
CE 407 Introduction to the Principles of Teaching 3
CE 408 History of Christian Education 3
CE 416 Educational Administration and Management 3
CE 425 Computer Applications in Education 3
PT 452 Introduction to Educational Ministry 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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