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BACHELOR OF RELIGION WITH CONCENTRATION IN - CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

Purpose

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

Objectives

Upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of the Scripture.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of fundamentals of Christian Doctrine and theology.
3. Employ the principles of organization and administration related to the educational ministry of the church.
4. Employ a basic working knowledge of effective age-sensitive Bible teaching methods that incorporate all learning styles.
Traditional Degree Program
General Education Courses 45 Credit Hours
Sequenced Courses:    
Communications    
EN 101 English Reading Skills [Description] 3
EN 201 English Composition I [Description] 3
EN 301 English Composition II [Description] 3
History    
HI 103 Origins of the Modern World: World History [Description] 3
HI 202 United States History [Description] 3
Non-sequenced Courses: Select 10 Courses    
GE 107 Introduction to Philosophy and Christian Ethics [Description] 3
GE 108 Introduction to Sociology [Description] 3
GE 110 College Algebra [Description] 3
GE 112 Principles of Economics [Description] 3
GE 113 Introduction to Computers [Description] 3
GE 205 Introduction to Information and Communications [Description] 3
GE 206 Introduction to Psychology [Description] 3
GE 209 Political Science [Description] 3
GE 215 Principle of Leadership [Description] 3
GE 302 Globalization [Description] 3
GE 303 Introduction to Anthropology [Description] 3
Biblical Studies & Applied Theology Core Studies 30 Credit Hours
NT 101 Introduction to New Testament [Description] 3
OT 101 Introduction to Old Testament 3 [Description] 3
NT 202 Life of Christ [Description] 3
OT 203 Pentateuch [Description] 3
TH 201 Bible Doctrines I [Description] 3
BS 301 Interpretation of the Bible [Description] 3
NT 303 Acts and Pauline Epistles [Description] 3
TH 301 Bible Doctrines II [Description] 3
OT 303 History of Israel [Description] 3
TH 401 Theology of Spiritual Life [Description] 3
Foundational Courses 15 Credit Hours
CH 201 Introduction to Church History [Description] 3
EV 201 Introduction to Evangelism [Description] 3
CC 301 Introduction to Christian Counseling [Description] 3
CE 301 Introduction to Christian Education [Description] 3
CM 311 Introduction to Music Ministry [Description] 3
Concentration Courses 21 Credit Hours
CE 303 Christian Education for Youth [Description] 3
CE 304 Christian Education for Children [Description] 3
CE 305 Sunday School Ministry [Description] 3
CE 407 Introduction to Principles of Teaching [Description] 3
CE 408 History of Christian Education [Description] 3
CE 416 Educational Administration and Management [Description] 3
PT 452 Introduction to Educational Ministry [Description] 3
Field Practicum 3 Credit Hours
FP 310 Field Practicum I [Description] 1
FP 311 Field Practicum II [Description] 1
FP 312 Field Practicum III [Description] 1
Capstone Course 3 Credit Hours
CP 490 Capstone [Description] 3
Free Electives 6 Credit Hours
Total 123
Adult Degree Completion Program

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, Health, Accounting, etc.)

History: 3 credit hours (Includes courses in American, Korean, World, Art History, etc.)

General Studies Electives: 21 credit hours (Include courses in the areas listed above)

Elective Courses 24 Credit Hours
Bible and Theology Courses 18 Credit Hours (Select 6 Courses)
BS 301 Interpretation of the Bible [Description] 3
NT 101 Introduction to New Testament [Description] 3
NT 202 Life of Christ [Description] 3
NT 303 Acts and Pauline Epistles [Description] 3
OT 101 Introduction to Old Testament [Description] 3
OT 203 Pentateuch [Description] 3
OT 303 History of Israel [Description] 3
TH 201 Bible Doctrines I [Description] 3
TH 301 Bible Doctrines II [Description] 3
TH 401 Theology of Spiritual Life [Description] 3
Foundational Courses 12 Credit Hours (Select 4 Courses)
CC 301 Introduction to Christian Counseling [Description] 3
CE 301 Introduction to Christian Education [Description] 3
CH 201 Introduction to Church History [Description] 3
CM 311 Introduction to Music Ministry [Description] 3
EV 201 Introduction to Evangelism [Description] 3
Concentration Courses 21 Credit Hours
CE 303 Christian Education for Youth [Description] 3
CE 304 Christian Education for Children [Description] 3
CE 305 Sunday School Ministry [Description] 3
CE 407 Introduction to Principles of Teaching [Description] 3
CE 408 History of Christian Education [Description] 3
CE 416 Educational Administration and Management [Description] 3
PT 452 Introduction to Educational Ministry [Description] 3
Field Practicum 3 Credit Hours
FP 310 Field Practicum I [Description] 1
FP 311 Field Practicum II [Description] 1
FP 312 Field Practicum III [Description] 1
Capstone Course 3 Credit Hours
CP 490 Capstone [Description] 3
Free Electives 6 Credit Hours
Total 123
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