Outline of Degree Requirements
|COL||181||Adult Student Orientation||0-1|
|Psychology or Sociology||3|
|THEO||110||Exploring the Christian Faith||3|
|Mathematics or Science (Lab Optional)||3-4|
|BIBL||211||Old Testament I||3|
|BIBL||221||New Testament I||3|
|MIN||210||The Christian World Mission||3|
|MIN||310||Evangelism & Discipleship||(3)|
|Electives in Ministry or Youth Ministry||6|
|BIBL||320||Biblical Theology or Elective in Bible||3|
|THEO||310||Systematic Theology I||(3)|
|Electives needed to complete the degree||9-12|
An introduction to methods of Bible study and to the principles of biblical interpretation. The inductive method is emphasized.
Prerequisite: BIBL 201 or consent of instructor.
This course ties the great theological themes of the Bible together and demonstrates proper methodology for doing Biblical theology. The unity, authority and inspiration of scripture is studied and the foundation for Christian ethics and a Christian worldview is established.
Prerequisite: BIBL 215 or major standing. Hebrew recommended.
The course emphasizes Genesis, Exodus, Joshua and 1-2 Kings. The important themes of creation, election, the exodus, conquest of Canaan and exile are studied. These themes are also traced to the New Testament.
Prerequisite: BIBL 216 or major standing. Also, GRK 151/152 and BIBL 201 recommended.
This course is an introduction to the four Gospels and the person of Jesus Christ. It includes a historical survey of Gospel's interpretation (source, form, redaction criticism) as well as more recent approaches such as narrative criticism. Moreover, this course aims at providing a framework for how to interpret the Gospels properly and consequently how to apply insights from Jesus (his personal example, teaching and theology) in one's life and ministry.
Prerequisites: BIBL 115, 216 or major status.
The biblical basis and history of missionary motivation, and the study of missionary strategies and methods.
A study of the methods of evangelism and follow-up, including discipleship training and supervision.
An historic-systematic theological study of the doctrines of God, christology, pneumatology, creation and man.