Degrees

Certificate of Biblical Education

The one-year Certificate of Biblical Education is a 32-hour program for laymen. Its purpose is to provide training for Sunday School teachers and Christians who wish to know more about the Bible and further their education. This program is not open to men who have been called into the ministry.

The 32 hours of class work can be completed in one year by taking classes four nights each week. However, the class work may be spread over two or more years.

First Semester Sec Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
Hermeneutics 2 Hermeneutics 2
Bible I - Pentateuch 2 Bible I - Gospels 2
Basics of Christian Missions 2 Daniel 2
English I - Grammar 3 English I - Grammar 3
Analysis I - John 2 Analysis I - John 2
Bible Geography 3 Evangelism 3
Western Civilization I 2 Western Civilization II 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Associate of Theology

The two-year Associate of Theology degree is a 64-hour program for laymen. Its purpose is to provide training for Sunday School teachers and Christians who wish to know more about the Bible and further their education. This program is not open to men who have been called into the ministry.

The 64 hours of class work can be completed in two years by taking classes four nights each week. However, the class work may be spread over three or more years by designing a more convenient, personalized schedule.

First Year

First Semester Sec Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
Hermeneutics 2 Hermeneutics 2
Bible I - Pentateuch 2 Bible I - Gospels 2
Basics of Christian Missions 2 Daniel 2
English I - Grammar 3 English I - Grammar 3
Analysis I - John 2 Analysis I - John 2
Bible Geography 3 Evangelism 3
Western Civilization I 2 Western Civilization II 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Second Year

First Semester Sec Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
Parables of Jesus 1 Cults 2
Public Speaking 2 Public Speaking 2
English II - Composition 2 English II - Composition 2
Bible II - OT Historical Books 2 Bible II - Acts 2
Bible Doctrines 2 Bible Doctrines 2
Hebrew History 2 Hebrew History 2
Church History 3 Biog. of Great Missionaries 2
Analysis II - Romans 2 Analysis II - Romans 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Graduate of Theology

The Graduate of Theology degree is designed primarily for men who have been called into the ministry. Its purpose is to provide training for pastors, associate pastors, evangelists, missionaries, and Christian educators. Though the focus is on ministers, this program is open to Christians who wish to know more about the Bible and further their education. 96 hours are required for graduation.

First Year

First Semester Sec Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
Hermeneutics 2 Hermeneutics 2
Bible I - Pentateuch 2 Bible I - Gospels 2
Basics of Christian Missions 2 Daniel 2
English I - Grammar 3 English I - Grammar 3
Analysis I - John 2 Analysis I - John 2
Bible Geography 3 Evangelism 3
Western Civilization I 2 Western Civilization II 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Second Year

First Semester Sec Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
Parables of Jesus 1 Cults 2
Public Speaking 2 Public Speaking 2
English II - Composition 2 English II - Composition 2
Bible II - OT Historical Books 2 Bible II - Acts 2
Prophecy 2 Song Leading 2
Hebrew History 2 Hebrew History 2
Church History 3 Biog. of Great Missionaries 2
Analysis II - Romans 2 Analysis II - Romans 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Third Year

First Semester Sec Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
History of Baptists 2 History of Baptists 2
Bible Doctrines 2 Bible Doctrines 2
Homiletics 2 Homiletics 2
British Literature 2 American Literature 2
Bible III - OT Prophetic Bks 2 Bible III - Pauline Epistles 2
Church Business 2 Principles of Prayer 2
Analysis III - Hebrews 2 Analysis III - Hebrews 2
Computers in Ministry 2 Missionary Techniques 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Bachelor of Theology - Bible Major

The Bible Major is designed primarily for men who have been called into the ministry. Its purpose is to provide training for pastors, associate pastors, evangelists, and Christian educators. Though the focus is on ministers, this program is open to Christians who wish to know more about the Bible and further their education. 128 hours are required for graduation. 108 hours are devoted to the Major. To receive a Bachelor of Theology degree, a student must take each of the following courses (or a comparable substitute.)

Freshman Year

First Semester Sec Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
Hermeneutics 2 Hermeneutics 2
Bible I - Pentateuch 2 Bible I - Gospels 2
Basics of Christian Missions 2 Daniel 2
English I - Grammar 3 English I - Grammar 3
Analysis I - John 2 Analysis I - John 2
Bible Geography 3 Evangelism 3
Western Civilization I 2 Western Civilization II 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Sophomore Year

First Semester Sec Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
Parables of Jesus 1 Cults 2
Spanish 2 Spanish 2
English II - Composition 2 English II - Composition 1
Bible II - OT Historical Books 2 Bible II - Acts 2
Prophecy 2 Song Leading 2
Hebrew History 2 Hebrew History 2
Church History 3 Biog. of Great Missionaries 2
Analysis II - Romans 2 Analysis II - Romans 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Junior Year

First Semester Sec Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
History of Baptists 2 History of Baptists 2
Bible Doctrines 2 Bible Doctrines 2
Homiletics 2 Homiletics 2
British Literature 2 American Literature 2
Bible III - OT Prophetic Bks 2 Bible III - Pauline Epistles 2
Church Business 2 Principles of Prayer 2
Analysis III - Hebrews 2 Analysis III - Hebrews 2
Computers in Ministry 2 Missionary Techniques 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Senior Year

First Semester Sec Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
Practical Greek 3 Practical Greek 3
General Biblical Introduction 2 General Biblical Introduction 2
Bible IV - OT Poetic Books 2 Bible IV - Gen. Epistles, Rev. 2
Pastoral Theology 2 Pastoral Theology 2
Pastoral Epistles 1 Pastoral Epistles 1
Creation Science 2 Creation Science 2
Christian Ethics 2 Apologetics 2
Missions in the Bible 2 History of Missions 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Bachelor of Science - Elementary Education Major

The Elementary Education Major is designed to train prospective Christian schoolteachers on the elementary level. Upon completion of the four-year program, a student will earn a Bachelor of Science Degree. 128 hours are required for graduation.

Freshman Year

First Semester Second Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
English I 2 English I 2
Bible I (Pentateuch) 2 Bible I (Gospels) 2
Materials and Methods 2 Geography 2
Orientation 1 Orientation 1
Survey of Basic Math I 3 Survey of Basic Math II 3
Children's Literature * 1 Children's Literature * 1
History of Civilization 2 History of Civilization 2
Old Testament Survey 1 New Testament Survey 1
Philosophy of Christian Ed. 2 Introduction to Christian Ed. 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Sophomore Year

First Semester Second Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
English II 2 English II 2
Bible II 2 Bible II 2
Biological Science * 3 Physical Science * 3
Teaching Math * 1 Teaching Math 1
Spanish 2 Spanish 2
Teaching Bible Principles * 3 Teaching PE and Health * 3
Exceptional Children * 2 Music Appreciation * 2
Clinical Experience I 1 Clinical Experience I 1

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Junior Year

First Semester Second Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
British Literature 2 American Literature 2
Bible III 2 Bible III 2
Education Teaching Skills * 3 Child Development * 3
Classroom Communications * 1 Classroom Communications * 1
US History * 2 US History * 2
Assessment * 2 Music in the Class * 2
Teaching History * 3 Teaching Science * 3
Clinical Experience II 1 Clinical Experience II 1

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Senior Year

First Semester Second Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
Teaching Reading * 3 Teaching Language Arts * 3
Creation Science 2 Creation Science 2
Classroom Teaching Skills * 1 Classroom Teaching Skills * 1
Teaching Seminar 2 Student Teaching 10
Student Teaching Orientation 1
Bible IV 2
Teaching Art 2
Instructional Technology 1
Phonics 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

*Course offered on a rotating schedule

Bachelor of Science - Practical Christian Training Major

The Practical Christian Training Major is designed to train Christians who desire a general course of study. Upon completion of the four-year program, a student will earn a Bachelor of Science degree. 128 hours are required for graduation.

Freshman Year

First Semester Second Sem
Course Credits Course Credits
English I 3 English I 3
Bible I - Pentateuch 2 Bible I - Gospels 2
Bible Geography 3 Evangelism 3
Orientation 1 Orientation 1
Survey of Basic Math I 3 Survey of Basic Math II 3
Western Civilization I 2 Western Civilization II 2
Christian Philosophy of Ed. 2 Introduction to Christian Ed. 2

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Sophomore Year

First Semester Second Sem
Course Credits Course Credits
English II 2 English II 2
Bible II - OT Historical Books 2 Bible II - Acts 1
Spanish 2 Spanish 2
Electives 10 Electives 10

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Junior Year

First Semester Second Sem
Course Credits Course Credits
British Literature 2 American Literature 2
Bible III - OT Prophetic Bks 2 Bible III - Pauline Epistles 2
Bible Doctrines 2 Bible Doctrines 2
Electives 10 Electives 10

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16

Senior Year

First Semester Second Sem
Course Credits Course Credits
General Biblical Introduction 2 General Biblical Introduction 2
Bible IV - OT Poetic Books 2 Bible IV- Gen. Epistles, Rev. 2
Creation Science 2 Creation Science 2
Christian Ethics 2 Apologetics 2
Missions in the Bible 2 History of Missions 2
Electives 6 Electives 6

TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16