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
HermeneuticsBible I – PentateuchBasics of Christian MissionsGrammar & Comp. IAnalysis I - JohnBible GeographyWestern Civilization IBasic Homiletics I
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Total: 16

Second Semester
HermeneuticsBible I - GospelsDanielGrammar & Comp. IIAnalysis I - JohnEvangelismWestern Civilization IIBasic Homiletics II
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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
HermeneuticsBible I – PentateuchBasics of Christian MissionsGrammar & Comp. IAnalysis I - JohnBible GeographyWestern Civilization IBasic Homiletics I
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Total: 16

Second Semester
HermeneuticsBible I - GospelsDanielGrammar & Comp. IIAnalysis I - JohnEvangelismWestern Civilization IIBasic Homiletics II
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Total: 16

Second Year

First Semester
Directing & Phil. of MusicBible I – Pentateuch Principles of Prayer IGrammar & Comp. IIIBible II - OT Hist. BooksBible DoctrinesHebrew HistoryChurch HistoryAnalysis II - Romans
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Total: 16

Second Semester
CultsDiscipleshipGrammar & Comp. IVBible II - ActsBible DoctrinesHebrew HistoryMissions in the BibleAnalysis II - Romans
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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. Graduation for this degree requires the completion of 96 hours.

First Year

First Semester
HermeneuticsBible I – PentateuchBasics of Christian MissionsGrammar & Comp. IAnalysis I - JohnBible GeographyWestern Civilization IBasic Homiletics I
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Total: 16

Second Semester
HermeneuticsBible I - GospelsDanielGrammar & Comp. IIAnalysis I - JohnEvangelismWestern Civilization IIBasic Homiletics II
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Total: 16

Second Year

First Semester
Principles of Prayer IDirecting & Phil. of MusicGrammar & Comp. IIIBible II - OT Hist. BooksProphecyHebrew HistoryChurch HistoryAnalysis II - Romans
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Total: 16

Second Semester
CultsDiscipleshipGrammar & Comp. IVBible II - ActsCharacter & ConductHebrew HistoryMissions in the BibleAnalysis II - Romans
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Total: 16

Third Year

First Semester
History of BaptistsBible DoctrinesAdvanced Homiletics II CorinthiansBible III - OT Major ProphetsChurch BusinessAnalysis III - HebrewsMissions & the Church
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Total: 16

Second Semester
History of BaptistsBible DoctrinesAdvanced Homiletics III CorinthiansBible III - Pauline EpistlesPrinciples of Prayer IIAnalysis III - HebrewsMedia in Ministry
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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.)

First Year

First Semester
HermeneuticsBible I – PentateuchBasics of Christ. MissionsGrammar & Comp. IAnalysis I - JohnBible GeographyWestern Civilization IBasic Homiletics I
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Total: 16

Second Semester
HermeneuticsBible I - GospelsDanielGrammar & Comp. IIAnalysis I - JohnEvangelismWestern Civilization IIBasic Homiletics II
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Total: 16

Second Year

First Semester
CultsDiscipleshipGrammar & Comp. IVBible II - ActsCharacter & ConductHebrew HistoryMissions in the BibleAnalysis II - Romans
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Total: 16

Second Semester
HermeneuticsBible I - GospelsDanielGrammar & Comp. IIAnalysis I - JohnEvangelismWestern Civilization IIBasic Homiletics II
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Total: 16

Third Year

First Semester
History of BaptistsBible DoctrinesAdvanced Homiletics II CorinthiansBible III - OT Major ProphetsChurch BusinessAnalysis III - HebrewsMissions & the Church
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Total: 16

Second Semester
History of BaptistsBible DoctrinesAdvanced Homiletics III CorinthiansBible III - Pauline EpistlesPrinciples of Prayer IIAnalysis III - HebrewsMedia in Ministry
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Total: 16

Fourth Year

First Semester
Practical GreekBibliologyBible IV - OT Poetic BooksPastoral TheologyPastoral EpistlesCreation ScienceChristian EthicsIndigenous Church Plant
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Total: 16

Second Semester
Practical GreekBibliologyBible IV - General Epistles & Rev.Pastoral TheologyPastoral EpistlesCreation ScienceBiblical CounselingFamily & Ministry
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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. Graduation for this degree requires the completion of 128 hours.

Freshman Year

First Semester
Grammar & Comp. IBible I – PentateuchBible GeographyClinical Experience I-ASurvey of Basic Math IWestern Civilization IIntro. to Christian Ed. I
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Total: 15

Second Semester
Grammar & Comp. IIBible I - GospelsGeographyClinical Experience I-BSurvey of Basic Math IIWestern Civilization IIPhilosophy of Christ. Ed
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Total: 16

Sophmore Year

First Semester
Grammar & Comp. IIIBible II - OT Hist. BooksTeaching Biblical Prin.Biological Science SurveyTeaching Health/P.E.Materials & MethodsTeaching MathClinical Experience II-A
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Total: 16

Second Semester
Grammar & Comp. IVBible II - ActsChildren’s LiteraturePhysical Science SurveyChild DevelopmentTeaching ScienceClinical Experience II-B
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Total: 16

Junior Year

First Semester
American LiteratureBible III - OT Prophetic BooksU. S. History IEducational PsychologyAssessmentHistory of BaptistsClinical Experience III
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Total: 17

Second Semester
Classical Christian Lit.Bible III - Pauline EpistlesU. S. HistoryClassroom Comm.Exceptional LearnerHistory of BaptistsTeaching Social Studies
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Total: 16

Senior Year

First Semester
Creation ScienceBible IV - OT Poetic BooksClassroom ManagementTeaching Language ArtsGovernment/CivicsTeaching Reading
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Total: 16

Second Semester
Creation ScienceBible IV - Gen. Epistles, Rev.Teaching ArtStudent Teaching
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Total: 16

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. Graduation for this degree requires the completion of 128 hours.