Christian Studies

Associate of Arts

A focused, enriching study of theology, biblical studies, ministry, and Christian worldviews.

The AA Christian Studies provides a broad exposure to the Core curriculum, with a focused, enriching study of theology, biblical studies, ministry, and Christian worldviews. This program encourages a strong link between academic and practical learning through mentoring, journaling, and an integral relationship with the church, and is ideal if you are interested in being better equipped for service within the structure and accountability of a degree program, through an accredited institution.

Core Curriculum

(30 credit hours)

Biblical Studies

(9 credit hours)

BLST 103 Gospels

3

BLST 111 Old Testament Literature

3

Elective - Biblical Studies

3

Theology

(6 credit hours)

THEO 112 Spiritual Formation

3

THEO 115 Introduction to Christian Theology

3

 Christianity and the Church

(6 credit hours)

Choose 2 from the following:
CM 101, THEO 370, HIS 237, HIS 238

6

English Literature

(6 credit hours)

ENG 100 Literature and Composition I

3

ENG 101 Literature and Composition II

3

Core Elective

(3 credit hours)

One course from:

 

Philosophy
Social Science
The Global Community
Interdisciplinary Studies
Fine Arts, Human Movement & Communication
Scientific and Numerical Literacy

3

Discipline Required and Electives

(22 credit hours)

Required Courses

(10 credit hours)

CM 103 Orientation to Distance Education

1

IBLST 213 Hermeneutics

3

IDST 201 Western Thought and Culture

3

Elective 300+ level 

3

Biblical Studies and Theology

(12 credit hours - minimum of 6 credit hours at 300+ level)

BLST - Old Testament Studies

3

BLST - New Testament Studies

3

BLST - OT, NT, or BLST 325 Bible Origins

3

Theology

3

Free Electives

(12 credit hours)

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