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Academic Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Arts: Biblical Studies


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The Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies is a two year program providing an introduction to Biblical Studies, Christian Doctrine, and Theology. This major provides a foundation for various ministry positions, missions, social service, and/or for personal spiritual development.

The AA requires a total of 60 credit hours for graduation, which includes 39 credit hours of general education, 18 credit hours of Biblical Studies major coursework, and 3 semester hours of elective credit. Prior college, military, and technical credits can be used toward the AA degree. Students may transfer in a maximum of 45 credit hours (75% of the degree requirements). Students may take a maximum of 15 credit hours of 300 and 400 level courses in the AA degree program.

The 18 hours of major coursework, as well as the general education and elective credit hours, may be transferred to the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies  degree at Colorado Christian University.

The Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies requires completion of the following 60 credit hours:
General Education (39 hours)
Biblical Studies Major (18 hours)
Electives (3 hours)

General Education Core (39 credit hours)


Communications (9 credit hours)


Written Communication


Oral Communication


Humanities (9 credit hours)


 Choose courses from two different disciplines:

History, Behavioral, and Social Sciences (9 credit hours)


Choose at least one history and one behavioral/social science course:

Biblical Studies (3 credit hours)


Mathematics (3 credit hours)


Natural Science (3 credit hours)


While open to all CAGS students, the Biology Lab is not required for the AA Biblical Studies degree. Labs cannot be taken as stand alone courses to fulfill this requirement

Computer Science (3 credit hours)


Only courses completed within the past 5 years will be accepted to complete the General Education core requirement.

Major Core Requirements (18 credit hours)


Graduation Requirements for Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies Degree


The faculty recommends students in the AA in Biblical Studies to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of 60 credit hours as specified in the course requirements listed above. (A maximum of 15 credit hours of 300/400 level courses.)
  2. A letter grade of D or better in all courses and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all CCU coursework.
  3. Meet the CCU Residency requirements. 
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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