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  Oct 21, 2017
 
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

Theology Major


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Students who major in Theology become perceptive, critical readers of the biblical text and of theological literature. They are able to interpret the Bible for themselves and for others confidently. The major provides a foundation for seminary or graduate studies, and based on the minor, for various entry-level ministry, missions, education, and social service opportunities.

Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Theology may apply for the 3+1 Dual Degree program, earning their Theology major in their first three years at CCU, and the Master of Arts in Theological Studies in their fourth year. Course requirements for the Dual Degree program are listed below.

The Theology Major requires completion of the following 120 credits:
General Education (48 credit hours)
Major Core (39 credit hours)
Electives (33 credit hours)

General Education Requirements (48 credit hours)


Biblical Studies (9 credit hours)


Take the following three courses (some courses are cross-listed and only one prefix needs to be taken):

Communication (9 credit hours)


Take each of the following three courses:

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)


Take one course from each of the following three academic disciplines:

Philosophy (3 credit hours)


Fine Arts (3 credit hours)


Choose one course from the following:

Social Sciences (12 credit hours)


Take each of the following four courses:

Mathematics (3 credit hours)


Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)


* Please see the First- Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information about this required course.

Dual Degree Track


Students accepted in the 3+1 Dual Degree program complete their Bachelor of Arts in Theology degree in three years, then complete their Master of Arts in Theological Studies in their fourth year through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies (CAGS). Included in the bachelor’s degree course requirements are nine master’s level credit hours that satisfy both undergraduate and graduate degree requirements.

The Bachelor of Arts in Theology Dual Degree Major requires completion of the following 120 credits.
General Education (48 credit hours)
Major Core (30 credit hours)
Master of Arts in Theological Studies coursework (9 credit hours)
Electives (33 credit hours)

The Master of Arts in Theological Studies  requires completion of an additional 30 credit hours.

Master of Arts in Theological Studies Core (9 credit hours)


These courses are taken through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies and satisfy course requirements in the Bachelor of Arts in Theology AND the Master of Arts in Theological Studies.

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