Academic Catalog 2009-2010 
    Mar 24, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2009-2010 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theology Major

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Students who earn a major in theology will be equipped to explore and reflect on Christian doctrine and doctrinal development, and to bring evangelical theology to bear on issues of critical concern. Students in the major will develop abilities and virtues that enhance personal and professional life and that provide a foundation for further study at a seminary or graduate school.

The Theology Major requires completion of the following 128 credits:
General Education (57 credit hours)
Major Core (45 credit hours)
Electives (26 credit hours)

General Education Requirements (57 credit hours)

Communication (12 credit hours)

Take each of the following four 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:

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

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

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Science (3 credit hours)


The Bachelor of Arts in Theology requires completion of at least 128 semester hours, including all general education requirements, the major courses and a minor or electives in a field of interest:

Theology Major (45 credit hours)

Foreign Language (6 credit hours)

To earn the Bachelor of Arts in Theology, a student must demonstrate proficiency by completing a 2-semester sequence (a minimum of 6 credit hours) in Greek, Hebrew, or Latin.

Upper-Division Field-Related Electives (12 credit hours)

Six hours selected from upper-division philosophy or theology courses.

Six hours selected from upper-division biblical studies or youth ministry courses.

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