The mission of the BA in Theology is to educate students in the traditional theological disciplines (biblical studies and languages, theology, church history, etc) so that the students will be prepared to (1) enter seminary, (2) pursue a graduate research degree, or (3) enter a career appropriate to broad-based liberal arts education (not necessarily within ministry). The Apologetics & Worldview concentration is for students desiring to learn various approaches to defending Christian belief in the midst of competing worldviews. No grade below “C” in a course required for the major or minor (including cognates and specific electives) will count toward satisfying that course requirement. This policy does not refer to general education requirements or elective courses.
Course Requirements (128 Cr. Hrs.)
Required courses in the major include the following list. Additionally, students must complete five additional 300/400 level Christian theology courses and four 300/400 Christian Ministry electives. The concentration in Apologetics & Worldview requires that students take CHR 357 as a general education requirement (replacing CHR 305) and the following courses within their CHR electives: CHR 341 and CHR 458. CHR 357 is prerequisite to 4XX. Christian Theology majors are required to use the sequence of CHR 312 and CHR 329 to meet the foreign language requirement.