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Biblical and Theological Studies


For those looking to be trained in ministry, our two-year associates program provides a convenient and affordable route toward a Bible degree.


Of the total 60 hours in the program, 47 are dedicated to subjects related to ministry and theology.


Members of a Southern Baptist Church can complete the entire two-year degree for less than $23,000.

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Program of Study



General Studies


EN 101 English Composition I 3
EN 102 English Composition II 3
MA — Math Elective 3
PH 103 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PH 321 Religion in the Public Square 3
PS 101 Introduction to Psychology or 3
PS 221 Marriage and the Family

Ministry Studies


CN 101 Introduction to Biblical Counseling 3
MS 101 Introduction to Christian Missions 3
MS 105 Personal Evangelism 3
PW 315 Pastoral Ministry and Leadership (Men) 3
Women students may substitute one of the following: WS211, 331, 340, 417; CE 111, 113, 238, 348, 363 3
SP 105 Introduction to Public Speaking 3

Biblical and Theological Studies


BL 101 Old Testament Survey I 3
BL 102 Old Testament Survey II 3
BL 111 Hermeneutics 3
BL 151 New Testament Survey I 3
BL 152 New Testament Survey II 3
BL — Old Testament or New Testament Bible Elective 3
HS 201 Church History I or 3
HS 202 Church History II
TH 211 Christian Theology I 3
TH 212 Christian Theology II or 3
TH 311 Christian Theology III

Total Degree Hours


Prerequisite: CP 100. Students needing this course should register for it during their first semester of study. All course work is completed online. There is no charge for this course.

Learning Outcomes

1. Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.

2. Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.

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