Knowledge that strengthens
The church deserves the best apologists
This program is designed for students who are planning a ministry in apologetics or who are considering advanced study in philosophy.
Defend the faith
Be equipped to defend and promote Christianity while explaining the hope of Christ.
All of life through the gospel
Apply a Christ-centered worldview to every part of daily life and teach others to do the same.
“ The Worldview and Apologetics program provides an amazing opportunity to learn how to engage the world. It has been amazing to study under brilliant scholars who have helped to give me the tools to understand what a person believes. ”
“ Going to school at Boyce has been one of the biggest blessings of my life. The professors have given me so much wisdom and showed genuine care for how I am doing in and outside of the classroom. ”
Use the tabs below to explore the courses, outcomes, and further information on this program.
|General Studies||30 Credits|
|EN 101||English Composition I||3|
|EN 102||English Composition II||3|
|HS 105||Ancient Near Eastern History||3|
|HU 121||Great Books I||3|
|HU 122||Great Books II||3|
|MA —||Math Elective||3|
|PH 311||Introduction to Ethics||3|
|PH 321||Religion in the Public Square||3|
|PS 101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PS 221||Marriage and the Family||3|
|Ministry Studies||12 Credits|
|CN 101||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||3|
|MS 101||Introduction to Christian Missions||3|
|MS 105||Personal Evangelism||3|
|SP 105||Introduction to Public Speaking||3|
|Biblical & Theological Studies||48 Credits|
|BL 101||Old Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 102||Old Testament Survey II||3|
|BL 151||New Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 152||New Testament Survey II||3|
|BL —||Old or New Testament Elective||3|
|HS 201||Church History I||3|
|HS 202||Church History II||3|
|HS 305||Baptist History||3|
|LN 231||Greek I||3|
|LN 232||Greek II||3|
|LN 321||Hebrew I||3|
|LN 322||Hebrew II||3|
|TH 211||Christian Theology I||3|
|TH 212||Christian Theology II||3|
|TH 311||Christian Theology III||3|
|Major Studies||36 Credits|
|PH 103||Introduction to Philosophy||3|
|PH 108||Worldview Analysis||3|
|PH 212||History and Philosophy of Science||3|
|PH 215||Christian Apologetics||3|
|PH 232||Critical Reasoning||3|
|PH 315||Christian Apologetics II||3|
|PH 322||Christian Aesthetics and Culture||3|
|PH 331||History of Philosophy I||3|
|PH 332||History of Philosophy II||3|
|PH 415||Christian Apologetics III||3|
|PH 423||The Problem of Evil||3|
Choose two of the following courses: PH 323, PH 341, PH 412, PH 424, PH 431, TH 317, TH 331, TH 337
|General Electives||3 Credits|
|Total Degree Hours||129 Credits|
- Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.
- Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.
- Students will be able to describe and practice a philosophical defense and promotion of Christianity.
- Students will be able to explain the fundamental elements of a Christian worldview and the relation of that worldview to daily life.
Frequently Asked Questions
Students interested in Christian Worldview and Apologetics will be equipped with the right understanding and foundation necessary to defend the faith in a variety contexts. Whether they serve the local church, a para-church ministry, or in a non-profit, they will be well prepared to contend for the faith once for all delivered to the saints.
Dr. Brian Baise serves the program coordinator for our Worldview programs and Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Apologetics.
You can meet Dr. Baise and the rest of our faculty here.
As a prospective student, we have two next steps that we would love for you to consider taking. Follow the links below to take your next steps!
Students who start their application must complete their application and submit the following additional documents:
You can view more information about our admissions requirements here.