Christian Worldview & Apologetics

Bachelor of Arts

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. ”

Esther Cann — Phoenix, AZ

“ 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. ”

Christopher Duck — Hoover, AL

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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 45 Credits
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 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
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 I 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
Restricted Electives
Choose one of the following courses: PH 323, PH 341, PH 412, PH 424, PH 431, TH 317, TH 331, TH 337
General Electives 6 Credits
Total Degree Hours 129 Credits
Prerequisites CP 100 Cooperative Program*
BC 101 Boyce College 101**
  • *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.
  • **This course is required for all on-campus students and should be completed during their first on-campus semester. Successful completion of BC 101 is required for graduation from Boyce College. There is no charge for this course.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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!

  • Visit Campus
  • Start your Application
  • Students who start their application must complete their application and submit the following additional documents:

  • Pastoral Recommendation
  • Spiritual Autobiography
  • Official High School Transcripts
  • Official ACT, SAT, or CLT test scores
  • Application Fee

  • You can view more information about our admissions requirements here.

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