The B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies:
Final Year Required Core Curriculum (see course descriptions below):
We offer all four years if needed.
anyone with a desire to personally tailor a degree program around a specific ministry need along with a generic Bible core.
Ministry Training for:
Para Church Ministers
Pastors and Staff
The purpose of this course is to help ensure that the student will begin his or her study program at Master’s with the basic information needed to move successfully toward graduation. For this reason, this course is mandatory of all new students.
Biblical Research & Writing RW-401
The purpose of this course (utilizing the Books of Genesis and Revelation), is to present the student with an opportunity to develop, polish and demonstrate the ability to do research and writing at the college level in a Biblical context.
Inspiration, Translation & Hermeneutics IH-401
The purpose of this course is to introduce and expose the student to the basic elements of biblical inspiration, translation and hermeneutics; to encourage the student to identify and describe some of the primary shortcomings in many modern English translations.
Introduction to Critical Inquiry CI-401
This is an introductory course that deals with the general issues regarding critical inquiry, with an emphasis on the theory and practice of critical thinking within the context of a Christian world-view. Students will be informed on the fundamental issues related to the practice of critical inquiry, and exposed to the reasons why such inquiry is essential to the discovery of truth.
Old Testament OT-401
This course is intended to provide the student a general understanding of the Old Testament; to provide a general understanding of the purpose and theme of each of those books; and to establish a wider doctrinal comprehension of the Old Testament.
This course is designed to present and expose students to the study of the book of Genesis as a whole; to enable students to recognize and interpret individual characters; to evaluate biblical teaching about origins and to examine the initial periods in the unfolding of God's covenant of grace; to apply that knowledge in the students' ministry.
New Testament NT-401
The purpose of this course is to present and expose the student to the study of the New Testament as a whole; to enable the student to recognize and interpret individual characters, the purpose and theme of each New Testament book and the relation of the Old Testament to the New Testament; to apply that knowledge in the student’s ministry and to lead the student to examine carefully the various interpretive options in New Testament studies.
Elective courses may be selected from
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