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B.A. Christian Studies

BA Christian Studies

Overview

This non-vocational program introduces necessary skills and knowledge to effectively live-out the Christian faith in the church and the world.

Duration: 24 months or 3 years*

*Month duration is estimated on average full-time completion rates of 10 courses per 8-month period. Actual completion rates vary based on individual student course loads.

Bi-Vocational Customizable Programming (2+1 option)

Horizon’s 2+1 programming allows students to CUSTOMIZE their Christian studies or ministry preparation with approved training from a variety of educational institutions. The 2+1 Option requires 34 credits. See the Program Sheets below for information on the required courses.

First Year Courses

Total Credits Required: 34

Intro to Theology

Theology – T101
3 credits
| Prerequisites: none

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Intro to the Old Testament

Bible – B110
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

Syllabus
Intro to the New Testament

Bible – B115
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

Syllabus
Bible Study Methods

Bible – B119
3 credits
PAOC credential requirement

Syllabus
Luke-Acts / Pentateuch

Bible – B266-CB
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

Syllabus
Personal & Christian Life Management

General – G104
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

Syllabus
Worldviews & Contemporary Culture

General – G143
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

Foundations in Leadership

General – G139
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

Syllabus
Intro to Spiritual Formation

Professional – P146
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

Syllabus
Intro to Christian Mission

Professional – P102
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Ministry Formation

Professional
1 credit | Prerequisites: PO90-F1

Ministry Formation

Professional
1 credit | Prerequisites: PO90-F1

Portfolio

General
1 credit | Prerequisites: none

Portfolio

General
1 credit | Prerequisites: none

Elective Options: Luke-Acts / Pentateuch

Second Year Courses

Total Credits Required: 34

Theology I

Theology – T320
3 credits | Prerequisites: T101 Intro to Theology

Syllabus
Theology II

Theology – T321
3 credits | Prerequisites: Theology I

Syllabus
Luke-Acts / Pentateuch

Bible – B266-CB
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

Syllabus
Bible Elective

Bible
3 credits

History of the Christian Era

General – G110
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Ethics and Morality

General – G230
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Reason & Christian Belief

General – G330 CB/DE
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Communication Skills

General – G209
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Christianity & The Arts

General Elective
3 credits

Open Elective

3 credits

Open Elective

3 credits

Ministry Formation

Professional
1 credit | Prerequisites: PO90-F1

Ministry Formation

Professional
1 credit | Prerequisites: PO90-F1

Portfolio

General
1 credit | Prerequisites: none

Portfolio

General
1 credit | Prerequisites: none

Elective Options: Ethics & Morality / Reason & Christian Belief

Third Year Courses

Total Credits Required: 32

Theology Elective

3 credits

Theology Elective

3 credits

Old Testament Prophets

Bible – B220
3 credits | Prerequisites: B110

Syllabus
Old Testament History

Bible – B212 DE
3 credits | Prerequisites: B110

Syllabus
Bible Elective

Bible
3 credits

Bible Elective

Bible
3 credits

Ethics and Morality

General – G230
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

Syllabus
Reason & Christian Belief

General – G330 CB/DE
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

Syllabus
General Elective

General
3 credits

Integrative Seminar with Portfolio

3 credits

Open Elective

3 credits

Open Elective

3 credits

Ministry Formation

Professional
1 credit | Prerequisites: PO90-F1

Ministry Formation

Professional
1 credit | Prerequisites: PO90-F1

Elective Options: Prophets / OT History

Ethics & Morality / Reason & Christian Belief

3 Year Program Sheet
2+1 Program Sheet
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