M.A. Christian Studies

 

The Basics

  • 50 credit hours (approx. 2-3 years)
  • Available on campus, through the The Shepherd Project Scholarship program, and online
  • Presents a basic knowledge of the various theological disciplines with a minimal set of general skills for Christian service

Program Courses

Biblical Studies (17 hrs)

BT 500 The Bible’s Authority & Interpretation 2
OT 516 OT History & Interpretation 3
NT 512 NT History & Interpretation 3
NT 531 The Gospels 3
Biblical Studies Electives 6

Theological Studies (15 hrs)

HT 604 History of Christian Thought 3
ST 504 Christ, Revelation, God, Humanity 3
ST 505 Salvation, Holy Spirit, Church, Last Things 3
Theological Studies Electives 6

Philosophical Studies (3 hrs)

AP 500 or AP(MS) 601 AP 500 Approaches to Apologetics/
AP(MS) 601 Apologetics in Cultural Change 3

Formational Studies (3 hrs)

DS 505 Discipleship and Spiritual Formation 3
Optional Discipleship Groups

Ministry Studies (4 hrs)

EV 605 Evangelism 3
RS 001 New Student Orientation 0
RS 778 Summative Evaluation 1

General Electives (8 hrs)

For detailed program information, please see the academic catalog.