Bachelor of Theology

Program Description

The Bachelor of Theology program (4 years program/180 units) is designed to give the student the maximum benefit of a broad education in theological studies with an emphasis in biblical studies. General Education requirements ensure that the student is broadly educated in the arts and sciences, while a significant portion of time is spent learning the fields of theology and history of Christianity. The majority of the student’s coursework is dedicated to bible, theology and practical ministry

 

Program Learning Outcomes

By the time students complete their program they will be the emerging leaders and serving the church as the pastor, evangelist, lay leaders and the world with leadership with the following expertise:

1. Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the Bible
2. Describe comprehensive knowledge of the Christian doctrine
3. Demonstrate a knowledge of the history of the church and its heritage
4. Apply pastoral and ministry skills in service to local church or community or for Christian living.

 

Admission Requirements

Anyone possessing a high school diploma or its equivalent meets the basic academic requirement for admission to the program. See the section on admissions criteria, earlier in this catalog, for additional requirements.

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered for admission to the
Bachelor of Theology program:

Applicants for admission must be in possession of, or have candidacy for, a high school diploma or GED. The following documents must be submitted to the office of admission by the appropriate deadline:
1.  A completed application form for admission
2.  Application fee
3.  Official Transcripts
4.  Recommendation Form

 

Program Requirements

Students receive the Bachelor of Theology degree when they fulfill the following program requirements:

The general education (GE) requirement: 56 units
The Bible and theology requirement: 80 units
Unit requirement: A minimum of 180 units
Residence requirement: 80 units to be taken at Ezra University

General Education Requirements: 56 units

Categories

Code

Course Title

Units

Communication
(2 courses)

COM103

Presentation Skills (4 units)

8

COM110

Theological English (4 units)

COM 201

Public Speaking (4 units)

COM204

Oral Communication Skills

ENG 101

English Composition (4 units)

ENG102

English Literature (4 units)

Humanities and the Arts (4 courses)

HIS 101

History of Western Civilization to 1715 (4 units)

16

HIS 102

History of Western Civilization 1715 to the Present (4 units)

HIS 103

American History (4 units)

HIS 104

World History, From the Origins to 1500 (4 units)

HIS 105

World History, From 1500 to the Present (4 units)

MUS 103

Music Appreciation (4 units)

PHL 111

Introduction to Philosophy (4 units)

PHL 112

Logic (4 units)

PHL 212

Introduction to Ethics (4 units)

Social/
Behavioral Sciences
(Four courses from at least two disciplines)

POSC101

Introduction to Political Science (4 units)

 

 

16

POSC102

Introduction to American Government (4 units)

PSY 205

Introduction to Psychology (4 units)

PSY 206

Psychology of Religion (4 units)

PSY 425

Counseling for Marriage and Family (4 units)

REL 101

Comparative Religion (4 units)

SOC 201

Introduction to Sociology (4 units)

Natural Sciences/
Physical Sciences/
Mathematics
(4 courses)

BIO101

Introduction to Biology (4 units)

 

 

16

MATH101

College Mathematics (4 units)

MATH 102

College Algebra (4 units)

MATH 211

Essentials of Calculus (4 units)

MATH301

Introduction to Statistics (4 units)

PB150

Human Anatomy (4 units)

Total

56

 

Bible and Theology Requirements: 80 units

Categories

Code

Course Title

Units

Biblical Studies (A Minimum of ten courses) OT 101 Survey of the OT (4 units)

40

NT 101 Survey of the NT (4 units)
NT 203 Synoptic Gospels (4 units)
NT 205 Life & Teaching of Christ (4 units)
NT 305 Pauline Epistles (4 units)
NT320 Gospel According to John (4 units)
NT321 Acts (4 units)
OT 220 OT Historical Books (4 units)
OT301 Theology of the Old Testament (4 units)
OT 305 The Pentateuch (4 units)
OT 320 The Prophets (Major) (4 units)
OT 321 The Prophets (Minor) (4 units)
BT303  Biblical Interpretation (4 units)
Theology (A Minimum of four courses) THE 301 Christian Doctrine I (4 units)

16

THE 302 Christian Doctrine II (4 units)
THE 303 Christian Doctrine III (4 units)
THE 304 Christian Doctrine IV (4 units)
REL101 Comparative Religions (4 units)
PSY 206 Psychology of Religion (4 units)
THE309 Apologetics (4 units)
Christian History (A Minimum of two courses) HIS 305 Church History I (4 units)

8

HIS 306 Church History II (4 units)
HIS 307 Reformed Theology (4 units)
HIS310 History of Presbyterian Movement (4 units)
Practical Ministry and Church Administration (A Minimum of four courses) PRA300 Christian Worship (4 units)

16

PRA305 Evangelism (4 units)
PRA307 Pastoral Leadership (4 units)
PRA310 Church Finance (4 units)
PRA311 Preaching (4 units)
PRA 312 Mission (4 units)
PRA 351 Field Education I (4 units)
PRA 352 Field Education II (4 units)
PRA 353 Field Education III (4 units)
PRA405 Introduction to Christian Business (4 units)
PSY 402 Christian Counseling (4 units)

Total

80

Electives: 44 units

Electives may be drawn from any of the categories above.

Graduation Requirements:

1)  The completion of 180 quarter hours of credit including at least 56 units in General Education.
2)  Passing the comprehensive Bible examination
3)  Demonstration of Christian character by interview
4)  Completion of course work with a Grade Point Average of C (2.0)
5)  Completion of Field Ministry Report
6)  Passing Exit interview

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