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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

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Intro to the New Testament

Bible – B115
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Bible Study Methods

Bible – B119
3 credits | Prerequisites: none
PAOC credential requirement

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Luke-Acts

Bible – B266
3 credits | Prerequisites: B115 or B119

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Personal & Christian Life Management

General – G144
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Worldviews & Contemporary Culture

General – G143
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Foundations in Leadership

General – G149
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Intro to Spiritual Formation

Professional – P146
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Intro to Christian Mission

Professional – P160
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Ministry Formation (Fall, Year 1)

Professional – P151
1 credit | Prerequisites: none

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Ministry Formation (Winter, Year 1)

Professional – P152
1 credit | Prerequisites: P151

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Portfolio Fall Lab 1

General – G101
1 credit | Prerequisites: none

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Portfolio Winter Lab 1

General – G102
1 credit | Prerequisites: G101

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Second Year Courses

Total Credits Required: 34

Theology I

Theology – T220
3 credits | Prerequisites: T101

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Theology II

Theology – T221
3 credits | Prerequisites: T220

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Pentateuch

Bible – B220
3 credits| Prerequisites: B110 or B119

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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: G143

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Communication Skills

General – G209
3 credits | Prerequisites: B119

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Christianity & The Arts

General Elective
3 credits

Open Elective

3 credits

Open Elective

3 credits

Ministry Formation (Fall, Year 2)

Professional – P251
1 credit | Prerequisites: P152

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Ministry Formation (Winter, Year 2)

Professional – P252
1 credit | Prerequisites: P251

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Portfolio Fall Lab 2

General – G201
1 credit | Prerequisites: G102

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Portfolio Winter Lab 2

General – G202
1 credit | Prerequisites: G201

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Third Year Courses

Total Credits Required: 32

Old Testament History

Bible – B320
3 credits | Prerequisites: B110 & B119

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Reason & Christian Belief

General – G330
3 credits | Prerequisites: G143

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Theology Elective

Theology
3 credits | Prerequisites: T220 & T221

Theology Elective

Theology
3 credits | Prerequisites: T220 & T221

Bible Elective

Bible
3 credits

Bible Elective

Bible
3 credits

General Elective

General
3 credits

Open Elective

3 credits

Open Elective

3 credits

Integrative Seminar with Portfolio

Professional – G407
3 credits | Prerequisites: See program sheet

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Ministry Formation (Fall, Year 3)

Professional – P351
1 credit | Prerequisites: P252

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Ministry Formation (Winter, Year 3)

Professional – P352
1 credit | Prerequisites: P351

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The courses in this program can be scheduled in different ways. Above is an example of what this program could look like.

3 Year Program Sheet
2+1 Program Sheet
Course Schedule
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