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Theological Studies

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN GENERAL STUDIES

CONCENTRATION IN THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

Objectives:

  1. To introduce the student to the great theologians and philosophers.
  2. To develop the student’s critical abilities to evaluate truth claims of thought systems.
  3. To develop an understanding and appreciation of the doctrines, tradition and mission of the Church of the Nazarene.

THEOLOGICAL STUDIES CORE REQUIREMENTS (37 Credits)

  • BL 200 Hermeneutics (3)
  • BL 210 Pentateuch (3) OR BL 230 Pauline Epistles (3)
  • CE 100 Survey of Christian Education (3)
  • DT 320 Doctrine of Holiness (3)
  • ME 250 Evangelism and Missions (3) OR ME 350 Church Planting and Growth (3)
  • PT 211 Introduction to Homiletics (3)
  • PT 310 Pastoral Care and Counselling (3)
  • PT 312 Expository Preaching (3)
  • PT 322 Church Administration (3)
  • PT 342 Ministerial Practicum Seminar (1)
  • PT 344 Ministerial Practicum II (No Credit)
  • PT 350 Christian Leadership and Management (3)
  • PT 402 Spiritual Formation (3)

BIBLICAL AND THEOLOGICAL STUDIES (12 Credits)

  • BL 101 Survey of the Old Testament (3)
  • BL 102 Survey of the New Testament (3)
  • DT 200 Survey of Theology (3)
  • PT 402 Spiritual Formation (3)

HUMANITIES AND PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES (21 Credits)

  • LA 081 – 082 English Language (No Credit)
  • LA 101 Speech (3)
  • LA 100 Research Methods I (3)
  • LA 240 West Indian Literature (3)
  • LA 330 Contemporary Communications (3)
  • FA 100 Introduction to Fine Arts (3) OR MU 250 Music History (3)
  • PH 200 Philosophy (3)
  • PT 461 Research Methods II (Senior Thesis I) (1)
  • PT 462 Research Methods III (Senior Thesis II) (2)

SOCIAL SCIENCES (14 Credits)

  • HI 120 West Indian History OR HI 110 Western Civilization (3)
  • PS 111 Interpersonal Relations (2)
  • PS 200 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • SO 200 Introduction to Sociology (3)
  • SO 320 Caribbean Thought & Culture (3)
  • NATURAL/APPLIED SCIENCES (9 Credits)

    • IT 120 Introduction to Computers (3)
    • SC ___ Science Elective (3)
    • MA ___ Mathematics Elective (3)

    In order to complete the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree comprising a minimum of 127 Credits, a student can pursue courses in any one of the following concentrations: Management of Human Resources, Music, School Education (ECCE or Primary), Theological Studies, Christian Education, and Biblical Literature.