Bachelor's Degree in Theology in North America

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Theology

A bachelor's degree is given to students who fulfill the necessary requirements given by the college or university they are attending. The requirements include three to seven years of focus on a subject, typically referred to as a major or concentration.

Students who pursue ordination will find their place in the Bachelor of Theology. The degree itself is concerned with Christianity and what it entails. Students will usually learn Greek, Hebrew or Latin; and about biblical theology, Christian Ministry and ethics.

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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Bachelor of Theology

Kingswood University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Sussex

This degree is uniquely designed to give a head start to those who are called to a teaching career in Bible colleges, seminaries, and universities. [+]

Program Overview Have you been sensing God’s call to ministry? Do you love studying God’s Word? Do you enjoy sharing your thoughts and insights with others? Do you have a passion to show others why it makes sense to believe what Christians are willing to die for? Do you have a passion to give others the tools which will enable them to think clearly about the Christian faith? Does the thought of spending your life teaching God’s Word to feel like a good fit for you?

If these statements describe you, perhaps God is calling you to a ministry in Christian higher education. If so, the Bachelor of Theology Degree at Kingswood University may be just what you are looking for. This degree is uniquely designed to give a head start to those who are called to a teaching career in Bible colleges, seminaries, and universities.... [-]


Bachelor of Cross-cultural Ministry

The King's University
Campus Full time 124 hours September 2018 USA Southlake

This degree seeks to Provide a solid biblical foundation for evangelism and world missions; [+]

Program Objectives

This degree seeks to:

Provide a solid biblical foundation for evangelism and world missions; Provide a theological framework for the practice of ministry in a mission and urban context; Develop a balanced philosophy of missions with an emphasis on evangelism and discipleship; and Prepare students for effective cross-cultural communication and cross-cultural ministry. Learning Outcomes

In addition to achieving success with the Undergraduate Core Curriculum Requirements learning outcomes, upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

Demonstrate the ability to effectively share the gospel of Jesus Christ in culturally appropriate ways; Develop a balanced, biblically-supported, personal philosophy of missions with an emphasis On evangelism, church planting in a cross-cultural context, and urban ministry; Define the nature and challenge of the cultural dimensions of evangelism and church planting in a cross-cultural context; Identify the principles of cross-cultural communication necessary to effectively minister to multi-ethnic populations; and Articulate a biblical theology of ministry in a cross-cultural context; [-]

Bachelor of Biblical and Theological Studies | Concentration in Messianic Jewish Studies

The King's University
Campus Full time 124 hours September 2018 USA Southlake

This concentration seeks to: Provide an in-depth and broad coverage of the contents of the Bible; [+]

Program Objectives

This concentration seeks to:

Provide an in-depth and broad coverage of the contents of the Bible; Provide a knowledge of Messianic Jewish history, theology and practice; Provide instruction in principles of exegesis; Present various tools and methodologies available for hermeneutics and exegesis; Examine the broad range of issues involved in interpreting the Scriptures; Explore various theological responses to issues raised by the biblical text; Offer a foundation in Hebrew and Greek; and Develop practical ministry skills through supervised Messianic Jewish ministry experiences. Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this concentration, students will be able to:... [-]


Bachelor of Christian Ministries

The King's University
Campus Full time 124 hours September 2018 USA Southlake

This degree seeks to: Provide a solid biblical foundation for ministry; [+]

Program Objectives

This degree seeks to:

Provide a solid biblical foundation for ministry; Provide a theological foundation for ministry with a Charismatic distinctive; Provide a basic understanding of the Christian message and how to communicate it; Develop basic ministry skills; Develop a compassion for ministry to hurting and lost humanity; and Gain an understanding and appreciation for the Church and its ministries. Learning Outcomes

In addition to achieving success with the Undergraduate Core Curriculum Requirements learning outcomes, upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

Evidence a biblical and theological knowledge and understanding of the patterns and function of ministry; Articulate a biblical philosophy of ministry that evidences a Charismatic dimension; Evidence a solid knowledge of Scripture and the proper use of hermeneutics; Evidence the ability to communicate the gospel and spiritual equipping messages in both oral and written form; and Demonstrate the basic functional skills for successful ministry. [-]

Bachelor of General Christian Studies

The King's University
Campus Full time 124 hours September 2018 USA Southlake

This degree seeks to: Provide a general ministry and Biblical studies discipline, provide a solid biblical foundation for the general practices of ministry... [+]

Program Objectives

This degree seeks to:

Provide a general ministry and Biblical studies discipline Provide a solid biblical foundation for the general practices of ministry; Provide a theological foundation for general ministry with a Charismatic distinctive; Provide a basic understanding of the Christian message and how to communicate it; Develop a compassion for ministry to hurting and lost humanity; and Gain an understanding and appreciation for the Church and its ministries. Learning Outcomes

In addition to achieving success with the Undergraduate Core Curriculum Requirements learning outcomes, upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

Evidence a biblical and theological knowledge; Articulate a biblical philosophy of life and ministry that evidences a charismatic dimension; Evidence a solid knowledge of Scripture, the proper use of hermeneutics, and the ability to communicate the gospel message in both oral and written form; and Demonstrate the basic functional skills for successful Christian living and ministry. [-]

Bachelor of Biblical Counseling

The King's University
Campus Full time 124 hours September 2018 USA Southlake

This degree seeks to: Provide a solid biblical and theological foundation for the practice of biblical counseling... [+]

Program Objectives

This degree seeks to:

Provide a solid biblical and theological foundation for the practice of biblical counseling; Develop the personal life of the student; Provide basic knowledge and skills necessary for effective Christian counseling; Integrate basic psychological theories with Scripture; and This is a pre-professional program which seeks to prepare, equip and empower students for Christian counseling in the local church, or for graduate studies in counseling or Divinity. Learning Outcomes

In addition to achieving success with the Undergraduate Core Curriculum Requirements Learning outcomes, upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

Apply a solid knowledge of Scripture with proper hermeneutical skills; Demonstrate an understanding of the nature and theology of biblical counseling; Identify the qualifying factors in a calling toward biblical counseling; Explain how to equip the local church ministry in biblical counseling; Describe the various styles of biblical counseling and their distinctiveness; and Integrate a personal theology of psycho-spiritual growth. [-]

Bachelor of Biblical and Theological Studies

The King's University
Campus Full time 124 hours September 2018 USA Southlake

This degree seeks to: Provide in-depth and comprehensive coverage of the contents of the Bible... [+]

Program Objectives

This degree seeks to:

Provide in-depth and comprehensive coverage of the contents of the Bible; Provide instruction in sound principles of exegesis; Present the various tools and methodologies available in the hermeneutical and exegetical tasks; Examine the broad range of issues involved in interpreting the Bible; Explore various theological responses to issues raised by the biblical text; and Offer elementary instruction in Hebrew and Greek. Learning Outcomes

In addition to achieving success with the core curriculum learning outcomes, upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

Utilize sound hermeneutical principles and basic grammatical aids in the interpretation of Scripture; Answer critical questions concerning authorship, dating, and place of composition of the books of the Bible; Analyze the primary people, places, and events described in the books of the Old and New Testaments; Demonstrate an understanding of the inspiration of the Holy Spirit in the composition of Scripture, as well as the illumination of the Holy Spirit in the reading and application of Scripture; Articulate the general theological categories and views of evangelical Christianity, including the distinctiveness of The King’s University; and demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of the history, traditions, and practices of the Church. ... [-]

Bachelor in Theology

Hardin-Simmons University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Abilene

Exploring God's call to ministry in your life presents exciting prospects and decisions. The choice of a school where you will continue your preparation for a lifetime of service in ministry is one of the most important you will make. Our desire is that you will have a clear sense of direction as you take the next steps in response to God's call. Let me take a moment to explore with your reasons for choosing Logsdon. [+]

The Logsdon School of Theology

I am very grateful for your interest in Logsdon School of Theology. Exploring God's call to ministry in your life presents exciting prospects and decisions. The choice of a school where you will continue your preparation for a lifetime of service in ministry is one of the most important you will make. Our desire is that you will have a clear sense of direction as you take the next steps in response to God's call. Let me take a moment to explore with your reasons for choosing Logsdon.

First, you will study with an outstanding theological faculty. The Logsdon faculty embodies the highest level of academic scholarship with a deep passion for the church. Each faculty member has outstanding academic credentials but also brings a wealth of experience through serving local churches to the classroom. At Logsdon, we believe that theological education must engage both mind and spirit. We place a priority upon spiritual formation as well as through academic training. Our classes are intentionally small so that students truly get to know their professors. Students and faculty also interact outside the classroom through worship experiences, special conferences on campus, and social gatherings.... [-]


Bachelor in Church Ministries (Online)

Oral Roberts University
Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Tulsa

For those wanting to take an active role in their church, perhaps as a paid or volunteer lay leader, pastor's assistant, or another significant contributing role. This is a general theology degree, which may even be sufficient background for pastoral ministry in some settings. Graduates with this degree have successfully entered and completed the Master of Divinity seminary program in the ORU College of Theology and Ministry.

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For those wanting to take an active role in their church, perhaps as a paid or volunteer lay leader, pastor's assistant, or another significant contributing role. This is a general theology degree, which may even be sufficient background for pastoral ministry in some settings. Graduates with this degree have successfully entered and completed the Master of Divinity seminary program in the ORU College of Theology and Ministry.

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Bachelor in Christian Caregiving & Counseling (Online)

Oral Roberts University
Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Tulsa

The Christian Caregiving & Counseling Major is designed to educate and equip students with the philosophy, methods, and resources suitable for professional or lay ministry in a broad range of pastoral settings. Within the major a cognate is required which is composed of the following courses: hermeneutics, teaching the Bible, principles of psychology, research seminar, introduction to theology, and ethics. [+]

Program Overview

The College of Theology facilitates Spirit-led growth and discipleship in students and equips them as ministers and leaders in the Body of Christ. Foundational to this purpose, students are equipped with a solid knowledge of the Bible, a sound understanding of theology and an effective grasp of ministry enabling them, through the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, to proclaim the healing Gospel of Jesus Christ. The undergraduate Theology Department offers majors in the following areas: biblical literature, Christian caregiving & counseling, global ministry & the marketplace, ministry & leadership, and theological-historical studies.

The Christian Caregiving & Counseling Major is designed to educate and equip students with the philosophy, methods, and resources suitable for professional or lay ministry in a broad range of pastoral settings. Within the major a cognate is required which is composed of the following courses: hermeneutics, teaching the Bible, principles of psychology, research seminar, introduction to theology, and ethics.... [-]


Bachelor in Biblical Literature (Online)

Oral Roberts University
Online Full time September 2018 USA Tulsa

The Biblical Literature courses are designed to give students an understanding and appreciation of the Word of God and its application. The Biblical Literature major exposes students to a broad spectrum of hermeneutical and exegetical perspectives, tools and methods so they may interpret the Bible responsibly and perceptively within a theological-historical framework. [+]

Program Overview

The greatest asset for effective integration of truth is a solid knowledge of the Bible. The Biblical Literature online courses are designed to give students an understanding and appreciation of the Word of God and its application. The Biblical Literature major exposes students to a broad spectrum of hermeneutical and exegetical perspectives, tools and methods so they may interpret the Bible responsibly and perceptively within a theological-historical framework.

Students who choose the Biblical Literature area choose one of two concentrations: English Bible or New Testament. Students with an English Bible concentration study the entire Bible; the Old Testament concentration emphasizes the content of the Old Testament with the acquisition of the Hebrew language, and the New Testament concentration emphasizes the content of the New Testament with the acquisition of the Greek language.... [-]


Bachelor in Christian Caregiving & Counseling

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Tulsa

The Christian Caregiving & Counseling Major is designed to educate and equip students with the philosophy, methods, and resources suitable for professional or lay ministry in a broad range of pastoral settings. Within the major a cognate is required which is composed of the following courses: hermeneutics, teaching the Bible, principles of psychology, research seminar, introduction to theology, and ethics. [+]

Program Overview

The College of Theology facilitates Spirit-led growth and discipleship in students and equips them as ministers and leaders in the Body of Christ. Foundational to this purpose, students are equipped with a solid knowledge of the Bible, a sound understanding of theology and an effective grasp of ministry enabling them, through the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, to proclaim the healing Gospel of Jesus Christ. The undergraduate Theology Department offers majors in the following areas: biblical literature, Christian caregiving & counseling, global ministry & the marketplace, ministry & leadership, and theological-historical studies.

The Christian Caregiving & Counseling Major is designed to educate and equip students with the philosophy, methods, and resources suitable for professional or lay ministry in a broad range of pastoral settings. Within the major a cognate is required which is composed of the following courses: hermeneutics, teaching the Bible, principles of psychology, research seminar, introduction to theology, and ethics.... [-]


Bachelor in International Business and Ministry (Online)

Oral Roberts University
Online Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Tulsa

Bold and astute business leaders are in demand in today’s complex and volatile economy. The College of Business at ORU combines a cutting edge business education with a biblical worldview. Our program is designed to meet a broad array of career objectives and interests.

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Program Overview International business and ministry majors are driven by a passion for international business and ministry. They tend to be purpose driven and seek to positively influence others. The degree prepares students to have promising careers in international businesses or ministries. Along with a solid business foundation and international business training, the degree requires a minor in theology. What Do You Have to Look Forward To? With a degree in international finance and ministry you can gain access to the following careers or career fields: Consultant Management and marketing positions in international or domestic businesses Business positions in domestic or international ministries and non-profit organizations International business analyst Entrepreneurship Ministry Course Offerings Include: Principles of Financial Accounting Principles of Managerial Accounting Quantitative Analysis Principles of Marketing International Business International Marketing International Finance Strategic Management Principles of Macroeconomics Principles of Macroeconomics... [-]


Bachelor's in Philosophy/Theology

Eastern Mennonite University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Harrisonburg Lancaster + 1 more

EMU Bible and religion students delve deep into Scripture, do their own spiritual formation work, and find their purpose in life as followers of Jesus; they become equipped to serve the common good close to home and around the world. [+]

Bible and Religion at EMU

EMU Bible and religion students delve deep into Scripture, do their own spiritual formation work, and find their purpose in life as followers of Jesus; they become equipped to serve the common good close to home and around the world.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to attend seminary or graduate studies or begin immediately to serve in churches, service organizations, schools, hospitals, and community organizations. You will develop self-awareness and skills to make a difference through a commitment to Anabaptist Mennonite values of cross-cultural understanding, care for creation, non-violent peacebuilding and service to others as Jesus modeled.

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BA or BSc in Christian Leadership

HIWASSEE COLLEGE
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2018 USA Madisonville

The Christian Leadership curriculum is designed for students seeking ordained or lay ministry. The program offers a solid foundation in the liberal arts as well as providing more in-depth focus in Biblical studies, theology, church history, and experience in the practice of various aspects of the ministry. [+]

We are excited you are thinking about becoming part of the Hiwassee community! We are here to help you with anything and everything you need. We would love to answer any questions you may have about the College from academics to affordability and beyond.

Our campus has grown from a mere seven acres to a larger campus, comprised of eighteen buildings situated on 400 acres.

CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP (B.A./B.S.)

The Christian Leadership curriculum is designed for students seeking ordained or lay ministry. The program offers a solid foundation in the liberal arts as well as providing more in-depth focus in Biblical studies, theology, church history, and experience in the practice of various aspects of the ministry.... [-]