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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B.A. in Cross-Cultural Studies

Toccoa Falls College
Online Campus Full time 126 hours September 2018 USA Toccoa Falls + 1 more

Cross-Cultural Studies major equips future servant leaders with knowledge, skill, and character pertinent to communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people of other cultures from a biblical worldview. Naturally established from biblical principles, the major offers both theory and practical application of cross-cultural skills and ministry through anthropology courses in addition to skills-based strategies. [+]

Cross-Cultural Studies major equips future servant leaders with knowledge, skill, and character pertinent to communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people of other cultures from a biblical worldview. Naturally established from biblical principles, the major offers both theory and practical application of cross-cultural skills and ministry through anthropology courses in addition to skills-based strategies. History of missions, church planting and development, training and discipleship, cross-cultural communication, and urban ministries accompany an in-depth ethnographic project centering on cross-cultural strategies to one particular people group. An internship in the senior year provides hands-on experience under a formal mentor as the student prepares to candidate in churches or to go on to seminary for further preparation.... [-]


Bachelor in Theology and Religious Studies

St. Norbert College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA De Pere

Majoring in theology and religious studies (TRS) at St. Norbert will teach you how to explore essential theological ideas: the relationship between faith and reason; the role of tradition in shaping belief; the practice of careful interpretation of texts; the ethical dimensions of a life lived in community with others. [+]

Wrestling with questions of ultimate importance takes courage, honesty, and some hard work. “What is the meaning of life?” “Who is God?” “How should I relate to others around me?” These are a few of the questions our scholarly community regularly discusses and debates, in much the same way theologians and religious thinkers have done for centuries. We hope you’ll consider joining us in our conversation; there’s a place here for you!Majoring in theology and religious studies (TRS) at St. Norbert will teach you how to explore essential theological ideas: the relationship between faith and reason; the role of tradition in shaping belief; the practice of careful interpretation of texts; the ethical dimensions of a life lived in community with others. You’ll learn to recognize religious motivations at work in global and current events, as well as how to interpret theological themes in books, films, works of art and architecture. By exploring religious ideas across different eras and conversing with a multitude of faiths and traditions, TRS majors become part of something much bigger than themselves.... [-]


Bachelor in Theology

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Grand Rapids

In cooperation with the Diocese of Grand Rapids, the department is developing a youth ministry major and minor. For any semester, students may request to study biblical languages, Greek or Hebrew. Students have the opportunity to engage in a directed study of St. Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologiae. [+]

How We're Different Each full-time professor has a mandatum from the Bishop of the Diocese of Grand Rapids or the Archbishop of Detroit. Graduates readily find employment in parishes in the Dioceses of Grand Rapids, Lansing and the Arch-Diocese of Detroit. Many graduates go on to graduate studies in theology at schools like Notre Dame, Boston College, Marquette, Catholic University of America and Villanova. A six-course Certificate in Theological Studies enables students to apply for diocesan master catechist status. Each full-time professor teaches courses in the Catholic Studies program. One theology professor has twice been a Fulbright Scholar in Ukraine and another gives dozens of theological talks at local Catholic gatherings. In cooperation with the Diocese of Grand Rapids, the department is developing a youth ministry major and minor. For any semester, students may request to study biblical languages, Greek or Hebrew. Students have the opportunity to engage in a directed study of St. Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologiae. Every other year a theology professor offers a course on The Lord of the Rings and The Chronicles of Narnia. Major Requirements ... [-]

Business Administration

Clarks Summit University Online
Online Full time August 2018 USA USA Online

You’ll be exposed to the entire spectrum of business practices, preparing you to enter the professional business world and to manage complex situations while maintaining an ethical and biblical perspective. [+]

You’ll be exposed to the entire spectrum of business practices, preparing you to enter the professional business world and to manage complex situations while maintaining an ethical and biblical perspective. Major Courses

You will engage in a series of business courses covering everything from economics and accounting to marketing and personal finance. You’ll benefit hands-on experience in a business internship, allowing you to apply classroom concepts to real-world situations.

Courses include:

Introduction to Business Economics Management Information Systems Financial Accounting Management and Organization Marketing Business Law and Ethics Business Internship or Business Strategy Capstone Pursue your Passion ... [-]

Bachelor in Christian Ministries

Clarks Summit University Online
Online Part time September 2018 USA Scranton USA Online

Clarks Summit University’s online Christian Ministries major is geared towards the adult student who is looking for practical ministry preparation in pursuit of godly Christian leadership. Below will outline the scope, highlights, and outcomes of the program for ministries available upon completion. [+]

Clarks Summit University’s online Christian Ministries major is geared towards the adult student who is looking for practical ministry preparation in pursuit of godly Christian leadership. Below will outline the scope, highlights, and outcomes of the program for ministries available upon completion.

Major Courses

Building on the CSU Core, students will engage in serious study of God’s Word as it relates to ministry leadership and practical ministry skills. The program provides students with 18 credits of elective space within the major courses to allow the adult learner to tailor the degree towards their ministry aspirations. Courses include:

PS310 – Dynamics of Discipleship PA311 – Personal Life of the Ministry Leader EM412 – Family Life of the Ministry Leader EM413 – Foundations of Ministry Leadership 18 Credits of Ministry Leadership Electives Pursue your Passion ... [-]

Bachelor in Bible And Theology

Clarks Summit University Online
Online Part time September 2018 USA Scranton USA Online

Clarks Summit University’s online Bible and Theology major is geared towards the adult student who is looking for ministry preparation and has an interest in learning the original biblical languages of Greek and Hebrew. Below will outline the scope, highlights, and outcomes of the program for ministries available upon completion. [+]

Clarks Summit University’s online Bible and Theology major is geared towards the adult student who is looking for ministry preparation and has an interest in learning the original biblical languages of Greek and Hebrew. Below will outline the scope, highlights, and outcomes of the program for ministries available upon completion.

Major Courses

Building on the CSU Core, students will engage in serious study of God’s Word and the study of the original biblical languages of Greek and Hebrew earning students 12 credits of dual-enrolled credit with Baptist Bible Seminary. Courses include:

NT502 – Elements of Greek 1 NT503 – Elements of Greek 2 OT502 – Elements of Hebrew 1 OT503 – Elements of Hebrew 2 6 credits of Undergraduate Ministry Communication Electives 12 credits of Undergraduate Biblical Studies Electives ... [-]

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 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 Biblical and Theological Studies

North Park University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Chicago

As a biblical and theological studies major, you’ll utilize in-depth Bible study, theological exploration, and the history of the church to deepen your understanding and practice of faith. [+]

Bachelor of Biblical and Theological Studies Why Study Biblical and Theological Studies?

As a biblical and theological studies major, you’ll utilize in-depth Bible study, theological exploration, and the history of the church to deepen your understanding and practice of faith. You’ll acquire critical thinking skills and see the real-life implications of what you learn. As a graduate, you can pursue a life in ministry or academia, or follow your calling to public service or business.

Why North Park?

Come study the Bible and theology with professors from different traditions in the Christian faith and among students who are Christians and non-Christians. You’ll study and engage the Bible and theology through the context of North Park’s urban, multicultural setting, where you have the chance to develop a global perspective on the Christian faith. You’ll be challenged to deepen your faith, expand your knowledge, and grow your passion to serve God and others.... [-]


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 Theology

Crandall University
Campus Full time September 2018 Canada Moncton

This unique partnership gives Crandall students the opportunity of taking a degree from Acadia University (through Acadia Divinity College) concurrent with their Crandall degree. [+]

The Crandall-Acadia Bachelor of Theology Partnership

This unique partnership gives Crandall students the opportunity of taking a degree from Acadia University (through Acadia Divinity College) concurrent with their Crandall degree. In the Acadia Bachelor of Theology program, students will take specialized courses that focus on personal discipleship, Christian service in the church and community, as well as courses in Biblical studies and theology. Practical elements in the program will provide students the opportunity to serve and lead locally and internationally.

This degree is designed specifically for those students who have a passion for serving God and developing a stronger relationship with Him. It provides a solid foundation for leading in church and community ministries.... [-]


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 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 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 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:... [-]