Christian Ministries: Pre-Seminary

The Pre-Seminary program prepares students for entrance at a seminary; it is not itself preperation for ministry. The Master of Divinity Degree, granted by seminaries is the normal requirement for ordained ministry in many denominations. This program engages students in intesnse study of the Bible, theology, and biblical languages to prepare languages to prepare for graduate study  


Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

-Exhibit a competency in knowing God's Word and demonstrate its relevance to problems, needs, and issues of today.

-Demonstrate a mastery of Biblical languages to meet the entrance requirements of seminaries.

-Show Proficiency in communicating the Word of God through sound Biblical preaching

-Exhibit personal and spiritual attributes of a servant's heart, holy living, and sense of calling essential to leading a church or parachurch organization and ministering to people


Specific course requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree with Pre-Seminary major are listed below. In addition to a primary program of preperation for pastoral ministries, students have the option of choosing among several among several concentration areas.

Degree Title: Bachelor of Arts
Available Formats: Traditional Undergraduate
Program Core Credit Hours: 47 semester credit hours
Additional Academic Requirements: 

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