Foundations for Life - One Year Program (31 Credits)

The Foundations For Life program is designed as a foundational discipleship year, which will equip the student with a solid Biblical basis from which to pursue a career, vocational training, or university studies. The focus is on personal Christian growth, a foundational understanding of the Bible, and life application.

Course Requirements
BI1013  Pentateuch 3 Credits
BI1023  Psalms/Spiritual Formation 3 Credits
BI1113  Synoptic Gospels 3 Credits
BI1123  Acts/Pauline Epistles 3 Credits
TH1013  Theology I:God & the Bible 3 Credits
TH1023  Approaching the Bible 3 Credits
TH1033  Understanding the Bible 3 Credits
CM1013  Apologetics/Evangelism 3 Credits
CM1023  Ethics 3 Credits
PR1011  Student Ministry I 1 Credit
PR1021  Student Ministry II 1 Credit
Module Elective 2 Credits

31 TOTAL CREDITS

Christian Ministry Diploma - Two Year Program (62 Credits)

Upon completion of the two year program requirements, students will receive a Christian Ministry Diploma. This program is designed for those who anticipate ministry in their local church or simply want a solid base for further vocational training. The focus is on knowledge of the Scriptures, appreciation for the local church, and skill development for church ministry.

Course Requirements

First Year - Foundations for Life Certificate Requirements (31 credits)

Students will have completed the requirements for the Foundations for Life Certificate in their first year of study which will accumulate 31 credits.

Second Year Requirements (31 credits)

The following are the requirements for a second year of study to complete the Christian Ministry Diploma:

BI2013 OT Historical Books I  3 Credits
Bible Book Study 3 Credits
Bible Book Study 3 Credits
Bible Book Study 3 Credits
Theology Core Study 3 Credits
GE2013 Church History I 3 Credits
GE3013 Church History II 3 Credits
PR2011 Student Ministry III
1 Credit
PR2021 Student Ministry IV
1 Credit
Electives 8 Credits

31 Total Credits for Year Two

62 TOTAL CREDITS

Note: the New Testament, Old Testament and Theology studies must be different from what was taken in the first year of study.

Bachelor of Christian Ministry - Three Year Program (95 Credits)

The Bachelor of Christian Ministry program offers an increasing degree of knowledge and leadership development as it builds onto the Christian Ministry Diploma courses (years 1 and 2). The program objectives are: a competent knowledge of Scripture, an attitude of servant leadership, and skill development for Christian ministry.

Course Requirements

First & Second Year Requirements (62 credits)

Students will have completed the requirements for the Foundations for Life Certificate (31 credits) and the Christian Ministry Diploma (31 credits) in their first two years of study which will accumulate 62 credits.

Third Year - Christian Ministry Diploma Requirements (33 credits)

The following are the requirements for a third year of study to complete the Bachelor of Christian Ministry (General Studies Minor):

BI3013 OT Historical Books II 3 Credits
Bible Book Study 3 Credits
Bible Book Study 3 Credits
Bible Book Study 3 Credits
Theology Core Study 3 Credits
Ministry Study 3 Credits
CM3043 Communicating the Bible
3 Credits
PR3012 Leadership Practicum I 2 Credits
PR3022 Leadership Practicum II 2 Credits
Electives 8 Credits

33 Total Credits for Year Three

95 TOTAL CREDITS

Note: the New Testament, Old Testament and Theology studies must be different from what was taken in the first and second years of study.

Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies - Four Year Program (130 Credits)

This program is designed for those anticipating involvement in ministry, whether full-time or lay ministry, and in leadership roles. The student will be further equipped to understand and communicate God's Word, counsel and nurture others, and provide Christ-like leadership. This program will equip the student with sound Bible knowledge and provide a base for those wishing to pursue further studies.

Academic Track - Course Requirements

In addition to the core requirements (i.e. excluding electives) for the Bachelor of Christian Ministry, the student will complete the following:

Ministry Study 3
Bible Book Study 3
Bible Book Study 3
Bible Book Study 3
PR4016 Ministry Internship I 6
PR4026 Ministry Internship II 6
Electives 11

35 Total Credits for Year Four

130 TOTAL CREDITS

Note: the New Testament, Old Testament and Ministry studies must be different from what was taken in the first three years of study.

Applied Track - Course Requirements

This track emphasizes the practical more than the academic.  Students choosing this track will spend much more time in their ministry and less time on academic assignments.

Those choosing to take the Applied Track of the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies will complete all courses as listed in the Academic track. Instead of completing the assignments in the Academic syllabi, they will be required to submit weekly summaries of the class content.

The requirements for the Ministry Internships will increase from 16 to 30 hours per week.

2022-2023 Course Offerings

The following are the courses that are planned for 2022-2023.

1st Year Courses

1st Semester

2nd Semester

Approaching the Bible (3) (module)
Theology I: God and the Bible
Pentateuch Ethics
Synoptic Gospels Psalms & Spiritual Formation
Understanding the Bible
Acts/Pauline Epistles
Apologetics/Evangelism Modular Elective (2)
Student Ministry (1) Student Ministry (1)
Optional Elective Optional Elective
16 Credits 15 Credits
2nd Year Courses

1st Semester

2nd Semester

Historical Books I (3) (module)
Wisdom Literature
Church History I Theology II: Humanity/Sin/Salvation
Minor Prophets
Church History II
Corinthians
Elective II
Elective I Modular Elective (2)
Student Ministry (1) Student Ministry (1)
16 Credits 15 Credits
3rd Year Courses

1st Semester

2nd Semester

Ministry (3) (module)
Communicating the Bible
Historical Books II Theology II: Humanity/Sin/Salvation
Minor Prophets Wisdom Literature
Corinthians
Elective II
Elective I Leadership Practicum (2)
Leadership Practicum (2) Modular Elective (2)
17 Credits 16 Credits
4th Year Courses

1st Semester

2nd Semester

Leadership Dynamics (module) (3) Wisdom Literature
Minor Prophets James
Corinthians Elective II
Elective I Modular Elective (2)
Ministry Internship (6) Ministry Internship (6)
18 Credits 17 Credits
Planned Electives
1st Semester 2nd Semester
Biblical Hebrew I
Biblical Hebrew II
World Religions
Angelology & Demonology
January Module Electives

Children & Youth Ministry

New Testament Use of Old Testament