This schedule below lays out the courses required in the Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) degree program. The University normally offers courses only once a year and as they are set forth in this suggested schedule. You have some flexibility to personalize your schedule so please discuss your plan with your academic adviser to be sure courses will be available when you want to enroll in them.


First Year

First Semester Second Semester
15 semester hours 15 semester hours
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers (3) COMM 260 Public Speaking (3)
ENGL 111 Written Expression (3) ENGL 112 Argument-Based Literary Research (3)
HPRO 114 Health and Wellness (3) Mathematics (3)
THL 135 Life, Ministry, and Teachings of Jesus (3) THL 136 Acts and the Writings of Paul (3)
THL 200 Principles of Christian Living (3) THL 226 Christian Leadership (3)

Second Year

First Semester Second Semester
15 semester hours 16 semester hours
ART 110 Art History and Appreciation
  or MUS 121 Music History and Appreciation (3)
ANTH 230 Biological Anthropology (3)
ANTH 230L Biological Anthropology Lab (1)
ENGL 261 World Literature I (3) ENGL 262 World Literature II (3)
HIST 111 History of Western Civilization to 1648 (3) THL 212 Old Testament Survey II (3)
THL 211 Old Testament Survey I (3) THL 380 Introduction to Biblical Doctrine (3)
Electives (3) Elective (3)

Third Year

First Semester Second Semester
18 semester hours 18 semester hours
Social and Behavorial Science (6) THL 300 Introduction to Biblical Languages and Resources (3)
THL 320 Introduction to Church History (3) THL 413 Epistles of Paul II (3)
THL 332 The Biblical Text (3) THL 416 General Epistles and Revelation (3)
THL 412 Epistles of Paul I (3) THL 467 Historical Geography of the Bible Lands (3)
Electives (3) Electives (6)

Fourth Year

First Semester Second Semester
15-17 semester hours 15-16 semester hours
THL 421 History of Christianity I (3) THL 422 History of Christianity II (3)
THL 460 Understanding Contemporary World Religions (3) THL 450 Introduction to Biblical Theology (3)
Electives (9-11) Electives (9-10)