Master of Arts in Great Commission Apologetics

Purpose

The purpose of the Master of Arts in Great Commission Apologetics program is to train students to be effective global evangelists and disciple-makers for people of diverse worldview, religious, and cultural backgrounds. 

Degree Requirements

Course Title Course Number Hours

General Requirements

Introduction to Missiology MISSN 3363 3
Contemporary Evangelism EVANG 3303 3
Christian Formation EDMIN 3022 2

General Theological Studies

Biblical Hermeneutics BIBST 3203 3
Old Testament 1 OLDTS 3313 3
Old Testamnet 2 OLDTS 3323 3
New Testament 1 NEWTS 3313 3
New Testament 2 NEWTS 3323 3
Systematic Theology 1 SYSTH 3053 3
Systematic Theology 2 SYSTH 3063 3
Systematic Theology 3 SYSTH 3073 3
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
Church History 1 CHAHT 3103 3
Church History 2 CHAHT 3113 3

Studies in Apologetics and Practice

Great Commission Apologetics 1 GCAPL 4373 3
Major Living Religions MISSN 4333 3
New Religious Movements and Minority Religions in America EVANG 5313 3
The Christian Home, Basic Christian Ethics OR The Bible and Moral Issues ETHIC 4303, ETHIC 4313, OR ETHIC 4323 3
Strategies for Disciple-Making EDMIN 3053 3
Christian Leadership EDMIN 3043 3
The Church Gathered: Theology of Worship WORSP 4323 3
Choose any 2 of the following:    6
The Problem of Evil GCAPL 4383  
The History of the Bible GCAPL 4393  
Great Commission Apologetics and Aesthetics GCAPL 4413  
Great Commission Apologetics and Science GCAPL 4423  
Great Commission Apologetics in the Early Church GCAPL 4433  
Great Commission Apologetics in a Pluralistic and Postmodern Society GCAPL 5013  
Great Commission Apologetics and Secularism GCAPL 5023  
Great Commission Apologetics and the New Age GCAPL 5033  
Great Commission Apologetics 2: Methodology GCAPL 5113  
Great Commission Apologetics 3: Apologetics and Culture GCAPL 5123  
Great Commission Apologetics 4: The Christian Worldview GCAPL 5133  

Summative Final

Great Commission Apologetics Summative Final GCAPL 5500 0
  Degree Total:  68

Additional Resources

Students interested in more information regarding the program should contact the Fish School of Evangelism and Missions Dean's Office at 817-923-1921 extension 6405. Students may also contact the Office of the Registrar.