Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies/Master of Divinity (Missions)

*Pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Texas Baptist College Core Requirements
Course Title Course Number Hours
Old Testament I* OTS 1113 3
Old Testament II* OTS 1123 3
New Testament I* NTS 2113 3
New Testament II* NTS 2123 3
Biblical Theology BIB 1173 3
Systematic Theology I* THE 3033 3
Greek I GRK 1103 3
Greek II GRK 1203 3
English I ENG 1113 3
English II ENG 1213 3
Natural Science NAS 4203 3
Critical Thinking & Worldview REA 1153 3
Introduction to Christian Philosophy PHI 4113 3
Introduction to Missions* MIS 2013 3
Evangelism* EVA 2213 3
Spiritual Formation BIB 1013 3
Any Two of the Following Great Books:   6
Great Books of Early Western Civilization IDE 1103  
Great Books of Late Antiquity IDE 1213  
Great Books of Middle Ages & Renaissance IDE 2173  
Great Books of the Enlightenment IDE 3103  
Great Books of the 19th Century IDE 3203  
Great Books of the 20th Century IDE 3233  
  Total: 54
Christian Studies Major Requirements
Course Title Course Number Hours
Hermeneutics BIB 1273 3
World Religions SOS 2103 3
Church History I* CHH 2113 3
Church History II* CHH 2123 3
OT/NT/THE Advanced Topic (2) OTS 1203/NTS 2203/THE 3203 6
Chapel (6 Semesters) CHP 1000 0
  Total: 18
Master of Divinity Requirements
Course Title Course Number Hours
Bible Book Study OLDTS/NEWTS 3
Old Testament Elective** OLDTS xxxx 3
New Testament Elective** NEWTS xxxx 3
Biblical Hebrew I** HEBRW 4313 3
Biblical Hebrew II** HEBRW 4323 3
Hebrew Syntax or HEBRW 5003 or 3
Greek Syntax GREEK 4313  
Baptist Heritage** BPTST 3203 3
Systematic Theology II** SYSTH 3063 3
Systematic Theology III** SYSTH 3073 3
Systematic Theology Elective** SYSTH xxxx 3
Christian Ethics** ETHIC 4313 3
Intro to Great Commission Apologetics** GCAPL 4373 3
Theology of Worship WORSP 4323 3
Foundations for Christian Ministry PASMN 3313 3
Introduction to Expository Preaching PRCHG 3313 3
Advanced Expository Preaching PRCHG 3323 3
Christian Leadership EDMIN 3043 3
Christian Formation EDMIN 3022 2
Applied Ministry - Disciple Making APLMN 4011 1
Applied Ministry - Mentoring APLMN 4021 1
MISSN Elective MISSN xxxx 3
EVANG Elective EVANG xxxx 3
GCAPL Elective GCAPL xxxx 3
Fish School Elective MISSN/EVANG/GCAPL 3
Fish School Concentration (4)   12
Free Elective   3
  Total: 82
  Total Degree Hours: 154

* These courses, taken at the undergraduate level, are those that count toward Advanced Standing in the MDiv degree. Students must pass Advanced Standing Exams for these courses.

** These courses are common both to the BACS and the MDiv in the Fish School of Evangelism and Missions and taken at the graduate level satisfy the requirements for both degrees.