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

*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
Introduction to Christian Apologetics PHI 1203 3
OT/NT/THE Advanced Topic (2) OTS 1203/NTS 2203/THE 3203 6
Chapel (6 Semesters) CHP 1000 0
  Total: 21
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 HEBRW 5003 3
Greek Syntax GREEK 4313 3
Church History Elective CHAHT xxxx 3
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
Philosophy of Religion PHILO 4313 3
Philosophy/Ethics Elective ETHIC/PHILO xxxx 3
Foundations for Christian Ministry PASMN 3313 3
Pastoral Ministry Elective PASMN xxxx 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
Concentration Courses (4)   12
Free Elective   3
  Total: 79
  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 School of Theology and taken at the graduate level satisfy the requirements for both degrees.