Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies

Texas Baptist College

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies

The biblical foundation you need to serve, wherever God calls you

This degree provides the biblical foundation students need to serve faithfully, whether they're called to ministry, to the marketplace, or anywhere in between.

Degree Highlights

  • 120 hours

The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies (BACS) combines theological education with the history of Western thought in order to develop the intellectual and spiritual maturity of every graduate. The degree prepares students to serve God and others in whatever chosen vocation, including Christian ministries, through worldview development and biblical studies. The BACS degree also prepares students to complete graduate degrees at Southwestern Seminary (MDiv, Adv. Standing; Adv. MDiv, MACE).

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Degree Requirements

HermeneuticsBIB 12333
Baptist History & HeritageHIS 22133
Church History ICHH 21133
Church History IICHH 21233
Introduction to Christian ApologeticsPHI 12033
Hebrew IHBR 11033
Hebrew IIHBR 11033
OT/NT/THE Advanced TopicOTS 1203/NTS 2203/THE 320315 (5 courses)
ChapelCHP 1000(6 semesters)
Old Testament IOTS 11133
Old Testament IIOTS 11233
New Testament INTS 21133
New Testament IINTS 21233
Biblical TheologyBIB 11733
Systematic Theology ITHE 30333
Systematic Theology IITHE 40333
Systematic Theology IIITHE 40433
Virtues of Godly CharacterBIB 11233
Greek IGRK 11033
Greek IIGRK 12033
English IENG 11133
English IIENG 12133
Natural ScienceNAS 42033
Critical Thinking & WorldviewREA 11533
Introduction to Christian EthicsPHI 33123
Introduction to Christian PhilosophyPHI 41133
Introduction to MissionsMIS 20133
EvangelismEVA 21133
Spiritual FormationBIB 10133
Any Two of the Following Great Books:6
- Great Books of Early Western CivilationIDE 1103
- Great Books of Late AntiquityIDE 1213
- Great Books of Middle Ages & RenaissanceIDE 2173
- Great Books of the EnlightenmentIDE 3103
- Great Books of the 19th CenturyIDE 3203
- Great Books of the 20th CenturyIDE 3233

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