Diploma in Christian Studies (One-Year)

Program Description
Program Objectives

Course Requirements

 Program Description
A one-year program of biblical and theological studies for lay persons who possess a bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university. This program is designed to further basic understanding of the Christian faith and to foster the integration of this understanding with their personal and professional lives.

 Program Objectives
Graduation from this program should enable the student to demonstrate:

1. Personal and spiritual maturity with a commitment to ongoing growth.
2. Increased understanding of the teaching of the Bible and theology in areas of interest and the ability to integrate this knowledge with daily life and work.
3. Commitment to use all abilities, training, and experience to further God’s work in the world.
4. The ability to formulate and articulate a distinctively Christian worldview.

 Course Requirements

Bible   (12 credits)
NT 416 New Testament Introduction 3

OT 417 Old Testament Introduction  3
Electives (BI, NT or OT)   6

Church Mission and Ministry   (3 credits)
PT 540 Spiritual Formation  3

Free Electives   9

TOTAL CREDITS       24

If you would like more information about this program, please feel free to submit a Request for Information or speak to an admissions counsellor at 431-5200 (local) or 1 (800) 567-4988.