The Ancient and Oriental Christianity track is a 48-hour thesis program designed to equip students with an advanced academic foundation in research in the languages, cultures, and theological expressions of Eastern Christianity. Students who have extensive preparation at the undergraduate level may receive advanced placement (maximum 12 hours) toward this 48-hour degree. 

Course requirements for the 48-hour M.A. in Ancient and Oriental Christianity degree are:

Core Curriculum (27 hours)

6 hours of appropriate language
BIBM 602 GST Orientation (0 hours)
BIBD 660 Systematic Theology I (3)
BIBH 651 History of Christianity I: Early and Medieval (3)
BIBH 652 History of Christianity II: Reformation to Present (3)
BIBL 610 Critical Interpretation of the Old Testament (3)
BIBL 620 Critical Interpretation of the New Testament (3)
Thesis (6)

Ancient and Oriental Christianity Curriculum (21 hours)

BIBD 647 Research Problems in Theology (3)
BIBD 661 Theological Explorations (3)
BIBH 674 Christian Mission in Global Contexts (3)
BIBH 671 Explorations in the Christian East (3)
6 hours of ancient language
3 hours of elective

     Application Deadline:
Fall 2016
  • Aug. 12, 2016

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