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.
  1. All students in the MA program take a core of the following courses (21 hours):
    BIBM 602 GST Orientation (0 credits)
    BIBD 660 Introduction to Systematic Theology
    BIBH 651 History of Christianity I
    BIBH 652 History of Christianity II
    BIBL 610 Introduction to the New Testament
    BIBL 620 Introduction to the Old Testament
    Thesis (6 hours)
  2. Requirements for the M.A. (Ancient and Oriental Chrstianity) are (27 hours):
    BIBD 647 Research Problems
    BIBD 661 Theological Explorations
    BIBH 674 Mission and Expansion of Christianity
    BIBH 640 Explorations in the Christian East
    12 hours of relevant ancient languages
    3 hours of elective
     Application Deadline:
Fall 2014
  • August 15, 2014

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