Bachelor of Theology
Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) is a four year academic degree (120 credit hours) for persons interested in completing an undergraduate degree that will increase their knowledge and effectiveness by developing a more complete biblical and theological understanding.
The Bachelor of Theology program provides General Education (36 credits) and Bible and Theology (84 credits) training for persons committed to various ministries, such as evangelism, missions, and Christian education. Upon completion of this program the student is expected to show competence in the Bible and Theology. As in all FTS programs, there is a four-fold emphasis in the curriculum content on biblical hermeneutics, biblical history, biblical theology, and biblical exegesis.
All applicants for the B.Th. program must be nearing completion of a High School Diploma program. All applicants must have earned a High School Diploma, or equivalent, before being accepted into the program.
B.Th. Transfer of Credits
A maximum of 39 credit hours from accredited institutions can be transferred to Faith Theological Seminary. Transfer of credit is not automatic. Upon written request, the Registrar will evaluate the official transcript and inform the student of the credit that may be transferred. A student who has no Bible/Theology credits to transfer, may request consideration of other General Education credits to equal 30 credit-hour transfers.
To enable students to demonstrate a general knowledge of the Bible, and the use of various Bible study tools, and understand theological doctrine, exhibit creative and critical thinking skills and knowledge, demonstrating and proclaiming the gospel of Christ towards the formation of character and the transformation of the world.
To enable students to evidence an increasing likeness to Christ as manifested in love for God, love for others, and evidence of the fruit of the Spirit.
To enable students to minister within a local church or other group by means of leadership skills, evangelism, and service.