Associate of Divinity

The Associate of Divinity degree is designed to prepare students with introductory skills needed for service in local church ministries, evangelism, international or North American missions, or denominational service.

Associate of Divinity Outcomes
Students completing the Associate of Divinity major will be able to do the following:

  1. Communicate biblical truth according to basic hermeneutical principles
  2. Formulate theological beliefs based upon biblical and historical perspectives
  3. Demonstrate basic leadership skills in Christian ministry
  4. Demonstrate a Great Commission perspective in evangelism, discipleship, ministry, and worship.


General Education (42 hours)

  • BN170 Introduction to Business & Finance
  • CM110 Introduction to Public Speaking
  • GE101 English Composition I
  • GE102 English Composition II
  • GE135 Quantitative Reasoning
  • GE185 Introduction to Physical Science
  • GE240 Survey of World Literature
  • GS101 Foundations for Kingdom Success
  • HM300 Introduction to Philosophy
  • HM344 Christianity & the Arts
  • HS210 or HS211 American History I or II
  • HT200 Introduction to Ethics
  • HT411 World Religions
  • PY100 Introduction to Psychology

Biblical Core (36 Hours)

  • BS115 Old Testament Survey I
  • BS116 Old Testament Survey II
  • BS117 New Testament Survey I
  • BS118 New Testament Survey II
  • BS204 Introduction to Hermeneutics
  • HT112 Church History I
  • HT113 Church History II
  • HT350 Christian Doctrine I
  • HT351 Christian Doctrine II
  • HT450 The Church
  • MN201 Personal Evangelism and Discipleship
  • MS201 Global Missions 3 hrs

Total Credit Hours: 78 Hours