Associate of Arts

Christian Studies

The AA Christian Studies provides a broad exposure to the Core curriculum, with a focused, enriching study of theology, biblical studies, ministry, and Christian worldviews. This program encourages a strong link between academic and practical learning through mentoring, journaling, and an integral relationship with the church, and is ideal if you are interested in being better equipped for service within the structure and accountability of a degree program, through an accredited institution. The AA Christian Studies is intended for off-campus students only, as all program components can be completed through Continuing and Distance Education.

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Gain interpretive skills

Studying the Bible, theology, and Christian worldview gives students the skills and methods to interpret Scripture for life. Along with ministry and/or personal study, these skills are essential in any number of settings.

Discover your passions

With the opportunity to choose multiple elective courses, this AA allows you to delve into the Bible and explore your ministry interests. Broaden your knowledge of Scripture, the Church, and yourself.

Learn online

Get a strong biblical and theological overview anywhere you are. This program is structured to deliver material that interests you with the flexibility that you want.

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The AA Christian Studies provides a broad exposure to the Core curriculum, with a focused, enriching study of theology, biblical studies, ministry, and Christian worldviews. This program encourages a strong link between academic and practical learning through mentoring, journaling, and an integral relationship with the church, and is ideal if you are interested in being better equipped for service within the structure and accountability of a degree program, through an accredited institution. The AA Christian Studies is intended for off-campus students only, as all program components can be completed through Continuing and Distance Education.

Credit Hours: 64

  • the completion of a modified Core curriculum (30 credit hours)
  • the completion of 22 credit hours of Discipline Required & Elective course requirements including:
    • CM 103 Orientation to Distance Education (1)
    • BLST 213 Hermeneutics
    • Any 300+ elective
    • Approved elective
  • the completion of 12 credit hours of Biblical Studies and Theology, including a minimum of 6 credit hours at the 300+ level:
    • Old Testament elective
    • New Testament elective
    • BLST 325 Bible Origins
    • Theology elective
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  • Youth worker
  • Associate pastor
  • Camp leadership
  • Chaplain
  • Global missionary

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Continuing Education
  • BA in Biblical Studies
  • Bachelor of Youth Ministry
  • BA in Biblical Studies (Honours)
  • BA in Youth Ministry
  • BA in Theology
  • BA in Christian Ministry
I have been incredibly blessed to be a part of a community that not only dared me to 'think brave thoughts' but also dared me to be a more authentic follower of Christ.
Russell Price