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Florida Christian University Bachelor of Arts in Theology
Florida Christian University

Bachelor of Arts in Theology

Orlando, USA

3 Years

English, Portuguese, Spanish

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Bachelor of Arts in Theology - 126 credits

The purpose of the Bachelor in Theology is to prepare students to read, interpret and apply the Bible in their own lives and in a practical career. He will also learn the theological foundations for leadership, teaching, and ministry within a church, and will be able to defend the central theological doctrines of the Christian faith and communicate the different elements of a Christian worldview.


General Education Courses: 45 Credits

  • AD1410 Humanity in Global Times
  • CC3520 Personality Theory: Self-Esteem
  • CH3013 Communication and Human Development
  • CM2101 Composition I
  • CM2108 Effective Communication
  • EC4320 Economy Theory
  • ED1109 Study Methods & Techniques
  • PS1304 General Psychology
  • PS4101 Introduction to Social Psychology
  • RG2101 Church History
  • SC2101 Survey of American History
  • SC2102 Philosophical Thinking
  • SC2205 Study of Man and His Culture
  • SC3204 Biological Science
  • TH3406 Anthropology

Theology Courses: 63 Credits

  • BI1102 Old Testament Survey
  • BI1103 New Testament Survey
  • BI3303 Acts
  • BI4456 History and Customs of the Old Testament
  • BI4516 Dispensational Study of the Bible
  • BI4606 Synoptic Gospels
  • CM3105 Verbal Expressions
  • CM4408 Work of the Ministry and Pastoral Care
  • CM4410 Hermeneutics
  • ED3101 Evangelism I
  • MI2101 Missions I
  • MN4315 Christian Ethics
  • MN4507 The Gifts of the Holy Spirit
  • PS4307 Biblical Psychology
  • TH2102 Introduction to Theology
  • TH3308 Soteriology
  • TH4301 Christology
  • TH4302 Pneumatology
  • TH4303 Ecclesiology
  • TH4309 Introduction to Systematic Theology
  • TH4420 Pastoral Theology

Electives (6) – 18 Credits


The student completing a Bachelor Degree in Theology will be able to:

  • Know Christian-based ethical principles and exemplify those moral imperatives in their ministry for the Kingdom of God.
  • Develop an in-depth growth in their love of God.
  • Have an increased desire to bring glory to His name.
  • Develop an abiding love for people within the Christian ministry through the local church.
  • Be able to correctly use composition skills, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Be able to integrate philosophical, literary and historical knowledge into a Biblical worldview.

Entrance Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Enrollment Agreement filled and signed. If a student is under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must sign the Enrollment Agreement.
  • Diplomas of previous studies.
  • Official Transcripts of previous studies.
  • Copy of official identification.
  • Debit Authorization (if desired).
  • A passport-type photo.
  • Pastoral Ordination if it were the case.
  • Ministerial curriculum, copies of any certificate of courses took in related areas, and Ministry ordination, if they are older than 30 years and want to claim the credits for Life Experience.

Steps to Enroll

  1. Application: Complete the Enrollment Agreement sent by e-mail by the Student Services Department of FCU, sign and scan the document.
  2. Documents: Send the Enrollment Agreement to [email protected] attached with all the documents necessary or send them by mail.
  3. Evaluation: After receiving the Enrollment Agreement and the copies of the requested documents, verification will be made by the corresponding departments. FCU will contact the students if additional documents are required. Transcripts must be official and sent directly from the university in a sealed envelope.
  4. Payment: If the student completes the Agreement and submits all required information, the next step is to pay the $260 Application and Enrollment fee, which is applicable to any program. (Application $40 & Registration & Processing Fee $110.00 – are not refundable + USD $110.00 Evaluation – refundable).
  5. Enrollment: Should the student’s Agreement require additional analysis by the Institution, the student will be informed immediately. After being approved, the student will be effectively enrolled and will receive a welcome letter, the Catalog, and the Student Handbook. After that, the online student will receive an e-mail with information on how to access the Student’s Portal and the template to be used their assignments. On-campus students will receive their class schedule. The Student ID Card will be sent by mail. Now the student is ready to begin their classes!

Mode of Study

Three-Course Delivery Methods: Face-to-Face/Synchronous/Fully Online (Student's Portal).

4th Method for those who live near the headquarters or a branch of FCU: Hybrid.

Classes start immediately after enrollment, on an ongoing basis. For online courses, students take a minimum of (1) one online course a month. For on-campus courses, invitations are sent out and students confirm their presence a minimum of (2) two weeks prior to the course date.

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