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2023 - 2025 Voorhees University Catalog 
  
2023 - 2025 Voorhees University Catalog

Theological Studies, B.A.


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Purpose:

The goals of Theological Studies majors are to:

  1. Provide educational opportunities not readily available through the traditional departmental degree programs.
  2. Provide adult nontraditional students the maximum flexibility to create a course of study in multiple disciplines and elective courses by choosing from among the three Departments.
  3. Allow adult nontraditional students the opportunity to experience an academic program that is a logical, consistent course of study, based on acceptable and germane student objectives.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

The Voorhees College Bachelor of Arts in Theological Studies offers adult learners from various fields and employment backgrounds an opportunity to complete their degree for career enhancement and promotional opportunities by exposure to a plethora of courses routed in theological perspectives. Theological Studies will be approached as the study of God and God’s relation to the world through the examination of religious faith, practice, and experience.

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the Christian theological mindset with literacy in scripture, theology, and spiritual ethics using doctrines, scholarly journals, and biblical interpretation and criticism.
  2. Pursue theological inquiry in a systematic fashion by collecting data, proposing theological interpretations, and analyzing assumptions and implications.
  3. Articulate verbally and written in theological topics using language and concepts from research in Theology and Religious Studies.

A Major in Theological Studies Requires:

General Education Requirements:: 36
Free Electives: 60
Theological Studies Core Courses: 24
TOTAL: 120 hours

Requirements


A minimum of 120 hours required to graduate

Analysis and Communication (9 Hrs.)


Quantitative Literacy (3 Hrs.)


Information Technology (3 Hrs.)


Free Electives (60 Hrs.)


Select any courses of your choice

Semester-by-Semester Program Plan for Full-Time Students


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


3rd Semester


Total: 18

4th Semester


Total: 18

Junior Year


5th Semester


Total: 15

6th Semester


Total: 15

Senior Year


7th Semester


Total: 12

8th Semester


Total: 12

Total Credit Hours: 120


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