Undergraduate Degree Program

The Baccalaureate Degree is normally the first academic degree awarded students in various fields of religious study, for the purpose of vocation, career, occupation, profession, ministry, educational, or life work. On the College level, a minimum of 120 semester credit hours of study or its equivalent is required. At S.T.C.U. a minimum thirty (30) credit hours must be in general education and a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours must be in Biblical Studies except for a degree in Biblical Studies which requires a minimum of sixty (60) credit hours in the Biblical Studies area.

 

We offer Baccalaureate Degrees in four (4) major areas of study

 

Biblical Studies

Pastoral Ministry

Religious Education

Christian Counseling

 

Application Fee: $100.00 - one time fee that covers all level courses at Saint Thomas Christian University

 

Tuition Cost (Undergraduate) $70.00/credit hour

 

Biblical Studies - 120 Credit hours needed

 

The division of Biblical Studies offers majors in Bible. Each of these majors is designed to equip an individual with a thorough knowledge of God's Word and various related subjects.

 

General Studies: 30 credit hour requirement

 

ENG 101 -English Composition l 3 required

MA 201- College Math 3 required

HIS 311 - American Government 3 required

HIS 212 - United States History 3 required

SCI 201 - Biology 3 required

LANGUAGE (Greek or Hebrew) 3 required

General Studies Electives 12 electives

Total 30You will need to complete a minimum of 12 elective credit hours to satisfy your requirement for General Studies (Please see the General Studies section).

Biblical Studies 30 core credit hour requirements.

 

BBL 151 - New Testament Survey 3 required

BBL 101 - Old Testament Survey 3 required

BBL 201 - Book of Acts 3 required

BBL 113 - Blood Covenant 3 required

BBL 104 - Hermeneutics 3 required

HIS 211 - American Church History 3 required

BBL 300 - Christian Ethics 3 required

BBL 121- Faith and Patience 3 required

BBL 304- Kingdom Period 3 required

BBL 131- Christian Character 3 required

Total 30You will need to complete another 30 credit hours of Bible/Biblical Studies to meet your requirements for a Bachelors Degree for Biblical Studies.

You will also need to complete an additional 30 credit hours of electives from any subject area to totally complete your degree. (Please see course listings)

 

 

Pastoral Ministry Degree Program - 120 Credit hours needed

 

The Baccalaureate in Pastoral Ministry is designed for the individual who desires to enter into the area of the Pastorate. Along with the emphasis on Biblical instruction, the student will also be given instruction on the practical aspects of the ministry, such as, Church Administration, Special Ministries, Homiletics, and Pastoral Care and Counseling. The major will equip those planning to attend seminary or a preparation for youth ministry upon graduation. on the College level, a minimum of 120 semester credit hours of study or its equivalent is required. Thirty (30) credit hours must be in General Education and thirty (30) credit hours in Biblical Studies. This is the breakdown of the Core Curriculum for Pastoral Ministry.

 

General Studies: 30 credit hour requirement

 

ENG 101 -English Composition l 3 required

MA 201- College Math 3 required

HIS 311 - American Government 3 required

HIS 212 - United States History 3 required

SCI 201 - Biology 3 required

LANGUAGE (Greek or Hebrew) 3 required

General Studies Electives 12 electives

Total 30

 

You will need to complete a minimum of 12 elective credit hours to satisfy your requirement for General Studies (Please see the General Studies section).

 

Pastoral Ministries 30 core credit hour requirements.

 

MIN 202 - Homiletics I 3 required

MIN 303 - The Pastor, His Life, and Work 3 required

MIN 203 - Pastoral Leadership 3 required

HRM 402 - Human Resource Management 3 required

MIN 401 - Pastoral-Mentoring 3 required

CCO 312 - Counseling Christian Workers 3 required

MIN 305 - Ministerial Ethics 3 required

MIN 307 - Children's Ministry 3 required

HIS 312 - History of Christianity in the

United States & Canada 3 required

Leadership of Practical Theology 3 requiredTotal 30

 

You will need to complete an additional 60 hours of electives 30 of which must be in the Bible/Biblical Studies area.

 

Christian Education Degree Program - 120 Credit hours needed

 

The Baccalaureate in Christian Education is designed for the student who wants to pursue a career in the field of Christian Education. On the College level, a minimum of 120 semester credit hours of study or its equivalent is required. Thirty (30) credit hours must be in General Education and thirty (30) in Biblical Studies. This is the breakdown of Core Curriculum for Christian Education.

 

General Studies: 30 credit hour requirement

 

ENG 101 -English Composition l 3 required

MA 201- College Math 3 required

HIS 311 - American Government 3 required

HIS 212 - United States History 3 required

SCI 201 - Biology 3 required

LANGUAGE (Greek or Hebrew) 3 required

General Studies Electives 12 electives

Total 30

 

You will need to complete a minimum of 12 elective credit hours to satisfy your requirement for General Studies (Please see the General Studies section).

Christian Education 30 core credit hour requirements.

 

CED 302- Christian Education 3 required

CED 303 - History of Christian Education 3 required

CED 304 - Teaching Methods 3 required

CED 305 - Administering Christian Education 3 required

CED 306- A Vision with A Task 3 required

CED 307- Sunday School Standards 3 required

CED 309- Education that is Christian 3 required

CED 310 - Elementary Principal's Survival Guide 3 required

CED 311 -Introduction to Christian Education 3 required

CED 313 - A Christian Approach to Education 3 required

Total 30You will need to complete an additional 60 hours of electives 30 of which must be in the Bible/Biblical Studies area.

 

 

Christian Counseling Degree Program - 120 Credit hours needed

 

The Baccalaureate in Christian Counseling requires 120 semesters' credit hours of study or its equivalent. A minimum of 42 semester credit hours must be in the Counseling Field. Thirty (30) credit hours must be in General Education and thirty (30) in Biblical Studies.

 

The Baccalaureate in Christian Counseling is designed for the student who wants to pursue an entry level career in the field of Christian Counseling.

 

General Studies: 30 credit hour requirement

 

ENG 101 -English Composition l 3 required

MA 201- College Math 3 required

HIS 311 - American Government 3 required

HIS 212 - United States History 3 required

SCI 201 - Biology 3 required

LANGUAGE (Greek or Hebrew) 3 required

General Studies Electives 12 electives

Total 30You will need to complete a minimum of 12 elective credit hours to satisfy your requirement for General Studies (Please see the General Studies section).

 

Christian Counseling 42 core credit hour requirements.

 

PSY 462- Introduction to Psychology and Counseling 3 required

CCO 322 - Counseling Families 3 required

CCO 348- Sexual Disorders 3 required

CCO 460 - Counseling the Depressed 3 required

CCO 454 - Counseling for Substance Abuse & Addiction 3 required

CCO 324 - Understanding How Others Misunderstand You 3 required

CCO 320 - Counseling in Times of Crisis 3 required

CCO 430 - Counseling for Family Violence and Abuse 3 required

CCO 452- Counseling and Guilt 3 required

CCO 302 -Innovative Approaches to Counseling 3 required

CCO 426- Counseling and Marriage 3 required

PSY 312 - Psychological Testing 3 required

LAB 6 required

Total 42

You will need to complete an additional 48 hours of electives 30 of which must be in the Bible/Biblical Studies area.

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STCU Graduate Believes.

The Bible is the revelation of the nature and will of God, the incarnation of the Son, and the work of the Holy Spirit, and is the authority for Christian faith and practice.
Life has meaning only through a relationship with God, recognizing that the pursuit of knowledge in any field is ultimately a quest for understanding of God and His creation. Faith and learning are integral and cannot be separated with impunity.

STCU Purposeful Graduates 

Developing purposeful graduates is the culmination of all aspects

of an STCU education and experience. Purposeful graduates apply skills and knowledge into practice as productive and contributing members in their respective families, churches, communities, and places of work..

STCU takes seriously its history and calling to deliver excellent academic programs within a distinctively Christian learning environment. Faculty and students engage in research and academic dialogue from a faith-based perspective and with a confessional commitment to the authority of the Bible as Holy Scripture

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