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ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Associate of Religious Arts


The A.R.A. is a 60 credit hour degree that serves as the first step toward the Bachelor Degree of Religious Arts additional degrees or simply to provide an in-depth knowledge of the Bible.

Any of these lessons may be taken as a single course.

Prerequisities:
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Offical transcripts (sealed, unopened) sent directly to T.B.C.S. reflecting any couresework completed at an approved college, university or seminary.

General Requirements:
  • Biblical Studies -  7 Credit Hours
  • New Testament - 16 Credit Hours
  • All Church History - 5 Credit Hours
  • Christian Doctrine - 23 Credit Hours
  • Christian Philosophy - 9 Credit Hours
Costs:
  • Application Fee: $35
  • Enrollment Fee: $250
  • Degree Program: $2200
*All fees are non-refundable.


All courses are three credit hours unless otherwise noted. A GPA of 2.0 must be maintained. The specific courses below are not listed in the order in which they must be taken.
 
BIBLICAL STUDIES
BS 101 General Bible Knowledge 4
BS 102 Geological Ages 3

 
 
NEW TESTAMENT
NT 101 The Epistles 1 4
NT 102 The Epistles 2 4
NT 103 Harmony of the Gospels 4
NT 104 Acts of the Apostles 4

 
 
ALL CHURCH HISTORY
ACH 101 Church History 5

 
 
CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE
CD 101 Ages / Dispensations 5
CD 102 Covenants 5
CD 103 Humanism vs. The Godhead 5
CD 104 Soteriology 3
CD 105 Angelic Beings and the Underworld 5

CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHY
CP 101 Doctrine and Person of Holy Spirit 4
CP 102 Gifts of Holy Spirit 5

Total Credit Hours:
60