Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies

Canadian Mennonite University
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
January May September
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Entry Requirements

International Applicants:

  • The applicant is eligible for admission to a major university in the country of his/her citizenship.
  • The applicant has successfully completed an internationally examined curriculum such as the General Certificate of Education or International Baccalaureate.
  • The applicant has successfully completed the formal graduation requirements of a high school in Canada or the U.S.A.
  • The applicant has successfully completed a year of full-time studies at a university or college in Canada or the U.S.A.

English Language Requirements:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Minimum scores are as follows: 550 for the paper-based TOEFL, 213 for the computer-based TOEFL, and 80 for the Internet-based TOEFL.
  • Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTest): Minimum scores are 4.5 in reading and in listening, 4.0 in speaking and in writing.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Minimum score of 6.5 based on module A or B.

Curriculum

  • Christian Foundations
  • Introduction to Biblical Literature and Themes
  • Introduction to Christianity
  • Old Testament Book Study
  • New Testament Book Study
  • Reading Scripture—Exploring Method
  • The Psalms
  • Wisdom Literature
  • The Synoptic Gospels
  • Luke-Acts
  • Biblical Perspectives on Peace and Justice
  • Encounter and Transformation—Exploring Biblical Spiritualities
  • Creation, Environment, and the Bible
  • Discipleship in the New Testament
  • Principles and Paradigms in Youth Ministry
  • Issues in Youth Ministry
  • Foundations of Children’s Ministry
  • Marriage and Family in Christian Perspective
  • Camping Ministry
  • The Church in Urban Mission
  • Studying and Teaching the Bible
  • The Art of Worship
  • Theology and Practice of Evangelism
  • Perspectives on the World Christian Movement
  • Principles of Christian Education
  • Exploring Christian Spirituality
  • Topics in Practical Theology
  • Christianity to 1500
  • Reformation and Modern Christianity since 1500
  • Mennonite Experience in Global Context
  • History of Christianity
  • Anabaptist Beginnings
  • Peace and War in Historical Context
  • Topics in History of Christianity
  • Third World Theology
  • Feminist Theology
  • Introduction to Christian Ethics
  • Political Theology
  • Theology of Peace and Justice
  • Topics in Theology
  • Women and Men
  • Biblical and Theological Studies Tour
  • Topics in Biblical and Theological Studies
  • Prophets of Israel
  • Beginnings—Genesis to Deuteronomy
  • Jesus Through His Parables
  • Paul, Apostle to the Gentiles
  • Apocalypse—Then and Now
  • Biblical Interpretation Across Cultures
  • New Testament Economics
  • The Problem of Evil in Biblical Perspective
  • Plato’s Republic and Paul’s Romans in Dialogue
  • The Bible and Ethics
  • Jesus in John
  • Topics in Biblical Studies
  • Advanced Youth Ministry
  • Nurturing Faith in Youth
  • Ministry Seminar
  • Pastoral Care and Counselling
  • Practicing Theology
  • Liturgical Arts in Worship
  • Christian Spiritual Formation
  • Theologies of Power
  • Topics in Practical Theology
  • Anabaptism, Pietism, and Evangelicalism
  • Sixteenth-Century Reformations
  • Christian Expansion in Global Context
  • Christian Movements of Reform and Renewal
  • Topics in History of Christianity
  • Theology of Mission
  • Social Issues in Christian Perspective
  • Christianity and Contemporary Culture
  • Anabaptist-Mennonite Theology
  • Christian Theology in Ecumenical Perspective
  • Topics in Theology
  • Topics in Biblical and Theological Studies
  • Honours Thesis: This course is restricted to students completing an honours program in BTS. Eligible students should request a document outlining the procedures and requirements for this project from the program advisor.
  • Biblical Theology
  • Independent Study in Bible
  • Readings in Biblical Hebrew
  • Readings in Biblical Greek
  • Jesus—Historical and Theological Investigations
  • Old Testament Topics
  • New Testament Topics
  • Jews and Christians in Greco-Roman Society
  • Preaching
  • Independent Study in Practical Theology
  • Christian Worship
  • Topics in Practical Theology
  • Topics in Mennonite Studies
  • Independent Study in the History of Christianity

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