DIVINITY DEGREES

Are you called to bring revival to your community and to the world?

Do you want the confidence the Divinity Degree offers? This degree is perfect for continued theological studies. Seminaries like Calvin Theological Seminary will require you take Biblical Greek I, Biblical Greek II, and Biblical Greek III.

The Divinity Degree is designed to be our most theological and academic ministry degree. If you complete this degree, you succeeded at a great challenge. This is an intellectually rigorous study. And these degrees can be connected to ordination at the Christian Leaders Alliance.

Those who complete this Bachelor Degree will be able to apply for Masters studies at Calvin Theological Seminary, Western Theological Seminary and Northern Seminary, under each seminaries’ individual application guidelines. More Colleges and seminaries welcoming students with the collegiate credentials from Christian Leaders College.

Associate of Divinity Degree

Requirements: Minimum of 64 credit hours and 2.0 GPA or higher

Designed to help you grow closer to Christ, become grounded in the Bible and theology, develop a biblical worldview, and serve God in various kinds of Christian ministry and leadership. This degree also provides an excellent foundation if you plan to continue at CLC and earn a bachelor’s degree.

Objectives

  • Understand the unified story of the Bible and grasp key truths
  • Grow in godliness and develop a biblical worldview
  • Develop practical knowhow for Christian ministry and leadership

Required Courses: 

Bible/Theology Studies (13 credits)

THE 101 Christian Basics (3 credits)

BIB 111 Old Testament Survey (3 credits)

BIB 112 New Testament Survey (3 credits)

THE 210 Theology I (4 credits)

Ministry Studies (15 credits)

MIN 010 Christian Leaders: Getting Started (0 credits)

MIN 015 Christian Leaders College Admissions (0 credits)

MIN 100 Christian Leaders Connection (3 credits)

MIN 101 Ministry Foundations [2020] (3 credits)

MIN 151 People Smart for Ministry (3 credits)

MIN 210 Pastoral Care (3 credits)

MIN 220 Church and Ministry (3 credits)

General Studies (26 credits)

COM 101 Introduction to Communication (3 credits)

ENG 121 College Writing (3 credits)

ENG 122 College Writing Lab (1 credit)

INT 210 Total Fitness (3 credits)

PHI 230 Ethics (3 credits)

HIS 240 History of World Christianity (4 credits)

Natural Science/Mathematics (choose one course; 3 credits)

MAT 121 College Algebra (3 credits)

MAT 151 Finite Mathematics (3 credits)

SCI 201 Astronomy (3 credits)

SCI 210 Introduction to Biology (3 credits)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (choose one course; 3 credits)

ECN 201 Introduction to Economics (3 credits)

SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)

Philosophy (choose one course; 3 credits)

PHI 201 Logic and Critical Thinking (3 credits)

PHI 211 Introduction to Philosophy (3 credits)

Electives: choose at least 3 additional courses (9 credits) in areas of your choice

ADV 290 Capstone course for Associate of Divinity degree (1 credit) 

Bachelor of Divinity Degree

Requirements: Minimum of 124 credit hours and 2.0 GPA or higher

 

Designed for those who desire to progress further in relationship with God, gain advanced knowledge of the Bible and theology, and serve God in preaching, discipling, and other kinds of ministry. CLC’s Bachelor of Divinity combines elements of Bible college and seminary training. It equips you for ministry, and it also positions you for further study, if desired, in seminary or graduate school. The Bachelor of Divinity provides a double major: a Bible/Theology major and a Ministry major. 

Objectives

  • Grow in godliness and passion for revival in church and society
  • Strengthen capacities for making disciples, preaching, pastoral care, and leadership
  • Develop more detailed, deep, integrated, accurate, and articulate grasp of God’s truth
  • Gain discernment to evaluate various doctrinal claims and ministry methodologies

 

Required Courses

*These courses are included in the Associate of Divinity degree.

Bible/Theology Studies (47 credits)

*THE 101 Christian Basics (3 credits)

*BIB 111 Old Testament Survey (3 credits)

*BIB 112 New Testament Survey (3 credits)

*THE 210 Theology I (4 credits)

THE 310 Theology II (4 credits)

BIB 311 Biblical Interpretation I: Old Testament (4 credits)

BIB 312 Biblical Interpretation II: New Testament (4 credits)

THE 320 Christian Apologetics (3 credits)

BIB 420 Hermeneutics and Exegesis (3 credits)

THE 420 Missions and Revivals (4 credits) 

BIB 456 Romans [Coming Fall 2020] (3 credits)

At least three electives in Bible/Theology (9 credits)

Ministry Studies (37 credits)

*MIN 010 Christian Leaders: Getting Started (0 credits)

*MIN 015 Christian Leaders College Admissions (0 credits)

*MIN 100 Christian Leaders Connection (3 credits)

*MIN 101 Ministry Foundations [2020] (3 credits)

*MIN 151 People Smart for Ministry (3 credits)

*MIN 210 Pastoral Care (3 credits)

*MIN 220 Church and Ministry (3 credits)

MIN 310 Evangelism: Presenting Grace (3 credits)

MIN 320 Leadership (3 credits) OR  BUS 321 Management by the Book (3 credits)

MIN 420 Sermon Construction and Presentation (4 credits)

MIN 425 Preaching, Preparation, & Presentation (3 Credits)

At least three electives in Ministry (9 credits)

General Studies (38 credits)

*COM 101 Introduction to Communication (3 credits)

*ENG 121 College Writing (3 credits)

*ENG 122 College Writing Lab (1 credit)

*INT 210 Total Fitness (3 credits)

*PHI 230 Ethics (3 credits)

*HIS 240 History of World Christianity (4 credits) [formerly called Church History]

PHI 330 Sexual Ethics (3 credits)

*Natural Science/Mathematics (choose one course; 3 credits)

MAT 121 College Algebra (3 credits)

MAT 151 Finite Mathematics (3 credits) [being revised; formerly Ministry Mathematics]

SCI 201 Astronomy (3 credits)

SCI 210 Introduction to Biology (3 credits)

*Social/Behavioral Sciences (choose one course; 3 credits)

ECN 201 Introduction to Economics (3 credits)

SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)

*Philosophy (choose one course; 3 credits)

PHI 201 Logic and Critical Thinking (3 credits)

PHI 211 Introduction to Philosophy (3 credits)

At least three electives in General Studies (9 credits)

Note: Pre-seminary students should take Greek I, II, and III as your General Studies electives.

GRE 201 Greek I  (4 credits)

GRE 202 Greek II (4 credits)

GRE 301 Greek III (4 credits)

*ADV 290 Capstone course for Associate of Divinity degree (1 credit) 

BDV 490 Capstone course for Bachelor of Divinity Degree (1 credit)