General Description and Program Objective
America Evangelical University offers a Bachelor of Arts in Theology degree
based on 128 semester units of credit. The program lasts four academic years,
includes general education courses, and is designed to equip the student for more
effective communication of the Gospel. Each course is worth from one to four
semester credits and the program consists of approximately 40 3-unit courses.
The objective of the program is to help the student attain a fundamental
grounding in Biblical Studies, including an introduction to the theory and
practice of Church History, Missiology, the Old and New Testaments, and
Theology. The program allows students to master enabling skills for autonomous
learning and to develop a deep understanding in a specific area of knowledge.
The elective segment provides the opportunity for students to choose diverse
exposure to other areas of interest.
The criteria for entrance to the Bachelor of Arts in Theology degree are:
1. Completion of Application Form for Admission.
2. Three letters of recommendation from faculty, counselors, school
administrators, employers, or church leaders.
3. Possession of or candidacy for a high school diploma or GED.
4. A statement of the applicant’s Christian faith.
5. One recent photograph.
6. Official transcripts from all schools attended including high school.
7. Evaluation of personal interview with a team of faculty members.
8. A sense of calling from God for Christian ministry.
9. Regeneration experience and baptism with water.
10. Active and fruitful church participation.
11. Payment of $100.00 application fee.
The Bachelor of Arts in Theology Degree requires that a minimum of 28 percent
of course units be earned in General Education courses.
General Education courses include courses in religion, psychology, sociology,
philosophy and other fields.
Method of Instruction
Classes incorporate lectures, instructional work in class, demonstrations, one-on-
one tutorials, library research, and comprehensive examinations on the Bible.
Except for internships and field trips, all instruction is conducted in a classroom
The Bachelor’s degree program in Theology requires the completion of a
minimum of 120 semester units of credit and the passage of a comprehensive
exam. The units can be a combination of transfer credits and completion of
course work with a Grade Point Average of C (2.0).
At least 25 percent of the completed work must be in general education.
As much as 75 percent of the 126 semester units (or 94 semester units) may be
satisfied through transfer credit.
A minimum of 25 percent of the credits must be completed at America
In addition to the course work, to graduate, the student must be examined on
his/her knowledge of the Bible by a written examination.
To pass, a student must correctly answer a minimum of 100 out of 150 questions
(75 from the Old Testament and 75 from the New Testament).
Exam Procedure - The student will secure the request form to take the
examination and the request shall be submitted
10 days prior to the date of the examination. The examination shall be taken at
any regularly scheduled testing period.
The student will be allowed to retake the examination as many times as the
Course Titles and Level
All courses are at the Bachelor degree level. Courses are numbered 100. Course
descriptions are provided separately.
A. General Required Courses
1. Liberal Arts/ General Education (36 Units)
LA101 Introduction to Philosophy (3 units)
LA102 General Psychology (3 units)
LA103 Introduction to Sociology (3 units)
LA104 Basics of Cultural Anthropology (3 units)
LA105 Fundamentals of Religion (3 units)
LA106 Introduction to Education (3 units)
LA107 Koreanology (3 units)
LA209 Learning English Language (3 units)
LA210 Health Care (3 units)
LA211 Introduction to Computers (3 units)
2. Bible and Theology (36 Units)
BS201 Greek I (3 units)
BS202 Greek II (3 units)
BS203 Hebrew I (3 units)
BS204 Hebrew II (3 units)
BS205 Pentateuch (3 units)
BS206 Four Gospels (3 units)
BS207 Wisdom Literature (3 units)
BS212 Romans and Galatians (3 units)
BT302 Introduction to Old Testament (3 units)
BT303 Introduction to New Testament (3 units)
BT401 Introduction to Missiology (3 units)
BT402 History of Christianity (3 units)
B. Professional Studies (24 units) C. Electives