Bachelor of Theology
Bachelor of Theology is a three-year or six semesters degree program equivalent to the Bachelor degree in the secular stream of education. Therefore, the program is designed for students who have completed their Higher Secondary courses (class XII) or those who have complete their Dip. Th. after completing their 10th standard.
The Purpose: A student who graduated from this program will qualify to serve as principal leaders such as pastors, denominational executive heads, missionaries, teachers, and evangelists.
Entrance Qualifications: The following is a requirement for entrance into the program:
- Successful completion of 12 years of schooling or its equivalent. This standard may vary depending on the country where a student had his/her education.
- In special cases, older mature candidates who are aged 25 and above, may be admitted even if they do not have the 12th class education requirement by going through a qualifying assessment. ATA has set a limit for such candidates to be not more than ten percent of the total class of students.
- Completion of 120 credit units of courses as prescribed.
- Meeting of all practical ministry requirements.
- Demonstration of spiritual and character development and exhibition of ministry capacity as set by the school
Areas covered in this study:
- Bible and Exegesis
- Introduction to Biblical languages
- Church History
- Theology and Ethics
- Practical Theology such as ministry-related courses, Pastoralia, Missions, Christian Education, etc.
- Religions and Culture