The Bachelor of Christian Studies (BCS) degree at Anderson University is designed for people currently serving in ministry, those who would like to pursue a career in full-time ministry, or those who simply want to deepen their understanding of the Bible, theology and Christian ministry.
Why Christian Studies?
With the BCS, you'll enjoy taking meaningful courses in biblical and theological studies along with practical ministry courses.
This 120-hour degree can be done completely online, or you can transfer previous college course work and complete your degree through Anderson's BCS degree program. The courses are structured in an eight week format to be convenient for you. Skilled and experienced professors with real world expertise instruct the courses and will work directly with you to expand your knowledge and improve your skills.
General Education (36 semester hours) - courses in communications, humanities, fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics that are common in all college degree programs. This includes 9 hours Christian Studies
Christian Studies Core (21 semester hours) - including Hermeneutics, Systematic Theology, Church History, Introduction to Ministry, Spiritual Formation in Ministry, Evangelism & Missions, and Senior Seminar
Christian Studies Electives (30 semester hours)
General Electives (33 semester hours)