Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2011-2012 PDF

Programs

Besides providing courses designed to develop religious insights and skills in all students of the University, the department offers several programs to meet specific needs:

  • B.A. Theology (Professional - for Pastoral Work and Seminary)
  • B.A. Religion (for General Study Purposes)
  • Minor in Religion
  • Minor in Biblical Languages
  • Certificate Program (p. 121)

Religion, B.A.

       
RLGN 101 Christian Beliefs 3
RLGN 207 Research in Religion 1
RLGN 211 Life and Teachings of Jesus 3
RLGN 230 History of the SDA Church 3
RLGN 313 Prophetic Studies 3
RLGN 331 History of Christianity I 3
RLGN 332 History of Christianity II 3
RLGN 410 Biblical Studies Seminar I or    
RLGN 411 Biblical Studies Seminar II  3
9 hours from the following:  
RLGN 315, 316 Old Testament I, II  
RLGN 317, 318 New Testament I, II 9
  Total: 31

Theology, B.A.

       
RLGN 101 Christian Beliefs 3
RLGN 207 Research in Religion 1
RLGN 211 Life and Teachings 3
RLGN 220 Christian Witnessing 3
RLGN 230 History of the SDA Church 3
RLGN 313 Prophetic Studies 3
RLGN 320 Ellen White Writings 3
RLGN 323 Homiletics I 3
RLGN 324 Homiletics II 3
RLGN 332 History of Christianity II 3
RLGN 405 Biblical Theology 3
RLGN 410 Biblical Studies Seminar I or    
RLGN 411 Biblical Studies Seminar II 3
RLGN 423 Intro to Pastoral Ministry I  3
RLGN 424 Intro to Pastoral Ministry II 3
RLGN 425 Field Evangelism 3
RLGN 427 Hospital Ministry 1
   
9 hours from the following:  
RLGN 315, 316 Old Testament I, II  
RLGN 317, 318 New Testament I, II 9
  Total: 53

Required cognates:

     
COMM 111 Fundamentals of Speech 3
HIST  331 History of Christianity I 3
PSYC 212 General Psychology 3

A Biblical Languages Minor is required to complete the Theology Program and for Seminary entrance.

Electives

     
HIST 364 Ancient Cultures 3
NURS 491 Selected Topics: Frontier Missions   1
  Selected Topics: Frontier Missions    

 

Biblical Languages Minor

     
RELL 240, 241 Elements of New Testament Greek 9
RELL 340 Intermediate New Testament Greek 3
RELL 343, 344 Elements of Biblical Hebrew I & II 6
RLGN 314 Origin & Development of the Bible 3
  Total: 21

 

Religion Minor

       
RLGN 101 Christian Beliefs 3
RLGN 211 Life and Teachings of Jesus 3
RLGN Electives 6
Select any two classes from the following:  
RLGN 313 Prophetic Studies  
RLGN 315, 316 Old Testament I, II or  
RLGN 317, 318 New Testament I, II 6
  Total: 18

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