Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.)
Biblical/Theological Studies, Pastoral Studies
The mission of Bachelor of Arts in Theology degree program is to educate students from diverse backgrounds in the fundamental skills, knowledge, and practice of Christian ministry (through courses and an internship) in order to (1) prepare them for ministerial positions in Churches, para-church entities, Christian NGO’s and mission organizations (2) prepare them for continuing for advanced degrees in theological or related disciplines. The program promotes a commitment to Christian character formation, servant hood and continued scholarship among graduates. Also, it promotes an inclusive and diverse environment that is charged with Christian faith.
- Provides foundational knowledge of the content of Scripture as well as the skill and ability to use basic methods of bible interpretation.
- Provide a basic knowledge of the history of Christianity with emphasis on the history of Pentecostal and Charismatic movements.
- Provide basic knowledge of Christian doctrines, especially the doctrine of the person and work of the Holy Spirit.
- Provide basic knowledge of Christian leadership, principles of administration, methods of teaching and pastoral counseling to be used in ministry contexts.
Bachelor of Christian Education (B.C.E.)
The ASCM Bachelor of Christian Education degree seeks to assist students in this area to develop a Christian philosophy of education and gaining the skills needed for teaching in a Christian school, private or public school. Courses taken in this program meet the licensing requirements of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) which administers the LET examinations for teachers. The program is designed to enable students to defend a biblical philosophy of education and to develop a consistent, positive attitude towards education that reflects Christian values. A graduate of this program will demonstrate an ability to analyze, develop and implement goals and learning strategies based on student needs, demonstrating an understanding of learning theory and patterns of human growth and development.
- Provide foundational general education knowledge and skills, theoretical knowledge about teaching and learning, methodological skills, experiential knowledge and skills, and professional and Christian values, and subject matter knowledge appropriate to the level of teaching the pre-school
- Provide a lab environment with technological aids for teachers, where students learn computer programs that are ideal for lesson plan and PowerPoint creation.
- Provide practicum/internship in well-established schools that provide hands-on classroom experience.