Programs

 

Bridges Christian College offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies and Practical Ministry with further customization of the Urban Missions Concentration along with the option of a one year certificate listed below.

Bridges offers two academic tracks to complete the 129 semester hour Bachelor program. The standard 4 year track requires the student to take four courses per trimester to complete on time. The College also offers the degree in an accelerated 3 year track that requires the student to take five courses per trimester.

The program has 111 semester hours of required Bible, Ministry, Theology, and General Education courses. Plus the student selects 18 semester hours of electives in various areas of ministry of choice along with 6 credits of Student Ministry where the student is involved in a local church or Christian organization.

Course Descriptions

 

 

PRACTICAL MINISTRY


Below is a list of the courses required for the B.A. Degree Practical Ministry.

Along with the courses that are required there are many Electives in varying areas of ministry and interest from Crisis Intervention to Worship Labs to choose from.


General Education

GEN1113 COLLEGE SUCCESS
COM1113 SPEECH
ENG1213 ENGLISH COMP. 1
ENG1313 ENGLISH COMP. 2
MAT1213 COLLEGE MATH
PHI1313 INTRO. TO PHILOSOPHY
HTH1313 HEALTH EDUCATION
BIO2113 LIFE SCIENCE
PSY2213 INTRO. TO PSYCHOLOGY
HUM2113 INTRO. TO HUMANITIES
GEO2113 HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY

*plus an additional 2 General Ed electives


Applied Theology

ATH1113 THEOLOGY OF PRAYER
ATH2113 EVANGELISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY
ATH3113 HOMILETICS 1
ATH3213 HOMILETICS 2
ATH3313 CHURCH BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
ATH3343 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
ATH4113 PASTORAL THEOLOGY
ATH4223 PASTORAL COUNCELLING
ATH4143 LEGAL ISSUES
ATH4316/4326 INTERNSHIP

*plus an additional 4 Applied Theology electives


Biblical Studies

BIB1113 O.T. HISTORY AND LITERATURE
BIB1213 N.T. HISTORY AND LITERATURE
BIB2313 BOOK OF ACTS
BIB3113 LIFE OF CHRIST
BIB4323 CORINTHIAN CORRESPONDENCE
BIB3313 BOOK OF ROMANS

 


Church History and Theology

HIS1313 HISTORY OF THE PENTECOSTAL MOVEMENT
HIS3113 CHURCH HISTORY
THE2213 BIBLICAL HERMENEUTICS
THE3113 THEOLOGY 1
THE3213 THEOLOGY 2
THE3313 THEOLOGY OF MISSIONS

*plus an additional 3 Bible/Theology electives

 

 

URBAN MISSIONS CONCENTRATION


The Urban Missions concentration requires the same courses as Biblical Studies in Practical Ministry but instead of four chosen Applied Theology electives, the following courses are required.

ATH2313 INTRO. TO URBAN MISSIONS
ATH3243 URBAN YOUTH AND CHILDREN’S MINISTRY
ATH4223 URBAN CHURCH PLANTING
ATH4153 URBAN COMPASSION MINISTRY

In order to receive the Urban Missions Concentration, it is also required that the student partners with Compassion Corps Int. located at Bridges Christian College base in New Orleans, LA for the required six student ministry credits.

 

 

ONE-YEAR CERTIFICATE


Bridges Christian College also offers a one year certificate program. The required courses needed for the certificate are displayed below along with 2 credits in student ministry.

ATH2113 EVANGELISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY
ATH3113 HOMILETICS 1
BIB1113 O.T. HISTORY AND LITERATURE
BIB1213 N.T. HISTORY AND LITERATURE
BIB2313 BOOK OF ACTS
THE2213 BIBLICAL HERMENEUTICS