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Associate Degree in Bible and Ministry: Program Description and Learning Outcomes (PLO’s)

The associate degree in Bible and Ministry at LABI College will provide students with the essential biblical, theological, and ministerial knowledge that will prepare one for ministerial service. This program is for students who want to attain a foundational degree and expertise in Bible, ministry, and Christian theology from a Pentecostal perspective. Students entering into this program have a clear focus to be future scholars, teachers, and communicators of the gospel. There are five core learning outcomes for graduates of our program.

 

Graduates from our program will be able to demonstrate:

1. Christian and Pentecostal Theological Knowledge

2. Applied Ministerial Practice

3. Critical Analysis of the Bible

4. Information and Writing Literacy

5. Communication Effectiveness

 

Graduates from our program will be able to demonstrate:

1. Christian and Pentecostal Theological Knowledge

2. Applied Ministerial Practice

3. Critical Analysis of the Bible

4. Information and Writing Literacy

5. Communication Effectiveness

 

Associate Degree in Bible and Ministry Core Curriculum 

Division of General Education (Required 19 units)

‣ COL101 Preparation for College Success (1)
‣ SPE106 Public Speaking (3)
‣ ENG123 Christian Writing & Composition (3) or ENG126 Persuasive Writing (3) ‣ PSY112 Marriage and Family (3)
‣ MAT163 Math and Personal and Financial Management (3)
‣ HIS165 US History (3) or HIS180 Latinos in US History (3)
‣ HIS202 Church History I (3)

Division of Ministry (Required 14 units)

‣ MIN126 AG His/Miss & Gov (1)
‣ MIN122 Introduction to Missions (2)
‣ MIN156 Effective Leadership (2)
‣ MIN161 Disciple Making (2)
‣ MIN182 Practicum I (1)
‣ MIN183 Practicum II (1)
‣ MIN184 Practicum III (1)
‣ MIN185 Practicum IV (1)
‣ MIN115 Spiritual Disciplines (3)
‣ MIN143 Effective Evangelism (3)
‣ MIN199 Evangelism in a Post-Christian Context (3) ‣ MIN213 Introduction to Youth Ministry (3)

Division of Theology (Required 12 units)

‣ THE103 Introduction to Systematic Theology (3) ‣ THE124 Pentecostal Theology (3)
‣ THE242 Eschatology (3)
‣ THE256 Theological Ethics (3)

Division of Bible (Required 15 units)

‣ BIB110 Old Testament Literature (3)
‣ BIB120 New Testament Literature (3)
‣ BIB220 Biblical Exegesis (3)
‣ BIB200 Gospel of John (3) or BIB201 Psalms (3)
‣ BIB233 Acts (3) or BIB235 Prison Epistles (3)
‣ BIB213 General Epistles (3) or BIB290 Introduction to the Historical Jesus (3) ‣ BIB295 Romans (3) or BIB292 Prophets of Israel (3)

Electives (Required 6 units)

 

Bachelor Degree in Theology: Program Description and Learning Outcomes (PLO’s)

The Bachelor degree in Theology with an urban emphasis will provide students with the essential biblical, theological, and urban ministerial skills necessary for various types of service in the multicultural context. Additionally, coursework in field placement and writing projects will provide students with the skills for higher education.

 

There are five core learning outcomes for graduates of our program.

 

1. Applied Urban Ministerial Practice

2. Contextual Theological Knowledge

3. Critical Analysis of the Bible

4. Information and Writing Literacy

5. Communication Effectiveness

Bachelor in Theology Core Curriculum

Emphasis: Urban Theology

Division of General Education (Required: 37 units)

‣ COL101 Preparation for College Success (1) ‣ SPE106 Public Speaking (3)
‣ ENG126 Persuasive Writing (3)
‣ ENG220 Research Writing (3)
‣ PSY112 Marriage and Family (3)
‣ PSY101 Introduction to Psychology (3)
‣ MAT163 Math and Personal & Financial Management (3)
‣ HIS165 US History (3) or HIS180 Latinos in US History (3) ‣ HIS204 World Civilization (3)
‣ HIS202 Church History I (3)
‣ PHY100 Physical Education Lecture and Lab (2)
‣ SCI101 Earth Science Lecture and Lab (4)
‣ MUS101 Music Appreciation (3) or ART101 Art History (3)

Division of Urban Ministry (Required: 29 units)

‣ MIN122 Introduction to Missions (2) ‣ MIN156 Effective Leadership (2)
‣ MIN161 Disciple Making (2)
‣ MIN182 Practicum I (1)
‣ MIN183 Practicum II (1)
‣ MIN184 Practicum III (1)
‣ MIN185 Practicum IV (1)
‣ MIN199 Gospel/Post-Christian (3)
‣ MIN330 Introduction to Urban Ministry (3) ‣ MIN350 Expository Preaching (3)
‣ MIN400 Cross Cultural Ministry (3)
‣ MIN430 Race, Poverty, and the Environment (3) ‣ MIN450 Ministry and Social Justice (3)

Division of Theology (Required: 18 units)

‣THE103 Introduction to Systematic Theology (3) ‣THE124 Pentecostal Theology (3)
‣THE256 Theological Ethics (3)
‣THE242 Eschatology (3)
‣THE300 Introduction to Public Theology (3) ‣THE400 Contextual Theology (3)

Division of Bible (Required: 24 units)

‣ BIB110 Old Testament Literature (3)
‣ BIB120 New Testament Literature (3)
‣ BIB220 Biblical Exegesis (3)
‣ BIB200 Gospel of John (3) or BIB201 Psalms (3)
‣ BIB233 Acts (3) or BIB292 Prophets of Israel (3)
‣ BIB295 Romans (3) or BIB213 General Epistles (3) ‣ BIB350 Kingdom of God in the Testaments (3)
‣ BIB460 Social World of the New Testament (3)

Electives (Required: 12 units)

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