Degree Program Description

G4HCC offers an Associate of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies. The core degree courses consist of the same general academic requirements in the humanities and sciences found at other colleges, but from a Biblical Worldview perspective. Numerous electives are available in biblical studies as well as practicum opportunities for our students to earn credit while working in the community. Whether or not the student intends to go into ministry, G4HCC offers a solid academic background coupled with Biblical Worldview perspectives in each area of study.

Gather 4 Him Christian College Graduation Requirements

G4HCC requires 68 semester credit hours for an Associate of Arts Degree in Biblical studies.

  • Communication Skills (9 credits)
  • Quantitative / Symbolic Reasoning Skills (3 credits)
  • Human Performance (2 credits)
  • Humanities (12 credits)
  • Social Sciences (12 credits)
  • Math/Science (11 credits)
  • Biblical Education Electives (20 credits)

Minimum GPA standard is 2.0.

Course Listing / General Education Requirements

Communication Skills (9)

  • EN 123 College Writing 1 (3)
  • EN 132 College Writing 2 (3)
  • CO 102 Fundamentals of Speech (3)

Quantitative Skills (3)

  • MA 107 Math in Society (3)

Human Performance (2)

  • HP 121FC Fitness and Conditioning (1)
  • HP 131TS Team Sports (1)

Humanities (12) 

  • ID 114 American Thought & Culture 1 (3)
  • ID 124 American Thought & Culture 2 (3)
  • ID 214 World Thought and Culture 1 (3)
  • ID 224 World Thought & Culture 2 (3)

Social Science (12) select 4 of 5 disciplines

  • PS 203 General Psychology (3)
  • SO 203 General Sociology (3)
  • GH 203 Understanding Church History (3)
  • EC 213 Macro Economics (3)
  • IS 202 Global Perspectives (3)

Math/Science (11) select 1 of 2 math classes, and 2 of 3 science classes

  • MA 146 Intro to Stats (3)
  • MA 113 College Algebra (3)
  • SC 133 Scientific Inquiry: Physical Sciences (3)
  • SC 133L Scientific Inquiry Physical Sciences Lab (1)
  • SC 143 Scientific Inquiry: Life Science (3)
  • SC 143L Scientific Inquiry: Life Science Lab (1)
  • SC 120 Environmental Science (3)
  • SC 120L Environmental Science Lab (1)

Electives – Biblical Education (Choose from the following for a total of 20 credits)

  • BI 113 Survey of Biblical Lit 1 (3)
  • BI 123 Survey of Biblical Lit 2 (3)
  • BI 383 Life of Christ (3)
  • TH 205 Christian Theology 1 (3)
  • TH 215 Christian Theology 2 (3)
  • MU 202 Introduction to Worship Arts (3)
  • BI 202 Bible Study Methods (3)
  • BI 203 Teaching the Bible (3)
  • BA 221 Servant Leadership (3)
  • SS 101 Student Success Seminar (1)
  • SS 102 Student Success Seminar 2 (1)
  • CM 201 Ministry Practicum 1 (VARIABLE 1-3 )
  • CM 202 Ministry Practicum 2 (VARIABLE 1-3 )

Eligible persons using VA Education Benefits may not be certified for CM 201 or CM 202 as part of their degree program.