Degree Outcomes

Students who complete an undergraduate degree that includes the following course blocks will exemplify the following outcomes:

Biblical Studies Objectives

  1. Demonstrate core skills to engage and interpret the Bible accurately as the foundational source of truth for life and leadership.
  2. Understand the overarching themes of the Bible, its various literary types and the redemptive story it tells.
  3. Acquire a general knowledge and basic understanding of theology based upon the exegesis of biblical texts.
  4. Develop a philosophy and strategy of godly living that will guide him or her for a lifetime. 

Arts & Sciences Objectives

  1. Acquire knowledge and analytical skills to engage a variety of perspectives and experiences from a biblical worldview.
  2. Assess and weigh moral and cultural beliefs and practices and their applications to ethical dilemmas.
  3. Systematically question and analyze problems, issues and beliefs.
  4. Venture beyond established patterns of thought in imaginative and creative ways.
  5. Exchange information and ideas through writing, speech, and visual and digital media.
  6. Locate, evaluate, cite, and effectively use information.
  7. Apply mathematical, statistical, and symbolic reasoning to complex problems and decision making.
  8. Develop attitudes and skills for a physically healthy lifestyle.

Professional Ministry Objectives

  1. Actively shepherd individuals toward God, helping them grow in faith and mobilizing them as productive Christ-followers. 
  2. Create programming that is driven by a clear sense of mission and purpose. 
  3. Apply group and team theory for recruiting, developing, mobilizing and mending teams for maximum effectiveness. 
  4. Understand structural models for governance of non-profit organizations and how they shape and empower practical ministry. 
  5. Demonstrate a working knowledge of financial stewardship, including basic budgetary principles and procedures for non-profit organizations. 
  6. Apply a working knowledge of legal issues and loss control strategies to the delivery of ministry organizations and their programming. 
  7. Establish a Biblical foundational philosophy for ministry and develop basic skills and competencies for effective ministry in their chosen field. 
  8. Understand modern culture and its impact on the worldview of those one is ministering to. 
  9. Establish a comprehensive strategy for effective organizational communication in ministry. 
  10. Effectively equip others to influence their world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.