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THEOLOGY

Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Theology provides students with a strong biblical and theological foundation for knowing God and making Him known in this world.

42 UNITS

15 WEEK SEMESTERS

ROCKLIN CAMPUS

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The degree introduces students to historical, comparative, contemporary, and practical theologies, emphasizing both the historical unity and global diversity of the Church. Students also learn to biblically evaluate, creatively articulate, and practically apply doctrine, in order to faithfully participate in God’s drama of redemption.

  • Faithfully interpret the Scriptures within their original contexts and within the context of the historical unity and global diversity of the Christian Church
  • Articulate, appreciate, and critique the theological distinctives of the major branches of Christianity: Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox
  • Demonstrate the importance and relevance of Christian theology by biblically, creatively, and practically applying doctrine to current cultural and global issues
  • Demonstrate relevant research and communication skills that exhibit strong thought leadership
  • Integrate their theological studies with their own personal spiritual formation

Minor
Theology

Concentrations
Pastoral Ministry
Youth Ministry

Program Courses
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Matthew Godshall, Ph.D.

Lead Faculty

The goal of the theology program is for our students to become men and women whose minds and hearts are shaped by the story of God so that they can faithfully, passionately, and creatively tell this story with their whole lives. – Matthew Godshall

FACULTY

Cynthia Shafer-Elliott, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Associate Professor - The Faculty of Theology and School of Christian Leadership

Daniel Gluck, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Associate Professor - The Faculty of Theology and School of Christian Leadership

David Timms, Ph.D.

Dean, Professor - The Faculty of Theology and School of Christian Leadership

Elizabeth H. P. Backfish, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - The Faculty of Theology and School of Christian Leadership

Fritz T. Moga, M.A.

Associate Professor - The Faculty of Theology and School of Christian Leadership

Jim Crain, M.Div

Associate Professor - The Faculty of Theology and School of Christian Leadership

Mark Moore, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - The Faculty of Theology and School of Christian Leadership

Matthew Godshall, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - The Faculty of Theology and School of Christian Leadership

ADJUNCT FACULTY

Andrew Asane

Adjunct, Bible and Theology

Ann C. Olson, M.A. CE, TE, PTOE

Adjunct, Business & Theology

Don Ray, M.Div.

Adjunct, Christian Leadership and Theology

James Merritt

Adjunct, Bible & Theology - Online

Jessica Rentz

Adjunct, Bible and Theology - Online

Jesus Galindo

Adjunct, Bible and Theology - Online

Kasey Sees

Adjunct, Bible and Theology

Kristin Ball

Adjunct, Theology

Leonard Lee

Adjunct, Bible and Theology

Matt Bach

Adjunct, Bible and Theology

Michael Pagan

Adjunct, Bible and Theology - Online

Nathan Shedd

Adjunct, Bible and Theology - Online

Samuel Withers

Adjunct, Bible and Theology

Sarah Bond

Adjunct, Bible and Theology

Scott Johnston

Adjunct, Bible and Theology

Sean Post

Adjunct, Bible and Theology - Online

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