These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Applicants wishing to be accepted into Briercrest College as a full-time or part-time student must:
- Have earned a high school diploma with a minimum average of 60 per cent in four academic grade 12 courses, including at least one academic English course.
- Be a professing and practicing Christian.
- Commit to live by the standards set out the Briercrest College and Seminary
|Additional Admission Requirements:||I. Required (15 credit hours): RLST 410 Methods in the Study of Religion, THEO 112 Introduction to Spiritual Theology, THEO 115 Introduction to Christian Theology, THEO 203 History of Christian Theology I, and THEO 204 History of Christian Theology II
II. Theology Electives (24 credit hours) 24 credit hours of Theology electives, including at least 12 credit hours at the 400 level 27 credit hours of Theology electives, including at least 12 credit hours at the 400 level. Can include upper level Greek and Hebrew courses: GRK 301 Greek Exegesis I, GRK 400 Greek Exegesis II, GRK 401 Advanced Greek Exegesis, HEB 300 Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis I, HEB 301 Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis II
III. THEO 497 Honours Reading Course (3 credit hours) Students must complete THEO 497 Honours Reading Course or a 300-400 level course closely related to the content of the studentâï¿½ï¿½s Honours thesis.
IV. THEO 498/99 Honours Thesis (6 credit hours) Students are required to complete THEO 498/99 Honours Thesis (6 credit hours), including an oral defense or public presentation and the production of a library-acceptable copy. The Honours thesis must be defended before two faculty members, one of whom (typically the second reader) may be a non-Briercrest faculty member.
V. Cognate Language Requirements (12 credit hours) 6 credit hours of a single biblical language (Greek or Hebrew) and 6 credit hours of: (a) upper level Greek or Hebrew or (b) of a second biblical language or (c) a modern foreign language
Biblical Studies requirement (21 credit hours with a minimum of 6 credit hours at the 300+ level): BLST 304 Acts, BLST 305 Wisdom and Poetry Book Study, BLST 306 Romans, BLST 309 John, BLST 310 1 Corinthians (CDE), BLST 324 Bible Synthesis, BLST 325 Bible Origins: Text, Transmission, and Canon, BLST 331 Scripture and Contemporary Theology, BLST 367 Pentateuch Book Study, BLST 371 Jewish Backgrounds to Early Christianity, BLST 378 Women and Vocation, BLST 381 Hebrews, BLST 385 Revelation, BLST 436 The Gospel of Matthew, BLST 437 The Gospel of Luke BLST 438 Galatians, BLST 439 The Pastoral Epistles, BLST 440 The Thought and Theology of Paul, BLST 415 Advanced Studies in New Testament Literature, BLST 423 Current Issues in Biblical Interpretation, BLST 425 Advanced Studies in Old Testament Literature, BLST 434 Prophets Book Study, BLST 435 Synoptic Gospels, BLST 454 Religious Studies Seminar, GRK 301 Greek Exegesis I, GRK 400 Greek Exegesis II, GRK 401 Advanced Greek Exegesis, HEB 300 Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis I, HEB 301 Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis II
VII. Free Electives (to bring credit hour total to 120 credit hours)
PRT 400 Senior Portfolio (non-credit) and SL 1-6 Service and Experiential Learning (non-credit)
In addition, all Bachelor of Arts degrees require the completion of Briercrest's core curriculum.