Christian Studies

Christian Studies

Howard Payne University - Brownwood, TX

  • BAAS

The School of Christian Studies is designed to make the practice of the Christian faith more relevant for our world. It shall always have as its primary goal the thorough training of the Christian student to be equipped to fulfill the command of Jesus Christ to make disciples and to teach them what He commanded. Therefore, the School of Christian Studies is dedicated to help students understand that the church is God’s minister to His world and to help them live out their Christian faith as they confront the religious, moral, intellectual and social decisions of life, both now and later. Three degrees and a certificate are offered by the School of Christian Studies: Bachelor of Arts (BA) ................................................................................................................... 124 hours Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) .............................................................................. 128 hours Associate in Ministry (AM) ............................................................................................................. 64 hours Certificate in Ministry Training ..........................................................................................................18 hours The program is designed so that each level of education becomes a stepping stone to and is incorporated into the next step. The 18 hours of the certificate can become a part of the 64-hour associate’s degree, and the 64 hours of the associate’s degree can become a component of the 124-hour bachelor’s degrees. The School of Christian Studies strongly recommends that traditional ministerial students seek a Bachelor of Arts degree and major in the School of Christian Studies as the best preparation for graduate study and/or vocational ministry. Students may choose from six majors: Bible, Biblical Languages, Christian Education, Cross-Cultural Studies, Practical Theology and Youth Ministry. All six majors build on a core of courses designed to provide a broad-based foundation for all types of Christian ministry. Students pursuing a major in the School of Christian Studies are not required to complete a minor, but students should work closely with advisors in formulating their academic plan. The School of Christian Studies offers minors in the following areas: Bible, Biblical Languages, Christian Education, Cross-Cultural Studies, Practical Theology and Youth Ministry. For more information about the School of Christian Studies, contact Eydie Henderson at ehenderson@hputx.edu or 325-649-8403 .

  • Tuition & Fees

    Tuition & Fees

    18850

    per Year

  • Books & Supplies

    Books & Supplies

    1200

    per Year

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    63000

    per Year

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