Bachelor of Arts
Program Course of Study


Curious what your journey through the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Thought and Practice could look like?


This standard course of study for the 120 credit hour Bachelor of Arts in Christian Thought and Practice provides a view of program outcomes and courses in tiers. The course of study is one of the ways you can progress through the program. It’s designed to help maximize your journey as you engage in courses and learning experiences that will help you discern your goals and develop vocational excellence.


Standard Course of Study

Outcomes and Courses in Tiers


Tier One

Learning in Context
KA 300 Starting Well
KA 400 Continuing Well

Life Skills
GE 110 Life Skills I: Personal Finance
GE 115 Life Skills II: Critical Thinking

Christian Spirituality
CT 430 Christian Spirituality I
CT 435 Christian Spirituality II

Interpreting Biblical Texts
CT 440 Interpreting Biblical Texts I
CT 445 Interpreting Biblical Texts II

CT 410 Vocation I
CT 415 Vocation II

Christian Ethics
CT 480 Christian Ethics I
CT 485 Christian Ethics II

Skills in Research and Communication
GE 120 Research and Communication I:
Research Skills
CT 125 Research and Communication II:
Written Communication

Knowing Yourself
PD 370 Knowing Yourself I
PD 375 Knowing Yourself II

Context and Culture
GE 140 Context and Culture I: Exploring Culture
GE 145 Context and Culture II: Exploring Context

Context and Interpretation
PD 350 Context and Interpretation I
PD 355 Context and Interpretation II


BA Program Page

Understanding and Working with Others
GE 130 Understanding and Working with
Others I: Exploring Psychology
GE 135 Understanding and Working with
Others II: Exploring Sociology

Developing Learning and Thinking Skills
CT 420 Learning and Thinking Skills I
CT 425 Learning and Thinking Skills I

Reflection in Community
PD 360 Reflection in Community: BA I
PD 365 Reflection in Community: BA II

Tier Two

Personal Initiative
PD 330 Personal Initiative I
PD 335 Personal Initiative II

Context for Vocation
PD 340 Context for Vocation I
PD 345 Context for Vocation II

Vocational Projects
PD 320 Vocational Project I
PD 325 Vocational Project II

Tier Three

Biblical Literacy
CT 450 Biblical Literacy I
CT 455 Biblical Literacy II

Coherent Theology
CT 460 Coherent Theology I
CT465 Coherent Theology II

Christian Tradition
CT 470 Christian Tradition I
CT475 Christian Tradition II

Contextual Projects
PD 310 Contextual Project I
PD 315 Contextual Project II

What Students are Saying…

“Kairos has been life-changing for me. I often refer to the experience as more of an intense journey of discipleship rather than a traditional degree program at a university. I have learned so much about God and myself.”