Graduation Requirements ABL

The Associate of Biblical Leadership (A.B.L.) degree program is a two-year program that requires 69 credit hours of coursework. The coursework includes 36 credit hours in General Education core courses, 15 credit hours in Bible and Theology courses, and 18 credit hours in either the General Ministry or Women’s Ministries specialization.

Curriculum

Credit Hours
General Education Core 36
Bible and Theology 15
Specialization 18
Total 69

Required Courses:

General Education Requirements (36 credit hours)
Intro to Theological Research and Writing – RW 100 (no credit)

English (9 credit hours)
EN 101 English Composition I (3 credit hours)
EN 102 English Composition II (3 credit hours)
EN 201 Public Speech (3 credit hours)

History (6 credit hours)
HI 101 World Civilizations I (3 credit hours)
HI 102 World Civilizations II (3 credit hours)

Math – MA 201 College Algebra (3 credit hours)

Science – SC 103 General Physical Science (3 credit hours)

Social Science – Choose 2 courses (6 credit hours)
PS 101 American Government
SO 201 Principles of Psychology & Counseling
SO 204 Principles of Sociology

Music – MU 102 Music Appreciation (3 credit hours)

General Education Electives – Choose 2 courses (6 credit hours)
CS 101 Principles of Computer Management
SO 102 Contemporary Ethics
SO 201 Principles of Psychology & Counseling
SO 204 Principles of Sociology

Bible/Theology Requirements (15 credit hours)
BI 101 Old Testament Survey (3 credit hours)
BI 102 New Testament Survey (3 credit hours)
CH 202 Church History (3 credit hours)
TH 201 Theology Survey I (3 credit hours)
TH 202 Theology Survey II (3 credit hours)

Electives (18 credit hours)
A.B.L. students choose six credit hours of electives from General Education courses as part of the General Education core. The elective courses may be selected from four courses: CS 101 Principles of Computer Management, SO 102 Contemporary Ethics, SO 201 Principles of Psychology & Counseling, and SO 204 Principles of Sociology.

Specializations (18 credit hours)
Students are required to select one specialization:

General Ministry

Women’s Ministry

General Ministry
BI 103 Biblical Research Methods (3 credit hours)
ED 201 Survey of Christian Education (3 credit hours)
EV 101 Personal Evangelism (3 credit hours)
EV 203 Spiritual Formation (3 credit hours)
MI 202 Introduction to Missions (3 credit hours)
PA 301 Leadership (3 credit hours)

Women’s Ministries
BI 210 Women in the Bible (3 credit hours)
EV 203 Spiritual Formation (3 credit hours)
EV 101 Evangelism/Missions (3 credit hours)
WMIN 101 Introduction to Women’s Ministries (3 credit hours)
WMIN 201 Evangelism in Women’s Ministries (3 credit hours)
WMIN 202 Leadership and Women (3 credit hours)