Some individuals have a need for a shorter, more concentrated study in biblical studies. For this reason, HCU offers an Associate of Arts program. This 60-hour program of study results in the AA in Biblical Studies.

Course Requirements for the AA (60 hours)


General Education (37 hours)

  • Area 1: Written Composition (6 hours)
    • EG 101 English Composition A
    • EG 102 English Composition B
  • Area 2: Humanities and Fine Arts (12 hours)
    • CM110 Public Speaking
    • EG 203 Wolrd Literature
    • MU 141 Music Appreciation
  • 3 Hours from:
    • TH 211 World Religions, OT 101 Story of Israel, NT 201 Gospels
  • Area 3: Natural Sciences and Mathematics (7 hours)
    • MH 105 Introduction to Finite Mathematics OR
    • MH 110 Finite Mathematics
    • BIO 201 Introduction to Biology 1 (4)
  • Area 4: History, Social, and Behavioral Science (9 hours)
    • HY 101 World History to 1500
    • HY 102 World History since 1500
    • HY 201 US History to 1877
    • HY 202 US History since 1877
    • PS201 Psychology
  • Area 5: Information Literacy (3 hrs)
    • IL 111 University Life
    • IL 222 Research Methods
    • IL 244 Capstone Portfolio

Biblical and Theological Studies (9 hours) — choose 3

  • CH 201 Church History
  • NT 101 Survey of the New Testament
  • OT 201 Survey of the Old Testament
  • TH 102 Theology of Scripture

Professional Studies (6 hours) — choose 2

  • CN 201 Fundamentals of Counseling
  • MN 102 Practical Evangelism and Missions
  • MN 212 Homiletics
  • MN 248 Fundamentals of Youth Ministry

Ministry Formation (2 hours)

  • MN 142 Spiritual Formation
  • MN 253 Field Education Laboratory

Electives (6 hours)