Bachelor of Religious Education – Three Year General
This degree program is designed for personal and spiritual formation and does not normally lead to professional vocational ministry. The coursework explores a variety of fields within general education, Bible, and Theology and provides a number of elective choices, which may include introductory studies in a number of fields. This is not a preparatory degree for pastoral ministry or graduate studies. Graduates of this degree are equipped to be lay-leaders in the local church and to be effective witnesses in our world. Students preparing for graduate studies or pastoral ministry are recommended to the Bachelor of Theology or Bachelor of Religious Education – Honours degrees.
Bachelor of Religious Education – Pre-Seminary
This degree is designed to provide the student with a broad based academic and personal foundation that will prepare him/her for life and for graduate level vocational ministry training at a seminary. Upon graduation, the student is prepared with this academic undergraduate training to begin their Master of Divinity degree in Canadian seminaries. The graduates from this program should:
- Have a Basic knowledge of general academic subjects from a Christian perspective such as psychology, history, philosophy, English literature, etc.
- Have a basic understanding of Scripture.
- Have a basic understanding of the history and theology of the Christian faith.