Bachelor of Christian Studies Anderson University

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies

The College of Christian Studies at Anderson University offer academic excellence in programs that emphasize practical ministry training for a new generation of Kingdom leaders. Students preparing for ministry will find an exceptional level of preparation at Anderson University, with committed faculty who can link classroom and real-life experience. Whether you are planning to go on to seminary or to seek a ministry position right after college, you’ll find that the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies offers a solid foundation and an outstanding opportunity for practical training.

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Program Overview

Denotes a Fast Track course which can be articulated into the MDIV upon graduation. This requires acceptance into the Fast Track program.

In addition to Anderson University core curriculum...

Specified requirements:
Students must take CHR107 Introduction to the Old Testament, in place of the CHR105 Introduction to the Bible requirement.
Students can take CHR341 Ethics or CHR357 Apologetics in place of Christian Worldview requirement.

Christian Studies Concentrations

You can specialize your undergraduate degree through concentrations. These include Biblical Studies, Apologetics, Youth Ministry, Pastoral Ministry, Missions, Preaching, and Women's Ministry. Concentration credit hours replace some of your Christian Studies Elective credit hours.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Anderson University an accredited school?

Anderson University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, also known as SACS. AU is ranked in the top tier of private comprehensive universities in the Southeast by US News & Report.

Are scholarships available?

In addition to our "Top Tier" academic ranking, AU has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 35 universities in the South whose graduates accumulate the least amount of educational debt. At Anderson University, we believe higher education should not be a privilege reserved only for those who can afford it. The Financial Aid Planning Office is committed to helping Anderson University students find appropriate ways to finance their education. You can also check out our list of South Carolina Scholarships.

Is AU denominationally affiliated?

Anderson University is a private Christian school located in the Upstate of South Carolina and is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention.