Christian Discipleship Associate of Arts

By completing this fully online program, students gain the biblical knowledge foundation for Bible workers, lay leaders and others committed to actively serving their local church. Learn more and do more for God by attending Andrews online while continuing family and career commitments. Take classes at your own pace, anywhere.

OVERVIEW

Program Type: Associates Degree
Program Length: 62 credits
Online Format: Self-paced, some interactive
Program Entry: August, January or May
Application Deadline: Admission year-round
Why at Andrews? Flexible. Faith-based. Online.

 

 

 

 

 

 

OUTCOMES

Students who complete this program should be able to:

  • Explain and apply principles of Christian faith to their personal life and ministry.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the global mission, beliefs, and heritage of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
  • Address issues of faith within the framework of a Seventh-day Adventist community.
  • Engage in research and effectively communicate findings in contextually appropriate ways.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to nurturing community through regular worship and participation in a local.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Official high school transcript with 2.5 or higher GPA, or GED certificate with minimum 450 on 5 sections and no score lower than 410
  • ACT or SAT scores if high school completed in the United States within the last 3 years
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended with 2.5 or higher GPA
  • English language proficiency test scores when first language is not English and less than four years of high school where English was the language of instruction
  • Students in United States without documentation are welcome 
Learn more: Undergraduate Admission Policy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COSTS

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

CURRICULUM

DISCIPLESHIP MAJOR: 33 credits

  • RELB 210 Jesus in His Time and Ours
  • RELB 335 Acts and Epistles I
  • RELB 274 Old Testament Prophetic Writings 
  • RELH 400 SDA History & Prophetic Heritage
  • RELT 115 Intro to Christian Discipleship
  • RELT 225 Doctrines of the Adventist Faith
  • RELT 315 Christian Discipleship
  • RELT 340 Religion & Ethics in Modern Society
  • RELB 304 Studies in Daniel OR RELB 305 Revelation
  • RELP 240 Witnessing and RELP 335 Youth Ministry or RELG 225 Missions

CORE EXPERIENCE: 24 credits

  • 3 English & Communication classes
  • 1 History, Arts or Humanities class
  • 1 Life or Physical Science class
  • 1 Mathematics class
  • 1 Social Science class
  • 2 Health and Fitness classes  

ELECTIVES: 5 credits

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