The goal of the graduate degree programs is to prepare God-called men and women for Christian ministries such as pastors, church planters, missionaries, and other types of Christian ministers.
Canadian Baptist College is committed to providing high quality teaching in a warm, supportive environment both for students well on their way to Christian service and for those just beginning to discover who they are in Christ.
The Canadian Baptist College is recognized by the Province of Alberta, and the Diploma of Christian Studies (DCS) is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). This diploma is a Designated Learning Program and eligible to receive foreign nationals on a study permit under the DLI number 019256741082.
This program is designed for students who may not need a four-year baccalaureate degree to meet their educational objectives. The DCS will provide students with a solid grounding in their Christian faith preparing them to continue their studies at a university or technical college for those who seek additional training.
Graduates with the Diploma of Christian Studies will be trained to:
1. Mature in their Christian faith while learning to engage the world.
2. Gain understanding in biblical and theological issues.
3. Grow in multiple areas of Christian studies and ministry skills.
4. Become more well-rounded as they expand their knowledge in general education studies.
1. The prerequisite for this diploma is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
2. A total of 60 credit hours is required for the completion of the diploma.
The following outlines the required courses that students must take in order to complete the Diploma of Christian Studies:
|Diploma of Christian Studies (DCS)|
|Biblical and Theological Studies|
|1B1311||Old Testament Survey||3|
|1B2311||New Testament Survey||3|
|OT or NT Bible Book Study||3|
|1T1312||Christian World View||3|
|1P2341||Christian Service I||3|
|Choose 5 courses from the following:|
|1P3322||Principles of Leadership||3|
|1P3301||Growing in Christlikeness||3|
|1B3301||God with Us: The Story of the Bible||3|
|1E1342||Living & Sharing the Gospel||3|
|1E1341||Missions & Church Planting||3|
|1P2151/2||Experiencing God Life Group I & II||3|
|1L3311||English Composition 101||3|
|1L3313||English Composition 102||3|
|1L4311||Classics of Christian Literature||3|
|1V4301||Health & Wellness||3|
|1H3311||Western Civilization 101
|1H3312||Western Civilization 102||3|
|Total credits hours for Diploma of Christian Studies||60|
Recognized by the Province of Alberta. Accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).
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