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Undergraduate Catalog

Pre-Professional Programs

Pre-Seminary
Advisor: Stewart Kelly

The suggested curricula for pre seminary students follows closely the curricula prepared by the American Association of Theological Schools. Such preparation should include an adequate back ground in English language and literature, history, philosophy, and at least one of the natural sciences. There should be proficiency in at least one foreign language. Additional courses are recommended in the areas of humanities and social sciences. A broad background in history, literature, and culture is recommended before theology and religion courses are attempted.

The student interested in more specialized areas may contact the chairperson of the Division of Social Science for a more detailed program.

Non-degree Advising: Pre-Seminary
First-Year Student (Freshman)
  Fall
    ENGL 110 College Composition I (GE1)...............3 cr
    History (GE2)......................................3 cr
    Math (GE5).........................................4 cr
    Lab Science (GE6)..................................4 cr
    ..................................................14 cr
  Spring
    ENGL 120 College Composition II (GE1)..............3 cr
    PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy................3 cr
    Social Science (GE7)...............................3 cr
    History Elective...................................3 cr
    Social Science (GE7)...............................3 cr
    ..................................................15 cr

Sophomore
  Fall
    COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (GE1).....3 cr
    Humanities (GE3).................................3-4 cr
    SPAN 101, GERM 101, or FREN 101....................4 cr
    PHIL 102 Philosophy of Human Nature (GE3)..........3 cr
    Wellness (GE4)...................................1-2 cr
    .............................................. 14-15 cr
  Spring
    ENGL 231 Bible as Literature ......................3 cr
    Lab Science (GE6)..................................4 cr
    PHIL 201 Philosophy of Religion....................3 cr
    SPAN 102, GERM 102, or FREN 102....................4 cr
    ENGL 220 Introduction to Literature ...............3 cr
    ..................................................17 cr

Junior
  Fall
    HIST 241 Renaissance and Reformation...............3 cr
    PHIL 210 Ethics....................................3 cr
    SPAN 201, GERM 201 or FREN 201.....................4 cr
    HIST 340 Medieval History..........................3 cr
    Elective...........................................3 cr
    ..................................................16 cr
  Spring
    HIST 401 Historiography............................3 cr
    SPAN 202, GERM 202 or FREN 202.....................4 cr
    PSY 411 Introduction to Personality Theories.......3 cr
    Elective...........................................3 cr
    Elective...........................................3 cr
    Elective...........................................2 cr
    ..................................................18 cr

Senior
    Elective..........................................34 cr

    .............................................128-129 cr

These four-year matrices are possible with commitment, focus and optimal conditions.