Christian Studies - Shorter University

Christian Studies

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Our desire is to be on mission with God in order to bring
all peoples of the world to saving faith in Jesus Christ.

MAJORS

Associates

  • Associates of Science, Christian Studies (Online)
Christian Studies Concentration (18 hours)
CST 2200  Evangelism
CST 3001  Intro to Christian Leadership
CST 3030  World Religions
CST 3725  Systematic Theology I
CST 3726  Systematic Theology II
Choose one of the following:
CST 3111  Church History Survey I
CST 3112  Church History Survey II

Bachelors

Christian Studies

  • Bachelor of Arts
    • Christian Studies
  • Bachelor of Science
    • Christian Studies
    • Christian Studies (Online)

Youth Ministry

  • Bachelor of Arts
    • Youth Ministry
  • Bachelor of Science
    • Youth Ministry

BS Christian Studies

Required Christian Studies Courses (33 hours)
Christian Studies Core:
CST 2200  Evangelism
Biblical Studies:
CST 3225  Hermeneutics
CST 4711  Old Testament Book Study
CST 4712  New Testament Book Study
Historical Studies:
CST 3030  World Religions
CST 3111  Church History Survey I
CST 3112  Church History Survey II
Theological Studies:
CST 3725  Systematic Theology I
CST 3726  Systematic Theology II
Ministerial Studies:
Choose 2 of the following:
CST 2500  Homiletics
CST 2700  Survey of Christian Education
CST 2800  Introduction to Youth Ministry
CST 3001  Intro to Christian Leadership
CST 3850  Ministry to Children and Family
Christian Studies Electives (12 hours)
CST 4125  Conflict Management in Ministry
CST 2300  Pentateuch
CST 2400  Life and Teachings of Jesus
CST 4400  Christian Apologetics
General Electives (12 hours)

MINORS

  • Christian Studies
  • Biblical Languages
  • Christian Apologetics and Philosophy
  • Christian Leadership
  • Christian Missions
  • Christian Worship

Contact Us

Email:
bbaskin@shorter.edu

Phone:
706-233-7821

Location:
MFA 202-B

More Information

Our Mission

The School of Christian Studies exists to train servant leaders for worldwide ministry through biblical scholarship, evangelism, spiritual growth, and Christian service in order to fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:18-20).

Our Vision

Our desire is to be on mission with God in order to bring all peoples of the world to saving faith in Jesus Christ (1 Timothy 2:3-4; 2 Peter 3:9; Acts 1:8).

Student Organizations

Theta Alpha Kappa is the honor society for the School of Christian Studies, and is a related scholarly organization of the American Academy of Religion, and affiliate society of the Council of Societies for the Study of Religion, and a member of the Association of College Honor Societies.  The purpose of Theta Alpha Kappa is to honor those who have shown excellence of achievement and promise of continued growth in the disciplines of Religious Studies and Theology.  The Society aims to further the disciplines of Christian Studies by encouraging research, good teaching, publication, and an intellectual and social exchange among students, teachers, and writers of the disciplines.

Christian Leaders on the Hill (CLOTH) – The purpose of Christian Leaders on the Hill is to provide servant leadership support and training for Christian Studies majors and minors in their present and future ministries around the world. Advisor – Dr. Brent Baskin

Meet Our Faculty

Dr. Earl Kellett
Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research, Professor of Christian Studies, and SACSCOC Liaison
Dr. Brent Baskin
Chair, Department of Christian Studies and Associate Professor of Christian Studies - Youth Ministry
Dr. Randy Douglass
Associate Professor of Christian Studies
Dr. Alan Hix
Associate Professor of Christian Studies
Dr. Donald (Skip) L. Martin, Jr.
Professor of Christian Studies