Undergraduate Christian Studies Certificate


Explore the foundations of Christian thought through Scripture, history, and theology in this 6-course series.

Explore the foundations of Christian thought through the lens of Scripture, history, and theology. This six-course series provides a broad base of study from which students will gain an appreciation of the Biblical narrative, principles, and how the church has interpreted them throughout history.

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Undergraduate Certificate Courses

Required Courses – 15 units
CH 301Survey of Church History
(prerequisite: GS 110, GS 111)
3 units
NT 301Introduction to the New Testament3 units
OT 301Introduction to the Old Testament3 units
TH 301Theology 1
(prerequisite: GS 110, GS 111)
3 units
TH 302Theology 2
(prerequisite: TH 301)
3 units
Elective Courses – 3 units
(choose one of the following)
MT 305Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
(prerequisite: GS 110, GS 111)
3 units
CH 304Spiritual Outpouring and Revival
(prerequisite: GS 110, GS 111)
3 units
MT 310Divine Healing and Miracles
(prerequisite: GS 110, GS 111)
3 units
OT 302Historical Geography of Israel
(prerequisite: GS 110, GS 111)
3 units
Note: GS 110 and GS 111 (English Composition 1 & 2) must be completed at Shiloh University with a C or better or be satisfied by transfer credit.

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Graduation Requirements

To graduate with the Undergraduate Christian Studies Certificate the student will:

  • Complete the minimum number of units required.
  • Complete and pass all of the courses in the certificate program.
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  • Fulfill any outstanding school financial obligations.

Transfer Credits

Credits earned as part of a certificate program may later be applied to a program at Shiloh University or any other college or University. The acceptance or transfer of Shiloh University academic credit at other institutions cannot be guaranteed. Transfer of credit earned is determined by the receiving institution.

Shiloh University Degree Students

Shiloh University students in the BA in Biblical and Pastoral Studies or BA in New Testament Studies program may apply to earn one certificate while enrolled in their degree program, not more. Students in the Associate of Arts program may not earn a certificate.