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The Master of Arts (Christian and Classical Studies) is an academic degree program designed for persons who intend to be teachers or headmasters in Christian schools, to pursue further graduate theological studies, or to become conversant on the dialogue between the Bible and the “Great Tradition” of literature. The coursework provides a solid foundation in two areas: the Bible and selected great texts of the classical Christian (Western) tradition.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or the educational equivalent is required.
The Master of Arts (Christian and Classical Studies) program requires completion of a total of 48 credit hours and a comprehensive paper. To graduate, a student must earn at least a grade of C- (1.7) in each course, and must have a cumulative grade point average of at east 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).
Upon successful completion, the student is awarded the Master of Arts (Christian and Classical Studies) degree.
A graduate of the MACCS program will:
• See Christ effectively in his suffering and glory throughout the entirety of Scripture.
• Knowledgeably work with and understand the great literary and philosophical books that constitute the Western Tradition.
• Articulate the development of Christian doctrinal reflection through the ancient, medieval, and modern periods.
• Articulate the Christian and non-Christian worldviews and engage the culture both poetically and philosophically.
Total Semester Hours: 48
CHRISTIAN AND CLASSICAL STUDIES 18 Hours / Credits:
NEW TESTAMENT STUDIES 9 Hours / Credits:
OLD TESTAMENT STUDIES 6 Hours / Credits:
HISTORICAL STUDIES6 Hours / Credits:
THEOLOGICAL STUDIES 3 Hours / Credits:
ELECTIVES6 Hours / Credits: