The Associate of Science degree is a two-year degree program for students interested in pursuing a foundational education in Ministry Leadership. This program also incorporates general education requirements which prepare the student for further study toward the bachelor degree.
Graduates in this program will:
Be able to understand some of the spiritual and the practical dynamics of ministry.
Be able to contextualize Scripture for daily Christian living.
Develop a lifestyle of personal study of the Scriptures in order to promote growth, ministry to others, and a positive influence on culture.
Be able to meet the educational requirements for Assemblies of God credentialing at the certified level.
Be able to demonstrate an ability to comprehend and construct sound Christian theology.
Be able to demonstrate Christian leadership principles in a ministry position.
Be proficient in oral and written communication.
Have basic knowledge and proficiency in mathematics and a social science.
Have a basic knowledge in US history.
New at Antioch -- FlexFocus Scheduling
Two classes, two months, twice a semester.
Pace your pairings to fit your schedule with six, 8-week periods offered throughout the year.
Pursue your education every other term.
String together four back-to-back sessions then take two-off like a traditional school year.
Or, study year-round to complete a Bachelor's program in less time at an accelerated pace.
Focus your education according to the flexibility of your schedule.
The choice is yours!
|Freshman||Fall Semester||16 CR|
|GEN 100||Freshman Seminar||1|
|ENG 101||Grammar & Composition||3|
|MAT 115||Elements of Math||3|
|PSY 200 or SOC 200||3|
|SCI 100||General Health and Wellness||1|
|BIB 105||Old Testament Survey||3|
|MIN 101||Spiritual Formation I||2|
|GEN 101||Library Resources||0|
|Freshman||Spring Semester||15 CR|
|ENG 102||Composition & Literature||3|
|BIB 110||New Testament Survey||3|
|MIN 102||Spiritual Formation II||2|
|MIN 110||Relational Outreach||2|
|MIN 260||Administration of Ministry||2|
|PRA 100||Practicum I||3|
|Sophomore||Fall Semester||17 CR|
|COM 101||Speech Communications||3|
|HIS 201||American History I||3|
|BIB 150||Principles of Bible Study I||3|
|ENG 201||Academic Writing||2|
|MIN 240||Christian Leadership||3|
|MIS 100||World Christian Perspectives||3|
|Sophomore||Spring Semester||17 CR|
|BIB 213||Book of Acts||2|
|THE 201||Theology I||3|
|HIS 202||American History II||3|
|BIB 210||Life & Teachings of Christ||2|
|PRA 200||Practicum II||3|
|MIN 211||Christian Ethics||2|
|BIB 200||Bible Review II||0|
Statement on Transferability of Credits and Degrees
Students should be aware that transfer of credits to other institutions is solely at the discretion of the receiving institution. Students who are considering attending Antioch College and then transferring to another college should contact the receiving institution for its policy on accepting credits from another institution.
Credits earned under the Associate degree offered at Antioch College are not considered credits under a terminal degree and these credits may be transferred to institutions toward a Bachelor degree at the discretion of the receiving institution. Antioch College takes all credits earned at Antioch College from the Associate degree and applies them toward the Bachelor degree as long as the credits are compatible with the Bachelor degree plan selected.
Antioch College transfers in credit from other colleges in accordance with our Credit Policy.
Statement on Placement Services
Our college office receives many opportunities for various full-time or part-time ministry positions and will assist students in obtaining an interview with employing personnel. No guarantee for placement may be made; however, Antioch College does maintain contact with various denominational offices and may assist students with placement in ministry occupations.
PO Box 690, Gainesville, VA 20156-0690
Antioch College's financial aid school code is 041538. It may display as Bethel College, the former name of Antioch College.
Antioch College admits students of any race, color, nationality, or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, national, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, and other school-administered programs.