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Bachelor of Theology

CBAC 35+ Ordination Track

If you are over 35 and wish to pursue ordination with the Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada (CBAC), the BTh CBAC 35+ Ordination Track will prepare you to meet ordination requirements for certain denominations and churches.

In some cases, credits from uncompleted degree programs may be transferrable to the BTh program. Get in touch with our Manager of Recruitment and Admissions, Catherine Cole or BTh Director, Dr Chris Killacky to discuss your options. 

For admission requirements and tuition information, visit the Bachelor of Theology page.

Program Director
Dr. Christopher Killacky
Associate Professor of Theology
PHONE: 1-902-585-2219EMAIL: christopher.killacky@acadiau.ca
Contact
Catherine Cole
Manager of Recruitment and Admissions
PHONE: 1-902-585-2220EMAIL: catherine.cole@acadiau.ca

Program Overview


Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
IDTH 2010
Orientation
Pass / Fail
Arts and Science
English electives (normally 1000-level)
6
Economics/Political Science/Sociology
6
Biology/Physics/Chemistry/Math/other Science
6
Classics/History/Philosophy/Language2/Music
6
Biblical Studies
BIBL 2013
Interpreting the Bible
3
BIBL 3013
Introduction to the Old Testament 1
3
BIBL 3023
Introduction to the Old Testament 2
3
BIBL 3033
Introduction to the New Testament 1
3
BIBL 3043
Introduction to the New Testament 2
3
Christian Thought
CHUR 2033
History of Christianity
3
THEO 3013
Christian Theology 1
3
THEO 3023
Christian Theology 2
3
THEO 3033
Christian Ethics
3
Ministry
EVAN 3013
Evangelism and Mission in Contemporary Society
3
EVAN 3023
Bringing Renewal to Established Congregations
3
SPFM 3013
Christian Spiritual Formation for Ministry Leaders
3
PAST 3053
Preaching as Practice and the Practice of Preaching
3
PAST 3063
Christian Worship…Now
3
PAST 4053
Creative Preaching: Beyond the ‘Big Idea’
3
DISP 3013
Transformational Discipleship Ministry
3
PACC 3013
Understanding Pastoral Care and Counselling
3
PAST 4013
Mentored Ministry 1
3
PAST 4023
Mentored Ministry 2
3
NXGN 3013 OR NXGN 3063
Youth and Family Ministry OR Children’s Ministry
3
Electives3 (Biblical Studies, Christian Thought, or Ministry)
Elective
3
Elective
3
Total Credit Hours
90

1 Individuals seeking ordination within the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches should note that those under the age of 35 are required to
complete a Master of Divinity degree to be approved for ordination.
2 Greek and Hebrew recommended.
3 Those seeking ordination within a Baptist context take Baptist History and Polity (CHUR 3023). Those seeking ordination within another denominational family should contact the Academic Dean regarding a Directed Study or alternate option for meeting denominational studies requirements within their tradition.

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