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, Dr Benjamin MacDonald or BTh Director, Dr Chris Killacky to discuss your options.
For admission requirements and tuition information, visit the Bachelor of Theology page.
|Course Number1||Course Name||Credit Hours|
|IDTH 2010||Orientation||Pass / Fail|
|Arts and Science|
|English electives (normally 1000-level)||6|
|Economics, Political Science, or Sociology electives||6|
|Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Math, other Science electives||6|
|Classics, History, Philosophy, Language2, or Music electives||6|
|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|
|CHUR 2033||History of Christianity||3|
|THEO 3013||Christian Theology 1||3|
|THEO 3023||Christian Theology 2||3|
|THEO 3033||Christian Ethics||3|
|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)|
|Total Credit Hours||90|
1 Individuals seeking ordination within the Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada 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 Associate Dean regarding a Directed Study or alternate option for meeting denominational studies requirements within their tradition.