The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Education (BA) is a four-year study program designed to provide biblical/theological and educational foundations for believers who are called of God to enter educational ministry and have a high school/secondary school education.

Admissions
• Meet the general admission requirements
• Must be a professing Christian
• Demonstrate a desire for personal, spiritual formation and/or
• Demonstrated a call to Christian ministry
• Successful completion of a high school/secondary school education or Advanced Certificate in Bible and Theology
According to the discretion of the MEKONG, students who are older and mature candidates (age 25 or older) who have not completed high school/secondary schooling may be admitted upon successful completion of the Certificate in Bible and Theology. In a special case, students age 25 or older without prior formal education who are in a position of leadership in a church or Christian ministry may be admitted but no more than 10% of the class would consist of this category of students

Graduation Requirements
• Completed required program credits (120 credit hours)
• Earned a accumulative grade point average of 2.0 (4.0 scale)
• Satisfied a field education involvement assessment
• Satisfied a character, spiritual and ministry formation assessment

Program of Studies
This bachelor program consists of 120 credit hours in biblical/theological and educational studies plus open electives.

BIBLICAL STUDIES (18 hr.)
BIBL 100 Old Testament 1
BIBL 200 Old Testament 2
BIBL 101 New Testament 1
BIBL 201 New Testament 2

Choose 2 courses from the following:
BIBL 325 Pentateuch
BIBL 315 Book of Acts
BIBL 352 Romans
BIBL 369 Hebrews
BIBL 463 Pauline Epistles
BIBL 470 Johannine Epistles

THEOLOGICAL STUDIES (6 hr.)
THEO 201 Theology 1
THEO 202 Theology 2

HISTORICAL STUDIES (9 hr.)
CHHI 201 Church History 1
CHHI 202 Church History 2

Choose 1 courses from the following:
CHHI 305 History of Missions
CHHI 325 History of Southeast Asian Christianity
CHHI 405 History of Thai Christianity

MISSIOLOGICAL STUDIES (6 hr.)
MISS 105 World Mission

Choose 1 courses from the following:
MISS 208 World Religions
MISS 210 Folk Buddhism
MISS 315 Church Growth
MISS 325 Church Planting

PRACTICAL THEOLOGICAL STUDIES (12 hr.)
PAST 103 Principle of Christian Life
PAST 108 Evangelism
PAST 115 Discipleship

Choose 1 courses from the following:
PAST 270 Leadership
PAST 315 Biblical Counseling
PAST 317 Music and Worship
PAST 330 Pastoral Ministries
PAST 405 Computer Application

EDUCATIONAL STUDIES (42 hr.)
PAST 285 Principles of Teaching
PAST 286 Foundations of Education

Choose 36 credit hours from the following:
Courses in educational area

OPEN ELECTIVES (27 hr.)

Total Credit Hours: 120