VENI University

1. OBJECTIVES

The Associate of Arts in Theology program is designed to improve students’ ministry skills and knowledge of the Bible. These studies will equip you with knowledge in theology, missions, and current issues in ministry. Students will acquire the necessary communication skills to succeed in ministry in the 21st century. 

THIS PROGRAM IS OFFERED IN:

  • Portuguese
  • English

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The student completing the Associate Degree in Theology will be able to:
  1. Develop soft skills to work in the ministries, organizations, etc., in the field of Theology;
  2. Possess the framework of being the minister of Jesus Christ serving His Kingdom; 
  3. Recognize the full authority and complete truthfulness of Holy Scripture; 
  4. Acquire the knowledge of the historic principles of the Christian faith;
  5. Develop a deeper understanding of the need for spiritual intelligence to promote a more intimate relationship with God.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Enrollment Agreement filed and signed. If student is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must sign the Enrollment Agreement.
  • Diplomas of previous studies.
  • A certificate of completion of a course previously taken in te language of your choice is a requirement to prove your fluency in your preference language.
  • Official Transcripts of previous studies.
  • Copy of official identification.
  • Debit Authorization (if desired).
  • A passport type photo.
  • Pastoral Ordination, if applicable.
  • Ministerial curriculum, copies of any certificate of courses taken in related areas, and Ministry ordination, if they are older than 30 years and want to claim the credits for Life Experience.

Total Credits: 60 (2250 horas)

 

2. ACADEMIC CURRICULUM

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
Total credits: 15

  • Humanity in Global Times – Total credits: 03
  • Communication and Human Development – Total credits: 03
  • Composition I – Total credits: 03
  • Economic Theory – Total credits: 03
  • Study Methods & Techniques – Total credits: 03

BIBLICAL THEOLOGICAL STUDIES
Total credits: 12

  • Introduction to Study of the Bible  – 3
  • Church History  – 3
  • Introduction to
  • Theology  – 3
  • Christology – 3

THEOLOGY COURSES
Total credits: 33

  • Old Testament Survey – 3
  • New Testament Survey – 3
  • Missions – 3
  • General Psychology – 3
  • Philosophical
  • Thinking – 3
  • Effective Communication – 3
  • Survey of American History – 3
  • Study of Man and His Culture – 3
  • Experiential Formation – Associate – 3
  • Elective – 3
  • Elective – 3