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Bachelor of Science in Religion / Evangelism

Program Details

Earning a Bachelor of Science in Religion can be the next step for an individual interested in pursuing a career in ministry or evangelism. Offered through Liberty University, this online program provides the essential knowledge needed for a role in evangelism. Liberty University educates students the fundamentals of theology, Christianity, the Bible and the church. Gained through the courses should be a better understanding of the Bible and how to apply it’s teaching into everyday life.

Students are expected to complete general education, major, and elective courses, as well as a graduation requirement course. A few examples of courses students might take may include Intercultural Communication and Engagement, Effective Message Prep. in Evangelism, and Evangelism and the Work of the Holy Spirit. The Evangelism Cognate has a total of 15 hours of coursework.

The Bachelor of Science in Religion Evangelism Cognate consists of 120 credit hours that students must compete in order to qualify for graduation. Of those, 30 hours must be upper level courses. It is expected that 21 of the major course hours be taken through Liberty University. Following successful completion of the required courses, students must submit a graduation application at the beginning of their last semester. Through completion of this degree, individuals should be qualified for a variety of church positions, or ready to begin a graduate or seminary program.

Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.


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