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					divinity school
religion
1-800-334-4111 • www.campbell.edu


THE CAMPBELL PROGRAM                                                                   For more information about the program contact:
The Religion and Philosophy Department has been an integral part                                 The Administrative Assistant
of the proud Campbell University tradition for more than 40 years.                               1-800-334-4111, ext. 1675
Our graduates have consistently performed well at the graduate                                     religion@campbell.edu
level.
We offer the B.A. degree in Religion with three possible
concentrations of study from which to choose: Biblical Studies,             THE CAMPBELL STUDENT
Theology, and Christian History. The Religion and Philosophy
Department is a part of the Campbell University Divinity School,            Our students are those who feel called to church-related vocations
which offers programs leading to the Master of Divinity and the             as well as those who are interested in the field of Religion have a real
Master of Arts degrees.                                                     interest in serving Christ and helping people. Many of our students
                                                                            pursue graduate studies immediately after graduation; the vast
As a Religion major, you will take Religion 202, 212 and                    majority are accepted by their first-choice school.
Philosophy 121 as part of your general college curriculum. You will
then complete 40 hours in the major.                                        The age range in our courses is wide: some of our majors are already
                                                                            employed, many in church-related work. We offer an aggressive
                                                                            program of ministry placement for current students and alumni.
THE CAMPBELL APPROACH                                                       Our goal is to help the right minister and the right church connect.
We use a wide variety of teaching methods to focus on biblical,
historical, and theological studies. Most of your classes will be           THE CAMPBELL FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITY
relatively small, which allows for extensive interaction between
students and professors. We encourage involvement in local                  A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to every Religion Department
churches and have a large number of ministry positions available for        major.* Approximately $16,000 in endowed scholarships are
students interested in serving while you are a student.                     awarded annually.
                                                                            When combined with Campbell’s reasonable tuition, this
                                                                            provides a truly affordable opportunity to obtain your degree from a
THE CAMPBELL FACULTY                                                        well-respected program that offers superb career preparation.
All the professors in this department are committed Christians and
                                                                            Our students become pastors, youth ministers, Christian
hold earned doctorates. They teach all classes—you won’t have any
                                                                            counselors, missionaries, college/seminary teachers, or do other
classes led by assistants.
                                                                            denominational work.
In addition, faculty members are quite active in North Carolina
                                                                            *This award will be superseded should the student receive a merit
Baptist work, serving as much-sought-after worship leaders, writers,
                                                                            based scholarship.
and program speakers. They serve on editorial boards of significant
religious journals and write articles often for Baptist publications.
You’ll have open access to your academic advisor. Moreover, the
whole atmosphere here is supportive, encouraging, and accepting.
In fact, many students think of our department as a “family” and
continue their contact with the department after graduation.


                                                      The Campbell Advantage
Our students become pastors, youth ministers, Christian counselors, missionaries, college/seminary teachers, or do other denominational work.
Regardless of your career plans, you’ll find Campbell can be a uniquely valuable experience featuring:
•   A respected, friendly faculty deeply committed to ministry and to preparing you to fulfill your calling.
•   A program which has demonstrated remarkable success at helping our students achieve their postgraduate educational and career goals.
•   A distinctive dedication to quality liberal arts education, the pursuit of truth, and our Christian mission.

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Requirements for a Major in Religion          A. A departmental core of fifteen           C. Twelve semester hours of biblical
Students will complete a curriculum              semester hours beyond the General           studies courses chosen from the
that consists of forty hours of religion         College Curriculum, consisting of           following: RELG 301 Pentateuch,
beyond the General College Curriculum            RELG 222 Christian Beliefs, 227             302 Prophetic Literature of the Old
requirements. Students will take RELG            Spiritual Formation for Theological         Testament, 304 Poetic and Wisdom
202 Old Testament Survey and Relg                Education, 224 Christian Ethics, 236        Literature, 305 Jewish Backgrounds to
212 New Testament Survey to satisfy              Introduction to Church History, 251         the New Testament, 313 Teachings of
the General College Curriculum religion          World Religions.                            Jesus, 314 Paul, and 317 John.
requirements and must take PHIL 121           B. Three semester hours from each of the    D. RELG 402 Senior Seminar
Introduction to Philosophy to satisfy three      following areas:                            (in biblical studies)
hours of the social science/humanities           1. Christian History: RELG 332 Early     E. The department strongly encourages
requirement. Students will then be                   Christianity, 333 Reformation, 334      the students concentrating in biblical
required to complete the following:                  Religion in America, 335 Baptist        studies to choose Greek for fulfillment
A. A departmental core of fifteen                    History.                                of the foreign language requirement in
   semester hours beyond the General             2. Theological Studies: RELG 321            the General College Curriculum.
   College Curriculum, consisting of                 Contemporary Theology, 323           Requirements for a Major in Religion
   RELG 222 Christian Beliefs, 227                   Philosophy of Religion, 324          with a Concentration in Theology
   Spiritual Formation for Theological               Ancient and Medieval Theology        Some students who major in religion
   Education, 224 Christian Ethics, 236              and Philosophy, 325 Modern           may choose to concentrate in theology.
   Introduction to Church History, 251               Theology and Philosophy.             Such students will complete a curriculum
   World Religions.                              3. Religion and Society: Religion 340    that consists of forty hours of religion
B. Three semester hours from each of the             Family.                              beyond the General College Curriculum
   following areas:
   1. Biblical Studies: RELG 301
       Pentateuch, 302 Prophetic
       Literature of the Old Testament,                                    Career Opportunities
       304 Poetic and Wisdom Literature,
       305 Jewish Backgrounds to the                                                 Pastor
       New Testament, 313 Teachings of                                         Associate Minister
       Jesus, 314 Paul, and 317 John.                                          Minister of Youth
   2. Theological Studies: RELG 321
       Contemporary Theology, 323                                             Minister of Children
       Philosophy of Religion, 324                                           Minister of Education
       Ancient and Medieval Theology                                        Minister of Counseling
       and Philosophy, 325 Modern
       Theology and Philosophy.                                                  Youth Director
   3. Christian History: 332 Early                                           Christian Camp Staff
       Christianity, 333 Reformation, 334
       Religion in America, 335 Baptist
                                                                                Legal Profession
       History.                                                                  Social Worker
   4. Religion and Society: Religion 340                                  Human Resources Director
       Family.
C. Nine elective hours of Religion all of                                   Intervention Counselor
   which must be at the 300 level.                                             Family Counselor
D. RELG 402 Senior Seminar.                                        Christian Music & Bookstore Manager
Requirements for a Major in Religion                                                 Writer
with a Concentration in Biblical Studies
Some students who major in religion may                              Christian Historian and Researcher
choose to concentrate in biblical studies.                             Christian Broadcasting Producer
Such students will complete a curriculum
that consists of forty hours of religion
                                                                  Christian Publication and Magazine Editor
beyond the General College Curriculum                                  Association Executive Director
requirements. Students who choose this                                             Consultant
concentration will take RELG 202 Old
Testament Survey and RELG 212 New                                            Church Related Sales
Testament Survey to satisfy the General                              Institutional Chaplain & Counselor
College Curriculum religion requirement                               Institutional Advisor & Counselor
and must take PHIL 121 Introduction to
Philosophy to satisfy three hours of the                                          Missionary
social science/humanities requirement.                                         Religion Professor
Students in this concentration are required                                  College Administrator
to complete the following:
                                                                                College Minister
                                                                             Church Administrator
                                                                                 Church Planter
requirements. Students who choose this        A. A departmental core of fifteen
concentration will take RELG 202 Old             semester hours beyond the General
Testament Survey and RELG 212 New                College Curriculum, consisting of
Testament Survey to satisfy the General          RELG 222 Christian Beliefs, 227
College Curriculum religion requirement          Spiritual Formation for Theological
and must take PHIL 121 Introduction to           Education, 224 Christian Ethics, 236
Philosophy to satisfy three hours of the         Introduction to Church History, 251
social science/humanities requirement.           World Religions.
Students in this concentration are required   B. Three semester hours from each of the
to complete the following:                       following areas:
A. A departmental core of fifteen                1. Biblical Studies: RELG 301
     semester hours beyond the General               Pentateuch, 302 Prophetic
     College Curriculum, consisting of               Literature of the Old Testament,
     RELG 222 Christian Beliefs, 227                 304 Poetic and Wisdom Literature,
     Spiritual Formation for Theological             305 Jewish Backgrounds to the
     Education, 224 Christian Ethics, 236            New Testament, 313 Teachings of
     Introduction to Church History, 251             Jesus, 314 Paul, and 317 John.
     World Religions.                            2. Theological Studies: RELG 321
B. Three semester hours from each of the             Contemporary Theology, 323
     following areas:                                Philosophy of Religion, 324
    1. Christian History: RELG 332 Early             Ancient and Medieval Theology
         Christianity, 333 Reformation,              and Philosophy, 325 Modern
         334 Religion in America, 335                Theology and Philosophy.
         Baptist History.                        3. Religion and Society: Religion
    2. Biblical Studies: RELG 301                    340 Family.
         Pentateuch, 302 Prophetic            C. Twelve semester hours of Christian
         Literature of the Old Testament,        history chosen from the following:
         304 Poetic and Wisdom Literature,       RELG 332 Early Christianity,
         305 Jewish Backgrounds to the           333 Reformation, 334 Religion in
         New Testament, 313 Teachings of         America, 335 Baptist History, 324
         Jesus, 314 Paul, and 317 John.          Ancient and Medieval Theology and
    3. Religion and Society: Religion            Philosophy, 325 Modern Theology
         340 Family.                             and Philosophy.
C. Twelve semester hours of theology          Other Departmental Requirements
     chosen from the following: RELG          for Majors
     321 Contemporary Theology,               A. Residence requirement: All students
     323 Philosophy of Religion, 324              majoring in religion are required to
     Ancient and Medieval Theology                complete a minimum of eighteen
     and Philosophy, 325 Modern                   hours of advanced Religion courses at
     Theology and Philosophy, 332 Early
     Christianity, 333 Reformation.
                                                  Campbell.                                                          Interested?
                                              B. Grade point average requirements for
D. RELG 402 Senior Seminar (in                    graduation: The major must have an                     Call us today and ask about Campbell’s:
   Christian History.)                            overall average of “C” or better for                                  Academics
Requirements for a Major in Religion              each of the following categories of                                  Advantages
with a Concentration in Christian                 courses: all work attempted; all work                              Campus Visits
History.                                          attempted at Campbell; all religion                                Career Services
Some students who major in religion may           courses attempted at Campbell.                                       Community
choose to concentrate in Christian history.   C. English requirement: Any                                             “Creek” Life
Such students will complete a curriculum          departmental major may be required                                  Financial Aid
that consists of forty hours of religion          to take an English proficiency test. If                       International Admissions
beyond the General College Curriculum             the student requires additional English                               Outcomes
requirements. Students who choose                 studies, placement will be made by the                             Residence Life
this concentration take RELG 202 Old              English Department.                                                     Value
Testament Survey and RELG 212 New             The major requirements outlined within this brochure
Testament Survey to satisfy the General       are intended as a guideline, and the curriculum                     Admissions Office
                                              outlines are only a sample. The most recent copy of
College Curriculum religion requirement       the University’s Undergraduate Studies Bulletin is                 Campbell University
and will take PHIL 121 Introduction to        the official source related to curriculum guidelines. It             1-800-334-4111
Philosophy to satisfy three hours of the      is the student’s responsibility to consult with his/her      International: 01-910-893-1415
                                              academic advisor.
social science/humanities requirement.                                                                           www.campbell.edu
Students in this concentration are required
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