Bible and Theology Major

This major defines Trinity College of Florida as a Bible college.

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Bible and Theology Major

All Trinity College students graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree will receive a double major consisting of a Bible and Theology major along with their chosen major.

The Bible and Theology major includes at least 36 required credit hours in Bible and theology which are built into every Trinity College of Florida Bachelor of Arts program. The Bible and Theology major is integrated into all Bachelor of Arts programs because the theology and content of the Bible are foundational for a Christian worldview. The Bible and Theology major is inseparable from the College’s mission and heritage. This major defines Trinity College of Florida as a Bible college.

Program Goals

Students successfully completing the Bible and Theology B.A. program will demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of biblical studies.
  • Knowledge of systematic theology.
  • Knowledge and skills for accurate interpretation and communication of the biblical message.

Program Director

As the Program Director for Bible and Theology Department, Dr. Parsons will be available to you throughout your entire program.

Education

Stuart E. Parsons (MDiv, Western Seminary; S.T.M. and PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) has taught Bible, ancient Greek, church history, and theology at Trinity College of Florida since 2006.

Dr. Stuart E. Parsons

Answers to Your Questions About the Bible and Theology Major

What Is A Double Major?

Trinity College students graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree will receive a double major consisting of Bible and Theology major along with their chosen major. (Students will receive one diploma at graduation.) The advantage of a double major allows students to have the advantage of two concentrations, (their major and Bible and Theology.) BA graduates will have this second major as an asset to utilize for graduate work and for careers in formal ministry.

Is financial aid available?

Yes! Although many people think they can’t afford to go to college, a large percentage of students receive some type of financial assistance, including our degree completion students. Our financial aid representatives are ready to help you sort through the different types of financial aid and show you how to get the assistance available to you.

What Is Trinity College of Florida's Accreditation?

Trinity College of Florida is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs (U.S. Department of Education database)

APPROVALS:
– Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400, toll-free telephone number (888) 224-6684.
– Trinity College is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students, and
– United States Department of Education for Federal Pell Grants and other Federal financial aid programs, and
– Approved to enable the certified veteran to gain financial supplement for education.

MEMBERSHIPS:
– American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
– Association of Business Administrators of Christian Colleges (ABACC)
– Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
– Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
– Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA)
– Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (FACCS)
– Florida Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (FASFAA)
– National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities (NAICU)
– National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)
– Tampa Bay Library Consortium (TBLC)

Where Will My Trinity College Credits Transfer?

Every college and university has the right to decide what credits they will transfer in their programs. Trinity College uses the (SCNS) Numbering System. This numbering system is used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and by participating non-public institutions. The major purpose of this system is to facilitate the transfer of courses between participating institutions. Students and administrators can use the online SCNS to obtain course descriptions and specific information about course transfer between participating Florida institutions. This information is at the SCNS website, go there and download the SCNS Handbook to see the list of schools and courses at Florida Department of Education.

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