Bachelor of Religious Education (Campus) (Pastoral Ministry)

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2 Years / 79 Credit Hours (plus 47 transfer credit hours)

If you have completed at least two years of university, or have graduated with a two or three-year diploma from a Community College, the Bachelor of Religious Education (BRE) degree is for you.

Combine your previous studies with a shortened program designed to provide you with the central elements of ministry training.  This two-year program meets the educational requirements for credentials with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC).

Highlights of the Bachelor of Religious Education

  • Experience the innovative educational approach of the FIRST YEAR program in your foundational year.
  • Add an additional year of theology, Bible and practical ministry courses.
  • Select up to four electives (two in the FIRST YEAR are optional and free!)
  • Practice your ministry skills with guidance from a pastor/mentor in an eight-week summer internship between your first and second years.
  • Get connected with local Pentecostal pastors, leaders from our districts, and our excellent faculty.

Graduate with the educational requirements you need to qualify for licensed ministerial credentials with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC).

Course Requirements

1st Semester
Spiritual Integration 3
Bible 101 3
Pentateuch 3
Canadian Society & Evangelism 3
Interpreting the Bible 3
Optional Elective
Connections I 1
Roots I CR
1st Semester – Total 16
2nd Semester
Cross-Cultural Studies 3
Jesus in the Gospels 3
Foundations of Theology 3
Family, Church & Society 3
Homiletics 3
Optional Elective
Connections II 1
Roots II CR
2nd Semester – Total 16
BRE Summer Internship 9
3rd Semester
Christology 3
Soteriology 3
Church History 3
History of Pentecostalism 3
Pastoral Theology 3
Elective 3
Connections V 1
3rd Semester – Total 19
4th Semester
Pauline Literature 3
Holy Spirit: Pentecostal Perspective 3
Hebrew Prophets 3
The Church & Its Future 3
Strategic Ministry 3
Administering the Local Church 3
Connections VI  1
4th Semester – Total 19