The Bachelor of Science in Bible/Theology and Applied Mathematics is a unique, four-year degree program offered at Emmaus Bible College. This double major will prepare student to impact the world through their faith in Jesus Christ and their capacity to solve real-world problems that require mathematical and reasoning skills.
Program Director: Mr. Tim Iverson
Associate Program Director: Dr. Bob Tomlinson
The student will:
- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of mathematics.
- Acquire a general knowledge of various other branches of mathematics.
- Develop a working knowledge of mathematical methods pertinent to operational interests in the private/public sectors.
- Design and program mathematical models and apply mathematical analysis and problem solving-skills in the workplace.
- Extrapolate his/her mathematical knowledge and skills to new situations.
- Discover ways in which mathematics relates to his/her faith in the Creator, Jesus Christ.
Program Admission Requirements
- Complete the freshman year at Emmaus with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
- Completion of courses MAT 162 Pre-Calculus with grade C (2.0) or better or demonstrated proficiency based on placement test scores.
- Prior to the sophomore year, a student must declare a major in Applied Mathematics.
- At the beginning of the sophomore year, students must apply for entrance into the program. The application procedure includes completion of a formal application. After the application has been received, the Mathematics faculty will review it. Their decision will be delivered to the student by means of a formal letter.
- Payment of all applicable additional fees for this major as determined by the Business office and published in their annual statement of fees
Bachelor of Science in Bible/Theology and Applied Mathematics Requirements
- Complete a minimum of 128 semester credit hours.
- A 2.0 cumulative grade point average and a passing grade in all required courses.
- At least 65 semester credit hours must be earned at Emmaus.
- Complete the general graduation requirements listed in the Academic Life section of the catalog.
- Meet the course requirements in the following areas:
- Bible/Theology (39 credits)
- Old Testament Survey 1 (BT 102)
- Old Testament Survey 2 (BT 104)
- New Testament Survey (BT 106)
- Christian Life & Bible Study Methods (BT 110)
- Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)
- Hermeneutics (BT 250)
- Theology 1 (BT 205)
- Theology 2 (BT 210)
- Theology 3 (BT 305)
- Theology 4 (BT 310)
- Bible and Theology Electives**
- Intercultural Studies (3 credits)
- Missions and Evangelism 1* (ICS 104)
- Inter-Area Studies (5 credits)
- Transitions Seminar (IAS 101)
- Servant Leader Training (IAS 102/3-402/3)
- Chapel Attendance (IAS 110)
- Senior Seminar (IAS 410)
- Applied Mathematics (42/45 credits)
- Numerical Computation (CS 270)
- Survey of Mathematics (MAT 130)
- Pre-Calculus (MAT 162) or demonstrated proficiency
- Linear Algebra & Matrix Theory (MAT 210)
- Differential Equations (MAT 260)
- Analytical Statistics (MAT 315)
- Probability and Statistics (MAT 310)
- Discrete Mathematics (MAT/CS 360)
- Numerical Analysis (MAT/CS 365)
- Operations Research (MAT 430)
- Mathematical Methods in Private/Public Sectors (MAT 450)
- Systems Simulation (MAT/CS 470)
- Applied Mathematics Internship (MAT 480)
- Applied Mathematics Electives
- Humanities (15 credits)
- Fundamentals of Speech (COM 112)
- English Composition (ENG 101)
- Introduction to Literature (ENG 102)
- Introduction to Philosophy: Christian Worldview* (PH 106)
- Logical Analysis (PH 108)
- Social Sciences (12 credits)
- Western Civilization (HIS 131/132) or American History (HIS 235/236)
- Fundamental Computer Literacy (CS 101)
- Introduction to Archaeology/OT Archaeology (ARC 102)
- Microeconomics (ECN 205)
- Natural Sciences (12 credits)
- Analytic Geometry & Calculus 1 (MAT 172)
- Analytic Geometry & Calculus 2 (MAT 182)
- Introduction to Human Biology (SCI 241)
- Introduction to Human Biology Lab (SCI 242)
*meets Bible-Related requirement
**at least one book study required
Award: Bachelor of Science