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: Timothy J. Iverson
Associate Program Director: Dr. Robert L. Tomlinson, Jr.
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 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 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 125 semester credit hours.
- A 2.0 cumulative grade point average and a passing grade in all required courses.
- At least 60 semester credit hours must be earned at Emmaus.
- 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 and Worldview (BT 111)
- Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (BT 120)
- Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)
- Biblical Hermeneutics (BT 220)
- Theology: God, Creation, and Sin (BT 221)
- Theology: Christ, Holy Spirit, and Salvation (BT 321)
- Theology: The Church and Final Things (BT 331)
- Biblical Theology Elective
- Bible/Theology Electives* (6 credits)
- Chapel (CCS 110)
- Servant Leader Training (CCS 120)
- Educational Ministries (3 credits)
- Teaching Bible** (EM 321) or Homiletics 1** (BT 322)
- Intercultural Studies (3 credits)
- Missions and Evangelism 1** (ICS 104)
- Applied Mathematics (42/45 credits)
- Numerical Computation (CS 270)
- Pre-Calculus (MAT 162) or demonstrated proficiency
- Linear Algebra & Matrix Theory (MAT 210)
- Discrete Mathematics (MAT/CS 220)
- Mathematical Logic (MAT 240)
- Differential Equations (MAT 260)
- Probability and Statistics (MAT 310)
- Analytic Statistics (MAT 315)
- 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
- General Studies (38 credits)
- Fundamentals of Speech (COM 112)
- Fundamental Computer Literacy (CS 101)
- Microeconomics (ECN 205)
- English Composition (ENG 101)
- Introduction to Literature (ENG 102)
- Transitions Seminar (FND 101)
- Senior Seminar (FND 410)
- Western Civilization 1 or 2 (HIS 131/132) or American History 1 (HIS 235)
- Survey of Mathematics (MAT 130)
- Analytic Geometry & Calculus 1 (MAT 172)
- Analytic Geometry & Calculus 2 (MAT 182)
- Biological Science and Lab (SCI 245) or Earth Science and Lab (SCI 235)
- Humanities Elective
*at least one book study required
**meets Bible-Related requirement
Award: Bachelor of Science