Christian University, like all other establishments
of higher learning, impose certain course
requirements for all students who are
seeking to earn a degree in a specific
area of study usually referred to as the
student's major. Additional majors may
be available for the Graduate Program
depending on a students ministry call.
For more information contact the Admissions
Office at Admissions@fcu.edu.
FCU Course Requirements
Foundation Course Requirement:
Students seeking a Diploma in Theology
are required to complete Program 1. Students
seeking a degree beyond the diploma will
be required to complete Programs 1 and
2. These are the Required Scriptural Foundation
Courses necessary to receive any degree
2. Degree Major
Requirements: After a student
has earned 90 credit hours in Bible and
Theology they will select an area of concentration
for their next 30 credit hours. This is
referred to as the student's "major."
Each Program (or track of courses) is
carefully developed by the Academic Committee
to ensure students will meet their degree
major requirements for that specific program.
When a student stays within the defined
Program (regardless of possible course
changes made by the Academic Committee)
they will automatically achieve their
desired degree goal upon completion of
each Program. From time to time it is
necessary to make a course change mid-year.
In such cases, be assured the replacement
course will satisfy the requirement.
Student 1: Student
enrolls at FCU with a High School Diploma
or GED: Start in Program 1,
when all courses in Program 1 are completed,
move into Program 2, when all courses
in Program 2 are completed, go to Program
3. Student will have satisfied requirements
for all Scriptural Foundation Courses.
At this time, communication with the Dean
is advisable to determine a major and
plan the remainder of the student's program.
Student 2: Student
enrolls at FCU with prior college in a
than theology: Start in Program
1. When all courses in Program 1 are complete,
move into Program 2. Once student has
completed all Scriptural Foundation Courses
and have a minimum of 90 credits accumulated
(including any transfer credits), they
will contact the Deans Office to
chart the remainder of their courses in
line with their degree goal. Students
will determine their major at this time.
Please note: all student assessments for
college credit transfers are done on a
case-by-case basis. Assessments are performed
only after the official transcript is
received directly from the students
prior college or university. Once the
Assessment Committee has completed their
assessment students will be notified.