General Education information
Trinity College of the Bible encourages 15 semester credits of general education in any area for an Associate of Arts degree program, and 30 semesters for a Bachelor of Arts degree program.
General Education Requirements – 30 credits (3 credits per course)
- GE 102 Introduction to Philosophy
- GE 165 Introduction to Psychology
- GE 166 Logic
- GE 203 Mathematics for Liberal Arts
- GE 231 Science, Faith, and Origins
- GE 232 The Humanities in the Western Tradition: Ancient Beginnings to 1500
- GE 233 The Humanities in the Western Tradition: 1500 to the Present
- GE 234 Appreciating Music as Art Form and Worship
- GE 235 Grammar
- GE 237 Rhetoric
General Education Completion Options
The General Education components may be satisfied through acceptable transfer credits from another college, and Trinity undergraduate courses. Credits satisfying general education cannot also be used to satisfy another requirement of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree program.
All general education courses are listed in the Course Descriptions section of the Catalog.
General Education Via Trinity Courses
The Trinity curriculum includes a full offering of general education courses which may be taken by students. In addition to the General Education requirements, our Associate and Bachelor degrees at Trinity also include6 credits of Biblical Language courses, 12credits of Great Books courses, Church Father courses, or some combination of them to round out the principles of receiving a general education from a Christian worldview perspective that is essential for careers in ministry.
Biblical Language Courses
The Biblical Language courses at Trinity College of the Bible are designed to engage learners in the original languages of the Bible. In addition to taking “regular” General Education (GE) courses, this is the part of the curriculum that takes the learner through the basics of Biblical Hebrew and/or Biblical Greek (you may use your electives to take all the courses) to develop the skills necessary to be competent exegetes of the Word of God. These courses are designed to be worked on a pace that is suitable for the learner so that the languages are learned and retained for life of continued development and usage.
Great Books Courses
The Great Books courses at Trinity College of the Bible are designed to engage learners in the foundational ideas of Western Civilization examined from within a Christian worldview. In addition to taking “regular” General Education (GE) courses, this is the part of the curriculum that takes the learner through the renowned works of the most influential philosophers, theologians, historians, authors, and scientists in history who have shaped the intellectual thought life of the Global West.
Church Fathers Courses
The Church Father courses at Trinity College of the Bible are designed to engage learners in the foundational ideas of Christian thought. In addition to taking “regular” General Education (GE) courses, this is a part of the curriculum that takes the learner through the renowned works of the most influential Church Fathers of Christian history and thought. These courses examine those who laid the foundations of essential Christian doctrine and shaped the theological development throughout the ages.