Theology (Th.M.) - Christian Apologetics (Thesis)

Theology (Th.M.) - Christian Apologetics (Thesis)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
THEO 603Modern and Contemporary Christian Thought3
THEO 610Biblical Theology3
Total Hours6
Christian Apologetics Cognate
APOL 610Miracles3
APOL 620Evil, Suffering, and Hell3
APOL 630Current Issues in Apologetics3
NBST 640Apologetics and the New Testament3
OBST 640Apologetics and the Old Testament3
Total Hours15
Elective Course
Choose three credit hours of a 600-level elective from APOL, CHHI, DSMN, EVAN, GLST, HOMI, LEAD, NBST, NGRK, OBST, OTCL, PACO, or THEO not already required in the degree3
Total Hours3
Thesis Courses
RTCH 680Research Methods 13
THES 690Thesis Defense3
Total Hours6

 All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of a post-graduate and doctoral degree may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level 
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Thesis Required
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident Format

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