Apologetics (A.A.) - Online

Apologetics (A.A.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 22
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 22
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 22
THEO 202Theology Survey II 22
Total Hours36-39

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement ofTHEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Core
APOL 220Introduction to Apologetics3
APOL 310Apologetics in a Secular Age3
APOL 320Apologetics and the Gospel3
APOL 330C.S. Lewis and the Apologetic Imagination3
BIBL 360Methodical Study of Scripture3
RLGN 301Research and Writing for Religious Disciplines3
RLGN 340Global Religious Movements3
THEO 360Biblical Theology3
Total Hours24

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 60 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 15 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
APOL 220 Introduction to Apologetics 3
BIBL 105 Old Testament Survey 2
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview 2
THEO 201 Theology Survey I 2
UNIV 104 Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning 0-3
Second Semester
APOL 310 Apologetics in a Secular Age 3
BIBL 110 New Testament Survey 2
RLGN 301 Research and Writing for Religious Disciplines 3
THEO 202 Theology Survey II 2
Communications Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
Second Year
First Semester
APOL 320 Apologetics and the Gospel 3
BIBL 360 Methodical Study of Scripture 3
EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life 2
MATH Elective 1 3
Natural Science Elective 1 3
Social Science Elective 1 3
Second Semester
APOL 330 C.S. Lewis and the Apologetic Imagination 3
RLGN 340 Global Religious Movements 3
THEO 360 Biblical Theology 3
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
Cultural Studies Elective 1 3
 Total Hours60-63

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at www.liberty.edu/gened before enrolling foundational skills requirements.

Oval 1AudioBackArrowCloseShapeFill 1ArrowShapeArrowMenuMagnifying GlassShapeVideoWordmark WTC simple light Created with Sketch.