Associate of Christian Studies

Graduation Credits 66 │ 2-6 years

can be completed by taking courses solely in the evening and Saturday

Program Goals

The Associate of Christian Studies degree program is to enhance the student’s spiritual formation and ministry development. After completion, the students will:

  • Grow in Biblical understanding;
  • Acquire theological knowledge;
  • Prepare for effective future ministry.


Admission Requirements

  • Six years of secondary school studies or equivalent; and
  • Baptized Christian; and
  • Applicants should have the interests, aptitudes, and personal qualities necessary for this program.

(Applicant who completed five years of secondary school studies may be admitted to the program with the requirement of taking an extra 18 credits, the additional credits may also be exempted by other recognized academic study or working experience.)


Further Study

An Associate of Christian Studies holder can continue to study for the Bachelor of Christian Studies / Bachelor of Theology programs at LTS and credits can be exempted.

Program Content

(course credits in brackets)


i) Biblical Theology

Core Courses

 OT1000 Introduction to the Old Testament (3)

 NT1000 Introduction to the New Testament (3)

Guided Electives

 1 course on OT (3)

 1 course on NT (3)

Electives (2 courses) (6)


ii) Systematic Theology

Core Courses

 CT1000 Introduction to Christian Ethics (3)

 DM2009 Dogmatics (Module A) (3)

Guided Electives

 1 course on CH/HT (3)

Electives (3 courses) (9)


iii) Practical Theology

Core Courses

 1 course on CP (3)

 1 course on DK (3)

 1 course on CE (3)

 1 course on SW (3)

 1 course on WL (3)

 1 course on MC (3)


iv) Free Electives

4 courses (12)