Dr. Warren McWilliams
Auguie Henry Professor of Bible
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The Interdisciplinary College of Theology and Ministry degree is in the Herschel H. Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry.
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What makes an OBU Interdisciplinary College of Theology and Ministry degree special?
This degree is a triple minor, allowing you to explore three academic areas. All three minors could be from the College of Theology and Ministry, but one or two could be from other academic programs. If you have a specific career or ministry goal that requires multiple kinds of academic preparation, this degree might be right for you. Or if you want to explore three areas without doing a full major in any of them, this major can help you as well.
What are OBU grads doing with their Interdisciplinary College of Theology and Ministry degrees?
Many grads go to graduate school, focusing on one of the three academic areas in the interdisciplinary degree. Others serve on church staffs or in other ministries.
What courses can I take?
All classes in the College of Theology and Ministry are available to you, including popular classes such as World Religions, Biblical Hermeneutics, Christian Apologetics, Life of Christ, Pentateuch, Youth Ministry and Biblical Ethics.
What do OBU Interdisciplinary College of Theology and Ministry faculty specialize in?
Faculty from the College of Theology and Ministry specialize in Christian History, Old Testament, New Testament, Hebrew, Greek, Philosophy of Religion, Theology, Missions, Youth Ministry, Pastoral Ministry and other various forms of ministry.
International travel (including Israel and other biblical sites), independent study, honors thesis, internship, classes with a missionary-in-residence, mission trips (often in conjunction with the Avery T. Willis Center for Global Outreach) and several lecture series involving off-campus scholars.