Grow in your knowledge of the Bible

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Get your education in biblical studies at Calvary College.

Grow in your knowledge of the Bible

Study to Show
Yourself Approved

Get your education in biblical studies at Calvary College.

Calvary College

Calvary College is excited to offer three distinct ways to get the Bible education you’ve been dreaming of.

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On-site Classes

Calvary College offers on-site courses at the Calvary Church Osuna campus. Classes are scheduled to allow students to work and remain committed to church and family while pursuing a biblical education. This is ideal for students who prefer a classroom setting.

Online Classes

Calvary College offers online classes, which must each be completed within sixteen weeks. This is ideal for students who prefer directed self-study with the flexibility of online classes.

 

All BA-level Bible classes are three units.
All MA-level Bible classes are four units.

Calvary Chapel University

Calvary Chapel University

Calvary College and Calvary Chapel University (CCU) have formed a partnership that provides the opportunity for individuals to take their life’s purpose to a whole new level with a degree in biblical studies. This combination of online and on-site classes trains students to study the Bible academically, think about it critically, and serve God practically. Online classes can be taken anytime.

 

CCU offers accredited degrees, dual credit for high school, and life credit for applicants. Financial aid is available and transfer credits are accepted for most Calvary College classes.

Veritas International University

Veritas International University

Our continued partnership with Veritas International University (VIU) allows students to take classes 100 percent online while pursuing a degree.

 

VIU offers accredited bible degrees and certifications. Veteran benefits are available.

Leadership

Calvary College is led by theologians who are passionate about the text of the Bible and have devoted their lives to its exposition, examination, and explanation.

Skip Heitzig, D.Min, D. Phil

Skip Heitzig is the president and CEO of Calvary College.

Nelson Walker, M.A., THD

Nelson Walker is the dean at Calvary College.

Dr. Brian Nixon

Brian Nixon, M.A, D. Phil.

Brian Nixon is the chief academic officer of Calvary College.

Luke Betzner, Calvary College Registrar

Luke Betzner, M.A.

Luke Betzner is the registrar for Calvary College.

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About Calvary College

Exposition

Calvary College students will study the text of the Bible, learning the art and science of biblical exposition while reading and reflecting on the Bible as God’s specific revelation to humanity, the truth of God made manifest in written form.

Examination

Students will be instructed to examine and interpret the Bible according to its historical-grammatical context, as well as learn biblical doctrines pertaining to life and godliness.

Explanation

Through the practical application of preaching and communication, students will learn biblical study preparation, preaching, and teaching techniques.

On-site Class Schedule

Classes are offered Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday with evening sessions from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Sign up for the one that best works with your busy lifestyle.

Degree Program

Calvary College on-site and online classes are not accredited, but upon completion they are covered by accreditation when transferred to CCU. CCU offers accredited BA and MA degrees. VIU offers BA through doctorate degrees.

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Submit a completed application and a $75 application fee no later than August 8, 2022 to secure enrollment for the Fall 2022 academic semester. A background check is required for all students age eighteen and older attending on-site classes.

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On-site Classes

THEOLOGY II

Theology II covers six areas of theology. These are examined according to their historical development and compared to the nuanced distinctions of the major theological systems. 1. The doctrine of man (Anthropology) 2. The doctrine of sin (Hamartiology) 3. The of salvation (Soteriology) 4. The doctrine of the church (Ecclesiology) 5. The doctrine of end times/last things (Eschatology).

CHURCH HISTORY II

This course will examine the history of the church from the Protestant Reformation to the present. While examining the timeline, this course will survey the history of the church from multiple perspectives: Geo-Political, Philosophical, Educational, Chronological, and Theological.

NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY

New Testament Survey will examine the historical background, cultural context, and theological contribution of the Gospels, Acts, the epistles, and Revelation within God’s progressive revelation. It provides an introduction to the timelines, authorship, contents, and main themes of each New Testament book.

SPIRITUAL FOUNDATIONS

Spiritual Foundations is a one semester course which covers twelve foundational facets of a Christian’s Spiritual Life and Personal Growth. It seeks to, in a scholarly manner, carefully examine these twelve facets and their respective sub-components from multiple perspectives: Biblical, Theological, Historical, and Denominational.

PERSONAL EVANGELISM

This is a foundational course on how to become a more dynamic and effective witness for Jesus Christ. The course provides instruction on the commission of Christ, the surrendered life, biographical examples, how to utilize one's personal testimony, and how to personally lead someone to Christ from start to finish. Additionally, practical training is central to the focus of this course, up to and including personally engaging our community with the gospel message.

Online Classes

BA Level Courses: 3 credit units each

BIB201 – Old Testament Survey

This course will examine the historical background, cultural context, and theological contribution of each Old Testament book. It provides an introduction to the authorship, contents, and major themes of each Old Testament book.

BIB202 – New Testament Survey

This course will examine the historical background, cultural context, and theological contribution of the Gospels, Acts, the Epistles, and Revelation.

BIB204 – Genesis

Genesis: The book of beginnings. Genesis is also the first book of Theism. This first book penned by Moses is filled with history and miracles. This course will explore exegesis, apologetics, prolegomena, and foundational theology.

BIB227 – Daniel

This course will examine the historical background, cultural context, as well as the overall theological contribution of Daniel to God’s progressive revelation. Special attention will be given to the prophetic content of Daniel and its eschatological timelines.

BIB220 – Matthew

This course will examine the “bridge” gospel between the Old and New Testaments with an overview of the fulfilled Old Testament prophecies, historical background, cultural context, as well as Matthew's overall theological contribution to the New Testament within God’s progressive revelation. Special attention will be given to Matthew's emphasis on Jesus, the predicted Messiah.

BIB324A - John 1-11

The book of John presents a unique, up close and personal look at the life of Christ, focusing on Jesus as God Incarnate. This course is the first of a two-part, thorough study of each of John's 879 verses. Included in this study are eyewitness accounts of Christ's ministry, His death, His resurrection, and the abundant life found only in His name.

BIB324B - John 12-21

In the final part of this two-part study the themes from the previous course are continued, namely, a focus on Jesus as God Incarnate as well as eyewitness accounts of Christ's ministry, His death, His resurrection, and the abundant life found only in His name.

BIB274 – Romans

This course will examine the historical background, cultural context, and the overall theological contribution of the book of Romans to the New Testament within God’s progressive revelation. This course also provides an introduction to the timelines, authorship, contents and main themes of one of Paul's most-loved epistles.

BIB266 - Revelation

This course will examine the historical background, cultural context, and the overall theological contribution of Revelation to the New Testament within God's progressive revelation. This course utilizes a literal, dispensational, hermeneutic as it provides an introduction to the timelines, authorship, contents, and main themes of this book.

BIB303 - Theology I

Theology I covers primary categories of theology according to their historical development and engages in nuanced distinction within the major theological systems: Theology Proper, Bibliology, Trinitarianism, Christology, Pneumatology, and Angelology.

BIB304 - Theology II

Theology II covers six areas of theology according to their historical development and engages in nuanced distinction within the major theological systems: Anthropology, Hamartiology, Soteriology, Ecclesiology, and Eschatology.

MA level Courses: 4 credit units each

BIB501 – Old Testament Survey

This Master's level course will examine the historical background, cultural context, and theological contribution of each Old Testament book. It provides an introduction to the authorship, contents, and major themes of each Old Testament book.

BIB580 – Jesus and the Early Church

This Master's level course is the first of a two-part, in depth study of Matthew through Acts. This course will examine the historical background, cultural context, and theological contribution of the Gospels and Acts. It provides an introduction to the timelines, authorship, contents and main themes of each included New Testament writing.

BIB581 – Paul and the Latter Church

This Master's level course is the final part of a two-part, in depth study of the New Testament. This course will examine the historical background, cultural context, and theological contribution of Romans through Revelation. It provides an introduction to the timelines, authorship, contents, and main themes of each included New Testament writing.

BIB504 – Genesis

Genesis: The book of beginnings. Genesis is also the first book of Theism. This first book penned by Moses is filled with history and miracles. This Master's level course will explore exegesis, apologetics, prolegomena, and foundational theology.

BIB527 – Daniel

This Master's level course will examine the historical background, cultural context, as well as the overall theological contribution of Daniel to God’s progressive revelation. Special attention will be given to the prophetic content of Daniel and its eschatological timelines.

BIB520 – Matthew

This Master's level course will examine the “bridge” gospel between the Old and New Testaments with an overview of the fulfilled Old Testament prophecies, historical background, cultural context, as well as Matthew's overall theological contribution to the New Testament within God’s progressive revelation. Special attention will be given to Matthew's emphasis on Jesus, the predicted Messiah.

BIB524A - John 1-11

The book of John presents a unique, up close and personal look at the life of Christ, focusing on Jesus as God Incarnate. This Master's level course is the first of a two-part, thorough study of each of John's 879 verses. Included in this study are eyewitness accounts of Christ's ministry, His death, His resurrection, and the abundant life found only in His name.

BIB524B - John 12-21

In the final part of this Master's level, two-part study the themes from the previous course are continued, namely, a focus on Jesus as God Incarnate as well as eyewitness accounts of Christ's ministry, His death, His resurrection, and the abundant life found only in His name.

BIB574 – Romans

This Master's level course will examine the historical background, cultural context, and the overall theological contribution of the book of Romans to the New Testament within God’s progressive revelation. This course also provides an introduction to the timelines, authorship, contents and main themes of one of Paul's most-loved epistles.

BIB566 – Revelation

This Master's level course will examine the historical background, cultural context, and the overall theological contribution of Revelation to the New Testament within God's progressive revelation. This course utilizes a literal, dispensational, hermeneutic as it provides an introduction to the timelines, authorship, contents, and main themes of this book.

BIB503 - Theology I

This Master's level theology course is the first of two courses covering primary categories of theology according to their historical development and engages in nuanced distinction within the major theological systems. This course explores: Theology Proper, Bibliology, Trinitarianism, Christology, Pneumatology, and Angelology.

BIB504 - Theology II

This Master's level course is the final part of a two-part theological study covering primary theological concepts according to their historical development and engages in nuanced distinction within the major theological systems. This course explores: Anthropology, Hamartiology, Soteriology, Ecclesiology, and Eschatology.

Costs

The cost to attend Calvary College is $100 per credit unit. BA-level classes are three units and cost $300 per class. MA-level classes are four units and cost $400 per class. Books and supplies are additional costs. Books can be purchased online. There is a $95 charge to audit any on-site or online class.

On-Site Schedule

The on-site class schedule is every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. There is no limit to the number of classes you can take during the semester. If you have questions reach out to us at Calvary.College@Calvaryabq.org.

Evening sessions are from 6:30 to 9:30 pm.

Classes are held in building C (otherwise known as the HUB)

The north entrance is for New Testament Survey only (Tuesdays). All other classes will utilize the west entrance.

Monday: Theology II with Dr. Nelson Walker
Tuesday: New Testament Survey with John Chitwood
Tuesday: Church History II with Dr. Brian Nixon
Thursday: Spiritual Foundations with Luke Betzner
Friday: Personal Evangelism with Luke Betzner

Textbooks

The textbooks below are for on-site classes. Check your class syllabus for textbooks for online classes and for the most current course materials.

Class: New Testament Survey

Class: New Testament Survey

Class: Theology II

Class: Spiritual Foundations

Class: Spiritual Foundations

Class: Spiritual Foundations

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Class: Personal Evangelism

Class: Personal Evangelism

Class: Church History II

Class: A Study on the End Times

Class: A Study on the End Times

Class: The History and Authenticity of the Bible

Class: The History and Authenticity of the Bible

Important Dates

Fall 2022 Term:

Applications for Fall 2022 Term Opens: March 1, 2022
Final Date for Applications: August 8, 2022
Final Registration Date: August 15, 2022
First Day of Classes: August 15, 2022
Campus Closed: Labor Day: September 5, 2022
Thanksgiving Break: November 21-25, 2022
Finals Week: December 12-18, 2022
End of the Semester: December 18, 2022

Calvary Church

We are a fellowship of believers who pursue the God who is passionately pursuing a lost world; we do this by connecting with one another, through worship, by the Word, to the world.

Our Mission

Connect Up

We express our adoration of Jesus through dynamic worship and uncompromised obedience.

Connect In

We explain the relevance of the Bible to empower and transform lives for service.

Connect Out

We extend hope to a hurting world by proclaiming the gospel and demonstrating Christ’s love.

Community

Calvary College is a community rooted in the text of the Bible, where relevant instruction, relational experience, and real-life application are highly valued. Instruction takes place on the Osuna campus of Calvary Church, where students can foster community in the classroom, under a cottonwood tree, or over a cup of coffee at SoPo Roasting & Brewing Co.

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Questions?

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If you would prefer to talk to us, please give us a call at 505.338.3680.