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If someone wanted to get a graduate degree in Theology, what would be the best bachelor's degree to pursue first?

I know that this is where I want to end up, I just don't know where to start in order to get there. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Theology or philosophy. learn some relevant ancient languages: Hebrew, Aramaic, Latin, Greek, Arabic, Babylonian, Akkadian, maybe a minor in one or more of those would be extremely helpful.

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I hadn't even considered taking up another language for a degree like this, that's a great idea. Thank you very much!
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Broadcasting or commnications

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The best program would be a Bachelor's Degree in Christianity Studies and Theology. This course offers studies in secular and academic aspect of the religious faith in order to provide a framework for spiritual reflection in daily life. It can lead to careers in the church, seminary or ministry. For details, visit http://education-portal.com/articles/Bachelors_Degree_in_Christianity_Studies_and_Theology.html.

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Philosophy of Religion.

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An undergraduate degree in Philosophy would provide good preparation. There is a need to have accumulated a significant number of credits in this area of study in order to pursue the Theology degree. (I'm currently halfway through working toward a Theology degree right now, and was able to test out of a number of the requirements because of my undergraduate work in Philosophy,)

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Just a quick question though: Do you still get credit hours for the classes that you have tested out of? The field I'm investigating requires at least 72 hours of graduate degree credit hours and if I can't get that, then my chances are nil.
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It depends on the school and on the program. It may be the case that a student does not have undergraduate background in philosophy or theology, but wishes to pursue a theology graduate degree. In that case, the student may be required to take some preparatory philosophy courses before beginning the degree program. If you have an adequate background in this area of study, then you will likely be able to go right into the program without delay. The 72 credit hours are probably specific to the program you have selected, You would likely have to provide a transcript of a similar course from another school in order to transfer credit into your program. But I would recommend that you talk to the Registrar of the school you are pursuing to get their specific requirements. Good luck to you! You'll love it.
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Thanks, that helps a lot. Best of luck to you as you finish your degree!
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