Christian Life Foundation

One Year Bible Certificate

This program of study will provide a certificate of Christian Life Foundation. Upon completion of the program, the student should have a solid foundation about the Bible. The student should possess clear knowledge and skills to effectively do the Christian service in any field of ministry God may lead them and used.

Course Requirements

In order to graduate with a certificate in Christian Life Foundation, the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

  1. A minimum of 32 Credits for program completion
  2. Orientation Requirements
  3. A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0
  4. All financial obligations settled with PWBC
  5. Recommendation by the faculty for graduation upon application

Please see all the details of this program below.



Time to Complete

2 semester

If a student desires to continue his/ her education, all courses may be transferred in a Diploma of Biblical Studies program at Pacific West Baptist College. 


Each certificate candidate must complete the following 32 credit hours.

Required courses

Courses required for this program (non-negotiable):

  • Prayer 2
  • Soul Winners Academy 2
  • Bible Survey (Old and New Testament) 6
  • Survey of Bible Doctrines (2 semesters) 6

*Numbers represent credit hours

Other courses

Beyond the required courses, the student must take the following number of credit hours in each of the listed departments.

  • Bible 5
  • Theology 3
  • Ministry 4
  • Electives 4

*Numbers represent credit hours

Individual Classes

“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15

Old testament survey

A general overview of the message of each Old Testament book.


Bible Doctrines Survey I

A general overview of the ten major doctrines of the Bible.

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New Testament Survey

A general overview of the message of each New Testament book.

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Bible Doctrines Survey iI

A continuation of the general overview of the ten major doctrines of the Bible.