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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Institute of Leadership and Ministry, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

THE-005 Apologetics / Apologética

Course Category: 

50 hours (5 weeks).

Various; distance learning format.

September 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Have a basic understanding of the role of apologetics in church history. Be able to distinguish between the contributions of apologetics and its detractors. Being able to know how to approach apologetics in a way that glorifies God. Be able to recognize the main fallacies in logic and how to respond. Understand the role of apologetics regarding the work of the Holy Spirit.


Instruction is offered completely online or in synchronous format through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab-required interaction with the instructor, and/or final exams. The course assesses students’ end-of-course knowledge and skills in an online format. Major topics taught in this course include an introduction so that Christian students can begin to understand the roots of their faith. The apologetics student will learn how to defend his or her faith using biblical foundations by giving evidence of the masterful work of our Creator.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Theology, Introduction to Church History, or Introduction to Apologetics (9/21).