Explore a variety of fields and career paths that will move seamlessly into the program of your choice. You can sample from the humanities, social and natural sciences, fine arts, religious studies, and more. University Studies gives you the flexibility to deepen or to discover your passion.
The University Studies diploma is a two-year (60 credit) program. This timeline is based on a full course load (five courses/semester) with courses usually being three credits. To be considered a full-time student, you must be taking 3-5 courses per semester.
Once you have found your passion and are looking to continue your education, we recommend transferring your credits into a degree program at Ambrose.
I have found the principles of Christianity to be very beneficial in managing people. Everyone needs grace and forgiveness. Learning more about the Christian faith and the unfathomable depth of God’s love and mercy helped me develop my leadership from a biblical perspective."
From a survey of Ambrose alumni
An overview of the literary genres, contents, and major themes of Biblical literature, focusing on an understanding of the Bible in its original contexts.
A survey of the major Christian doctrines expressed in the Apostles' Creed, including Theology proper, Christology, Pneumatology, Ecclesiology and Eschatology.
An introduction to university English studies through the exploration of poetry, fiction, drama, and the literary essay. Students will learn strategies for the close reading and analysis of texts and for writing about literature.
Note: Students can only earn credit for one of the following: EN 115 or 130.
An introductory, thematic, global overview of human history from the ancient era to the recent past. This course examines the rise of civilizations, the development and fragmentation of empires, the modern trend towards globalization, and the many points of contact between diverse peoples. Topically, it will explore questions related to power, culture, religion, environment, and society.
An introduction to philosophy through discussion of topics such as the criteria and limits of human knowledge, the mind/body problem, free will and determinism, the existence and nature of God, and ethics.