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Minor in the Augustine Honors Program

Explore the meaning of grace and truth as you study the Great Books and consider how they pertain to your Christian faith.

The Augustine Honors minor at Colorado Christian University offers a unique opportunity to explore the Great Books of past and present. You will dig deeper and experience — through community-oriented discussion and unique educational experiences — the philosophic and theological pulse of Western civilization.

This competitive-admission minor and emphasis program explores the great books of the past through an unapologetically Protestant and principally conservative approach. Scholars will explore the works of Saint Augustine, C.S. Lewis, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Edmund Burke, and more.

Augustine Honors Programs at CCU

CCU, you will join a community of scholars as you hone liberal arts skills while participating in a millennia-long conversation with the greatest intellects of the Western world. The minor is unique in its character-driven, community-oriented, and conservative Protestant approach to exploring great works. You will explore the meaning of grace and truth and how it pertains to your character as Christian, you will be immersed a community of scholars that will join you in your educational journey, and you will be grounded in an unapologetically Christian and conservative theology.

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What can you do with an Honors Liberal Arts Minor
  • Pastor
  • Nonprofit executive
  • Teacher
  • Communication specialist
  • Business executive
Interesting Classes You Might Take
  • Great Ideas of the Western World
  • Rhetoric and Power
  • Tragedy, Comedy, and the Human Imagination

About the School of Humanities and Social Sciences

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences is united by a commitment to academic scholarship and the integration of faith into the learning process, helping you become an informed Christian scholar who is ready to lead and to make an impact on the world as you prepare for a career in humanities or social sciences. Academic programs provide excellent in-class instruction as well as relevant and experiential assignments designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge required for your chosen career.

The Humanities and Social Sciences faculty is dedicated to you as an individual student. Our professors are intelligent scholars and gifted teachers, but they are also mentors who care about helping you grow. You'll take courses in communication, psychology, and social science and will be able to apply what you are learning in the classroom by participating in academic clubs, attending professional and academic conferences, taking advantage of internship opportunities, and by studying abroad.

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