BA in Biblical Studies

The Biblical Studies program is a four-year, 130-hour program that provides a solid foundation in General Education and Bible and Theology. It is designed for students seeking entry-level positions in the teaching ministry of the Church, as well as for those pursuing a ministry of advanced Biblical scholarship through graduate studies in the Seminary..

BI 111 Introduction to Bible 3
BI 270 Interpreting Christian Scriptures 3
BI 413 Senior Seminar in Bible 3
NT 204 Introduction to Jesus & The Gospels 3
NT 333 Pauline Epistles 3
OT 105 Pentateuch 3
OT 232 Hebrew History & Literature I 3
OT 302 Hebrew History & Literature II 3
TH 160 Basic Christian Beliefs 3
TH 416 Systematic Theology 3
ID 101 An Introduction to World Views 3
ID 201 Ancient Civilizations 3
ID 202 From Early Church to the Medieval World 3
ID 301 The Emerging Modern World 3
ID 302 The Modern & Postmodern World 3
HI 280 History of American Christianity & The Stone-Campbell Movement 3
LA 111 Introduction to Written Composition 3
LA 113 Introduction to Speech 3
PE 191 Physical Fitness ½, ½
Choose one of the following:
SC 155 Biology & Society 3
MA 197 Math for Life 3
SC 157 Chemistry & Society 3
SC 251 Microbiology 3
Choose two of the following:
SS 164 Intro to Sociology 3
SS 171 Principle of Psychology 3
SS 260 Cultural Anthropology 3
SS 268 Non-Western Religions 3
General Education Elective 3
BL Biblical Language Courses 21
BI 393 History and Literature of the 2nd Temple Period 3
BI 417 Scripture in the Early Church 3
BI 427 Advanced Hermeneutics 3
BI Biblical Book Study (e.g. Isaiah or Revelation) 3
Choose one of the following:
PR
CM
212
439
Homiletics
Expository Teaching
3
3
BI
BI
400
401
Orientation to Internship
Internship
0
6

Open Electives
24 credit hours

130 credit hours

A passing grade in Chapel and Service Learning is required during each semester in which you are taking 12 or more hours of credit.