Skip to Navigation
Colorado Christian University    
 
    
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

Biblical Studies Major (CUS)


Return to Degrees, Programs and Schools Return to: Degrees, Programs and Schools

The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies emphasizes understanding the Bible through a specific focus on the exegesis and interpretation of Scripture. This degree equips individuals for Christian ministry with the knowledge and skills to rightly handle and teach the Word of God. This bachelor’s degree not only will serve for personal enrichment but also as a foundation for ministry and further graduate study.

Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies may apply for the 3+1 Dual Degree program, earning their Biblical Studies major in their first three years at CCU, and the Master of Arts in Biblical Studies in their fourth year. Course requirements for the Dual Degree program are listed below.

The Biblical Studies Major requires completion of the following 120 credits:
General Education (48 credit hours)
Major Core (42 credit hours)
Electives (30 credit hours)

General Education Requirements (48 credit hours)


Biblical Studies (9 credit hours)


Take the following three courses (some courses are cross-listed and only one prefix needs to be taken):

Communication (9 credit hours)


Take each of the following three courses:

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)


Take one course from each of the following three academic disciplines:

Philosophy (3 credit hours)


Fine Arts (3 credit hours)


Choose one course from the following:

Social Sciences (12 credit hours)


Take each of the following four courses:

Mathematics (3 credit hours)


Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)


* Please see the First- Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information about this required course.

Biblical Studies Major (42 credit hours)


Dual Degree Track


Students accepted in the 3+1 Dual Degree program complete their Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies degree in three years, then complete their Master of Arts in Biblical Studies in their fourth year through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies (CAGS). Included in the bachelor’s degree course requirements are nine master’s level credit hours that satisfy both undergraduate and graduate degree requirements.

The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies Dual Degree Major requires completion of the following 120 credits.
General Education (48 credit hours)
Major Core (33 credit hours)
Master of Arts in Biblical Studies coursework (9 credit hours)
Electives (30 credit hours)

The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies  requires completion of an additional 30 credit hours.

Master of Arts in Biblical Studies Core (9 credit hours)


These courses are taken through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies and satisfy course requirements in the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies AND the Master of Arts in Biblical Studies.

Return to Degrees, Programs and Schools Return to: Degrees, Programs and Schools