Academic Catalog 2011-2012 
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Academic Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Arts: Biblical Studies

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The Biblical Studies major is designed to prepare students to understand the major theological themes in the Bible including: Creation, Sin, Reconciliation and Hope. Understanding and application of the Bible are fostered through historical and contextual exploration of scripture. The program seeks to prepare students to interpret the Bible for themselves and for others. 

The goal for Biblical Studies majors is NOT to master the Bible, but rather to be mastered by the Bible and to be servants of God to those with whom they come in contact. This major provides a foundation for seminary, various ministry positions, missions, social service, and/or for personal spiritual development. 

The Bachelor of Arts Biblical Studies degree requires completion of the following 120 credit hours: 
General Education (48 hours)
Major Core (39 hours)
Electives (33 hours)

General Education Requirements (48 credit hours)

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

History, Behavioral & Social Sciences (12 credit hours)

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Natural Sciences (3 credit hours)

  •  Choose one 3 hour Natural Sciences course

Computer Science (3 credit hours)

Elective Requirements (33 credit hours)

Complete 33 hours of additional electives.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Completion of 120 credit hours of courses, including all general education, Biblical studies major core courses and elective hours.
  2. A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all CCU coursework.
  3. Meet the CAGS Residency requirements .
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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