Academic Catalog 2009-2010 
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Academic Catalog 2009-2010 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biblical Studies Major

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Students who major in biblical studies become perceptive, critical readers who are able to interpret the Bible for themselves and for others. The major provides a foundation for seminary or graduate studies, and based on the minor, for various entry-level ministry, missions, education, and social service opportunities.

The Biblical Studies Major requires completion of the following 128 credits:
General Education (57 credit hours)
Major Core (45 credit hours)
Electives (26 credit hours)

General Education Requirements (57 credit hours)

Communication (12 credit hours)

Take each of the following four 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:

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

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

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Science (3 credit hours)


The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies requires completion of at least 128 semester hours, including all general education requirements, the major courses, and a minor or electives in a field of interest:

Biblical Studies Major (45 credit hours)

Foreign Language (6 credit hours)

To earn the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies, a student must demonstrate proficiency by completing a 2-semester sequence (a minimum of 6 credit hours) in Greek, Hebrew, or Latin.

Upper-Division Field-Related Electives (6 credit hours)

Students must also complete six hours of upper-division coursework in Biblical Studies, Theology, Philosophy or Youth Ministry.

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