2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Biblical Studies Major (Two-Year Track) (BABS)

This two-year major is a flexible curriculum for students who have already earned an associate, bachelor, or RN degree and desire to further their education through the completion of a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies degree. The following curriculum may need to be adjusted based on the nature of the prior degree.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies

Major: Biblical Studies

Major Mission: The Biblical Studies major exists to utilize an interdisciplinary approach whereby students may design a course of study that coincides with their academic interests and ministry preparation.

Major Outcomes - Students will:

  1. Evidence a solid overview of ministry in conjunction with their biblical studies major.
  2. Articulate their personal philosophy of ministry in accord with a biblical worldview.
  3. Demonstrate godly character within the framework of a servant style of leadership.

Biblical Studies Major Curriculum

First Year

Fall Semester

LBC 101Engaging Faith & Life

3

BIB 105Biblical Hermeneutics

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

____ ____Bible/Theology Focused Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

____ ____Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

THE 223Christian Narrative I: Creation & Fall

3

____ ____Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Year

Fall Semester

CSV 201Christian Service I

0

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

____ ____Bible/Theology Focused Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

BOT ____Bible Old Testament Exegetical Elective

3

THE 224Christian Narrative II: Redemption

3

____ ____Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

CSV 202Christian Service II

0

BNT ____ Bible New Testament Exegetical Elective

3

____ ____Bible/Theology Focused Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

____ ____Bible/Theology Focused Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

THE 320

____ ____Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Electives

Electives may be taken from the major department or Arts & Sciences Department once the Registrar's Office has determined the nature of the degree being transferred.