2020-2021 Accelerated Undergraduate Catalog

Biblical Studies Major (AABS - Accelerated)

This major is designed for individuals who want two years of biblical education coupled with the opportunity for a specific concentration. The areas of concentration contain 12 elective credit hours which may be taken from any of the departments or a single concentration from one department.

Degree: Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies

Major: Biblical Studies

Major Mission: The Associate Degree in 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.

Credits Needed:

18 Credits - General Education

  21 Credits - Biblical Studies

  21 Credits - Electives

TOTAL - 60 Credits

Curriculum Plan


General Education (18 credits)

___ ___History / Literature Core (100/200 Level)

3

LAN 101College Composition and Research

3

LAN 104Public Speaking

3

____ ____Human Culture Elective

3

___ ___Science or Mathematics Core Course

3

___ ___Arts and Sciences Elective 3 credits

3

Biblical Studies (21 Credits)

Choose seven courses from the following list:

BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

BIB 105Biblical Hermeneutics

3

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

BIB 371Old Testament in Cultural Context

3

BIB 372New Testament in Cultural Context

3

BIB 451Practical Development of Biblical Interpretation

3

BNT 210Pastoral Epistles

3

BNT 310Romans

3

BNT 3111 & 2 Corinthians

3

BNT 351Prison Epistles

3

BNT 352Hebrews

3

BOT 210Psalms

3

BOT 310Isaiah

3

BOT 330Wisdom Literature

3

BOT 331Jeremiah & Ezekiel

3

BOT 351Apocalyptic Literature

3

BOT 430Minor Prophets

3

LBC 101Engaging Faith & Life

3

FST 101The Gospel Shapes and Moves Us

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

THE 223Christian Narrative I: Creation & Fall

3

THE 224Christian Narrative II: Redemption

3

THE 320

THE 330Non-Christian Traditions

3

THE 331Issues in American Christianity

3

THE 451Conversations with Theologians

3

THE 480Selected Topics in Theology

3

 

Electives (21 credits)

Electives can possibly be filled through Life Experience Credits.