Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biblical Studies

On completion of the Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies, the graduate should be able to:

  1. Identify the history, content and background of the Bible;
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of fundamentals of Christian doctrine and theology;
  3. Apply Biblical hermeneutics to an exegetical research project; and
  4. Demonstrate the importance of the Biblical worldview in Biblical studies.

The division of Biblical Studies offers majors in Bible. Each major is designed to equip an individual with a thorough knowledge of God’s Word and various related subjects.

Breakdown of core curriculum…

Class Class Description Credits
Bible Requirements
BBL 1101 Old Testament Survey 3 Credits
BBL 1111 Biblical Covenants 3 Credits
BBL 1151 New Testament Survey 3 Credits
BBL 2201 Bible Doctrines Survey 3 Credits
Bible Electives 12 Credits
General Education Requirements
ENC 1101 English Composition I 3 Credits
ENC 1102 English Composition II 3 Credits
ENL 2010 Literature 3 Credits
WOH 1012 History of Civilization I 3 Credits
MAC 1105 College Algebra I 3 Credits
MIN 1101 Introduction to Evangelism 3 Credits
REL 2300 World Religions 3 Credits
ESC 1000 Earth Science 3 Credits
SPC 1024 Speech 3 Credits
PHI 2100 Introduction to Logic 3 Credits
PHI 2010 Philosophy 3 Credits
 PSY 2012 Psychology 3 Credits
Core Curriculum
BBL 2280 Gospels:  The Life of Christ 3 Credits
BBL 3370 Hermeneutics 3 Credits
BBL 2230 Paul’s Prison Epistles 3 Credits
HIS 3312 Church History 3 Credits
BBL 2232 Old Testament Historical Books 3 Credits
BBL 3300 Christian Ethics 3 Credits
BBL 3301 Pentateuch I 3 Credits
BBL 3307 Old Testament Poetry 3 Credits
BBL 3309 Old Testament Prophets 3 Credits
BBL 3333 General Epistles 3 Credits
BBL 4450 New Testament Biblical Backgrounds 3 Credits
HBR/GRE Language (4220-4221) 6 Credits
BBL 4460 Senior Seminar 3 Credits
BBL 4366 Romans 3 Credits
THE 4401 Christian Apologetics 3 Credits
THE 3331 Systematic Theology I 3 Credits
THE 3332 Systematic Theology II 3 Credits
Electives 6 Credits
Total: 120 Credits