The College of Biblical Studies offers the following degrees and major tracks:
Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies
- Biblical Text Track - designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for serious study and research in the Biblical text. Provides a solid academic foundation for graduate study in Biblical Studies.
- Biblical Languages Track - designed to provide students with the ability to read the Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek languages, as well as developing the knowledge and skills necessary for academic study and research in them. Provides a solid academic foundation for graduate study in both the Old and New Testaments.
- Missions Track - designed to prepare graduates to be effective communicators of the gospel in both foreign and domestic fields and in a variety of cultures.
- Ministry Track - designed to prepare students to be effective expositors and communicators of the Word of God, especially from the pulpit.
- Youth and Family Ministry Track - designed to equip graduates with the necessary knowledge and relational skills to effectively meet the needs of today's church families.
Second Major in Vocational Ministry - designed to better equip Christians to fulfill their calling to serve Jesus Christ through their vocations. A primary major outside the College of Biblical Studies is required.
Minor in Bible
Master of Arts in Biblical Studies
- Old Testament Track - provides an in-depth study of the Old Testament concentrating on the Hebrew texts
- New Testament Track - provides an in-depth study of the New Testament concentrating on the Greek texts
- Ministry Track - provides an overview of church dynamics with a concentration on leadership and preaching. A supervised practicum in a congregation is required.
- Missions Track - focuses on the challenges and successful practices of mission work. Coursework includes study of various human cultures and their worldviews. A supervised practicum in a domestic or foreign field is required.
- Youth and Family Ministry Track - provides an in-depth study of family dynamics and human development for effective ministry to aid youth and families in challenging times. A supervised practicum in a congregation is required.