Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies Online

Are you a minister looking to complete a bachelor’s degree or someone interested in studying the Bible more deeply?  The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies provides students the opportunity to deepen their Bible knowledge, to develop skills in studying and understanding God’s word, and to gain tools to better serve Christ.  You can combine your heart for the Bible and God’s people with abilities to better serve in God’s kingdom.

The flexibility of the online program allows you to continue in your current ministry or occupation while earning or completing your degree.  Whether you are currently involved in ministry, looking to go into ministry or just wanting to know the Bible more, consider Faulkner University’s Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies.

  • The program consists of 41 courses or 122 credit hours
  • Students or graduates from preaching schools or unaccredited seminaries may be able to transfer work done in these programs toward the bachelor’s degree at Faulkner University
  • Flexibility allows you to stay where you are while participating in a learning community center in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Students have the option of joining classes as they occur live during the day or logging on and viewing recorded sessions at a later time

 

 For students interested in continued graduate work in ministry or academic biblical studies, the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies provides an excellent foundation for success in one of the programs offered through Faulkner’s Kearley Graduate School of Theology.

Degree Plan

Christian Literacy* 12 hours

BI 1311 Intensive Study Life of Christ (3 hours)

BI 1314 Intensive Study of Acts (3 hours)

BI 2302 Intensive Study of Pentateuch (3 hours)

BI 3311 Marriage & Family Relations (3 hours)

Cultural Heritage Literacy 9 hours

HU 1311 The Western Tradition I (3 hours)

HU 1322 The Western Tradition II (3 hours)

HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage (3 hours)

Info. & Communication Literacy 9 hours

Composition and Literature

EH 1301 English Composition I (3 hours)

EH 1302 English Composition II (3 hours)

EH 2301, EH 2303, or EH 2304 (pick one)

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy 7 hours

Mathematics

MH 1338, 1340, 1341, or 1451 (pick one)

Science

PHY 1304, CHM 1300, BIO 2320, or BIO 1301 (pick one and matching lab)

Personal & Social Literacy 7 hours

PE 1300 Principles of Lifetime Fitness (3 hours)

PY 1310 Intro to Psychology (3 hours)

FAF 1111 or 2111 Faulkner Foundations (1 hour)

this course will be substituted for online students

 

BIBLICAL TEXT TRACK

Common Bible Requirements 24 hours

BI 2309 Orientation to Biblical Studies (3 hours)

BI 3319 Biblical Interpretation (3 hours)

BI 3325 Survey of Church History (3 hours)

BI 3342 Preparing/Delivering Bible Lessons (3 hours)

BI 3370 Practical Evangelism and Missions (3 hours)

BI 4310 The Restoration Movement America (3 hours)

BI 4318 Critical Issues of the Bible (3 hours)

BI 4391 Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry (3 hours)

Track Requirements 12 hours

BI 1301 Elementary New Testament Greek I (3 hours)

BI 1302 Elementary New Testament Greek II (3 hours)

BI 3301 Elementary Biblical Hebrew I (3 hours)

BI 3302 Elementary Biblical Hebrew II (3 hours)

Department Electives 18 hours

Choose six

BI 3326 I & II Corinthians (3 hours)

BI 3327 Prison Epistles (3 hours)

BI 3328 In the Steps of Apostles (3 hours)

BI 3334 General & Johannine Epistles (3 hours)

BI 3336 The Minor Prophets (3 hours)

BI 3338 The Gospel of Matthew (3 hours)

BI 3339 Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (3 hours)

BI 3340 The Gospel of John (3 hours)

BI 3349 Galatians I & II Thessalonians

BI 3350 I & II Timothy, Titus (3 hours)

BI 4315 Devotional Wisdom Lit of OT (3 hours)

BI 4322 The Book of Isaiah (3 hours)

BI 4323 Jeremiah and Lamentations (3 hours)

BI 4324 Ezekiel and Daniel (3 hours)

BI 4326 The Epistle to the Romans (3 hours)

BI 4329 The Epistle to the Hebrews (3 hours)

BI 4355 Exposition Book of Revelation (3 hours)

Electives* 24 hours

 


YOUTH & FAMILY TRACK

 Common Bible Requirements 24 hours

BI 2309 Orientation to Biblical Studies (3 hours)

BI 3319 Biblical Interpretation (3 hours)

BI 3325 Survey of Church History (3 hours)

BI 3342 Preparing/Delivering Bible Lessons (3 hours)

BI 3370 Practical Evangelism & Missions (3 hours)

BI 4310 The Restoration Movement America (3 hours)

BI 4318 Critical Issues of the Bible (3 hours)

BI 4391 Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry (3 hours)

Track Requirements 15 hours

BI 2320 Intro to Counseling Theories (3 hours)

BI 4322 Church Work Practicum (3 hours)

FY 2330 Parent-Child Relationships (3 hours)

FY 3313 Human Sexuality (3 hours)

FY 3330 Youth & Fam in Local Church (3 hours)

Language Requirements 6 hours

(pick 2 sequential courses)

BI 1301 Elementary New Testament Greek I (3 hours)

BI 1302 Elementary New Testament Greek II (3 hours)

BI 3301 Elementary Biblical Hebrew I (3 hours)

BI 3302 Elementary Biblical Hebrew II (3 hours)

SP 1301 Spanish I (3 hours)

SP 1302 Spanish II (3 hours)

Department Electives 12 hours

Choose four

BI 3326 I & II Corinthians (3 hours)

BI 3327 Prison Epistles (3 hours)

BI 3328 In the Steps of Apostles (3 hours)

BI 3334 General & Johannine Epistles (3 hours)

BI 3336 The Minor Prophets (3 hours)

BI 3338 The Gospel of Matthew (3 hours)

BI 3339 Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (3 hours)

BI 3340 The Gospel of John (3 hours)

BI 3349 Galatians I & II Thessalonians

BI 3350 I & II Timothy, Titus (3 hours)

BI 4315 Devotional Wisdom Lit of OT (3 hours)

BI 4322 The Book of Isaiah (3 hours)

BI 4323 Jeremiah and Lamentations (3 hours)

BI 4324 Ezekiel and Daniel (3 hours)

BI 4326 The Epistle to the Romans (3 hours)

BI 4329 The Epistle to the Hebrews (3 hours)

BI 4355 Exposition Book of Revelation (3 hours)

Electives* 21 hours

 

BIBLICAL MINISTRY TRACK

Common Bible Requirements 24 hours

BI 2309 Orientation to Biblical Studies (3 hours)

BI 3319 Biblical Interpretation (3 hours)

BI 3325 Survey of Church History (3 hours)

BI 3342 Preparing/Delivering Bible Lessons (3 hours)

BI 3370 Practical Evangelism and Missions (3 hours)

BI 4310 The Restoration Movement America (3 hours)

BI 4318 Critical Issues of the Bible (3 hours)

BI 4391 Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry (3 hours)

Track Requirements 15 hours

BI 2322 The Preacher and His Work (3 hours)

BI 2331 Local Church Leadership (3 hours)

BI 3356 Expository Preaching (3 hours)

BI 4332 Church Work Practicum (3 hours)

BI 4342 Advanced Preaching (3 hours)

Language Requirements 6 hours

(pick 2 sequential courses)

BI 1301 Elementary New Testament Greek I (3 hours)

BI 1302 Elementary New Testament Greek II (3 hours)

BI 3301 Elementary Biblical Hebrew I (3 hours)

BI 3302 Elementary Biblical Hebrew II (3 hours)

SP 1301 Spanish I (3 hours)

SP 1302 Spanish II (3 hours)

Department Electives 12 hours

Choose four

BI 3326 I & II Corinthians (3 hours)

BI 3327 Prison Epistles (3 hours)

BI 3328 In the Steps of Apostles (3 hours)

BI 3334 General & Johannine Epistles (3 hours)

BI 3336 The Minor Prophets (3 hours)

BI 3338 The Gospel of Matthew (3 hours)

BI 3339 Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (3 hours)

BI 3340 The Gospel of John (3 hours)

BI 3349 Galations I & II Thessalonians

BI 3350 I & II Timothy, Titus (3 hours)

BI 4315 Devotional Wisdom Lit of OT (3 hours)

BI 4322 The Book of Isaiah (3 hours)

BI 4323 Jeremiah and Lamentations (3 hours)

BI 4324 Ezekiel and Daniel (3 hours)

BI 4326 The Epistle to the Romans (3 hours)

BI 4329 The Epistle to the Hebrews (3 hours)

BI 4355 Exposition Book of Revelation (3 hours)

Electives* 21 hours

Core Curriculum Requirements: 44 hours

Professional Literacy Requirements: 78 hours

Total Hours Required for Graduation 122

Admission Requirements

  • Must be a high school graduate with a regular or advanced diploma or have a GED certificate
  • If out of high school for less than five years, ACT (minimum 18 composite) or SAT (minimum 970) scores are required. ACT or SAT scores are not required for anyone having graduated high school more than five years ago.
  • ACT or SAT scores are not required for transfer applicants with a minimum of 24 transferable hours from a regionally accredited college or university.

To Apply

    • Submit a completed online application.
    • Request official transcripts from all previously attended schools be sent directly to the address below.

Faulkner University
5345 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, Alabama 36109

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