BA in Biblical Studies – Biblical Text

The track in Biblical Text is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for serious study and research in the biblical text. This major is also designed to provide a solid academic foundation for graduate study in Biblical Studies.

Course Semester Hours
Core Curriculum (contains 12 hours of Bible) 44 hours
Bible Requirements for the Biblical Text Track 54 hours
Common Bible Requirements (all Biblical Studies Tracks) 24 hours
BI 2309 Orientation to Biblical Studies
BI 3319 Biblical Interpretation
BI 3325 Survey of Church History
BI 3342 Preparing and Delivering Bible Lessons
BI 3370 Practical Evangelism and Missions
BI 4310 The Restoration Movement in America
BI 4318 Critical Issues of the Bible
BI 4391 Biblical Studies and Christian Ministry
Textual Requirements 18 hours
Biblical Language Requirements  12 hours
BI 1301 and 1302 Elementary New Testament Greek I & II
BI 3301 and 3302 Elementary Biblical Hebrew I & II
General Electives 24 hours
Total Hours Required for Graduation 122 hours

UPPER LEVEL COURSES: At least 42 of the hours required in Bible must be taken from upper level courses. Textual hours must also be taken from upper level courses.