Biblical Studies Requirements
Admission to V. P. Black College of Biblical Studies
Application for admission to the V. P. Black College of Biblical Studies may be made on acceptance as a student at Faulkner University.
To be eligible for admission to the V. P. Black College of Biblical Studies, a student must meet the following requirements:
- Satisfactory interview with a committee of the faculty of the V. P. Black College of Biblical Studies.
- Recommendations certifying good moral character from three persons unrelated to the applicant, including at least one religious leader.
- Enrollment in Elementary New Testament Greek or Elementary Biblical Hebrew is recommended as early as possible. Bible majors and Vocational Christian Ministry majors must take Bible classes for 3 semester hours credit.
Retention In Biblical Studies
To be eligible for retention in the V. P. Black College of Biblical Studies, the student must meet the following requirements:
- Maintain an average of 2.50 in all Bible courses.
- Continue an exemplary moral life and show evidence of moral and spiritual growth.
- Maintain active participatory membership in a local church.
An admitted student who does not continue to meet program requirements will be placed on probation for one semester. If the deficiency is not removed within the probationary semester the student will be subject to suspension.
To graduate from the V. P. Black College of Biblical Studies, the student must also meet the following requirements:
- Admission to the V. P. Black College of Biblical Studies and satisfactory progress therein for at least two semesters (30 semester hours).
- Fulfillment of all degree plan elements with a G. P. A. of at least 2.50 on all Bible classes.
- Completion of a study abroad semester. Exemptions must be discussed with the dean of the V. P. Black College of Biblical Studies.
- Completion of “Bible Content” examination.
- Successful exit interview.
- Completion of all institutional requirements for graduation (such as filing of all necessary forms including application for graduation, clearance by Business Office, and exit interview with financial aid office if required).