MastersCollege

The Master's College

Biblical Studies

Requirement for Biblical Studies Majors:

All Biblical Studies majors are required to earn a 2.0 GPA or better in every course in the Biblical Studies major. A student who earns below a 2.0 must repeat the course until a grade of 2.0 or above is earned.

Bible General

  • B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • B400 Senior Integrative Seminar (3)
  • B490 Senior Comprehensive Exam (0)
  • BC300 Introduction to Biblical Counsel (3)
  • BL301, 302 Elementary Greek I, II (4, 4) or
  • BL311, 312 Elementary Hebrew I, II (4, 4)
  • One course in OT studies (3)
  • One course in NT studies (3)
  • BMN/BMS/BYM One Course in Intro to Ministry (3)
  • Bible Electives (21)

Total units required for emphasis courses: 47

Bible Exposition

  • B335 Revelation (3)
  • B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • B342 Romans (3)
  • B346 Life of Christ (3)
  • B364 History of Ancient Israel (3)
  • B400 Senior Integrative Seminar (3)
  • B490 Senior Competency Exam (0)
  • BL301, 302 Elementary Greek I, II (4,4) or
  • BL311, 312 Elementary Hebrew I, II (4,4)
  • Bible Book Study (3)
  • Bible Electives (18)

Total units required for emphasis courses: 47

Biblical Counseling

  • B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • B400 Senior Integrative Seminar (3)
  • B490 Senior Comprehensive Exam (0)
  • BC300 Introduction to Biblical Counseling (3)
  • BC311 Theological Basis for Biblical Counseling (3)
  • BC330 Methods of Biblical Change (3)
  • BC340 Marriage & Family (3)
  • BC421, 422 Problems & Procedures I, II (3,2)
  • BC431, 432 Counseling Practicum I, II (2,2)
  • BE100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • BL301, 302 Elementary Greek I, II (4,4) or
  • BL311/312 Elementary Hebrew I, II (4,4)
  • Bible Electives (9)

Total units required for emphasis courses: 47

Biblical Languages

  • B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • B400 Senior Integrative Seminar (3)
  • B490 Senior Comprehensive Exam (0)
  • BL301, 302 Elementary Greek I, II (4,4)
  • BL311, 312 Elementary Hebrew I, II (4,4)
  • BL401, 402 Intermediate Greek I, II (3,3)
  • BL422 Greek Exegesis (3)
  • BL461 Advanced Greek Grammar (3)
  • Bible Electives (13)

Total units required for emphasis courses: 47

Christian Education

  • B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • B400 Senior Integrative Seminar (3)
  • B490 Senior Comprehensive Exam (0)
  • BCE304 Teaching Methodology (3)
  • BCE313 Introduction to Christian Education (3)
  • BCW363 Apologetics (3)
  • BCW400 Christian Worldview (3)
  • BL341 Introduction to Biblical Languages (3)
  • BMN300 Ministry Internship (2)
  • BMN310 Message Preparation for Women (3) or
  • BMN370 Sermon Preparation (3)
  • BYM321 Introduction to Youth Ministry (3)
  • Bible Electives (18)

Total units required for emphasis courses: 47

Intercultural Studies

  • B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • B400 Senior Integrative Seminar (3)
  • B490 Senior Comprehensive Exam (0)
  • BL301, 302 Elementary Greek I, II (4,4) or
  • BL311, 312 Elementary Hebrew I, II (4,4)
  • BMS301 Introduction Missions (3)
  • BMS303 History & Theory of Missions (3)
  • BMS304 Biblical Method of Missions (3)
  • BMS495/496 Ethnic Church Internship I,II (2,2)
  • Field-based Semester: Prior to graduation (12)
    • BMS336 Cross-Cultural Church Planting (3)
    • BMS 355 D.S. Language Acquisition for Missionaries (3)
    • BMS398 D.S. Missionary Lab (3)
    • BMS341 Cultural Anthropology
  • Bible Electives (8)

Total units required for emphasis courses: 47

Theology

  • B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • B400 Senior Integrative Seminar (3)
  • B490 Senior Comprehensive Exam (0)
  • BCW363 Apologetics (3)
  • BL301, 302 Elementary Greek I, II (4,4) or
  • BL311, 312 Elementary Hebrew I, II (4,4)
  • BMS385 World Religions (3) or
  • BMS483 Religions of America (3)
  • BTH323/324 Historical Theology I or II (3)
  • BTH413 Theological Systems (3)
  • BTH427 Theology Seminar (3) or
  • BTH417 Contemporary Theology (3)
  • Theology Electives (6) from the following courses:
    • BTH327 New Testament Theology (3)
    • BTH328 Old Testament Theology (3)
    • BTH377 Messianic Theology (3)
    • BTH387 Theology of Paul (3)
  • Bible Electives (12)

Total units required for emphasis courses: 47


TESOL Certificate

  • ED410 Technology Uses in the Classroom (3)
  • ESL311 Introduction to TESOL (3)
  • ESL322 Methodology (3)
  • ESL330 Community Lab (1)
  • ESL351 Language Acquisition (3)
  • ESL352 Pedagogical Grammar (3)
  • ESL492 Practicum (3)

Total units required for certificate: 19

Minor in Biblical Studies

A minor in Biblical Studies is offered to students not majoring in Biblical Studies but who desire a greater understanding of the Bible and Theology.  For a minor in Biblical Studies the following courses are required:

  • B101, B102  Old Testament Survey I, II  (3,3)
  • B201, B201  New Testament Survey I, II  (3,3)
  • BTH321, BTH322  Theology I, II  (3,3)
  • Bible Electives  (6)

Total units required for minor:  24