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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 except in Elementary Greek or Hebrew. A student who earns below a 2.0 must repeat the course until a grade of 2.0 or above is earned. 

 

Bible General Emphasis Courses

  • B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • B___ One course in OT studies (3)
  • B___ One course in NT studies (3)
  • B400 Senior Integrative Seminar (3)
  • B490 Senior Comprehensive Exam (0)
  • BC300 Introduction to Biblical Counseling (3)
  • One of the following (8)
    • BL301 & 302 Elementary Greek I & II (4, 4)
    • BL311 & 312 Elementary Hebrew I & II (4, 4)
  • BMN/BMS/BYM One Course in Intro to Ministry (3)
  • Bible Electives (21)

Total units required for emphasis (47)

Bible Exposition Emphasis Courses

  • 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 Comprehensive Exam (0)
  • One of the following (8)
    • BL301 & 302 Elementary Greek I & II (4, 4)
    • BL311 & 312 Elementary Hebrew I & II (4, 4)
  • Bible Book Study (3)
  • Bible Electives (18)

Total units required for emphasis (47)

Biblical Counseling Emphasis Courses

  • 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)
  • One of the following (8)
    • BL301 & 302 Elementary Greek I & II (4, 4)
    • BL311 & 312 Elementary Hebrew I & II (4, 4)
  • Bible Electives (9)

Total units required for emphasis (47)

Biblical Languages Emphasis Courses

  • 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 (47)

Christian Education Emphasis Courses

  • BCE304 Teaching Methodology (3)
  • B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • B400 Senior Integrative Seminar (3)
  • B490 Senior Comprehensive Exam (0)
  • BCE313 Introduction to Christian Education (3)
  • BCW363 Apologetics (3)
  • BCW402 Christian Worldview (3)
  • BL325 Introduction to Biblical Languages (3)
  • BMN300 Ministry Internship (2)
  • One of the following (3)
    • BMN310 Message Preparation for Women (3)
    • BMN370 Sermon Preparation (3)
  • BYM331 Survey of Student Ministries (3)
  • Bible Electives (18)

Total units required for emphasis (47)

Global Studies Emphasis Courses

  • B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • B400 Senior Integrative Seminar (3)
  • B490 Senior Comprehensive Exam (0)
  • BC300 Introduction to Biblical Counseling (3)
  • BC362 Biblical Conflict Resolution (2)
  • BL325 Introduction to Biblical Languages (3)
  • BMS301 Introduction to Missions (3)*
  • BMS303 History & Theory of Missions (3)*
  • BMS341 Cultural Anthropology (3)*
  • BMS385 World Religions (3)*
  • One of the following (3)*
    • BMS365 Gospel Living (3)
    • BMS366 Gospel, Culture, and Vocation (3)
  • Two of the following (6)
    • BMS311  Preparation for Urban Missions (3)
    • ED400 Foundations of Education (3)
    • ESL311   Introduction to TESOL (3)
    • INB311 Global Business Strategies (3)
  • Field Semester: (9-12 Weeks) (6)
    • BMS302 Field Internship (3)*
    • BMS322 Field Language (3)
  • Bible Electives (6)

*Courses required for minor in Global Studies (18)

Total units required for emphasis (47)

 

Student Ministries Emphasis Courses

  • B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • B400 Senior Integrative Seminar (3)
  • B490 Senior Comprehensive Exam (0)
  • BC300 Introduction to Biblical Counseling (3)
  • BC332 Crisis and Youth Counseling (3)
  • BCW402 Christian Worldview (3)
  • One of the following (8)
    • BL301 & 302 Elementary Greek I & II (4, 4) 
    • BL311 & 312 Elementary Hebrew I & II (4, 4)
  • BMN300 Ministry Internship (2)
  • One of the following (3)
    • BCE304 Teaching Methodology (3)
    • BMN370 Sermon Preparation (3)
    • BMN310 Message Preparation for Women (3)
  • One of the following (3)
    • BMN312 Training in Women’s Ministries (3)
    • BMN412 Pastoral Student Ministries (3)
  • BTH376 Theology of the Church and Family (3)
  • BYM331 Survey of Student Ministries (3)
  • BYM333 Leadership and Administration (3)
  • Bible Electives (7)

Total units required for emphasis (47)

Theology Emphasis Courses

  • B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • B400 Senior Integrative Seminar (3)
  • B490 Senior Comprehensive Exam (0)
  • BCW363 Apologetics (3)
  • One of the following (8)
    • BL301 & 302 Elementary Greek I & II (4, 4) 
    • BL311 & 312 Elementary Hebrew I & II (4, 4)
  • One of the following (3)
    • BMS385 World Religions (3)
    • BMS483 Religions of America (3)
  • One of the following (3)
    • BTH373 Historical Theology I (3)
    • BTH374 Historical Theology II (3)
  • Two of the following (6)
    • BTH327 New Testament Theology (3) 
    • BTH328 Old Testament Theology (3)
    • BTH377Messianic Theology (3)
    • BTH387Theology of Paul (3)
    • BTH397Biblical Theology of Vision (3)
    • BTH407 Theological Systems (3)
    • BTH417 Contemporary Theology (3)
    • BTH427 Theology Seminar (3)
  • Two of the following (6)
    • BTH337 Theology of God (3)
    • BTH347 Theology of Angels (3)
    • BTH348 Theology of Man and Sin (3)
    • BTH357Theology of Christ (3)
    • BTH358 Theology of Salvation (3)
    • BTH367 Theology of the Scriptures (3)
    • BTH368 Theology of the Church (3)
    • BTH428 Eschatological Interpretations (3)
  • Bible Electives (12)

Total units required for emphasis (47)


 

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, 102 Old Testament Survey I, II (3, 3)
  • B201, 202 New Testament Survey I, II (3, 3)
  • BTH321, 322 Christian Theology I, II (3, 3)
  • Bible Electives (6)

Total units required for minor (24)

Minor in Global Studies

A minor in Global Studies is offered to all students who desire a greater understanding of cross-cultural vocations. For a minor in Global Studies, the following courses are required:

  • BMS301 Introduction to Missions (3)
  • BMS303 History & Theory of Missions (3)
  • BMS341 Cultural Anthropology (3)
  • BMS385 World Religions (3)
  • Global Mission Electives (Choose one) (3)
    • BMS365 Gospel Living (3)
    • BMS366 Gospel, Culture, and Vocation (3)
  • Field Semester: 6-8 Weeks (3)
    • BMS302 Field Internship (3)
    • BMS312 Global Outreach (3)

Total units required for minor (18)