Selected students are permitted to secure specialized training appropriate to individual needs. The student’s project may concern the Old Testament, New Testament, whole Bible, Dead Sea Scrolls, or Apocrypha and may involve intensive investigation of literature in a field, individualized instruction, or collection and evaluation of data relating to a biblical problem. Availability of the course is dependent upon availability of faculty. Independent study requires a minimum of 35 clock hours of work per semester hour. Prerequisites: BIB 213, NTE 103, and OTE 103. Approval from the Bible & Theology Department Chair is also required.