Biblical Studies

Students in the Biblical Studies major are equipped with knowledge, skill, and character pertinent to detailed knowledge of Old and New Testament literature, with advanced skills in personal and practical application of biblical principles, and with fundamental skills in research, writing and presentation of material appropriate to student’s professional goals. Students in the Biblical Studies major will gain a basic understanding of biblical literature beyond the general knowledge provided by the required core classes, learn to apply course material to the formation of Christian beliefs and values, and learn to analyze and critically evaluate ideas and arguments relevant to the major and advanced biblical knowledge.

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Minors

  • Bible Languages
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • New Testament
  • Old Testament
  • Religion

Program Layout

The Biblical Studies major is a 126 hour program that includes 69 hours of general education courses (including 30 hours of Bible & Theology), 18 hours of open electives, and 39 hours in Biblical Studies-specific courses. Classes include Daniel & Revelation, Acts, Psalms & Proverbs, Critical Issues in Theology, and Apologetics.