Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies

Learn from faculty members who have advanced their theological discipline and bring real world pastoral experience into the classroom. Be equipped for ministry and the Christian life while gaining experience in preaching, bible study, pastoral leadership, and evangelism.

Course

Credits

General Studies

36

EN 101 English Composition I 3
EN 102 English Composition II 3
HS 105 Ancient Near Eastern History 3
HU 421 Great Books Seminar I 3
HU 422 Great Books Seminar II 3
MA — Math Elective 3
PH 103 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PH 108 Worldview Analysis 3
PH 311 Introduction to Ethics 3
PH 321 Religion in the Public Square 3
PS 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
PS 221 Marriage and the Family 3

Ministry Studies

21

CN 101 Introduction to Biblical Counseling 3
MS 101 Introduction to Christian Missions 3
MS 105 Personal Evangelism 3
PR 205 Preaching I (Men) or 3
SP 105 Introduction to Public Speaking (Women)
PR 206 Preaching II (Men) or 3
SP 106 Advanced Public Speaking (Women)
PW 315 Pastoral Ministry and Leadership (Men) or 3
WS 211 The Role of Women in Ministry (Women)
Restricted Electives
Choose one: CE 111, MS 211, MS 221, MU 181, YM 101
3

Biblical and Theological Studies

60

BL 101 Old Testament Survey I 3
BL 102 Old Testament Survey II 3
BL 111 Hermeneutics 3
BL 151 New Testament Survey I 3
BL 152 New Testament Survey II 3
BL 342 History of the Bible 3
HS 201 Church History I 3
HS 202 Church History II 3
HS 305 Baptist History 3
LN 231 Greek I 3
LN 232 Greek II 3
LN 321 Hebrew I 3
LN 322 Hebrew II 3
TH 211 Christian Theology I 3
TH 212 Christian Theology II 3
TH 311 Christian Theology III 3
Restricted Electives
• Must be Bible, theology, philosophy or church history courses, with a minimum of 6 hours in Bible.
• Bible courses must include at least one OT and one NT elective.
• A minimum of 6 hours must be 300-400 level courses.
12

General Electives

12

Total Degree Hours

129

Prerequisite: CP 100. Students needing this course should register for it during their first semester of study. All course work is completed online through Moodle. There is no charge for this course.

Learning Outcomes

1. Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.

2. Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.

3. Students will be able to preach and/or teach Scripture clearly and passionately so as to engage the mind and move the heart.




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