Oct 21, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Biblical Studies, B.A.


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This major focuses upon providing skills for biblical interpretation and study. In addition to a foundation of spiritual formation and theology, nearly two thirds of this major is the study of the Scriptures.

BELL Core Requirements: 53 Hours (minimum)


Prerequisites for Religion Major: 6 Hours


Students who choose a religion minor must substitute required courses in their minor with a course from the same subject area. In other words, a single course may not count for both major and minor requirements.

Major Requirements: 30 Hours


Area Emphasis: 21 Hours


  • REL 2360 Hermeneutics 3 Hours
  • Religion and Society Course 3 Hours
  • Theological / Historical Studies Course 3 Hours
  • Biblical Studies Elective in OT 3 Hours
  • Biblical Studies Elective in OT 3 Hours
  • Biblical Studies Elective in NT 3 Hours
  • Biblical Studies Elective in NT 3 Hours

Minor Requirements: 18 Hours


General Electives: 21 Hours (minimum)


Total Required for the Program: 128 Hours


2 REL 2350 Christian Doctrine  is a prerequisite for the following: REL 2410 Spiritual Formation ; REL 2510 Christian Ethics ; all courses in Religion and Society division, in the Theological and Historical Division, and Biblical Studies Division.

3 Students take REL 4015  in the fall semester before the anticipated date of graduation.

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