Dec 05, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

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: 52 Hours (minimum)


Religion Major Tool Courses: 6 Hours


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

Major Requirements: 36 Hours


Religion Core: 15-18 Hours


World Religions (choose one course)


(Some of the listed World Religion courses can count as Religion BELL Core requirement: See Advisor)

Area Emphasis: 21 Hours


Biblical Studies Elective in OT: 6 Hours


Select 2 from the following:

Biblical Studies Elective in NT: 6 Hours


Select 2 from the following:

Minor Requirements: 18 Hours


General Electives: 16 Hours (minimum)


Total Required for the Program: 128 Hours


1 College of Theology and Christian Ministry majors fulfill the Religion BELLCore requirement by completing REL 1020    Introduction to the Old Testament and any 3000 Path B Religion BELLCore class.

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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