Feb 22, 2020  
Traditional Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Traditional Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 ARCHIVED CATALOG


Biblical and Theological Studies, B.A.



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The major in Biblical and Theological Studies is designed to equip those who are planning to enter directly into ministry or further their studies in seminary or graduate school. The curriculum provides important content in biblical studies, theology, Church history, and related disciplines. Majors in Biblical and Theological Studies must complete 12 hours of language studies, including at least two semesters of New Testament Greek.

Student Learning Outcomes for the Biblical and Theological Studies Degree:

Cognitive Outcomes: We would specifically desire that students:

  1. Develop the ability to use biblical languages
  2. Understand how to use standard theological tools and methods
  3. Practice theological reflection
  4. Understand the Bible in its literary, historical and theological contexts
  5. Understand the scriptural, historical and philosophical foundations of Christian theology
  6. Become historically rooted in the great tradition of the Christian faith

Affective Outcomes: We would specifically desire that students:

  1. Grow in love for God and his global Church
  2. Desire Christ-like formation in all areas of life for the Glory of God
  3. Develop concern for biblical justice and embrace the obligation to serve others

Vocational Outcomes: We would specifically desire that students:

  1. Read biblical and theological texts critically and thoughtfully
  2. Teach the broad contours of both biblical content and historical theology
  3. Develop the skills needed in seminary or graduate school
  4. Serve in a local church, ministry or other organization
  5. Communicate biblical and theological ideas in culturally relevant ways

Vocational Outcomes: We would specifically desire that students:

  1. Read biblical and theological texts critically and thoughtfully
  2. Teach the broad contours of both biblical content and historical theology
  3. Develop the skills needed in seminary or graduate school
  4. Serve in a local church, ministry or other organization
  5. Communicate biblical and theological ideas in culturally relevant ways

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with major in Biblical and Theological Studies

University Core Curriculum - 55 hours


 

Select one of the following options:


Option C:


  • Six hours of LS-1000, LS-2000 level courses in one of Latin, French, or German

Minor field or electives as necessary to complete minimum total hours


Minimum total semester hours 124


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