B.A. in Biblical Studies (Preaching Minor)

The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies provides students with the opportunity to study general education curricula, major in Biblical studies, and become grounded in systematic theology. Students also significantly personalize the program by choosing one or two minors or a second major. For students so inclined, the B.A. program is an excellent preparation for graduate studies.

Curriculum

(applies to requirements for B.A. in Biblical Studies with Minors)

Minimum Degree Requirements (120 Hours)

General Education Core Studies (42 Hours)

  • BIB 105 Hermeneutics
  • ENG 100 Basic English Grammar (No Credit)
  • ENG 101 English Grammar and Composition
  • ENG 201 English Composition
  • GRK 201 Greek I
  • GRK 202 Greek II
  • HEB 301 Hebrew I
  • HEB 302 Hebrew II
  • HUM 402 American Culture
  • HUM 404 Faith and Culture
  • PHI 201 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 102 Dynamics of Marriage and Family
  • SCI 201 Natural Science

One of the following:

  • HUM 101 The Ancient World
  • HUM 201 The Roman World

Bible and Theology Core Studies (30 Hours)

  • NTS 101 New Testament Survey I
  • NTS 201 New Testament Survey II
  • OTS 101 Old Testament Survey I
  • OTS 201 Old Testament Survey II
  • THS 101 Spiritual Foundations
  • THS 201 Church History
  • THS 202 Baptist History and Distinctives
  • THS 203 Systematic Theology I
  • THS 301 Systematic Theology II

One of the following:

  • BIB 101 Bible Introduction
  • NTS 310 New Testament Intensive
  • OTS 310 Old Testament Intensive

Ministry Core Studies (12 Hours)

  • EMS 101 Personal Evangelism
  • EMS 417 Mission Practicum
  • MIN 401 Introduction to Biblical Exposition
  • MIN 402 Sermon Delivery

Applied Core Curriculum

  • AMP 100 Applied Ministry Project (Required Every Semester)

Preaching Minor (15 Hours)

Five of the following:
 
MIN 331 Preaching from the Old Testament
MIN 333 Preaching from the New Testament
MIN 329 Kerygma: Apostolic Preaching in Acts
MIN 426 Topics in Ministry: Preaching Funerals, Weddings, etc.
MIN 435 Evangelistic Preaching

Open Electives (21 Hours)

 

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