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M.A. in Theological and Biblical Studies (Biblical Studies Track)

The Master of Arts in Theological and Biblical Studies is an academic degree providing the student who has biblical, theological, and philosophical training on the baccalaureate level the opportunity to pursue scholarly study in the field of Theology. M.A. tracks in biblical and theological studies are designed to better equip students for ministry in the church, other institutional settings, an M.Div program with advanced standing, or doctoral studies.

CURRICULUM

Minimum Degree Requirements (36 Hours)

PREREQUISITES (39 Hours)*

EMS 101 Personal Evangelism
GRK 201 Greek I
GRK 202 Greek II
HEB 301 Hebrew I
HEB 302 Hebrew II
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 203 Systematic Theology I
THS 301 Systematic Theology II
THS 201 Church History
THS 202 Baptist History and Distinctives

CORE CURRICULUM (12 Hours)

BIB 505 Biblical Hermeneutics
GRK 620 Greek Exegetical Syntax I
HEB 620 Hebrew Exegetical Method I
PHI 502 Philosophy of Religion

BIBLICAL THEOLOGY STUDIES (3 Hours)

One of the following:

NTS 602 New Testament Theology
OTS 602 Old Testament Theology

RESEARCH STUDIES (6 Hours)

RES 602 Thesis Seminar
RES 603 M.A. Thesis

OR

___ ___ Open Elective Studies
___ ___ Open Elective Studies

APPLIED STUDIES

AMP 500 Applied Ministry Project (No Credit - Required Every Semester)
RES 601 Library Research Seminar (Required Seminar)

BIBLICAL STUDIES TRACK (15 Hours)

Five of the following:

GRK 610 Greek Reading
GRK 630 Greek Exegetical Syntax II
HEB 610 Hebrew Reading
HEB 630 Hebrew Exegetical Method II
MIN 631 Preaching from the Old Testament
MIN 633 Preaching from the New Testament
NTS 510 New Testament Intensive*
NTS 715 Topics in New Testament
OTS 510 Old Testament Intensive*
OTS 715 Topics in Old Testament

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*Students needing to complete these prerequisites may do so at the undergraduate or graduate level.

 

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