The Associate of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies will lay a foundation for Christians to get started on a higher education with a foundation in Science, Church History, English Composition, Algebra, Philosophy and Christian Ethics. They will also learn more about the Bible with in-depth studies of the Gospels, Genesis, Revelation, Daniel, Acts, Romans, and Ephesians.
Upon completion of the course program, the student should have a strong grasp of the general education courses that study science, history, math, and English as well as ten books of the Bible The student will understand the historical context for each Biblical book, the culture of the author lived in, and the meaning of the words that were used. The student will be able to apply the message of each book to their own life, family, church, and community as they go and make disciples of all nations as they enter the workforce or continue on with their higher education.
The Associates of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies is a two year program. A Recommended Course Sequence has been designed, but the students may take the courses in any order.
Students in the following categories are ready to apply for this Associate of Liberal Arts degree:
- Students who have graduated from high school, or earned a G.E.D. (General Education Development) Certificate or High School Proficiency Examination Certificate;
- Home-schooled students who are ready to take college courses;
- Students who have served in the armed forces;
- Students who wish to transfer from another college or university; or even current high school students.
A student will receive an Associates of Arts in Biblical Studies once they have completed the required courses with a GPA above 2.0.
The curriculum consists of 12 elective units and 48 required units. These units feature some of the following:
General Education Requirements
|BIO 102||Science and the Bible||3|
|ENG 101||Grammar & Composition||3|
|HIS 111||Introduction to Church History||3|
|MATH 101||Introduction to Algebra||3|
|PHIL 101||Introduction to Philosophy||3|
|THE 220||Christian Ethics||3|
Bible Course Requirements
|APO 212||Introduction to World Religions||3|
|BIB 203||Introductory Survey of the Gospels||3|
|BIB 204||Introduction to Genesis||3|
|BIB 210||Introduction to Revelation||3|
|BIB 235||Introduction to Daniel||3|
|BIB 271||Introduction to Acts||3|
|BIB 274||Introduction to Romans||3|
|BIB 279||Introduction to Ephesians||3|
|THE 219||Intro to Biblical Interpretation||3|
|THE 303||Introduction to Bibliology||3|