Master of Arts (M.A.) in Biblical Studies
Degree Prerequisite: Student should have completed 6 credits of Biblical Languages before admittance into this program.
Upon completion of the Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, the graduate should be able to:
1. Interpret and analyze the history, content, and background of the Bible;
2. Evaluate Christian doctrine and theology and articulate their ethical and theological system(s);
3. Design and defend scholarly research papers;
4. Apply Biblical hermeneutics to an advanced exegetical research project/thesis; and
5. Demonstrate the importance of the Biblical worldview in Biblical Studies.
|NTS||501||New Testament Literature||3 Credits|
|THE||561||Systematic Theology I||3 Credits|
|THE||562||Systematic Theology II||3 Credits|
|OTS||501||Old Testament Literature||3 Credits|
|THE||661||Biblical Hermeneutics||3 Credits|
|THE||571||Christian Apologetics||3 Credits|
|CED||612||Writing Research Papers Across the Curriculum||3 Credits|
|THE||511||New Testament Theology||3 Credits|
|HIS||502||Church History I||3 Credits|
|THE||670||Graduate Research||3 Credits|
|THE||680||Thesis 6 Credits|
Total: 36 Credits
This program is designed to provide the student with an in-depth study of the Scriptures on a graduate level. Hermeneutical principles and theological studies will be taught and then applied to study of the Scriptures. This program consists of thirty-six credit hours of classroom, specific and/or independent studies. Pre-requisite: one year of language or one year of language will be added to the program.