Associate of Arts – Biblical Studies

The Associate of Arts degree with a major in Biblical Studies is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of the Bible and its interpretation as preparation for further training for vocational ministry.

Associate of Arts – Biblical Studies Outcomes
Students completing the Associate of Arts – Biblical Studies major will be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the Old and New Testaments
  2. Interpret Scripture according to basic hermeneutical principles
  3. Formulate theological beliefs based upon biblical and historical perspectives
  4. Demonstrate basic skills in communicating biblical truth.


General Education (42 hours)

  • BN170 Introduction to Business & Finance
  • CM110 Introduction to Public Speaking
  • GE101 English Composition I
  • GE102 English Composition II
  • GE135 Quantitative Reasoning
  • GE185 Introduction to Physical Science
  • GE240 Survey of World Literature
  • GS101 Foundations for Kingdom Success
  • HM300 Introduction to Philosophy
  • HM344 Christianity & the Arts
  • HS210 or HS211 American History I or II
  • HT200 Introduction to Ethics
  • HT411 World Religions
  • PY100 Introduction to Psychology

Abbreviated Biblical Core (18 Hours)

  • BS115 Old Testament Survey I
  • BS116 Old Testament Survey II
  • BS117 New Testament Survey I
  • BS118 New Testament Survey II
  • HT450 The Church
  • MS201 Global Missions

Total Credit Hours: 60 Hours