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Bachelor of Science Degree in Biblical Studies with Pre-Seminary Minor

Purpose

The Pre-Seminary minor is designed to provide a solid biblical and theological foundation for those students intending to pursue graduate study at a seminary. 


 

Program Goals

  1. Categorize the literary forms of biblical books.
  2. Know foundational principles of inductive Bible interpretation.
  3. Defend biblically one’s position on major biblical interpretive issues.
  4. Understand a variety of literary devices and genres.
  5. Recognize the development of Systematic Theology through history.
  6. Evaluate the methods used in higher criticism.
  7. Learn skills useful for Christian ministry.
  8. Apply principles of Christian ministry in a variety of settings.

Suggested Sequence

Curriculum (Suggested for Full-time Students)

Year 1

  • MSMN 1301 Bible Study Methods
  • HIST 2321 Western Civilization 1
  • ENGL 1301 English Composition 1
  • COSC 1317 Basic Computer Science
  • BIBL 1311 Pentateuch
  • ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech
  • ENGL 1302 English Composition 2
  • THEO 1311 Introduction to Theological Method
  • MCSP 2011 Christian Service Learning Program
  • THEO 1312 God, Christ and Holy Spirit
  • BIBL 1312 Historical Literature
  • ENGL 2312 Research and Writing
  • HIST 1322 Western Civilization 2

Year 2

  • THEO 1313 Man, Sin and Salvation
  • BIBL 1321 Gospels
  • GREE 2311 Greek 1
  • BIBL 1213 Wisdom Literature

 

  • MSMN 1302 Principles of Biblical Teaching
  • GREE 2312 Greek 2
  • THEO 1314 Angels, Church and Prophecy
  • BIBL 1322 Acts and Pauline Epistles
  • MSMN 1103 Principles of Biblical Teaching Lab
  • MCSP 2011 Christian Service Learning Program
  • BIBL 1323 General Epistles and Revelation
  • MATH 1322 Mathematical Principles
  • Elective

Year 3

  • MSBC 3301 Introduction to Biblical Counseling
  • MSMN 2301 Missions, Evangelism and Discipleship
  • GREE 3311 Greek 3 Advanced Grammar
  • BIBL 1414 Prophets
  • ENGL 2332 Literary Tradition
  • HIST 2323 or 2324 Church History
  • GREE 3312 Greek 4 Syntax and Word Studies
  • BIBL 4311 Old Testament Introduction
  • BIBL 3321 New Testament Introduction
  • BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology
  • GOVT 2301 Principles of American Politics
  • MCSP 2011 Christian Service Learning Program
  • Upper Level Bible/Theology Elective

 

Year 4

  • LSOL 3301 Intro To Christian Leadership
  • THEO 3211 History of Doctrine
  • MSMN 2302 Spiritual Life
  • PHIL 2304  Worldview
  • PHIL 3305 Christian Ethics
  • BIBL 4331 Advanced Hermeneutics
  • THEO 4312 Dispensationalism
  • Elective