CBSHouston

B.S. Major Biblical Studies, Minor Biblical Preaching

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – FOUR YEAR DEGREE PROGRAM

MAJOR: BIBLICAL STUDIES

Minor: Biblical Preaching 

GENERAL STUDIES

HRS

ADDITIONAL COURSES

HRS

ENGLISH 9 hours

 

BIBLE 21 hours

 

ENGL 1301 English Composition 1

3

BIBL 1311 Pentateuch

3

ENGL 1302 English Composition 2

3

BIBL 1312 Historical Literature

3

ENGL 2312 Research and Writing

3

BIBL 1213 Wisdom Literature

2

College Preparedness 3 hours

 

BIBL 1414 Prophets

4

GNED 1301 Steward Your College Experience

3

BIBL 1321 Gospels

3

SOCIAL SCIENCES 3 hours

 

BIBL 1322 Acts and Pauline Epistles

3

HIST 2321 Western Civilization 1OR

HIST 2322 Western Civilization 2

3

BIBL 1323 General Epistles and Revelation

3

THEOLOGY 12 hours

 

NATURAL SCIENCE/COMPUTER 6 hours

 

THEO 1311 Introduction to Theological Method

3

BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology1

3

THEO 1312 God, Christ, and Holy Spirit

3

COSC 1317 Introduction to Computing

3

THEO 1313 Man, Sin, and Salvation

3

FINE ARTS/HUMANITIES 9 hours

 

THEO 1314 Angels, Church, and Prophecy

3

ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech2

3

MINISTRY SKILLS 9 hours

 

PHIL 2304 Introduction to Philosophy

3

MSMN 1301 Bible Study Methods

3

PHIL 3305 Christian Ethics

3

MSMN 1302 Principles of Biblical Teaching

3

CHRISTIAN SERVICE 2 units

 

MSMN 2302 Foundations of Spiritual Life

3

MCSP 2011 Christian Service, 1

1u

GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVES 12 hours

 

MCSP 2011 Christian Service, 2

1u

General Education Electives

12

SPIRITUAL FORMATION 2 units

 

FREE ELECTIVES 6 hours

 

MSSF 3011 Spiritual Formation, 1

1u

Free Electives

6

MSSF 3012 Spiritual Formation, 2

1u

 

 

 

MAJOR COURSES 30 hours

 

LEADERSHIP AND COUNSELING COURSES 6 hours

 

LSOL 3301 Introduction to Christian Leadership

3

MSBC 3313 Introduction to Biblical Framework Counseling

3

BIBLE AND THEOLOGY 6 hours

 

BIBL 4331 Advanced Hermeneutics

3

THEO 3341 Apologetics

3

PASTORAL MINISTRIES - MINOR COURSES 18 hours

 

MSPM 3300 Introduction to Expository Preaching: Epistolary Literature

3

Upper Level Preaching Electives

15

1 ASTR 2301 Astronomy may substitute for BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology

2 MSPM 3300 Introduction to Expository Preaching: Epistolary Literature or MSMN 1303 Principles of Biblical Teaching Lab may substitute for ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech. Students declaring the Biblical Preaching minor, who substitute MSPM 3300 Introduction to Expository Preaching: Epistolary Literature for ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech will complete 18 additional hours of preaching courses to satisfy their Biblical Preaching minor requirements. Alternatively, students declaring the Biblical Preaching minor who do not substitute MSPM 3300 Introduction to Expository Preaching: Epistolary Literature for ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech will complete MSPM 3300 Introduction to Expository Preaching: Epistolary Literature and 15 additional hours of preaching courses to satisfy their Biblical Preaching minor requirements.

Minor: Biblical Preaching

Purpose: The purpose of the Biblical Preaching minor is to equip students with the core competencies central to developing and delivering sermons that are Bible-centered, clear, interesting, relevant and life-changing. It is comprised of 18 hours of required and elective preaching courses.

Students learn to develop messages from multiple emphases and genres of biblical literature and to deliver them using a variety of homiletical expressions to the greater glory of God.

Suggested Sequence

Year

Fall

Spring

Summer

1

MSMN 1301 Bible Study Methods

GNED 1301 Stewarding Your College Experience

ENGL 1301 English Composition 1

COSC 1317 Introduction to Computing

BIBL 1311 Pentateuch

BIBL 1321 Gospels

ENGL 1302 English Composition 2

THEO 1311 Introduction to Theological Method

THEO 1312 God, Christ, and Holy Spirit

BIBL 1312 Historical Literature

ENGL 2312 Research and Writing

MSSF 3011 Spiritual Formation

2

THEO 1313 Man, Sin, and Salvation

ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech

BIBL 1213 Wisdom Literature

General Education Elective

MSMN 1302 Principles of Biblical Teaching

THEO 1314 Angels, Church, and Prophecy

BIBL 1322 Acts and Pauline Epistles

General Education Elective

BIBL 1323 General Epistles and Revelation

BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology

HIST 1322 Western Civilization 1 or 2

MCSP 2011 Christian Service Learning Program

3

MSBC 3313 Introduction to Biblical Framework Counseling

MSMN 2302 Foundations of Spiritual Life

BIBL 1414 Prophets

General Education Elective

THEO 3341 Apologetics

MSPM 3300 Introduction to Expository Preaching: Epistolary Literature

LSOL 3301 Introduction to Christian Leadership

General Education Elective

Upper Level Preaching Elective

BIBL 4331 Advanced Hermeneutics

Upper Level Preaching Elective

MCSP 2011 Christian Service Learning Program

4

PHIL 2304 Introduction to Philosophy

Upper Level Preaching Elective

Upper Level Preaching Elective

Free Elective

PHIL 3305 Christian Ethics

Upper Level Preaching Elective

MSSF 3012 Spiritual Formation

Free Elective