Biblical Studies Core

Students pursuing a Bachelor degree must complete the 24-hour Biblical Studies Core:

Biblical Studies Core Objectives
After completing the Biblical Studies Core, students should be able to

  1. Comprehend a basic understanding of Bible knowledge and Christian doctrine, including an understanding of man’s origin, purpose, and destiny from a biblical perspective.
  2. Develop proficiency in biblical studies methodology in biblical interpretation, and in appropriate application to the issues of life.
  3. Recognize the Bible as the foundational resource for developing a personal set of values through the integration of biblical truth into life.
  4. Develop a close relationship with God through a greater knowledge and application of His written Word.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to communicate the Gospel clearly and credibly.
  6. Know and value the heritage, history, and distinctiveness of the Fundamental Baptist movement.
  7. Be able to articulate a biblical worldview that will tie all fields of study to the Scriptures and to the God of the Scriptures.

Some majors have more specific Biblical Studies course requirements.

Biblical Studies Core (24 Credits)Credits
Requirements (18 Credits)
BIBI 111Old Testament Survey3
BIBI 112New Testament Survey3
BIBC 221Baptist Heritage3
BIBC 230Christian Life, Leadership, and Evangelism3
BIBI 315Bible Doctrine 13
BIBI 316Bible Doctrine 23
Bible Course Electives (4-6 Credits)
BIBI 216Hebrew History3
BIBI 221Genesis3
BIBI 330Proverbs and Ecclesiastes3
BIBI 338Matthew3
BIBI 341Luke3
BIBI 345Gospel of John3
BIBI 351Acts3
BIBI 358Romans3
BIBI 3611 and 2 Corinthians3
BIBI 371Galatians3
BIBI 384James & 1 Peter3
BIBI 386Johannine Epistles3
BIBI 390Daniel & Revelation3
BIBI 396Pauline Epistles3
Bible Application Electives (0-2 Credits)
BIBC 233Modern Creationary Thought3
BICO 241Introduction to Biblical Counseling3
BIPA 472Fundamentalism3