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BACHELORS DEGREE | BIBLE

Degree Overview

The in-depth academic study of God’s Word proves valuable to any Christian who wants to know more about the Bible or one who seeks a future in ministry. The Bachelor of Science in Bible equips students with a broad knowledge of the Bible, Christian applications, and specific tools for digging deeply into God’s Word. This major is offered completely online and allows adult learners the flexibility of completing the program away from campus.

 

Program Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate mastery of the message of the Bible by explaining connections between individual elements, their context, and the cohesive whole.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to explain the Baptist distinctives in the context of Baptist history.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to articulate biblical doctrine in a systematic fashion.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate biblical truth effectively.

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Suggested Course Schedule

1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year 1st Year

Semester 1

  • Old Testament Survey (3)
  • Bible, Church Ministries Elective (3)
  • English Composition 1 (3)
  • Fund. of Public Speaking (2)
  • The Modern World (3)
  • Math or Science Elective (3)

Total Credits: 17

Semester 2

  • New Testament Survey (3)
  • Bible, Church Ministries Elective (3)
  • Open Elective (3)
  • English Composition 2 (3)
  • Music Elective (2)
  • Math or Science Elective (3)

Total Credits: 17

2nd Year

Semester 1

  • Christian Life, Leadership, and Evangelism (3)
  • Bible, Church Ministries Elective (3)
  • Modern Creationary Thought (3)
  • Concentration or Minor (3)
  • Open Elective (3)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2

  • Baptist Heritage (3)
  • Bible, Church Ministries Elective (3)
  • Concentration or Minor (3)
  • Open Elective (4)
  • American Studies Elective (3)

Total Credits: 16

3rd Year

Semester 1

  • Bible Doctrine 1 (3)
  • Bible, Church Ministries Elective (3)
  • Humanities Elective (3)
  • Concentration or Minor (3)
  • Open Elective (3)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2

  • Bible Doctrine 2 (3)
  • Bible, Church Ministries Elective (3)
  • Concentration or Minor (3)
  • Open Electives (4)
  • Literature Elective (3)

Total Credits: 16

4th Year

Semester 1

  • Bible Elective (3)
  • Bible, Church Ministries Elective (3)
  • Humanities Elective (3)
  • Concentration or Minor (3)
  • Introduction to Philosophy (2)
  • Open Electives (2)

Total Credits: 16

Semester 2

  • Bible Elective (3)
  • Bible, Church Ministries Elective (3)
  • Fundamentalism (3)
  • Concentration or Minor (3)
  • Ethics (2)
  • Apologetics (2)

Total Credits: 16

Related Majors

Related Minors

  • Ancient Languages
  • Cross Cultural Studies
  • Greek

 

Potential Career Fields*

  • Assistant Pastor
  • Youth Pastor
  • Biblical Counselor
  • Missionary
  • Sunday School teacher
  • Jr. Church teacher
  • Christian camp staff

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees, specialized training, or additional certification and licenses.

MBU Program Faculty

Meet some of the people in who lead this program

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David Saxon

College of Bible and Church Ministries | Professor

CredentialsPhD Church History, Bob Jones UniversityMA Church History, Bob Jones UniversityBS Mathematics, Bob Jones University

Meyer_Bruce_Faculty

Bruce Meyer

College of Bible and Church Ministries | Professor

CredentialsDMin, Calvary Baptist Theological SeminaryMDiv, Calvary Baptist Theological SeminaryMA Bible, Bob Jones UniversityBA Bible, Bob Jones University 

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Bryan Brock

College of Bible and Church Ministries | Associate Professor

CredentialsDMin, The Master’s SeminaryMDiv, Detroit Baptist Theological SeminaryBA Biblical Studies, Maranatha Baptist University

Marriott_S_Martin_President

Marty S. Marriott

College of Bible and Church Ministries | President

CredentialsDD, Maranatha Baptist UniversityMDiv, Temple Baptist Theological SeminaryMA Biblical Studies and Languages, Maranatha Baptist UniversityBS Business Management, Liberty UniversityBA Pastoral Studies, Maranatha Baptist University

 

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