Minor in Biblical Studies
The Biblical Studies minor is an excellent complement to any academic major. All undergraduates complete 15 hours in Bible and Theology as part of their Frameworks general education requirement. By adding only two additional courses, you will complete the Biblical Studies minor. These two additional credits include a course that introduces students to study in the field of Bible and Theology and an elective course from any offered by the Department of Theology.
The Biblical Studies minor is intended to provide a grounding in Bible and Theology for students majoring in another field. Using a variety of learning methods, instructors introduce the material of the Old and New Testaments and help students begin the adventure of theological treatment of these inspired writings. One course is specifically designed to equip the student for study in the area of Bible and Theology. Study in the Scriptures is pursued in a course focused on a particular book of the Bible and in an elective course that provides advanced study of an area in Bible or Theology.
Program Plan (pdf)
|Want to see exactly what classes you will take? The Program Plan (sometimes called a degree sheet) includes all specific requirements - including University proficiencies, Frameworks courses and degree requirements.|
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|Global Connections||An intercultural studies course focused on equipping students to experience, reflect on and evaluate cultures other than their own. The course helps students visit and learn from another culture, learn the characteristics of cross-cultural communication and make meaning for their lives out of immersion in another culture.|
|Essential Christianity||An introduction to some of the central concerns of the Christian life with emphasis on three main areas: 1) spiritual growth, 2) the integration of faith and learning as a way of developing a Christian worldview, and 3) response to God's call.|
|New Testament Literature||An introductory analytical study of the literature of the New Testament in its historical-cultural context.|
|The Gospel of Mark (or another biblical book)||An analytical study of the Gospel of Mark (or another biblical book) in its historical and cultural contexts.|
|Hermeneutics||An intensive study and application of biblical interpretation.|
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NOTE: A minor is a secondary field of interest that is meant to complement your academic major. While your major is chosen for your intended career choice, your minor may be something you pursue for your personal interest or to augment your major.
No special requirements for this program.
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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