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Bible Certificate

Pursue your calling in ministry

The Bible Certificate provides a basic biblical foundation needed for service in church leadership roles. It is designed for those who want to increase their biblical knowledge and literacy to prepare them for service in faith-based organizations (churches, Christian non-profits).

Courses:

  1. Old Testament Literature
  2. New Testament Literature
  3. Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
  4. Old and New Testament Book Studies

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will understand the books, genres, and themes, as well as the background and analytical information of both the Old and New Testament.
  2. Students will understand the basic skills needed to both comprehend and teach from the biblical text.
  3. Students will examine individual select books from both the Old and New Testaments and apply learning as it relates to biblical interpretation.

Courses:

Old Testament

BIBA 115 Old Testament Literature (3) An introductory analytical survey of the Old Testament in its historical-cultural and literary context. BIBL 111 must be taken prior to or concurrently with BIBL 115.

 

New Testament

BIBA 116 New Testament Literature (3) An introductory analytical survey of the New Testament in its historical-cultural and literary context. BIBL 111 must be taken prior to or concurrently with BIBL 116.

 

Intro to Biblical Interpretation

BIBA 337: Intro to Biblical Interpretation (3 cr.) Examines study and application of biblical interpretation.

 

Bible Book Study – choose one

BIBA 360-369. Old Testament Book Studies (3 cr.) Explores selected and concentrated studies in Old Testament books or problems, including readings surveying the entire Old Testament. Includes a unit on procedures for interpreting the Bible. The department reserves the right to select the specific book study to be offered.

BIBA 370-379: New Testament Book Studies (3 cr.) Explores selected and concentrated studies in New Testament books or problems, including readings surveying the entire New Testament. Includes a unit on procedures for interpreting the Bible. The department reserves the right to select the specific book study to be offered.

Format

Five week accelerated course format

12 credit hour program

Cost

$65 per credit hour
$780 certificate total

All ministry certificates can be completed individually or stacked with credits applied toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Church Ministries.