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Biblical and Theological Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, IL,
Biblical and Theological Studies stands at the very center of the Christian tradition. Wheaton College Illinois's mission is to cultivate Christians who are biblically rooted and theologically formed through a focus on interpretation, application, and research tools and resources. 

About

Students gain a unique appreciation for the depth and breadth of our shared Christian heritage by studying under faculty who are accomplished scholar-teachers from a broad range of evangelical denominations.

At this Biblical and Theological Studies program from Wheaton College Ilinois, you will gain the academic skills necessary for advanced study and service in the church and society through formation in three interrelated areas: biblical and theological knowledge; academic skills and critical reflection; and Christian life and service. Our undergraduate and graduate faculty are committed to stimulating learning that bears fruit in lives of faithful thinking and witness for Christ and His kingdom.

What you will learn

  • The program provides training in both biblical and theological studies by taking courses in biblical studies, systematic and historical theology, hermeneutics and ethics, preparing you to interpret the biblical text faithfully and to live faithfully into God's calling.
  • Through the program, you’ll be trained to study the Bible within its long-term geographic, historical, cultural and social dynamic.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Old Testament Literature and Interpretation
  • New Testament Literature and Interpretation
  • Old Testament Literature in Three Traditions
  • Archaeology of Biblical Lands
  • Old Testament in the Holy Lands

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    95

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    587

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • A minimum of 18 units should be earned in high school. (A unit is one full year of a subject.) Only courses taken in grades 9-12 are counted. An applicant should plan to complete at least 14 units by the end of his/her junior year.
  • Of the 18 units, 15 must be earned in the academic areas of English, mathematics, science, social studies, and foreign language. Applicants are expected to have completed at least two years of one foreign language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Wheaton

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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