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Biblical and Theological Studies, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The curriculum provides important content in biblical studies, theology, Church history, and related disciplines. Majors in Biblical and Theological Studies must complete 12 hours of language studies, including at least two semesters of New Testament Greek.

Student Learning Outcomes for the Biblical and Theological Studies Degree:

Cognitive Outcomes: We would specifically desire that students:

  • Develop the ability to use biblical languages
  • Understand how to use standard theological tools and methods
  • Practice theological reflection
  • Understand the Bible in its literary, historical and theological contexts
  • Understand the scriptural, historical and philosophical foundations of Christian theology
  • Become historically rooted in the great tradition of the Christian faith

Affective Outcomes: We would specifically desire that students:

  • Grow in love for God and his global Church
  • Desire Christ-like formation in all areas of life for the Glory of God
  • Develop concern for biblical justice and embrace the obligation to serve others

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling application deadline

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • New Testament Book Study: The Gospel of John
  • New Testament Book Study: The Synoptic Gospels
  • New Testament Book Study: The Gospel of Luke and The Acts of the Apostles
  • New Testament Book Study: The Pauline Epistles
  • New Testament Book Study: The General Epistles
  • New Testament Book Study: The Book of Revelation
  • Old Testament Book Study: The Pentateuch
  • Old Testament Book Study: Historical Books of the Old Testament
  • Old Testament Book Study: Old Testament Poetry and Wisdom
  • Old Testament Book Study: Prophets

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • 2.5 high school GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • 20 ACT, 1020 SAT or 66 CLT

We do not use a superscore (taking the best scores if students take the ACT or SAT multiple times) for acceptance. However, once accepted, we do use a superscore for academic scholarships.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25750 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    25750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25750 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Arkansas City

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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