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Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Ministries

This program is offered at the Memphis campus.

Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies is an in depth study and application of the Bible.  Professors seek to establish students’ understanding of the Bible and move them from learning to doing.  Early in the curriculum students are given the necessary background and skills to interpret the Bible as the inspired, infallible Word of God.  

Students will explore the most current research and discover today’s most relevant information about the Bible. Professors encourage students to investigate the Biblical text for themselves as the source of their doctrine and guide for life.

A degree in biblical studies is designed in the Christian liberal arts tradition giving students a broader range of study and career possibilities.  Students who earn this Bible degree can go into ministry positions that includes pastoring, working with youth or children, counselors, therapists, teachers or missionaries. Belhaven also offers an Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies as well as a Certificate in Biblical Studies.

Student pursuing this degree are eligible for a tuition discount.

Curriculum Summary

Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Ministries Curriculum Summary
Course # Course Name Credits Weeks
BIB302 Biblical Interpretation 3 5
BIB310 Life and Teachings of Jesus 3 5
BIB315 Pentateuch & Old Testament Historical books 3 6
BIB360 Foundations of Christian Social Responsibility 3 5
BIB311 Acts and Paul 3 5
BIB316 Old Testament Poetic Books 3 5
BIB415 Urban Ministry 3 5
BIB318 General Epistles 3 5
BIB308 Old Testament Prophetic Books & Revelation 3 6
BIB331A Christian Doctrine A 2 5
BIB331B Christine Doctrine B 2 5
SOC 202 The Family 3 5
BIB340 Introduction to Counseling Theory & Techniques 3 5
BIB351 The Church and Community Development 3 5
BIB412 Evangelism and Disciple Building 3 5
BIB441 Pastoral Internship (1 credit each for 3 sem.) 3 *
WVC401 Kingdom Life: Family and Workplace 3 5
  Major Total 49 82
  General Education 49  
  Electives 26  
  Total 124  
 

Course Descriptions

See University Catalogue for course descriptions.

Admission Information

As you apply for admission to Belhaven University, you can use this checklist to assist you in the process. Each item required is necessary to apply, be accepted and register at the college. If you have any questions about admission, contact memphis@belhaven.edu.

1.  COMPLETE the APPLICATION for ADMISSION

2.  REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS

3.  TRANSFERRING CREDITS - Transferability of credit notice.

4.  SUBMIT TEST SCORES