Courses

 REQUIRED COURSES FOR THE DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIBLICAL STUDIES WITH OLD TESTAMENT CONCENTRATION

The Course Requirements of 60 semester credit hours for the degree program Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies – Old Testament consists of program specific courses (30 semester hours), Old Testament textual courses (12 semester hours), New Testament textual courses (6 semester hours), a Qualifying Examination (0 semester hours), and Dissertation courses (12 semester hours).

Required Courses for the Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies – Old Testament Sem.Hrs.
Research and Foundation Studies Courses  

FD 9300 Research in Biblical Doctrine
FD 9305 Research Analysis of the Origin and History of the Bible
FD 9310 Historical and Archaeological Research of the New Testament
FD 9312 Research Methods of Old Testament Criticism
FD 9318 Research Methods of New Testament Criticism
FD 9350 Historical and Archaeological Research of the Old Testament
FD 9353 Biblical Etymology and Exegesis
TH 9309 Research in New Testament Theology
TH 9315 Biblical Ethics
TH 9318 Research in Old Testament Theology

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Total Required Hours for Doctoral Degree 30
   
Old Testament Concentration for the Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies – Old Testament  

Select four courses from the following:

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OT 9302 Old Testament Text – The Pentateuch
OT 9312 Old Testament Text – Joshua and Judges
OT 9316 Old Testament Text – I & II Samuel
OT 9318 Old Testament Text – I & II Kings
OT 9320 Guided Research in the Old Testament (by permission only)
OT 9322 Old Testament Text – Ezra and Nehemiah
OT 9330 Old Testament Text – The Book of Psalms
OT 9332 Old Testament Text – Wisdom Literature
OT 9340 Old Testament Text – Isaiah
OT 9342 Old Testament Text – Jeremiah
OT 9344 Old Testament Text – Ezekiel
OT 9346 Old Testament Text – Daniel
OT 9350 Old Testament Text – Hosea and Amos
OT 9360 Old Testament Text – Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi

 
Total Old Testament Concentration Hours for Doctoral Degree 12
   
New Testament Electives for the Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies – Old Testament  
Select two courses from the following: 6

NT 9311 New Testament Text – The Synoptic Gospels
NT 9314 New Testament Text – The Gospel of Luke
NT 9315 New Testament Text – The Gospel of John
NT 9320 New Testament Text – Acts of the Apostles
NT 9321 New Testament Text – Romans and Galatians
NT 9322 New Testament Text – I Corinthians
NT 9325 New Testament Text – Ephesians and Colossians, Philippians and Philemon
NT 9328 New Testament Text – I & II Timothy and Titus
NT 9331 New Testament Text – Hebrews
NT 9332 New Testament Text – General Epistles
NT 9341 New Testament Text – Revelation
NT 9351 New Testament Text – Guided Research in the New Testament (by permission only)

 
Total New Testament Elective Hours for Doctoral Degree 6
   
Qualifying Examination for the Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies – Old Testament  
FD 9051 Qualifying Examination for Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies 0
Total Qualifying Examination Hours for Doctoral Degree 0
   
Research Dissertation Modules for the Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies – Old Testament  

RB 9391 Research Dissertation in Biblical Studies Module I
RB 9392 Research Dissertation in Biblical Studies Module II
RB 9393 Research Dissertation in Biblical Studies Module III
RB 9394 Research Dissertation in Biblical Studies Module IV

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Total Research Dissertation Module Hours for Doctoral Degree 12
**Total Hours for Doctoral Degree 60

 

REQUIRED COURSES FOR THE DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIBLICAL STUDIES WITH NEW TESTAMENT CONCENTRATION

The Course Requirements of 60 semester credit hours for the degree program Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies – New Testament consists of program specific courses (30 semester hours), New Testament textual courses (12 semester hours), Old Testament textual courses (6 semester hours), a Qualifying Examination (0 semester hours), and Dissertation courses (12 semester hours).

Required Courses for the Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies – New Testament Sem.Hrs.

FD 9300 Research in Biblical Doctrine
FD 9305 Research Analysis of the Origin and History of the Bible
FD 9310 Historical and Archaeological Research of the New Testament
FD 9312 Research Methods of Old Testament Criticism
FD 9318 Research Methods of New Testament Criticism
FD 9350 Historical and Archaeological Research of the Old Testament
FD 9353 Biblical Etymology and Exegesis
TH 9309 Research in New Testament Theology
TH 9315 Biblical Ethics
TH 9318 Research in Old Testament Theology

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Total Required Hours for Doctoral Degree 30
   
New Testament Concentration for the Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies – New Testament  

Select four courses from the following:

12

NT 9311 New Testament Text – The Synoptic Gospels
NT 9314 New Testament Text – The Gospel of Luke
NT 9315 New Testament Text – The Gospel of John
NT 9320 New Testament Text – Acts of the Apostles
NT 9321 New Testament Text – Romans and Galatians
NT 9322 New Testament Text – I Corinthians
NT 9325 New Testament Text – Ephesians and Colossians, Philippians and Philemon
NT 9328 New Testament Text – I & II Timothy and Titus
NT 9331 New Testament Text – Hebrews
NT 9332 New Testament Text – General Epistles
NT 9341 New Testament Text – Revelation
NT 9351 New Testament Text – Guided Research in the New Testament (by permission only)

 
Total New Testament Concentration Hours for Doctoral Degree 12
   
Old Testament Electives for the Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies – New Testament  
Select two courses from the following: 6

OT 9302 Old Testament Text – The Pentateuch
OT 9312 Old Testament Text – Joshua and Judges
OT 9316 Old Testament Text – I & II Samuel
OT 9318 Old Testament Text – I & II Kings
OT 9320 Guided Research in the Old Testament (by permission only)
OT 9322 Old Testament Text – Ezra and Nehemiah
OT 9330 Old Testament Text – The Book of Psalms
OT 9332 Old Testament Text – Wisdom Literature
OT 9340 Old Testament Text – Isaiah
OT 9342 Old Testament Text – Jeremiah
OT 9344 Old Testament Text – Ezekiel
OT 9346 Old Testament Text – Daniel
OT 9350 Old Testament Text – Hosea and Amos
OT 9360 Old Testament Text – Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi

 
Total Old Testament Elective Hours for Doctoral Degree 6
   
Qualifying Examination for the Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies – New Testament  
FD 9051 Qualifying Examination for Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies 0
Total Qualifying Examination Hours for Doctoral Degree 0
   
Research Dissertation Modules for the Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies – New Testament  

RB 9391 Research Dissertation in Biblical Studies Module I
RB 9392 Research Dissertation in Biblical Studies Module II
RB 9393 Research Dissertation in Biblical Studies Module III
RB 9394 Research Dissertation in Biblical Studies Module IV

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Total Research Dissertation Module Hours for Doctoral Degree 12
**Total Hours for Doctoral Degree 60