Courses

Required Courses Sem.Hrs.

The Course Requirements of 60 semester credit hours for the degree program Master of Arts in Biblical Studies consists of program specific courses (27 semester hours), elective courses (33 semester hours), and one Comprehensive Examination.

 
Required Courses for the Master of Arts in Biblical Studies  

FD 6304 Greek Reading I *
FD 6305 Greek Reading II *
FD 6308 Hebrew Reading I *
FD 6309 Hebrew Reading II *
FD 6312 Hermeneutics
NT 6301 Critical Introduction to the New Testament *
OT 6301 Critical Introduction to the Old Testament *
RS 6310 Introduction to Biblical Related Research
TH 6310 Systematic Theology

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Total Required Hours for Masters Degree 27
Elective Courses New Testament Thesis OR Non-thesis Option
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Elective Courses Old Testament Thesis OR Non-thesis Option
33 
   
Comprehensive Examination for the Master of Arts in Biblical Studies  
BI 7011 Comprehensive Examination for Master of Arts in Biblical Studies  0
Total Comprehensive Examination Hours for Masters Degree 0
**Total Hours for Masters Degree 60

 

*Options on Certain Courses: 
Students who have taken a course in undergraduate studies which is deemed to be similar in content to a course that is marked with an asterisk may substitute another course within the same discipline with permission of the Dean of the Turner School of Theology.

 **Advanced Bible Placement:
Students who have a major in religious studies on the undergraduate level may receive, with the approval of the Dean of Turner School of Theology, Advanced Bible Placement – possibly reducing required hours total from 60 to 45 semester hours