Biblical Studies


A Minor in Biblical Studies requires 24 credit hours of study including 9 credit hours at the 300+ level and 6 credit hours in both Old Testament and New Testament studies.

Required Courses (6 credit hours):
BLST 103 Gospels
BLST 111 Old Testament Literature

Biblical Studies electives by category (18 credit hours):
Old Testament Electives:
BLST 205 Hebrew Poetry and Wisdom
BLST 206 Introduction to the Prophets
BLST 305 Wisdom and Poetry Book Study
BLST 367 Pentateuch Book Study
BLST 425 Advanced Studies in Old Testament Literature
BLST 434 Prophets Book Study
HEB 300 Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis I
HEB 301 Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis II

New Testament Electives:
BLST 214 General Epistles
BLST 230 Pauline Epistles
BLST 304 Acts
BLST 306 Romans
BLST 309 John
BLST 310 I Corinthians (CDE)
BLST 381 Hebrews
BLST 385 Revelation
BLST 415 Advanced Studies in New Testament Literature
BLST 435 Synoptic Gospels
GRK 300 Greek Exegesis I
GRK 400 Greek Exegesis II
GRK 401 Advanced Greek Exegesis

Additional Electives:
BLST 213 Hermeneutics
BLST 324 Bible Synthesis
BLST 325 Bible Origins: Text, Transmission, and Canon
BLST 331 Scripture and Canon
BLST 371 Jewish Backgrounds to Early Christianity
BLST 378 Women and Vocation
BLST 423 Current Issues in Biblical Interpretation
BLST 454 Religious Studies Seminar