Biblical Languages (M.A.) - Thesis

Biblical Languages (M.A.) - Thesis

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Foundations Courses
NBST 610Hermeneutics3
RTCH 500Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation 13
Total Hours6

RTCH 500 Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation (3 c.h.) is required to be taken within the first two semesters for all students.

Greek Courses
NGRK 520Beginning Greek I3
NGRK 525Beginning Greek II3
NGRK 620Greek Syntax3
Choose one of the following:3
Greek Exegesis: Galatians
Greek Exegesis Ephesians
Greek Exegesis: Philippians
Greek Exegesis: Colossians
Total Hours12
Hebrew Courses
OTCL 520Beginning Hebrew I3
OTCL 525Beginning Hebrew II3
OTCL 640Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis3
Total Hours9
Thesis Concentration
NGRK 650New Testament Textual Criticism3
NGRK 675Advanced Greek Grammar3
OTCL 643Hebrew Exegesis Elective3
RTCH 680Research Methods3
THES 689Thesis Project Proposal and Research 13
THES 690Thesis Defense 13
Total Hours18

Any student who is not ready for enrollment in THES 690 Thesis Defense (3 c.h.) after completing THES 689 Thesis Project Proposal and Research (3 c.h.) may be required, as determined by the student's thesis chair, to repeat THES 689 Thesis Project Proposal and Research (3 c.h.) until deemed ready for enrollment in THES 690 Thesis Defense (3 c.h.).

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 45 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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