Bible Exposition (Ph.D.)

Bible Exposition (Ph.D.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Stage 1: Foundational Courses 1
BIBL 700Introduction to Bible Exposition3
BIBL 715Hermeneutics3
Choose six credit hours from the two options 26
Choose six credit hours from the two options 46
Stage 2: Bible Exposition Courses 1,6
OBST 800Old Testament Backgrounds3
OBST 815Law3
OBST 830Prophets I3
OBST 845Prophets II3
OBST 860Writings3
NBST 800New Testament Backgrounds3
NBST 815Gospels3
NBST 830Acts/Pauline Epistles3
NBST 845General Epistles/Revelation3
Stage 3: Research Courses 6
BIBL 987Research and Communication for Bible Exposition5
BIBL 988Research Methodology for Bible Exposition5
BIBL 989Dissertation Research and Writing 75
BIBL 990Dissertation Defense0
Total Hours60

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 60 total hours
  • A minimum of 48 hours must be completed through Liberty University, not to include credits from a prior degree earned through Liberty
  • A maximum of 12 hours of transfer credit, including credit from a degree on the same academic level previously earned through Liberty, may be applied to the degree
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grades lower than B- may be applied to the degree
  • Degree must be completed within 7 years
  • Please submit a Degree Completion Application to the Registrar’s Office at the beginning of the final semester

Program Offered in Online Format

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