Biblical Studies (M.A.B.S.)

Biblical Studies (M.A.B.S.)

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.

Core Courses 1
APOL 500Introduction to Apologetics3
NBST 515New Testament Orientation I3
NBST 520New Testament Orientation II3
NBST 610Hermeneutics3
OBST 515Old Testament Orientation I3
OBST 520Old Testament Orientation II3
OBST/NBST 680New Testament Development of Old Testament Themes3
RTCH 500Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation 23
Biblical Languages
NGRK 520Beginning Greek I3
NGRK 525Beginning Greek II3
NGRK 620Greek Syntax3
OTCL 520Beginning Hebrew I3
OTCL 525Beginning Hebrew II3
OTCL 640Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis3
Elective Courses
Choose 12 credit hours of the following:12
Life of Christ
John
Acts
Romans
The Corinthian Correspondence
Pastoral Epistles
Hebrews
I and II Peter
Revelation
Apologetics and the New Testament
Greek Exegesis: Galatians
Greek Exegesis Ephesians
Greek Exegesis: Philippians
Greek Exegesis: Colossians
New Testament Textual Criticism
NGRK 670
Apologetics and the Old Testament
Genesis
Creation, Cosmology and Genesis
Joshua-Kings
Job-Song of Songs and Lamentations
Psalms
Isaiah
Jeremiah and Ezekiel
Daniel
Pre-Exilic Minor Prophets
Biblical Aramaic
Thesis Courses
RTCH 680Research Methods3
THES 690Thesis Defense 33
Total Hours60

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 60 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
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than 2 grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 7 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident & Online Format

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