Biblical Studies (AA)

The AA in Biblical Studies is a two-year program designed to equip graduates with a foundational knowledge and skills in biblical studies.

Degree: Associate of Arts
Emphasis: Biblical Studies
Program Director: Dr. Mark R. Stevenson

Program Learning Outcomes

The student will evidence

  1. Knowledge of biblical content and Christian Theology.
  2. The essentials of a proper methodology to interpret and apply the English Bible.
  3. Commitment to growth in Christian character and lifestyle.

Program Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 62 semester credit hours.
  2. A 2.0 cumulative grade point average and a passing grade in all required courses.
  3. At least 30 semester credit hours must be earned at Emmaus.
  4. Complete the general graduation requirements listed in the Academic Life section of the catalog.
  5. Meet course requirements in the following areas:
    • Bible/Theology (27 credits)
      • Old Testament Survey 1 (BT 102)
      • Old Testament Survey 2 (BT 104)
      • New Testament Survey (BT 106)
      • Christian Life and Worldview (BT 111)
      • Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (BT 120)
      • Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)
      • Biblical Hermeneutics (BT 220)
      • Chapel (CCS 110)
      • Bible/Theology Electives
    • General Studies (29 credits)
      • Servant Leader Training (CCS 120)
      • Fundamentals of Speech (COM 112)
      • Fundamental Computer Literacy (CS 101)
      • English Composition (ENG 101)
      • Introduction to Literature (ENG 102)
      • Transitions Seminar (FND 101)
      • Western Civilization (HIS 131/132) or American History (HIS 235/236)
      • Introduction to Human Biology & Lab (SCI 241/242)
      • Mathematics Elective
      • Humanities Elective
      • Social Science Elective
    • Electives (6 credits)
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