The Certificate in Biblical Studies is a one-year program designed to provide a foundation for lifelong learning in biblical and theological studies.

Award: Certificate
Emphasis: Biblical Studies
Program Director: Roy A. Kosin

Program Learning Outcomes

The student will evidence

  1. Basic knowledge of biblical content and Christian Theology.
  2. Essentials of a proper methodology to interpret and apply the English Bible.
  3. Commitment to growth in Christian character and lifestyle.
  4. Writing skills that effectively communicate the intended message.

Program Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 31 semester credit hours
  2. A 2.0 cumulative grade point average and a passing grade in all required courses
  3. A minimum of 15 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:
    • 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)
    • Chapel (CCS 110)
    • Servant Leader Training (CCS 120)
    • English Composition (ENG 101) or Preparing for College English (ENG 040)
    • Transitions Seminar (FND 101)
    • Electives (9 credits)
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