Minor in Biblical Languages

The minor in Biblical Languages is a program of study designed to provide the student with the necessary tools for the independent study of the Bible in Greek or Hebrew. Coursework for the minor can be used to fulfill elective requirements in a major area of study.

Program Director: Raju D. Kunjummen

Program Learning Outcomes

Greek New Testament Studies Track

The student will

  1. Evidence an ability to understand the basic forms of New Testament Greek and read the New Testament using a Greek lexicon.
  2. Evidence an ability to use the basic tools for independent study and basic research in the study of the New Testament in Greek.
  3. Evidence an ability to analyze and study the New Testament independently.

Greek and Hebrew Studies Track

The student will

  1. Evidence an ability to understand the basic forms of New Testament Greek and Hebrew Old Testament and read the New Testament using a Greek lexicon and the Old Testament using a Hebrew lexicon.
  2. Evidence an ability to use the basic tools for independent study and basic research in the study of the Bible in the original languages.
  3. Evidence an ability to analyze and study the Bible independently using the original languages.

Program Requirements

Greek New Testament Studies Track Greek and Hebrew Studies Track
  • New Testament Greek Language and Grammar 1 (FL 102)
  • New Testament Greek Language and Grammar 2 (FL 104)
  • Introduction to Greek Syntax and Exegetical Method (FL 202)
  • Introduction to New Testament Greek Exegesis (FL 204)
  • Exegesis in the Greek New Testament (FL 302) and
  • Advanced Exegesis (FL 304) or
  • Greek Reading Seminar (FL 301) 2 semesters

20 credit hours

  • New Testament Greek Language and Grammar 1 (FL 102)
  • New Testament Greek Language and Grammar 2 (FL 104)
  • Introduction to Greek Syntax and Exegetical Method (FL 202)
  • Introduction to New Testament Greek Exegesis (FL 204)
  • Biblical Hebrew Language and Grammar 1 (FL 103)
  • Biblical Hebrew Language and Grammar 2 (FL 105)

22 credit hours

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