Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies

The Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies is a two-year program designed to provide the student with both knowledge of the Bible and general education knowledge and skills.

Program Director: Raju D. Kunjummen

Program 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.
Associate Degree 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 & Worldview (BT 111)
    • Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (BT 120)
    • Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)
    • Biblical Hermeneutics (BT 220)
    • Chapel (CCS 110)
    • Servant Leader Training (CCS 120)
    • Bible/Theology Electives
  • General Studies (29 credits)
    • 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)

Award: Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies

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