The Biblical and Theological Studies concentration is designed to focus on the study of Scripture and theology. Through this concentration, students engage in intensive biblical language study and explore theology, philosophy, and history in depth.
This concentration is offered in both residential and online formats.
Note: Continuing students should consult the Academic Catalog for the year in which they started for course requirements as the current requirements may have changed.
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|27800||Theology of the Old Testament||3|
|27820||Theology of the New Testament||3|
|Hebrew Exegesis Electives||6|
|Greek Exegesis Electives||6|
|Old Testament Elective in Language Exegesis, Backgrounds, Textual Criticism||3|
|New Testament Elective in Language Exegesis, Backgrounds, Textual Criticism||3|
|Restricted electives from Theology and Tradition, and Apologetics, Ethics, & Philosophy Divisions, with 3 hours minimum required from each division||6|
|Total Biblical and Theological Studies Concentration Requirements||30|
This core curriculum is required for the Master of Divinity degree in the School of Theology. It applies to all concentrations.
Exception to the M.Div. Core: 20200 Introduction to the Old Testament I, 20220 Introduction to the Old Testament II, 22200 Introduction to the New Testament I, and 22220 Introduction to the New Testament II are not required for the concentration in Biblical and Theological Studies.
|Biblical and Theological Studies||33|
|20440||Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis||3|
|22440||Greek Syntax and Exegesis||3|
|25100||Introduction to Church History I||3|
|25120||Introduction to Church History II||3|
|26200||Southern Baptist Heritage and Mission||3|
|27060||Systematic Theology I||3|
|27070||Systematic Theology II||3|
|27080||Systematic Theology III||3|
|29250||Survey of Christian Ethics||3|
|40150||Personal Spiritual Disciplines||3|
|Missions, Evangelism and Ministry||24|
|30000||Christian Preaching1 or||3|
|30020||Preaching Practicum1 or||3|
|40200||The Worshiping Church|
|32960||Introduction to Missiology||3|
|34300||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||3|
|40301||Pastoral Ministry or1||3|
|45260||Discipleship and Family Ministry|
|44910||Applied Ministry: Theology||1|
|Total Master of Divinity, Biblical and Theological Studies Requirements||88|
|20400||Elementary Hebrew (if required)||+3|
|22400||Elementary Greek (if required)||+3|
1Courses 30000, 30020, and 40301 are reserved and required for men.
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