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Biblical Studies Specialization

This 12-hour specialization provides opportunities to engage more deeply and at an advanced level in Old-Testament and New-Testament studies and biblical interpretation through original language study. It can serve to equip students who plan on furthering academic study and to enrich preparation for lifelong teaching and preaching from biblical texts.

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Who It’s For

Students interested in studying biblical texts and their contexts at a more advanced level; Individuals interested in pursuing PhD or DMin programs; Individuals interested in contributing to the production of knowledge by teaching, writing, preaching, and/or engineering artistic expressions that enhance and provoke deeper learning and Christian understanding.

Course Requirements

Any two BIST studios, 4 hours each 8
Any Specialized Apprenticeship, 2 hours each 4
BIST 568 Teaching Apprenticeship I: Internship and Pedagogy 2
BIST 569 Teaching Apprenticeship II: Internship and Pedagogy 2

*Students work with their academic advisor to select courses according to professional preparation goals.