Biblical Studies Course Plan

Catalog Year 2017-2018

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Literature of Old Testament (BIBL 101) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
COMM GE Requirement 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 16 credits

Spring Semester

Literature of New Testament (BIBL 102 ) 3 credits
Bibilcal Studies (BIBL 205) 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Math GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Hellenistic Greek I or Introduction to Biblical Hebrew I (GREK 201/HEBR 201) 4 credits
Philosophy and Literature (HUMA 205) 3 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

Biblical Interpretation (BIBL 290) 3 credits
Hellenistic Greek II or Introduction to Biblical Hebrew II) (GREK 202/HEBR 202) 4 credits
History or Political Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Art, Beauty, and Truth or Fine Arts Requirements (HUMA 290 ) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 63 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Relational Bible Teaching or Speaking as Ministry (CHMN 320 or CHMN 420 ) 3 credits
Christian Beliefs (RELI 380) 3 credits
Biblical Studies Major Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 78 credits

Spring Semester

Biblical Studies Major Elective 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Biblical Studies Major Elective 3 credits
Biblical Studies Major Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Developing Professional Identity (GEED 218) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Biblical Theology (BIBL 490) 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

A minimum of 18 semester hours must be from upper-division courses (including at least 6 semester hours at the 400 level).