Bachelor of Biblical and Theological Studies

Program Objectives

This degree seeks to:

  • Provide in-depth and comprehensive coverage of the contents of the Bible;
  • Provide instruction in sound principles of exegesis;
  • Present the various tools and methodologies available in the hermeneutical and exegetical tasks;
  • Examine the broad range of issues involved in interpreting the Bible;
  • Explore various theological responses to issues raised by the biblical text; and
  • Offer elementary instruction in Hebrew and Greek.

Learning Outcomes

In addition to achieving success with the core curriculum learning outcomes, upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

  • Utilize sound hermeneutical principles and basic grammatical aids in the interpretation of Scripture;
  • Answer critical questions concerning authorship, dating, and place of composition of the books of the Bible;
  • Analyze the primary people, places, and events described in the books of the Old and New Testaments;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the inspiration of the Holy Spirit in the composition of Scripture, as well as the illumination of the Holy Spirit in the reading and application of Scripture;
  • Articulate the general theological categories and views of evangelical Christianity, including the distinctiveness of The King’s University; and demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of the history, traditions, and practices of the Church.
Curriculum
Total Hours 124
  • 15
  • 38
  • 54
  • 5
  • 12
  • Christian Foundations 15 Hours
    • BIBM 1301 The Spirit Formed Life 3
    • BIBH 1301 Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements 3
    • BIBL 1300 Introduction to Bible 3
    • BIBT 1304 Christian Worldview 3
    • BIBL 2302 Life of Jesus 3
  • General Education 38 Hours
    • UNIV 1101 Student Success Strategies 1
    • ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
    • ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
    • COMS 2303 Public Speaking and Interpersonal Communication 3
    • History Elective 3
    • Math Elective 3
    • Behavioral Science Elective 3
    • Humanities Elective 3
    • Humanities Elective 3
    • Science Elective 4
    • BIBM 3302 Leadership Development 3
    • PHIL 2301 Christian Ethics 3
    • PHIL 3305 Philosophy and Christian Thought 3
  • Major 54 Hours
    • BIBL 1301 Old Testament Studies 3
    • BIBL 1302 New Testament Studies 3
    • BIBM 1302 Spirit Formed Ministry 3
    • BIBT 2303 To the Jew First 3
    • BIBL 2301 Biblical Background and Interpretation 3
    • BIBT 2301 Christian Doctrine I 3
    • BIBT 2302 Christian Doctrine II 3
    • BIBT 2304 The Blessed Church 3
    • BIBM 3306 Teaching to Transform Lives 3
    • APOL 3301 Cultural Apologetics 3
    • Biblical Book Study 3
    • Biblical Book Study 3
    • BIBH 3301 Church History 3
    • BIBH Elective 3
    • BGRK 3301 Greek I and BGRK 3302 Greek II - OR - BHEB 3301 Hebrew I and BHEB 3302 Hebrew II 6
    • BIBM 4302 Senior Capstone Project 3
    • BIBM 4303 Senior Internship 3
  • Experiential Learning 5 Hours
    • BIBM 2101 Practicum Prep 1
    • BIBM 3201 Junior Ministry Practicum 2
    • BIBM 3201 Junior Ministry Practicum 2
  • Electives 12 Hours
    • Open Electives from any discipline 12