B.A. in Biblical Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies


Program Goals

The educational objectives of the Bachelor Arts in Biblical Studies program are for preparing students to enter into Master of Divinity programs that are required for becoming pastors (Moksanim), become assistant ministers (JDSN), become lay leaders in their churches (i.e. elders, deacons, Sunday School teachers, home Bible study leaders, lay counselors, volunteer youth ministers, etc), and develop advanced competencies in a specialized area.


Program Learning Objectives

By the time students complete their program, they will be the emerging leaders and serving the church as the pastor, evangelist, lay leaders of the world with leadership with the following expertise:

1. Demonstrate a foundation knowledge in general education, a comprehensive knowledge of the Bible and an understanding of Christian doctrine
2. Instill a lifelong commitment to personal spiritual growth and develop attitude and demonstrate preaching skills
3. Develop attitudes of service and commitment at the local, national and international communities
4. Demonstrate excellent communication skills, competitive knowledge in their major field and practice Christian ethics


Admission Requirements

1) High School Diploma or GED
2) A Completed Application Form
3) Application Fee
4) Letter of Recommendation


Graduation Requirements

Students receive the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies degree when they fulfill the following program requirements:

1) Completion of 120 units including 45 units in General Education and 60 units in Bible and theology
2) Completion of course work with a GPA of 2.0 or above
3) Residence requirement: 60 units to be taken at Oikos University

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