John Leland Baptist College
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BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE
IN BIBLICAL STUDIES 
 
The Bachelor's Degree in Biblical Studies requires 128 semester hours of classroom work. The requirements are as follows:  
 
 
 GENERAL STUDIES
(48 Hours)
Many of the listings below represent only the "field" in which a course must be taken. Generally, any college level course in a particular field will fulfil the requirement.  
 
ENG 101 Research and Writing (3 semester hrs.) 
ENG 102 English Grammar and Composition (3 semester hrs.)
ENG 201 Speech (or Homiletics) (3 semester hrs.)1 
MA  201 Math (3 semester hrs.)  
SC   210 Science (3 semester hrs.) 
LA  101 Elementary Latin I (3 semester hrs.)
LA  102 Elementary Latin II (3 semester hrs.)
MU 101 Music (3 semester hrs.)
AR 101 Art (3 semester hrs.)
LIT 301 Literature (3 semester hrs)
HIS 220 Western Civilization (3 semester hrs.)
PH  110 Philosophy  (3 semester hrs.)
PH  210 World Religions (3 semester hrs.)
PH  310 Ethics (3 semester hrs.)
PS  101 Political Science (3 semester hrs.)
BS 101 Behavioral Science (3 semester hrs.)
 
TOTAL: 42-48 Hours
1Ministerial students are required to take Homiletics.
 
BIBLICAL STUDIES
(54 Hours)
Four hours of Old Testament Studies and three hours of New Testament Studies must be fulfilled with the Readings and Reflections sequences. 
 
OLD TESTAMENT STUDIES (15 )
 
NEW TESTAMENT STUDIES (15)
 
ANCIENT LANGUAGES (12)1
Greek (6)
Hebrew (6)
 
THEOLOGY (6)
 
HISTORY (6)
Baptist History (3)
 
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (3 Hours)
 
TOTAL: 54 Hours
1Both languages are required. 
 
 BIBLICAL ELECTIVES 
(26 Hours.)
Only courses related to Biblical Studies can fulfill this requirement.  
Ministerial students are required to take MIN 410, MIN 420, and are strongly encouraged to take HOM 310.
 
TOTAL: 26 Hours
 
TOTAL NEEDED FOR GRADUATION:
 
***128 Hours***
 
  
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