Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Archaeology
Newburgh Theological Seminary

 

Utilize up to eighty Hours of previous education/life experience. 

DEGREE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

Requirement

Courses/Hours

Explanation

Total Courses

8 courses/40 hours

Core Courses & Electives

Core Courses

Minimum 4

Authorized Textbooks

Elective Courses

Maximum 4

Elective Page or No Travel Seminar Tab

Textbook Alternates

Maximum 2

Submit Textbook Alternate Form

No Travel Seminars

 

Maximum 5

(1Core)

No Travel Seminar Tab

 

TUITION - $2,195.00

Automatic Monthly Payment Program:  $200 down and $100 a month for a total of $2,195.00.

 Up Front Payment Program: $300 reduction for a total of $1,895.00 paid at enrollment.

Tuition does not include textbooks. Please purchase them at your favorite book dealer or www.Amazon.com

COMBINATION DEGREE PROGRAMSAlthough a Bachelor’s/Master’s combination degree program is available, students are not encouraged to complete both degrees in Biblical Archaeology.  Talk to a student advisor about  Combination Degree Program details.

ABOUT THIS DEGREE PROGRAM:  The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Archaeology degree program will acquaint the student with a broad perspective of Biblical Archaeology.  The program consists of eight courses which are the equivalent of forty hours of study. Texts must be selected from the list of Authorized Textbooks provided below.  Although all textbooks may be ordered simultaneously, assignments must be submitted one at a time.  Once a textbook is read, a 10 to 20 page paper describing what was read must be submitted for grading.    A four to six page paper is required for each No Travel Seminar.  We are simply asking students for a summary of the material. Review the How to Submit Your Work tab concerning submission of assignments.

SPECIFIC DEGREE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:  The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Archaeology degree program requires a total of 120 hours.  This is comprised of eight courses (40 hours) plus life, ministry, education, military and work experience (80 hours).  Four of the eight required courses must be core courses chosen from the list of Authorized Textbooks provided below.  Up to four of the eight required courses may be electives.  Electives may be chosen from the Electives Page or the No Travel Seminar tab.  Up to two of the Electives may be Textbook Alternates.  Alternates must be submitted for consideration via the Textbook Alternate Form tab. No Travel Seminars are optional.  A maximum of five No Travel Seminars may be utilized for this program.

AUTHORIZED TEXTBOOKS:

BA 700 Bible Archaeology -  The Archaeology of the Bible by James K. Hoffmeier (Hardcover - May 28, 2008)

BA 710  Archaeology Revelation -   The Stones Cry Out: What Archaeology Reveals About the Truth of the Bible by Randall Price

BA 720  Archaeology Biblical Review -   Biblical Archaeology by John H. Sailhamer (Paperback - Aug 1, 1998)

BA 730 History and Cultural Exploration -   Bible Archaeology: An Exploration of the History and Culture of Early Civilizations by Alfred Hoerth and John McRay (Hardcover - Feb 1, 2006)

BA 740  Old Testament Archaeology Review  -  Archaeology and the Old Testament by Alfred J. Hoerth (Hardcover - Jun 1998)

BA 750  Archaeology and Ancient Israel I  -  The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts by Neil Asher Silberman and Israel Finkelstein (Paperback - May 28, 2002)

BA 760  Archaeology and Ancient Israel II -  What Did the Biblical Writers Know and When Did They Know It?:  What Archaeology Can Tell Us About the Reality of Ancient Israel by William G. Dever (Paperback - Jun 2002)

BA 770  Bible History Archaeology -  Archaeology and Bible History by Joseph Free and Howard Vos (Paperback - Oct 4, 1992)

BA 780 Archaeology and Early Israel - The Quest for the Historical Israel: Debating Archaeology and the History of Early Israel (Archaeology and Biblical Studies ) by Israel Finkelstein, Amihai Mazar, and Brian B. Schmidt (Paperback - Oct 24, 2007)

BA 790  Cities of the Biblical World -  Cities of the Biblical World:  An Introduction to the Archaeology, Geography, and History of Biblical Sites by LaMoine F. DeVries (Paperback - Nov 2006)