Master of Arts in Biblical Archaeology
Newburgh Theological Seminary

 

DEGREE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

Requirement

Courses/Hours

Explanation

Total Courses

8 courses/40 hours

Core Courses & Electives

Core Courses

Minimum 5

Authorized Textbooks

Elective Courses

Maximum 3

Elective Page or No Travel Seminar Tab

Textbook Alternates

Maximum 2

Submit Textbook Alternate Form

No Travel Seminars

 

Maximum 3

(Electives Only)

No Travel Seminar Tab

 

TUITION - $2,295.00


Automatic Monthly Payment Program$200 down and $100 a month for a total of $2,295.00.

Up Front Payment Program: $300 reduction for a total of $1,995.00 paid at enrollment.

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

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

ABOUT THIS DEGREE PROGRAM:  The Master 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 Master of Arts in Biblical Archaeology degree program requires a total of 40 hours.  Five of the eight required courses, must be core courses chosen from the list of Authorized Textbooks provided below.  Up to three 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 three No Travel Seminars may be utilized for this program.

AUTHORIZED TEXTBOOKS:

BA 800  Understanding The Dead Sea Scrolls  Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Reader From the Biblical Archaeology Review by Hershel Shanks (Paperback - Jun 29, 1993)

BA 810  The Bible As Story The Bible as Story by Werner Keller (Paperback - Apr 21, 2008)

BA 910 Review of New Testament Personalities Peoples of the New Testament World: An Illustrated Guide by William A. Simmons (Hardcover - Oct 1, 2008) 

BA 912  Old Testament Archaeology Archaeology and the Old Testament by Alfred J. Hoerth (Paperback - Jan 1, 2009)y

BA 914  New Testament Archaeology Archaeology and the New Testament by John McRay (Paperback - Feb 1, 2008)

BA 918 New Testament History New Testament History: A Narrative Account by Ben Witherington (Paperback - Nov 1, 2003)

BA 920  Old Testament Personalities  Peoples of the Old Testament World by Edwin M. Yamauchi, Alfred J. Hoerth and Gerald L. Mattingly (Paperback - Jun 25, 1998)

BA 922  Study of the Ancient World  A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000 - 323 BC [Blackwell History of the Ancient World Ser.] by Marc Van de Mieroop (Paperback - Oct 16, 2006)

BA 926  Archaeology of Biblical Sites Cities of the Biblical World: An Introduction to the Archaeology, Geography, and History of Biblical Sites by LaMoine F. DeVries (Paperback - Nov 2006)

BA 928 Bible Land Archaeology Archaeology of the Land of the Bible, Volume I: 10,000-586 B.C.E. (The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library) (v. 1) by Amihay Mazar (Paperback - Sep 29, 1992

BA 930  Archaeology Study of the Assyrian and Persian Periods  Archaeology of the Land of the Bible, Volume II: The Assyrian, Babylonian, and Persian Periods (732-332 B.C.E.) (The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library) by Ephraim Stern (Hardcover - Feb 20, 2001)

BA 932 Study of The Tabernacle The Secret Place, by Lynn Liebengood; click here for the textbook for this text  https://www.amazon.com/Secret-Place-True-Tabernacle-Yeshua-ebook/dp/B01C6MLWDI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1490903047&sr=8-1&keywords=Lynn+Liebengood

 
 




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