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Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies


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





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




No Travel Seminars


Maximum 5

(1 Core)

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.     

ABOUT THIS DEGREE PROGRAM:  The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies degree program is to give students the overall basic understanding of the Old and New Testaments.  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 Studies degree program requires a total of 120 hours.  This is comprised of eight courses (40 hours) and 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.    No Travel Seminars are optional.  A maximum of five No Travel Seminars may be utilized for this program. 


BS 300   Old Testament Basics  - Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies) by Bill T. Arnold (Hardcover- May 1, 2008) OR Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies) 2nd (second) edition by Bill T. Arnold(Hardcover– 2009)

BS 320   Old Testament Survey - A Survey of Old Testament Introduction by Gleason Leonard Archer (Hardcover- Oct 1, 2007)

BS 340  Understanding The Bible - 30 Days to Understanding the Bible by Max E. Anders (Paperback- Mar 29, 2011) OR 30 Days to Understanding the Bible in 15 Minutes a Day: Expanded Edition by Max Anders (Paperback- Aug 15, 1998)

BS 360 Biblical Foundations - The Bible from Scratch: The New Testament for Beginners by Donald L. Griggs (Paperback- Mar 31, 2003)

BS 380  New Testament Survey - Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies) by Walter A. Elwell (Hardcover- Mar 1, 2005)

BS 400 First CenturyScripture - The Bible Jesus Read by Philip Yancey (Paperback- Jun 1, 2002)

BS 420 Biblical Authorship - Who Wrote the Bible? by Richard Elliott Friedman (Paperback- Jan 1, 1987)

BS 460  New Testament Introduction - Introducing the New Testament by John William Drane (Paperback- Dec 15, 2010)

BS 480  Survey of Romans - The Epistle to the Romans (Pillar New Testament Commentary) by Leon Morris(Hardcover- Feb 5, 1988) 

BS 500 Review of Mormonisn -  Deception By Design: The Mormon Story by Allen F. Harrod (November 8, 2011)


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1238
8922 Ruffian Lane
Newburgh, Indiana 47629



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