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Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies

 

DEGREE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Requirement

Courses/Hours

Explanation

Total Courses

8 courses/40 hours

Core Courses & Electives

Core Courses

Minimum of 6

Authorized Textbooks

Elective Courses

Maximum of 2

Elective Page or No Travel Seminar Tab

No Travel Seminars

Maximum of 4

(2 core)

No Travel Seminar Page


TUITION - $1,895.00 

Automatic Monthly Payment Program:  $200 down and $100 a month for a total of $1,895.00.

Up Front Payment Program: $300 reduction for a total of $1,595.00 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 Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies degree program is perfect for the beginning student. This program is recommended for anyone who does not have any prior college or Bible school training.  The program consists of six courses which are the equivalent of thirty hours of study.  Texts must be selected from the list of Authorized Textbooks provided below.  Although all texts 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.  Take time to review the How to Submit Your Work tab concerning submission of assignments.

SPECIFIC DEGREE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:  The Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies degree program requires a total of eight courses (40 hours).  Six of the eight required courses must be core courses chosen from the list of Authorized Textbooks provided below.  Up to two 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 four No Travel Seminars may be utilized for this program. 

Courses/Textbooks may not be utilized for more than one degree program.

AUTHORIZED TEXTBOOKS:

ABS 180  The Message of Romans: God's Good News for the World (The Bible Speaks Today) by John R. W. Stott (Paperback - Jun 2001)

ABS 200  The Face of Old Testament Studies: A Survey of Contemporary Approaches by David W. Baker and Bill T. Arnold (Paperback - Oct 1, 2004)

ABS 240  The Twelve Prophets (Vol. 2): Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Berit Olam series) by Marvin A. Sweeney, David W. Cotter, Jerome T. Walsh, and Chris Franke (Hardcover - Jan 2001

ABS 260  Wisdom Literature: A Theological History by Leo G. Perdue (Paperback - Jun 28, 2007)

ABS 270  Nelson's New Testament Survey: Discovering the Essence, Background & Meaning About Every New Testament Book by Mark Bailey and Tom Constable (Hardcover - Jul 17, 2003)

ABS 280  Paul & His Letters by John B. Polhill

ABS 300  New Testament Theology: Many Witnesses, One Gospel by I. Howard Marshall (Hardcover - Nov 2004)

ABS 320  The Gospel of John: The New Daily Study Bible (Volume 1) by William Barclay (Paperback - Oct 2001), John H. Hayes              (Author), Keith Schoville (Author), Gary Ball-Kilbourne (Editor)

ABS 330   Books of the Bible: A Survey of the Old and New Testaments by John H. Hayes, Keith Schoville, and Gary Ball-Kilbourne (Paperback - Mar 1998)

ABS 331  Basic Christian Leadership: Biblical Models of Church, Gospel and Ministry by John R. W. Stott (Paperback - Mar 23, 2006

ABS 332 Church Growth 101, Biblical and Practical Understanding by Dr. Glenn Mollette ABS 332 Church Growth 101, Biblical and Practical Understanding by Dr. Glenn Mollette, Paperback, 
March, 2012

ABS 333  Theology Studies for the 21st Century by Dr. William PerryABS 333 Theology Studies for the 21st Century - Text Theology for the 21st Century by Dr. William Perry, 2015

ABS 800Ministry Studies Practical Survey: Minister's Guidebook Insights from a Fellow Minister by Dr. Glenn W. Mollette- CLICK HERE OR GO TO AMAZON.COM TO  PURCHASE