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Biblical Studies Concentration

Bachelor’s Degree Program


Graduates in the Biblical Studies Concentration will:

Be able to identify the unique contributions of each biblical book and recognize the purpose, style, and form of each biblical genre.

Be able to properly exegete any passage of Scripture.

Be able to contextualize Scripture for daily Christian living.

Develop a personal mission statement applying Scriptural principles.

Demonstrate an ability to apply biblical teaching in the development of Christian ethics.

Develop a lifestyle of personal study of the Scriptures in order to promote growth, ministry to others, and a positive influence on culture.

Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of core Christian theology, philosophy, and values.

Be able to demonstrate an ability to comprehend and construct sound Christian theology.


New at Antioch -- FlexFocus Scheduling

Two classes, two months, twice a semester.

Pace your pairings to fit your schedule with six, 8-week periods offered throughout the year.

Pursue your education every other term.

String together four back-to-back sessions then take two-off like a traditional school year.

Or, study year-round to complete a Bachelor's program in less time at an accelerated pace.

Focus your education according to the flexibility of your schedule.

The choice is yours!

Freshman Fall Semester 16.5CR
GEN 100 Freshman Seminar 1
ENG 101 Grammar & Composition 3
MAT 115 Elements of Math 3
PSY 200 or SOC 200 3
SCI 100 General Health and Wellness 1
BIB 105 Old Testament Survey 3
MIN 101 Spiritual Formation I 2
GEN 101 Library Resources 0
CHS 101 Christian Service 0.5
Freshman Spring Semester 16.5CR
ENG 102 Composition & Literature 3
SCI 101 Life Science Lecture 3
SCI 102 Life Science Lab 1
MIN 102 Spiritual Formation II 2
MIN 110 Relational Outreach 2
BIB 110 New Testament Survey 3
WOR 202 Biblical Found. of Worship 2
CHS 102 Christian Service 0.5
Sophomore Fall Semester 16.5CR
COM 101 Speech Communications 3
HIS 201 American History I 3
BIB 150 Principles of Bible Study I 3
MIN 211 Christian Ethics 2
MIS 100 World Christian Perspectives 3
ENG 201 Academic Writing 2
CHS 201 Christian Service 0.5
Sophomore Spring Semester 16.5CR
BIB 202 Pentateuch 2
BIB 213 Book of Acts 2
HIS 202 American History II 3
THE 201 Theology I 3
Behavioral Science elective 3
Interdisciplinary minor elective 3
CHS 202 Christian Service 0.5
Junior Fall Semester 17.5CR
THE 220 Hist. of the Christian Church 3
BIB 210 Life & Teachings of Christ 2
BIB 450 Principles of Bible Study II 3
MIN 240 Christian Leadership 3
THE 301 Theology II 3
MIN 264 Apologetics 3
CHS 301 Christian Service 0.5
Junior Spring Semester 14.5CR
BIB 314 Pauline Epistles 2
BIB 214 Book of Romans 2
BIB 303 Old Test. Hist. Lit. 3
MIN 260 Administration of Ministry 2
PRA 301 Practicum I 2
Interdisciplinary minor elective 3
CHS 302 Christian Service 0.5
Senior Fall Semester 17.5CR
HUM 301 Contemp. Soc. Christ.View 3
BIB 305 Old Test. Prophetic Lit. 3
BIB 315 The General Epistles 3
PRA 302 Practicum II 2
Interdisciplinary minor elective 3
Interdisciplinary minor elective 3
CHS 401 Christian Service 0.5
Senior Spring Semester 16.5CR
GEN 400 Senior Seminar 1
SOC 400 Marriage & Family 3
BIB 304 Old Test. Poetic Lit. 3
THE 401 Theology III 3
PRA 400 Ministry Internship 4
Interdisciplinary minor elective 2
CHS 402 Christian Service 0.5
BIB 400 Bible Review III 0

Bachelor’s Concentration Options

Ministerial Leadership Concentration

Designed to prepare the student for leadership positions in their chosen field in ministry.

Intercultural Studies Concentration

Designed to prepare the student for a career on the mission field.

Worship and Worshipping Arts Concentration

Designed to prepare the student for a leadership position in the area of worship in a church ministry.

Christian Counseling Concentration

Designed to prepare the student for advanced studies in the Christian Counseling field or for pastoral care positions.

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