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Biblical Studies Concentration

Bachelor’s Degree Program

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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 CR
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
Freshman Spring Semester 17 CR
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
PRA 100 Practicum I 3
Sophomore Fall Semester 16 CR
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
Sophomore Spring Semester 16 CR
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
PRA 200 Practicum II 3
Junior Fall Semester 17 CR
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
PRA 305 Practicum III 3
Junior Spring Semester 16 CR
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 306 Practicum IV 3
Interdisciplinary elective 2
  Interdisciplinary elective 2
Senior Fall Semester 18 CR
HUM 301 Contemp. Soc. Christ.View 3
BIB 305 Old Test. Prophetic Lit. 3
BIB 315 The General Epistles 3
PRA 401 Practicum V 3
Interdisciplinary elective 3
Interdisciplinary elective 3
Senior Spring Semester 14 CR
GEN 400 Senior Seminar 1
SOC 400 Marriage & Family 3
BIB 304 Old Test. Poetic Lit. 3
THE 401 Theology III 3
PRA 402  Practicum VI 3
Interdisciplinary minor elective 1
BIB 400 Bible Review III 0

Statement on Transferability of Credits and Degrees 

Students should be aware that transfer of credits to other institutions is solely at the discretion of the receiving institution.  Students who are considering attending Antioch College and then transferring to another college should contact the receiving institution for its policy on accepting credits from another institution.

Credits earned under the Associate degree offered at Antioch College are not considered credits under a terminal degree and these credits may be transferred to institutions toward a Bachelor degree at the discretion of the receiving institution.  Antioch College takes all credits earned at Antioch College from the Associate degree and applies them toward the Bachelor degree as long as the credits are compatible with the Bachelor degree plan selected.

Antioch College transfers in credit from other colleges in accordance with our Credit Policy.

Statement on Placement Services

Our college office receives many opportunities for various full-time or part-time ministry positions and will assist students in obtaining an interview with employing personnel. No guarantee for placement may be made; however, Antioch College does maintain contact with various denominational offices and may assist students with placement in ministry occupations.

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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PO Box 690, Gainesville, VA 20156

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