B.A. Degree in Bible

47 hours, minor required, plus 6 additional hours in biblical languages required

This is a basic program for those preparing for religious service.

An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible will:

  1. Demonstrate above average knowledge of the Bible, its chronology and themes.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to exegete, organize and present biblical subjects in a contemporary relevant manner.
  3. Demonstrate an above average knowledge of and ability in essential ministry skills such as teaching, counseling, evangelizing and relating to people. 
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of the world beyond the church and an ability to relate to it in a meaningful manner.

Student must complete a minimum of 126 hours including the major, core, and minor if required. Elective hours may be needed to reach 126 hours. 

1. 20 hours core courses 

2. 9 hours minimum Old Testament textual courses 

3. 12 hours minimum New Testament textual courses 

4. 3 hours required non-textual Bible 

5. 3 hours other non-textual Bible courses 

6. 6 hours, Biblical Languages    

A student must take 6 hours of Greek or 6 hours of Hebrew in addition to the above requirements for the B.A. degree.

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Related Careers

  • Minister
  • Missionary
  • Children's Minister
  • Youth Minister
  • Teacher
  • University Professor

For more information, contact:
Dr. Alan Martin

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