Bachelor Of Arts: Biblical Studies
Amridge University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies for students who are interested in work and service in the church as pulpit ministers, elders, deacons, missionaries, and Bible teachers. The program will prepare students for Christian leadership positions in youth services or as ministers of education in large congregations or chaplains in hospitals, the armed forces, universities, and correctional institutions. The program’s educational approach will also prepare students for future educational opportunities such as a Master of Arts in Biblical studies.
The program consists of classroom courses that emphasize real-world education through examination of cases and other real-world examples in education that will be applicable on the job. Those classes include introduction and survey of the new testament, introduction and survey of the old testament, life and teachings of Christ, survey of Christian history and thought, homiletics, hermeneutics, systematic theology, and elementary Greek or elementary Hebrew.
Through completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the professionalism and skill necessary to have earned their degree. The qualifications demonstrate that the student has been able to apply the principles they learned in the program into their development as a functional and affective professional in their field. These qualifications include the ability to demonstrate acquired skills and knowledge in general education areas that are the foundation of life skills and further education, to demonstrate gained basic knowledge of the Old Testament and New Testament, to develop basic understanding of Christianity, and to develop basic skills in Greek or Hebrew.
Degree Level: Bachelor
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Amridge University is a private, non-profit university that is affiliated with the Churches of Christ. Amridge University was founded in 1967, in Montgomery, AL and was originally known as the Alabama Christian School of Religion. Throughout its history, Amridge University has primarily served as a theological seminary, training ministers in Bible and Christian counseling, but has expanded its educational programs over the years and now offers additional degrees, all of which are taught from a Christian perspective. Amridge’s Turner School of Theology is a central part of the university and offers all levels of degrees in ministry and theology.
Primarily a distance learning university offering all of its programs online, Amridge University also offers classes at its 9-acre campus, located in Montgomery, Alabama. The Amridge campus consists of a single structure, known as the Morgan W. Brown Building that contains the universities classrooms, library and administrative offices. Satellite campuses exist in Nashville, Tennesee, and Phoenix, Arizona.
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