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Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies


Prerequisites: High School Diploma or Equivalent

The Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies Degree (A.A.B.S.) is a two-year degree program that will provide you with a foundation for various ministry and missions positions, social service, or personal spiritual development. The curriculum emphasizes Christian values as part of every course. A key focus is spiritual formation — developing a Christ-centered character that is visible through servanthood to God and others.

Courses You’ll Complete to Earn Your Degree

  • BOT111 Old Testament Survey I

  • BOT130 Old Testament Men and Women of Faith

  • BOT122 Old Testament Survey II

  • BTH106 Bible Doctrines

  • BNT214 New Testament Studies I

  • BNT100 New Testament Survey

  • BNT215 General Epistles

  • BTH141 Introduction to Bible Theology I

  • BTH252 Introduction to Bible Theology II

  • BPA140 Preparation for Ministry I

  • BPA250 Preparation for Ministry II

  • CED111 Life Management God’s Way

  • BPA120 Praise Life

  • BPA 260 Awareness of Church Government

  • BPA 270 God’s Principles for Biblical Prosperity

  • CCS 101 Christian Counseling 100

  • CCS 211 Christian Counseling 200

  • CED 211 An Introduction to Christian Education

  • MIS 232 Missions

  • MIS 240 World Geography for Missions


Each student will be assigned an academic advisor to help him or her throughout this program. (Courses are subject to change at the suggestion of your academic advisor)


A student may substitute up to 5 courses providing that all prerequisites are met. A clear relationship must exist between the selected courses. Students may choose courses from the student catalog.  All course substitutions must be approved by the student's academic advisor.


A total of 60 semester hours are required, with a minimum of thirty semester hours from CBIS. A 2.5 GPA is required on a scale of 4.0. Each course is worth 3 semester hours.


*The completion of CED151 English Grammar and CED251 English I is a requirement for all undergraduate degree programs.*


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