Undergraduate Catalog - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - BTS Major | Judson University Christian College

Biblical and Theological Studies Majors

IMPORTANT NOTES FOR BIBLICAL AND THEOLOGICAL STUDIES MAJORS:

  • 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson
  • 40% of major requirements must be upper division 
  • Required GPA: 2.0
  • Elective hours may be required to reach 120 credit hours required for graduation.

Biblical Studies

Required = 36 Hours

Gen Eds Required By Major

  • No specific gen eds required with this major.
  • Gen Ed courses do not apply to major requirements.
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    Biblical Studies Electives

    Required 15 Hours

    • BST221 Interpreting the Bible (required)
    • BST300 or 400 level electives 12 hours

    Biblical Language

    Required = 6 Hours

    Choose a two semester sequence– either Hebrew or Greek

    • BST348 Old Testament Hebrew I
    • BST349 Old Testament Hebrew II
       or
    • BST345 New Testament Greek I
    • BST346 New Testament Greek II

    Theology and Philosophy

    Required = 9 Hours

    Complete THS221, PHL260 and one PHL or THS elective

    • THS221 Christian Theology
    • PHL260 Introduction to Philosophy
    • PHL or THS Philosophy or Theological Studies Elective

    Additional Electives

    Required = 6 Hours

    Complete 6 hours of BST electives:

    • BST*** Biblical Studies

    Theological Studies

    Required = 33 Hours

    Gen Eds Required By Major

    • BST221, Interpreting the Bible, is strongly recommended as the BST Gen Ed elective.
    • Gen Ed courses do not apply to major requirements.

    Major Core Requirements

    Required = 24 Hours

    • PHL260 Introduction to Philosophy
    • PHL267 Comparative Religions
    • PHL364 Christian Ethics
    • THS221 Christian Theology
    • THS223 Environmental Theology
    • THS225X History and Theology of Worship
    • THS325 Christology
    • THS485 Theological Studies Thesis

    Major Electives

    Required = 9 Hours (may not duplicate courses above):

    • THS320X History of Christianity to 1500
    • THS330 Theology of Work
    • THS391 Philosophers and Theologians in Dialogue
    • THS435 Studies Contemporary Theology
    • THS437 Studies in Historical Theology
    • THS321X The Church and the Reformation
    • BST3*** or BST4*** Any Biblical Studies 300 or 400 level elective

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