Undergraduate Catalog - BTS Major | Judson University Christian College

Biblical and Theological Studies Major


  • 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.

Biblical Studies Electives

Required 12 Hours

  • BST221 Interpreting the Bible (required)
  • BST300 or 400 level electives - 9 hours including on New and one Old Testament course

Biblical Language

Required = 6 Hours

Choose a two semester sequence– either Hebrew or Greek

  • BST348 Biblical Hebrew I
  • BST349 Biblical Hebrew II
  • BST345 New Testament Greek I
  • BST346 New Testament Greek II

Note:A student may take additional biblical language courses beyond the required one-year sequence. Additional language courses may be applied toward any BST elective requirements.

Theology and Philosophy

Required = 6 Hours

  • THS221 Christian Theology
  • PHL260 Introduction to Philosophy

Research Seminar

Required = 3 Hours

  • BST485X Research Seminar


Required = 9 Hours

Complete 9 hours of electives:

  • BST, THS, PHL Bible, Theology and/or Philosophy Electives

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