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Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies

Overview

The online Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies is for students who want to further their study in biblical ministry. This Bible degree program is designed in the liberal arts tradition and can lead to future studies of the Bible and is a gateway to a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies.

Students are taught from a Christian perspective and learn the importance of ideas throughout history and will have the Christian worldview curriculum to draw on for discernment in interpreting media messages in understanding cultural trends and in everyday decisions.

An online associates degree in biblical studies at Belhaven University gives each student the flexibility they need to complete their degree at their own pace.


Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies Online Degree Curriculum Summary

Course # Course Name Credits
BIB214 Old Testament History 3
BIB215 New Testament History 3
BIO125 Science and Culture II 4
PHY125 Science and Culture I 4
ENG103 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ENG108 Effective Research Writing 3
ENG203 Survey of World Literature I 3
ENG204 Survey of World Literature II 3
HIS108 Civilization 3
HIS205 Contemporary World History 3
IST201 Global Culture 3
MAT202 Quantitative Reasoning 3
BUS280 Introduction to Online Education 3
BIB311 Acts and Paul 3
BIB315 Pentateuch & Old Testament Historical Books 3
BIB302 Biblical Interpretation 3
BIB316 Old Testament Poetic Books 3
BIB331 Christian Doctrine 3
BIB310 Life and Teachings of Jesus 3
BIB318 General Epistles 3
  TOTAL 62
 

Course Descriptions

See Online College Catalogue for Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies course descriptions.


Admission Information

As you apply for admission to Belhaven University, you can use this checklist to assist you in the process. Each item required is necessary to apply, be accepted and register at the college. If you have any questions about admission, contact onlineadmission@belhaven.edu.

  1. COMPLETE the APPLICATION for Admission and SUBMIT $25 APPLICATION Fee.

  2. REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS

    • Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities previously attended. You may make copies of the transcript request form provided. Full credit is usually allowed for students transferring work from another regionally accredited institution. See Transferability of Credit Notice. The registrar will determine if the work is consistent with a liberal arts curriculum.

    • Students applying with fewer than 12 semester hours of college credit acceptable by Belhaven must also submit an official high school transcript showing the date of graduation. A 2.0 grade point on a 4.0 scale average is required.

    • A student who has earned the General Education Development (GED) certificate may be admitted. An official GED transcript must be provided from the State Department of Education of the state that issued the certificate. Subscores must be 450 or higher or an average standard score of 500 or higher to be considered for admission.

  3. SUBMIT TEST SCORES

    • A student who is applying with fewer than 12 semester hours of college credit must send to the office of admission an official high school transcript showing the date of graduation as well as an official report of the ACT or SAT score directly from the testing service. Applications will be processed and admission status determined when all required items, including the ACT or SAT, where applicable, are on file.

    • Freshmen who have graduated and been out of high school for five years or more will not be required to submit an ACT score, but their applications must come before the committee.

    • Applicants whose native language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in English by scoring 525 or above on the paper-based or 71 on the internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The TOEFL requirements may be waived if English proficiency can be demonstrated through other reliable documentation. Proficiency is usually demonstrated by at least two years of successful academic work at the college or university level in the United States.

    • A veteran who wishes to be assessed for military credit or who will use veteran benefits must submit a copy of Form DD214 and/or DD295 to Belhaven University.

  4. COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS