Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies

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.

  • 62 credit hours
  • 100% online
  • 8-week courses, taught year round
  • All classes taught from a Christian worldview
  • Small class sizes so you know your professors and classmates
  • Competitive tuition rates

Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies Online Degree Curriculum Summary

The Associate of Arts degree at Belhaven Online is a 62 credit hour program that offers transferable credit. The remaining credits needed to complete the Associate of Arts can be earned taking general electives.

Course # Course Name Credits
BIB 220 Exploring the Old Testament 3
BIB 221 Exploring the New Testament 3
BIO 125 Science and Culture II 4
ENG 103 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ENG 108 Effective Research Writing 3
ENG 203 Survey of World Literature I 3
ENG 204 Survey of World Literature II 3
HIS 108 Civilization 3
HIS 205 Contemporary World History 3
MAT 202 Quantitative Reasoning 3
BUS 280 Introduction to Online Education 3
WVC 301 Christian Interpretation of Life 3
Four of the following
BIB 334 Law Books and Wisdom Literature 3
BIB 335 Gospel and Letters 3
BIB 341 Doctrines and Practical Implications 3
BIB 344 Israel’s History 3
BIB 345 Kingdom History 3
BIB 375 Outreach Ministry in Context 3
BIB 385 Shepherding Ministry in Context 3
BIB 395 God’s Kingdom Through History 3
BIB 470 Non Profit Administration 3
General Electives 16
  Total 62

View Course Descriptions from the University Catalogue.

These rates are for August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020.

Tuition and Fees Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate Degree/Certificate $395
Undergraduate Military – currently serving $250
Undergraduate Military – Veteran or Spouse $316

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