Biblical Studies

The revised Certificate in Biblical Studies (BS) provides a 15-credit course of study in the essentials of responsible interpretation of the Bible. This certificate is designed for a variety of students: people seeking understanding and personal enrichment, those preparing for further theological study, students and scholars from other disciplines, teachers in private and parochial schools, teachers in churches or religious congregations, and clergy seeking to update or expand their biblical knowledge.

Required courses include:

  • BS600 Orientation to Biblical Studies
  • BS621 Literature & Theology of the Hebrew Bible
  • BS622 Literature & Theology of the New Testament
  • Two BS electives