Minor in Biblical Studies
The minor consists of UBBL 230, 12 upper-division units in biblical studies (includes the 300-level UBBL General Education requirement), and either UBBL 100 or any additional upper-division biblical studies course. Students may also include upper-division Greek or Hebrew.
|UBBL 230||Luke/Acts 1||3|
|UBBL 100||Introduction to Biblical Literature: Exodus/Deuteronomy (or any additional upper-division Bible course) 1||3|
|Select 12 units from the following:||12|
|The Rise of the King: I and II Samuel 2|
|Old Testament Prophets 2|
|Ruth and Esther 2|
|Psalms and Wisdom 2|
|Life and Teachings of Jesus 2|
|Romans and Galatians 2|
|Thessalonian and Corinthian Epistles 2|
|Biblical Lands and Cultures 3|
|Near Eastern Archaeology|
|Archaeological Field Excavation 4|
|Prison and Pastoral Epistles|
|Old Testament World|
|New Testament World|
|Writing 3: Women in the Biblical Tradition 5|
|History of Biblical Interpretation|
|Global Biblical Interpretation 6|
|Postcolonial Biblical Interpretation|
|Biblical Studies Capstone Course: Old Testament Theology|
|Biblical Studies Capstone Course: New Testament Theology|
|Senior Seminar: Biblical Theology and Ethics 7|
|Intermediate Greek I|
|Intermediate Greek II|
|Intermediate Hebrew I|
|Intermediate Hebrew II|
Meets the General Education Biblical, Theological, and Philosophical Formation requirement.
Meets the General Education Upper-Division Bible requirement.
Meets the General Education Upper-Division Bible or Intercultural Competence requirement.
Does not meet the General Education Upper-Division Bible requirement.
Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement.
Meets the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement.
Meets the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.
Program Learning OutcomesStudents who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
- Explain current methodological approaches used to study the Christian Scriptures
- Explain how history and culture influence the interpretation of the Christian Scriptures
- Write an acceptable Biblical Studies research paper or prepare an equivalent project
- Articulate how scripture, tradition, experience, and reason shape our Christian worldview
- Articulate biblically responsible perspectives on gender, race, and ethnic and cultural diversity