The Master of Arts (Theology) with a concentration in Old Testament provides a path of advanced study of the Hebrew Bible, often in preparation for doctoral studies. This concentration will introduce students to the academic field of study, provide advanced language courses for engaging the biblical text in the primary language, and work towards advanced research and writing, culminating in a written thesis.
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Course Number Course Title Credit Hours IDTH 5010 Orientation Pass / Fail IDTH 7813 Graduate Seminar 3 Biblical Studies1 BIBL 5023 Interpreting the Old Testament 3 BIBL 5033 Interpreting the New Testament 3 Christian Thought CHUR 5013 Introduction to Christian History 3 THEO 5013 Christian Theology 1 3 THEO 5023 Christian Theology 2 3 Old Testament Specialization2 BIBL 7613 Guided Reading in Old Testament 1 3 BIBL 7623 Guided Reading in Old Testament 2 3 HEBR 5013 Foundations of Biblical Hebrew 1 3 HEBR 5023 Foundations of Biblical Hebrew 2 3 HEBR 6013 Intermediate Hebrew 3 GREE 5013 Foundations of New Testament Greek 1 3 GREE 5023 Foundations of New Testament Greek 2 3 BIBL, GREE, HEBR, or ARAM (elective) Biblical Studies (Old Testament) or Biblical Languages elective 3 BIBL, GREE, HEBR, or ARAM (elective) Biblical Studies (Old Testament) or Biblical Languages elective 3 BIBL, GREE, HEBR, or ARAM (elective) Biblical Studies or Biblical Languages elective 3 BIBL 7916, BIBL 7926 Thesis 6,6 Total Credit Hours 60
- Survey of the Bible (BIBL 5013) required above 60 hours if Bible Knowledge Exam is not passed.
- Electives to be chosen in consultation with the supervisor.