Master Of Arts (Biblical Studies) - Core Curriculum

Houston Campus

The Master of Arts (Biblical Studies) degree requires 66-semester hour of work and can be completed in 2 years. For the MABS, one complete language sequence is required, either Greek I, Greek II, and Greek Exegesis or Hebrew I, Hebrew II and Hebrew Exegesis. In order to graduate from the Houston campus with a Master of Arts (Biblical Studies) degree, you must complete at least 51% or 34 of your semester hours at the Houston campus.

Systematic Theology18 Hours
05ST502Intro to Pastoral and Theological Studies3 Hours
05ST504History of Philosophy & Christian Thought3 Hours
05ST515ST: Scripture, Theology, Anthropology3 Hours
05ST517ST: Christology, Soteriology, Eschatology3 Hours
05ST519ST: Ecclesiology and Sacraments2 Hours
05ST530Apologetics2 Hours
05ST601Covenant Theology2 Hours
Church History6 Hours
05HT502History of Christianity I3 Hours
05HT504History of Christianity II3 Hours
Biblical Studies24 Hours
05OT508Genesis-Joshua3 Hours
05OT510Judges - Esther2 Hours
05OT512Poets2 Hours
05OT516Isaiah - Malachi3 Hours
05NT508Gospels3 Hours
05NT516Acts - Romans2 Hours
05NT520Pauline Epistles3 Hours
05NT522Hebrews - Revelation3 Hours
05NT524Intro to Hermeneutics3 Hours
Language Requirement*8 Hours
05NT502 /
Greek 1 or Hebrew 13 Hours
05NT504 /
Greek 2 or Hebrew 23 Hours
05NT506 /
Greek Exegesis or Hebrew Exegesis2 Hours
Free Electives**10 Hours

*One complete sequence of either Greek or Hebrew is required.  The Greek sequence is recommended for Houston students.

**Options such as...Pastoral Counseling, Preaching the Gospel in a Postmodern Context, and Pastoral and Social Ethics

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