Associate of Biblical Studies
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The Associate of Biblical Studies degree is designed to equip students with a sound theological base for leadership, teaching, and ministry within the local church, particularly related to volunteer or bi-vocational service.

Course Requirements for the Associate of Biblical Studies Degree

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
General Studies Requirements A.B.S.
Computer Science
3
  COSC 1301
Developing A Christian Mind    3
  DCM 2301  
English
6
  ENG 1301 and 1302
Fine Arts
3
  FINE 1306
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of those entering DBU with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count towards these 15 credit hours).
History
3
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
Mathematics
3-4
  MATH 1301 or 1303 or 1307 or 1405
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
  One laboratory science selected from Biology, Chemistry,Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion
6
  RELI 1301 and 1302  
Social Science
3
 

POLS 2301

Total General Studies Requirements 30-35
Biblical Studies Concentration
30
 

At least 12 of the following 30 hours must be taken at DBU:
CHST 3309 Spiritual Formation for Christian Ministry

PHIL 2301 Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 3303 Philosophy of Religion
RELI 2304 Christian Doctrine
RELI 3305 Principles of Biblical Interpretation

RELI 3382 Practicum in Biblical Studies

RELI 3383 History of Christianity

RELI 4345  Christianity in a Pluralistic World

RELI 4350 Systematic Theology                                                     RELI 4371  American Church History

 

Electives
0
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
60-65

 

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.

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