BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
This program is designed to build up your understanding of theological themes while providing ample opportunities to grow in your faith. Students can easily add a second major to programs such as Christian Ministry, Business, or Psychology/Counseling in order to gain a broad education. Students in the Biblical Studies online degree program will be prepared for effective teaching and disciple-making ministries in churches, parachurch ministries, and other faith-based organizations. Graduates will be ready to meet the licensing requirements for ministry in the Christian and Missionary Alliance, or for postgraduate study in Bible, theology, or practical ministry and may elect to pursue one of Crown’s graduate degrees including the Master of Divinity.
Why choose Biblical Studies at Crown?
- Define one’s life mission and God-given destiny based on classic and contemporary understandings of Christian spirituality.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the history, themes, and content of the Biblical text.
- Utilize principles of hermeneutics to interpret and apply Scripture.
- Utilize Scriptural and Theological reasoning to articulate one’s position on a theological issue.
- Apply a theology and philosophy of missions and outreach to one’s personal and ministry context.
- Develop leadership strategies based on the ability to listen to and learn from others.
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The B.S. in Biblical Studies is designed so that students can build upon their Christian Studies Core courses from other bachelor’s degree programs in order to add a second major. B.S. in Christian Ministry: Students in this degree can add a second major in Biblical Studies by declaring the second major and adding the following courses:
• BIB 4047 – Christ and the Gospels (3 credits)
• BIB 3520 – Interpreting the Bible (3 credits)
• CM3520 – Spiritual Formation (3 credits)
• 300-400 level BIB Electives (3 credits)
BIBLICAL STUDIES MAJOR
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Limitless options. Extreme flexibility. Future-proofed career skills. Biblical Studies majors have boundless opportunities.
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Accelerated Degree Program
Students may take graduate-level courses their senior year which allows them to finish a Christian Studies (M.A.) or Master of Divinity (M.Div.) 1 year early. This not only prepares those wanting to go out into the field sooner but offers exceptional value and savings on tuition.Learn more
Crown College is excited to announce that we are the first higher education institute to join in an enterprise partnership with the Barna Group.
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Custom-built for your life.
We know you’re busy. Whether its family, work, or church, we created a program that fits with your priorities. Our online programs are flexible and designed for those working full-time, so you can do your coursework anywhere, anytime. Most coursework is due Thursday and Sunday by midnight, giving you the freedom to complete your coursework in your own schedule.