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BA in Biblical and Theological Studies - Theological and Historical Studies

Regent University's Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies with a concentration in Theological and Historical Studies is designed for students looking to study the foundations of Christian theology as well as the history and context of the Scripture. Learn more about Regent University's bachelor's degree program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies with a concentration in Theological and Historical Studies

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Those interested in applying to Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies program with a concentration in Theological and Historical Studies should have an interest in learning about the history of the church and pursuing a seminary career. All bachelor's level programs at Regent University require a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies program with a concentration in Theological and Historical Studies at Regent University teaches foundations of biblical studies, theology, and ministry. Courses will include the study of biblical languages and ethical principles, as well as examine Christianity in the American and global contexts. Along with coursework, students will be prompted to examine questions about the meaning of life and humanity's purpose. In the Theological and Historical Studies concentration courses, students will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the Bible, including its history and context. Studies will include biblical applications for today's challenges, as well as how the Bible relates to other religions.

Learning Format:

Online and on campus

Program Length:

120+ credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies With a Concentration in Theological and Historical Studies:

The coursework for a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies - Theological and Historical Studies requires a minimum of 120 credits. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Courses (49 credits)

  • The Making of a Christian Mind
  • The Making of a Christian Leader
  • Old Testament Studies
  • New Testament Studies
  • Introduction to Christian Historical & Thought
  • Public Speaking (on campus only)
  • Regent Foundations of Success (online only)
  • English Composition
  • Research & Academic Writing
  • The True, the Good, & the Beautiful
  • Literature of the Western World
  • Art and Culture
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • Mathematics for Liberal Arts
    • College Algebra
    • Statistics
    • Calculus I
    • Discrete Mathematics
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • Introduction to Biology with Laboratory
    • General Biology I
    • Origins of the Cosmos
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • U.S. History I to 1877
    • U.S. History II from 1877
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • Introduction to Economics
    • Microeconomics
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • World Geography
    • Western Civilization I
    • Western Civilization II
    • World History I
    • World History II
    • Introduction to Spanish I
    • Introduction to Spanish II
    • Intermediate Spanish I
    • Intermediate Spanish II

Biblical and Theological Studies Major Courses (48 credits)

  • Principles of Hermeneutics & Theological Thinking
  • Theological Writing and Research
  • The Gospels
  • Church History I
  • Church History II
  • Pentateuch
  • Old Testament Historical Books
  • Study of the Prophets
  • Pauline Literature
  • Acts of the Apostles
  • General Epistles
  • Romans
  • Systematic Theology I
  • Systematic Theology II
  • Senior Seminar

General Electives (23 credits)

  • Courses chosen 23 credits of general elective courses

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies with a concentration in Theological and Historical Studies at Regent University is designed to set up graduates well for further studies in seminary or graduate-level programs in areas such as theology, Church history, or biblical studies. A master's degree may result in more career opportunities and responsibilities.

Possible programs include:

  • Master of Divinity - Church History
  • Master of Divinity - Old Testament
  • Master of Theological Studies - Church History

Career Paths:

Regent University's Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies with a concentration in Theological and Historical Studies is designed to prepare graduates for careers in Christian religious work. Students will have the opportunity to learn biblical and theological principles and how to apply them to modern contexts.

Possible careers include:

  • Church administrator
  • Church planter
  • Human services worker
  • Minister / pastor
  • Missionary

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