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Abilene Christian University
   
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  Nov 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Old Testament, MA (BIBO)


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Mark Hamilton, Advisor
ACU Box 29434, Abilene, Texas 79699-9408
Onstead-Packer Biblical Studies Building, Room 319

Phone: 325-674-3765 or 888-242-5360
Fax: 325-674-6180
Email: mark.hamilton@acu.edu
Web: www.acu.edu/gst

The Old Testament track of the Master of Arts degree is a 48-hour thesis program designed to provide an advanced academic foundation in Old Testament studies. Students will be expected to gain proficiency in appropriate exegetical tools and languages as well as a broad understanding of textual and theological issues. Specifically, students should be able to exegete and interpret a variety of Old Testament texts and understand them within their larger theological contexts. Students who have extensive preparation at the undergraduate level may receive advanced standing (maximum 12 hours) toward this 48-hour degree.

Pre-Requisite Degree Requirements


This program requires a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. Students who have completed substantial work at the undergraduate level may receive advanced standing (maximum 12 hours).

Total: 27 Credit Hours


Track Requirements


Old Testament Courses


Total: 12 Credit Hours


Bible Text


Total Major Hours: 48


Other Graduation Requirements


English Bible exam, oral exam for thesis, and four semesters of participation in mentoring groups.

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