2021-2022 Catalog with Addendum 
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Old Testament, MA (BIBO)

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.

Prerequisite 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).

Core Requirements

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.