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).
Language appropriate to the research program (BGRK 600-699; BHEB 600-699) - Credit Hours: 6