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Biblical Languages Concentration Courses

The Biblical Languages concentration is part of the Biblical Studies major. The courses below list the general requirements for all Biblical Studies majors followed by the specific requirements for the Biblical Languages concentration.


Students majoring in biblical studies are required to choose a concentration from:

  • General Biblical Studies
  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Jewish Studies
  • Biblical Languages

In addition to the three core requirements (BCM 101, BCM 103 and BCM 308), the following courses are also required.

    Biblical Interpretation (8 credits):

    Theology (8 credits) fulfills core theology requirement:

    Note: Students in the biblical languages concentration may waive one theology requirement. 

    Capstone (1 credit):

    Students in the Jewish studies concentration may waive the Senior Research Thesis requirement as they complete a different type of capstone requirement.

    Biblical Languages Concentration

      Required Courses:

      Language Elective (3 credits):

      One of the following courses taken at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary:

      • NT 502 - Interpreting the New Testament Credits: 3
      • OT 511 - Interpreting the Old Testament Credits: 3
      • GL 601 - Intermediate Greek Credits: 3
      • OL 910 - Intermediate Hebrew Grammar Credits: 3
      • OL 912 - Aramaic Credits: 3

        Electives in Biblical Studies (12 credits):

        Three of the following courses. At least one New Testament course and at least one Old Testament course are required.

          New Testament

          At least one of the following required:

          Old Testament

          At least one of the following required:

          Minor in Biblical Studies

          Minor requirements ➔