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Old Testament Concentration Courses

The Old Testament 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 Old Testament 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.

    Old Testament Concentration

    Hebrew is recommended for the core foreign language requirement.

    Required courses:

    The Gospel or Pauline Studies (4 credits) one of:

    Electives in Biblical Studies (4 credits)

    Four additional credits of biblical studies courses.

      Minor in Biblical Studies

      Minor requirements ➔