Find Your Program

If you aspire to explore, to ask hard questions, and to find ways of seeing deep significance in your study of the Bible, the Department of Biblical and Religious Studies will provide you with the essentials to excel academically and occupationally.

Programs offered:

Bachelor’s Degrees

Biblical Studies Major
Biblical Studies students receive a solid foundation in philosophy, Christian theology and ministry, and the Bible.
  • Archaeology
  • Biblical Hermeneutics
Religious Studies Major
This program provides a strong framework for students to engage people of other religious traditions respectfully and from a place of sincere Christian faith, awareness, and praxis.



Certificate of Distinction in Biblical Studies
Students who maintain a GPA of at least 3.5 in their major can earn a Certificate of Distinction in Biblical Studies by completing 24–25 units of upper-division work in biblical studies and biblical languages.
Note: This information is current for the 2017-18 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.