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Ancient Languages Minor

Study Ancient Languages at Azusa Pacific University

You’ll enhance your study of the Bible and historical cultures as you learn Greek, classical Greek, Hebrew, Latin, and/or other ancient languages.

Program at a Glance

The School of Theology at Azusa Pacific University trains students for effective ministry in the church and around the world through practical programs in a supportive Christ-centered community.

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  • March 8, 2024

Program Information

  • Program Units: 18


  • Azusa (Main Campus)
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Gain Hands-on Experience

  • Learn the vocabulary, forms, and syntax of ancient languages.
  • Read and translate the texts of Old and New Testaments in their original languages.
  • Explore how the biblical languages are a window into the cultural world of the Bible.

By the Numbers

1 of 126 Best Western Colleges according to Princeton Review's 2023 Best Colleges Guide
10 :1 Student-to-faculty ratio
#8 on the 2023 Most Well Attended Bible Majors in California ranking
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Program Details

The ancient languages minor consists of 6 units of elementary language instruction plus any combination of 12 additional units in Greek (Koine or classical), Hebrew, Latin, or other ancient languages. Students may earn a minor in ancient languages with a concentration in either Greek or Hebrew, provided at least 12 units are in the same respective language.

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To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic catalog:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Career Outlooks and Outcomes

Note: This information is current for the 2024-25 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

Related Programs

Biblical Studies Major

  • Azusa

Available Concentrations:

Biblical Archaeology, Biblical Hermeneutics