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Online Degrees

BIBLICAL COUNSELING, B.A.

1.

Demonstrate the correct application of hermeneutical principles to develop an interpretation of a biblical text

including a foundational working knowledge of biblical Greek.

2.

Explain the foundational theological principles of biblical counseling with particular focus on the doctrines of

inspiration, inerrancy, and sufficiency of the Scriptures, leading to the ability to biblically interact with and respond

to current trends, conceptual approaches, and practices in the counseling field.

3.

Explain from Scripture the role of biblical counseling within the larger work of the church, particularly its

relationship to evangelism and discipleship.

4.

Develop a counseling methodology that effectively applies a broad range of relevant biblical passages to counselee

issues; in particular core issues of the heart, and understanding the centrality of the gospel as the basis for biblical

change that leads to true worship.

5.

Demonstrate a consistent pattern of self-reflection leading to growth in the character qualities necessary for

effective biblical counseling.

BIBLICAL STUDIES: ENGLISH BIBLE, B.A.

1.

Discuss the significant historical, geographical, cultural, and theological background, themes, and interpretive

problems of each Bible book.

2.

Demonstrate the correct application of hermeneutical principles to develop an interpretation of a biblical text.

3.

Demonstrate a working knowledge of available written and electronic Bible study tools.

4.

Produce undergraduate university-level written research in biblical-related topic areas.

BIBLICAL STUDIES: GENERAL, B.A.

1.

Discuss the significant historical, geographical, cultural, and theological background, themes, and interpretive

problems of each Bible book.

2.

Demonstrate the correct application of hermeneutical principles to develop an interpretation of a biblical text.

3.

Demonstrate a working knowledge of available written and electronic Bible study tools.

4.

Produce undergraduate university-level written research in biblical-related topic areas.

5.

Demonstrate a foundational working knowledge of biblical Greek.

CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, B.A.

1.

Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of the content of biblical Scriptures.

2.

Demonstrate the correct application of hermeneutical principles to develop an interpretation of a biblical text.

3.

Articulate with biblical support the major doctrines of the Christian church.

4.

Clearly articulate a biblical philosophy of ministry as it relates to the purpose of the local church.

5.

Demonstrate the ability to effectively biblically disciple and counsel others believers.

6.

Demonstrate the necessary entry-level skills to establish and implement core ministry functions within a typical

local church environment.

7.

Develop a thoughtful, biblically-supported response to current societal issues from a biblical worldview.

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (M.B.A.)

1.

Conduct quantitative analyses of complex business situations.

2.

Strategically solve complex business problems.

3.

Integrate Scripture into the decision-making process.

4.

Communicate at an advanced level in a variety of verbal and written formats, and a range of business-related

situations.

5.

Apply high-level business concepts to real life business situations.