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M.A. in Biblical Studies Program Options

M.A. in Biblical Studies Cohorts

A cohort is simply a group of people brought together for a common purpose. When you enter the program, you join a set group for a three-year adventure in the Bible.

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Depending on what year you started the program, your detailed annual schedule can be found here.

Cohort 1: 2011-2014 (PDF)  | Cohort 2: 2012-2015 (PDF)

Cohort 3: 2013-2016 (PDF)  | Cohort 4: 2014-2017 (PDF)

Cohort 5: 2015-2018 (PDF)  | Cohort 6: 2016-2019 (PDF)

Cohort 7: 2017-2020 (PDF)

There are many events and deadlines along the way with the Biblical Studies program in which you will want to be informed. See the MABS Cohort Calendar

Cohort Sequence

The following is an sample of the way you would progress through the program, if you were to start in the Fall of 2017. This is only an example. Go to the PDFs above for your specific program.

Course number, title

     

Semester

     

Dates

     

Time

Year One

           

Program Orientation Session

 

Fall 2017

 

Tues., Aug 22, 2017

 

6:30-10:00 pm

BITH 537, Old Testament I: Pentateuch & Historical Books (4)

 

Fall 2017

 

Tues., Aug 29 - Tues., Dec. 12, 2017

 

6:30-10:00 pm

Fall Break – No class

 

Fall 2017

 

Tues., October 17, 2017

 

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BITH 568, Foundations for Biblical Interpretation (2)

 

P-Term 2018

 

Thur., Jan 4, Fri. Jan. 5, Sat Jan 6, 2017

 

8:00-5:00

BITH 538, Old Testament II: Prophets & Wisdom Books (4)

 

Spring 2018

 

Tues., Jan. 9 -May 1, 2018

 

6:30-10:00 pm

Spring break – No class

 

Spring 2018

 

Tues, Mar 6, 2018

 

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BITH 565, Christian Theology (4)

 

Summer 2018

 

Mon-Sat, July 9- July 14, 2018

 

8:00-5:00

Year Two

 

 

 

 

 

 

BITH 544, New Testament I: Jesus & Gospels (4)

 

Fall 2018

 

Tues, Aug 28 – Tues, Dec 11, 2018

 

6:30-10:00 pm

Fall Break—No class

 

Fall 2018

 

Tues, Oct 16, 2018

 

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BITH 625, World Christian Perspectives (2)

 

P-Term 2019

 

Thurs, Jan 3; Fri, Jan 4; Sat, Jan 5, 2019

 

8:00-5:00

BITH 545, New Testament II: Acts to Revelation (4)

 

Spring 2019

 

Tues, Jan 8 – Tues, April 30, 2019

 

6:30-10:00 pm

Spring Break – No class

 

Spring 2019

 

Tues, Mar 12, 2019

 

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BITH 569, Christian Traditions (4)

 

Summer 2019

 

Mon, July 8 - Sat, July 13, 2019

 

8:00-5:00

Year Three

 

 

 

 

 

 

BITH 536, OT Book Study (4)

 

Fall 2019

 

Tues, Aug 27 – Tues, Dec 10, 2019

 

6:30-10:00 pm

Fall Break – no classes

 

Fall 2019

 

Tues, Oct 15, 2019

 

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Ministry Integration Course (2)

 

P-Term 2020

 

Thurs, Jan 2; Fri, Jan 3; Sat, Jan 4, 2020

 

8:00-5:00

BITH 546, NT Book Study (4)

 

Spring 2020

 

Tues, Jan 7 – Tues, April 28, 2020

 

6:30-10:00 pm

Spring break – no classes

 

Spring 2020

 

Tues, Mar 3, 2020

 

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BITH 673, Christian Ethics (4)

 

Summer 2020

 

Mon, July 6 – Sat, July 11, 2020

 

8:00-5:00

BITH 692, Comprehensive Exam (0)

 

Summer 2020

 

Saturday June 20, 2020

 

 9:00-4:00

Biblical Studies Comprehensive Exam Study Guide

Comprehensive Exams are offered twice each academic year. Students must register for BITH 692, Comprehensive Exam, in the semester in which they plan to take the exam.

Biblical Studies Comprehensive Exam Study Guide