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Degree Sequence

The program includes two semesters at Wheaton along with participation in a six-week excavation in Israel during the summer, either prior the first semester or after the second semester.

Degree Requirements (36 hours)

Summer (8)
ARCH 525 Archaeological Field Work (8 hours)

Fall (12)
ARCH 521 Advanced Old Testament Archaeology/Syria-Palestine (4)
BITH 508 Intro to Hebrew Exegesis (4)
BITH 524: Introduction to Hermeneutics (2) 
BITH 525 OT Hermeneutics (2)

Winter (4)
BITH 565 Christian Theology

Spring (12)
BITH 635/636: Hebrew Exegesis (4)
ARCH 554 Topics in Archaeology (4)

And, 4 hours of the either of the following
ARCH 569 Religions of Israel and the Ancient Near East (4)
ARCH 565 International Relations and Statecraft in the Ancient Near East (4)

  • TOTAL HOURS 36
  • 1 Year Hebrew Pre-requisite