Bible Class

Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies

Biblical Studies: Preparing for Practical Ministry

Begin your journey to becoming a well-educated and equipped Christian leader. The biblical studies major from Pensacola Christian College will help you grow in God’s Word while preparing you to minister to others effectively and compassionately.

Courses covering Scripture and major doctrines, coupled with insightful introductions to teaching the Bible, biblical counseling, apologetics, evangelism, and discipleship, will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to influence others for Christ. By picking the Bible courses that best suit your goals, you can tailor your education to fit your future. Additionally, you’ll round out your education with core liberal arts courses that can be applied wherever the Lord calls you next.

Whether you’re interested in deepening your knowledge of the Bible or are feeling led to full-time ministry, the biblical studies major can help you achieve your goals and prepare you for your calling in life.

Faith-Based Biblical Studies

The biblical studies major presents a wide variety of courses that will instill a firm grasp of biblical knowledge applicable to whatever destination the Lord leads you to. With Bible content classes that teach the true authority of God’s Word and the support of liberal arts classes meant to round out your education, you’ll be prepared to use your education wherever you go.

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Biblical Studies Major Learning Outcomes

As a biblical studies graduate, you will be able to:

  • demonstrate thorough knowledge of the content and themes of the Word of God,
  • defend sound doctrine, and
  • present biblical truth correctly and clearly.

Program Highlights

Bible Study and Instruction

Build a firm foundation for service with this introduction (BI 250) to reading and applying Scripture and imparting what you glean from the Bible in diverse settings. These highly applicable methods and principles can be used for personal enrichment or as a basis for the future ministry opportunities the Lord brings to your life.

Evangelism and Discipleship

Explore tested and true methods to clearly present the gospel and disciple new believers in their faith (PR 240). By focusing on apologetics and how to communicate the gospel and developing effective evangelism and discipleship strategies in a local church context, you’ll be ready to share your faith with others and guide them as they strengthen their personal relationship with Christ.

Your Biblical Studies Future

What can you do with a biblical studies degree?

When you graduate with a biblical studies degree from PCC’s Bible department, you can enter your chosen field. But you’ll also have the option to pursue higher education. Wherever you go, you can use your degree to share the love of Christ.

About the Biblical Studies Major

The purpose of the Associate of Arts degree in Biblical Studies is to equip students with the basic knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary for effective lay ministry or continued study of the Bible.

Students can apply for scholarships to receive financial aid.

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Bible Career Support

With Career Services and Career Link, students can start making connections with employers while on campus during Career Fair events. These services provide tools and resources designed to empower you for your career.

Need help? Career Services staff are ready to assist you in researching employment opportunities, exploring job qualifications, and providing mock interviews and résumé support.