Core Biblical Studies Course Requirements and Learning Outcomes for all College Degrees

All college students at CCU take a core set of courses designed to provide a well-informed and coherent biblical worldview. Each of the courses listed in our Biblical Studies Core is designed to provide a critical contribution to the establishment and application of that worldview.

Courses 24hrs (plus 6hrs of interdisciplinary biblical/theological studies courses relative to, and determined by, each degree program).

  • History & Literature of Israel (3hrs)

  • Jesus & The Church (3hrs)

  • Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (3hrs)

  • Modern Ethical Problems (2hrs)

  • Basic Bible Doctrines (4hrs)

  • Philosophy of Religion (3hrs)

  • Introduction to Evangelism (3hrs)

  • Seminar on the Bible & Culture (3hrs)

Expected Learning Outcomes for Biblical Studies Core

  • Exegete biblical literature using basic interpretive principles.

  • Articulate coherent grasp of key theological ideas.

  • Articulate coherent understanding of the foundational narrative of Biblical Israel.

  • Articulate a coherent understanding of the foundational narrative of the life of Christ and beginnings of the Church.