Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies
Nyack’s Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies offers strong foundational preparation for seminary programs and for biblical training in preaching and teaching.
Nyack offers advanced courses in biblical study that are taught by world class scholars who have a heart for the ministry of the local Christian church. At Nyack, you’ll be part of a diverse Christian academic community that will help you grow intellectually and spiritually.
Students in majoring in Biblical & Theological studies take one introductory course to the field of biblical studies, one survey course in the Old Testament, and one survey course in the New Testament. Students also take one course in hermeneutics (the science of biblical interpretation), two courses surveying the whole of systematic theology, one course in the history of theology, and several elective courses in advanced Old Testament and advanced New Testament study.
As a graduate of this program, students can choose to pursue pastoral church work, hospital or military chaplaincy, or teaching in Christian private schools.
Graduates of Nyack’s Biblical & Theological Studies program have become missionaries, pastors, teachers, and leaders in the church. Many have also gone on to seminary or graduate school.