Minors

MINOR IN BIBLE TEXT

BIB 110 Survey of the Old Testament 2 hours
BIB 120 Survey of the New Testament 2
Additional Old Testament course 2
Additional New Testament course in Pauline Text 2
Additional New Testament course in non-Pauline Text 2
Plus 8 additional hours of BIB text or language
courses (*6 hours must be upper-division) 8
18 hours

The student must complete at least 6 hours in Bible courses, required and/or elective, at Freed-Hardeman University.

Areas of Emphasis:

The courses listed are required for a minor or recommended for an emphasis within a B.A. or B.S. major in Bible.

 

MINOR/EMPHASIS IN BIBLICAL LANGUAGES

BIB 161 New Testament Greek I 4 hours
BIB 162 New Testament Greek II 4
BIB 261 New Testament Greek Readings 3
BIB 262 New Testament Greek Exegesis 3
BIB 361 Elementary Hebrew I 4
BIB 362 Elementary Hebrew II 4
22 hours


 
     

MINOR/EMPHASIS IN CHRISTIAN APOLOGETICS

PHI 243 Introduction to Philosophy(W) 3 hours
PHI 245 History of Philosophy I(W) OR 3
PHI 246 History of Philosophy II(W) (3)
BIB 347 Systematic Christian Doctrine 3
BIB/PHI 344 Ethics 3
BIB/PHI 345 Philosophy of Creation and Evolution 3
BIB 443 Critical Thinking 3
18 hours


 
     

MINOR/EMPHASIS IN MINISTRY

BIB 130 Personal Evangelism 3 hours
BIB/COM 231 Preparation and Delivery of Sermons 3
BIB 237 Fundamentals of Youth and Family Ministry 3
BIB 433 Personal Counseling 3
Plus six (6) additional hours which must be selected from the following:
BIB 232 Missionary Principles and Practices (3)
BIB 330 Preacher and His Work (3)
BIB 331 Organization and Administration of Bible
School (3)
BIB 343 Christian Worship (3)
18 hours


 
     

MINOR/EMPHASIS IN MISSIONS

BIB 200 Bible Basis of Missions 2 hours
BIB 232 Missionary Principles and Practices 3
BIB/COM 236 Intercultural CommunicationsOR 3
BIB/ANT 351
Missionary Anthropology
(3)
BIB 432 Seminar in Missions 3
BIB 296/396/496 Field Laboratory 1
Plus six (6) additional hours which must be selected from the following:
BIB 130 Personal Evangelism (3)
BIB 332 History of Missions (3)
BIB 338 Urban Church Growth (3)
BIB 239/339/439 Area Mission Studies (3)
BIB 436 Encountering Islam (3)
BIB 445 World Religions(W) (3)
18 hours


 
     

MINOR/EMPHASIS IN PREACHING

BIB/COM 231 Preparation and Delivery of Sermons 3 hours
BIB 241 Interpreting the Bible 3
BIB 330 Preacher and His Work 3
BIB/COM 435 Expository Preaching 3
Plus six (6) additional hours which must be selected from the following:
BIB 130 Personal Evangelism (3)
BIB/COM 336 Electronic Media Evangelism (3)
BIB 350 Restoration Theology (3)
BIB 433 Personal Counseling (3)
18 hours


 
     

MINOR/EMPHASIS IN YOUTH AND FAMILY MINISTRY

BIB/COM/SOC 230 Marriage and the Family 3
BIB/COM 231 Preparation and Delivery of Sermons OR 3
BIB/COM 435 Expository Preaching (3)
BIB 237 Fundamentals of Youth Ministry
3
BIB 337 Adolescent Spiritual Development
3
BIB 396 Youth Ministry Internship 3
BIB 433 Personal Counseling 3
18 hours