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

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
BIB/PHI 344 Ethics 3
BIB/PHI 345 Philosophy of Creation and Evolution 3
BIB 443  Critical Thinking 
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


Plus six (6) additional hours which must be selected from the following:
 6
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 

BIB/COM 236  Intercultural Communications OR 
BIB/ANT 351 
Missionary Anthropology 
(3) 
BIB 432
Seminar in Missions 

BIB 296/396/496 Field Laboratory 

And a choice of six (6) hours from the following (3 hours must be upper-division):



 6
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 
BIB 330
Preacher and His Work
3
BIB/COM 435
Expository Preaching
3  

And choice of six (6) hours 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