Bachelor of Biblical Studies Degree
The Bachelor of Biblical Studies degree is a four year program, and every student is a Biblical Studies major. Regardless of future goals, a thorough understanding of the Word of God is vital. Dynamic courses include Old and New Testament surveys, Interpretation of Scripture, and Jesus and Christianity Through the Ages. These and many other courses provided the foundation in Biblical truth that equips Boston students to understand and impact their world for the cause of Christ. Each Biblical Studies major chooses a minor that best suits his or her ministry goals:
Biblical Counseling Minor-
Cross-Cultural Ministries Minor-
Prepare yourself to bring the gospel of Jesus Christ to an ethnically, socially, and religiously diverse world. Emerse yourself in both classroom and on-the-field mentoring, learning effective cross-cultural strategies of church planting from experienced missionaries, as well as a thorough history of Christian missions throughout the centuries.
Church Ministries Minor -
This minor deals with a variety of subject areas that are pertinent to general church ministries. Students are free to take ministry skills courses that deal with their particular interests relative to Christian service. This allows for greater flexibility as well as exposure to different styles and techniques of both traditional and modern approaches.
Educational Ministries Minor -
If you have a teacher's heart, the Education Ministries Minor may be the perfect fit for you. Designed to prepare the next generation of Christian educators, this program focuses on the skills and principles necessary for great teachers. Boston Baptist College offers three possible tracks that may lead to state licensure.
Pastoral Ministries Minor -
The Pastoral Ministries Minor is designed to equip future pastors with instructional guidance in both preaching and pastoral skills. Development of preaching skills is highly emphasized. Students in this minor will incorporate and demonstrate material from various classes in the development of the art of Biblical preaching.
Youth Ministries Minor -
The Youth Ministries Minor will prepare the student for youth ministry in a local church setting. Each student will have a dynamic opportunity in class to study theoretical and practical principles for reaching young people with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Classroom experience will be combined with a number of opportunities to interact on a deep level with teenagers.
The minor in Business is ideal for students who want a general understanding of the concepts of management and business strategies. The program is particularly structured for entrepreneurial approaches in the global marketplace, and embraces the paradigm of effective business as a "ministry" with goals far beyond just merely turning a profit.