Bachelor of Biblical Studies & Leadership

Minimum of 120 credits // Cumulative GPA of 2.0
Minimum of 25% (30 credits) directly through CCBC (balance may be transferred from other institutions).

Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Exhibit knowledge of the Bible, theology, and the essence of the gospel by interpreting, applying, and communicating Scripture in ways that strengthen relationship with God (CLOs 1 and 2).
  2. Apply biblical insight and Christ-like values to various aspects of Christian practice, work, human relationships, and ministry as a foundation for life (CLOs 2 and 3).
  3. Articulate knowledge of the major domains of general studies in light of a biblical worldview (CLO 2).
  4. Employ transferable leadership knowledge, habits, and skills that reflect Christ-like character (CLOs 1, 2, and 3).

Tutors

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Bible Core Classes: Eight courses are required, one from each section of Scripture (20-24 credits. These are representative courses which serve to introduce their respective section of Scripture.)

 

  • Genesis or Pentateuch (3 credits)
  • One book from OT History (from Joshua—Esther) (2 or 3 credits)
  • One book from OT Poetry & Wisdom (or Ecclesiastes & Song of Songs) (2 or 3 credits)
  • One book from OT Prophets (from Isaiah—Daniel, or Minor Prophets) (2 or 3 credits)
  • One of the Four Gospels (2 or 3 credits)
  • Acts (3 credits)
  • Romans (3 credits)
  • Revelation (3 credits)

 

 

Foundations Core Classes: Three specific courses are required (2 or 3 credits each)

 

  • Bible Study Methods (or Inductive Bible Study)
  • Missions
  • Theology (or Major Bible Doctrines)

 

 

Additional Foundations Classes: Two courses of the students’ choice are required (2 or 3 credits each)

 

  • Prayer
  • Christian Living (or Discipleship or Christian Formation)
  • Apologetics (or Worldviews)
  • History of Redemption (or Storyline of the Bible)
  • Church History
  • Bible Study Methods 2 (or Hermeneutics)
  • Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ
  • Evangelism
  • Disciple-Making

 

 

Leadership Core Classes: vary according to emphasis (9 credits total, plus emphasis requirements)

  • Principles of Leadership (3 credits)
  • Leadership Internship/Practicum 1 (3 credits)
  • Leadership Internship/Practicum 2 (3 credits)

 

Leadership Emphasis Area Reaquirements (select one):

 

Missions & Evangelism:  Acts  Missions  Evangelism          Missionary Biographies  Pastoral Epistles                               I & II Thessalonians/Galatians

 

Worship Arts:  Life of David/I & II Chronicles  Musicianship  Psalms/Leviticus  Sound & Recording  Worship Band Practicum  Worship Leadership

Apologetics:  Bibliology/Archaeology  Christian Ethics/Critical Thinking  Cults/World Religions/Intro to Islam  John  Ecclesiastes/Job

 

Christian Leadership: Biblical Counseling                                   Teaching/Preaching the Bible  Leadership & Admin.           Church Planting  Youth/Children’s/Women’s/Pastoral Ministry  Pastoral Epistles  James/Eph./Ezra & Neh.

 

 

Bible Surveys: Four courses are required, covering the whole Bible (12 credits)

 

  • OT Survey 1 (3 credits)
  • OT Survey 2 (3 credits)
  • NT Survey 1 (3 credits)
  • NT Survey 2 (3 credits)

 

 

Practical Christian Ministry: Four courses are required (typically 2 credits each, 8 credits total)

 

  • CM199 Practical Ministry/Servanthood 1
  • CM199 Practical Ministry/Servanthood 2
  • CM199 Practical Ministry/Servanthood 3
  • CM199 Practical Ministry/Servanthood 4

 

 

General Studies: 36 credits minimum, distributed in the following domains

 

  • English Comm. & Critical Thinking (6 cr.)
  • Arts & Humanities (6 cr.)
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics (6 cr.)
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences (6 cr.)
  • Additional General Studies/Liberal Arts Courses (12 cr.)

 

 

Undefined Electives (Bible Electives or Emphasis/Topical Courses or Campus requirements, as determined by each school/campus): 12-24 credits