Biblical and Religious Studies Minor

Biblical and religious studies at Fresno Pacific reinforce the traditions that the university was founded on, while exploring the beliefs and traditions of cultures throughout the world. Students learn how to apply biblical teachings in ministry, in work and in other daily activities.

Unique Features

This minor exposes students to a wide range of topics in Bible, theology and church history. Students choose among courses in contemporary theologies, Mennonite history, the theological ethics of peacemaking and conflict, spiritual formation and much more.

Our Graduates

A minor in biblical and religious studies can enhance any major by providing a basic understanding of theology and religious history. This knowledge can be used in ministry and service, in education, as well as in a variety of professional settings.


At least one course from three areas within the division (BIB, BLIT, MIN, REL or THEO). Remaining coursework from within that division or from relevant courses in other disciplines (HIST, PHIL, SOC, etc.).