Dive into the stories and teachings of the Bible, exploring both the Old and New Testaments, with the biblical literature emphasis.


  • Courses discuss the life and teachings of Paul, biblical interpretation throughout various historical periods and biblical narrative.
  • Elective courses allow you to choose from a variety of subjects that address personal interests and help meet future goals.

Career opportunities

A solid understanding and knowledge of biblical literature provides a background for careers such as church leadership, missions and evangelism, and Christian education. Continued study is also available in seminary programs, philosophy, history and a variety of other subjects.

Course listing

Required courses

BLIT-310-349OT Biblical Literature3
BLIT-310-349NT Biblical Literature3
BLIT-310-349Biblical Literature (OT or NT)3
BIB-304Paul and His Teaching3
or BIB-442
Biblical Interpretation: to 18th Century
Biblical Interpretation: 19th-21st Centuries
LIT-395Text and Performance3


Select six units from the following

MINany course with this prefix 
RELany course with this prefix 
THEOany course with this prefix 
COM/HIST-368Ancient and Medieval Rhetoric3
HIST-360Greece: Drama and Paideia in the Polis4
HIST-365Rome: Politics, Pagans and Patristics4
LIT-460Critical Approaches to Literature3