Welcome to Biblical Studies

Welcome to the website for Biola’s Department of Biblical & Theological Studies. We are excited to have you explore our page. On these pages you will discover what a Bible Major at Biola is, what courses you will need, and who our faculty are. Our faculty care deeply for our students, and our objective is to see the lives of our students changed because of the influence of God’s Word upon their lives. We want to assist you in deeply understanding the Bible and what it means for living in the 21st century, preparing you for the life and ministry to which God is calling you!

Why Major in Biblical Studies?

Every student at Biola is required to take 30 credits (10 courses) in Bible and Theology. Bible Majors take an additional 33 credits (11 courses) plus 12 credits (4 classes) of either Greek or Hebrew. You should consider taking our major if you believe that God is leading you into vocational ministry whether or not that will include seminary or graduate school, or if you have a desire to explore the deeper intricacies of Scripture. As a Bible major you will be exposed to some of the finest evangelical Bible scholars and theologians of our time!