Smart Start 2017

Whether you’re an incoming freshman or a transfer student, you’re probably wondering how best to begin your time at Biola. With Smart Start you can take one or two Bible classes this summer before your first fall semester. This will allow you to get a head start on your Bible minor by completing one or two out of the ten required Bible courses, and you’ll be introduced to the people you’re going to be with for the rest of your college years.

Starting on July 10th you will have the opportunity to take an online class (or two), working with a Biola professor and interacting with other incoming Biola students like you! You’ll then convene on campus on August 23rd for two days of in-class work to complete your course(s) before Biola welcome week begins.

The cost for Smart Start for new incoming freshmen and transfer students is $416.67 per credit which is $1,250 for each 3-credit course. The cost for continuing students is the regular summer tuition rate.

Classes Offered:

BBST 103: Biblical Interpretation and Spiritual Formation (3 credits)

  • Online: July 10–August 18
  • On-Campus: August 23–24

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BBST 109: Old Testament History and Literature (3 credits)

  • Online: July 10–August 18
  • On-Campus: August 23–24

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BBST 110: New Testament History and Literature (3 credits)

  • Online: July 10–August 18
  • On-Campus: August 23–24

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