Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies program prepares students to learn and embrace the message of the Bible, accurately interpret the Scriptures, and integrate faith into the world. The BABS degree program equips students with a relevant Christian worldview for positions of lay leadership in church or in society or for a variety of Christian ministries at home and abroad. The degree meets the needs of individuals who wish to begin or to continue graduate theological education for their personal or vocational enrichment. 

Program Objectives

 The objective of the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies program is to help students to


1. acquire a general understanding of Biblical literature, Biblical history, Biblical interpretation, and Biblical theology;


2. form a balanced Christian worldview that is deeply rooted in the Bible and applicative to the intercultural and multi-religious world;


3. apply a deeper understanding of key theological issues to a lifelong journey of spiritual growth and personal development;


4. serve the local church and global community with servant leadership, as epitomized in the life of Jesus Christ, thereby glorifying the Triune God.


For more information please download  Underwood University 2019-2020 Catalog