Bible and Theology Degree Program

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The Bible and Theology program at Asbury University is for anyone with a passion for Jesus Christ, a desire for a deeper understanding of God's Word and a heart for service to others.

Biblical and Theological Studies span a range of disciplines. These include Old Testament, New Testament, hermeneutics (the art and science of interpretation) and theology (including biblical, systematic, historical and pastoral theology).


Programs of Study

  • Bible and Theology major
    (Emphasis in Pre-Seminary or Pre-Ministry)
  • Bible and Theology minor

Bible and Theology students have gone on to pursue vocations in ministry, missions, medicine, law, social work, counseling, business, communications, among others.


Students will:

  • Gain a deeper knowledge of the Scriptures.
  • Develop a clear understanding of the historic Christian faith and the ability to think theologically.
  • Lay the foundation for spiritual growth and ethical living.
  • Arrive at a mature sense of Christian identity and calling.

Experienced Faculty

Biblical and theological studies faculty at Asbury have a Ph.D. in their respective areas of expertise. Together, these scholar-teachers have more than 100 years of teaching experience. More importantly, they have a heart for students that extends well beyond the classroom.


Our programs are reasonably sized: Pre-Ministry (49 credits); Pre-Seminary (43 credits); Minor (18 credits). It is easy for students to pair Bible and Theology with nearly any other major or minor, such as:

  • Business
  • Media Communications
  • Creative Writing
  • History
  • Biology
  • Ancient Languages
  • Christian Ministries, Missions & Youth Ministries