Associate of Arts Biblical Studies

Program Overview

The AA Biblical Studies provides students with the opportunity to gain broad exposure to the college curriculum while emphasizing study in Biblical Studies and Theology. The education that can be gained makes the program an excellent basis for students who will continue personal study, develop further skills to be used in lay ministry, and for further study at the undergraduate level.


Credit Hours: 63
Coordinator: Samuel Hildebrandt

Kevin Daugherty, PhD
Associate Professor of Theology
Ken Guenter, MA
Associate Professor of Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern History
Samuel Hildebrandt, PhD
Assistant Professor of Old Testament
Carl Hinderager, PhD
Professor of New Testament
David Miller, PhD
Associate Professor of New Testament and Early Judaism
Wes Olmstead, PhD
Professor of New Testament
Don Taylor, DTh
Assistant Professor of Old Testament
Susan Wendel, PhD
Associate Professor of New Testament
    Requirements  Program Sheet


  • the completion of the AA core requirements
  • the completion of 24 hours of Biblical Studies, including at least 6 credit hours in each of the Old and New Testaments
  • the completion of Free Electives (to bring credit hour total to 63 credit hours)
  • SL 1-2 Service and Experiential Learning (non-credit)

I met a lot of professors who truly cared about their students. They taught us with great dignity and respect. I appreciate all of the faculty members that I took classes with. I will continue to keep in touch with some of the ones I connected with.
From the National Survey of Student Engagement 2015