Associates Degree in Biblical Studies
All students are expected to take an Admission Assessment
The Associates Degree in Biblical Studies is an accelerated 12-15 month program, designed to instruct in the basics of Bible study for the seminary student. The program is 120 semester hours in length and provides a Biblical foundation of study for all Christians who want to know more about the Bible. This program:
Provides each graduate with a foundation in Biblical truth so that he/she is equipped to defend and communicate the Bible to others.
Gives the graduate an understanding and appreciation of his/her position in Christ and enables him/her to practice spiritual disciplines as a lifestyle.
Enables each graduate to recognize differing world-views and minister effectively and creatively in the midst of them.
Assists graduates to acquire the skills necessary to serve and relate to others in a Biblical context.
Equips and encourage the graduate to be active participants in God’s global work.
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Associates Degree in Theology
The Associates Degree in Theology is designed to provide an introduction to the field of Bible study for beginning seminary students. The program is 60 semester hours in length and provides a Biblical foundation of study for all Christians and especially for those desiring to better understand Biblical principles.
The Associates Theological Degree in Theology is a low cost biblical educational study program. We offer a full selection of Biblical courses at an affordable tuition.
A total of 60 semester hours are required.
Our study guide is a reasonable fee of $15. Books are assigned to courses as required and price is separate from tuition.
You may purchase your books from Amazon or the college.
INTRO 101 INTRODUCTION TO THE BIBLE
This course offers an introduction to the basic steps and tools involved in the inductive study of the Bible. The student will develop the skills to practice a methodical approach to the observation, interpretation, application, and correlation to Scripture. During this course the student will be taught how to properly read, interpret, and apply the Bible, which is foundational to vocational Christian ministry. The inductive method of Bible study taught in this course provides the student with principles and methods for a lifetime of effective and fruitful study in the Word of God.
RES 101 RESEARCH IN WRITING
BIBLOT 101 THE BOOK OF GENESIS-FROM THE CREATION TO THE TOWER OF BABEL
This course is two-part course that offers an intensive doctrinal and historical study of Genesis, the first book of the Bible. During the first part, the student will study from the creation to the Tower of Babel.
BIBLOT 102 THE BOOK OF GENESIS II THE BOOK OF GENESIS FROM THE CALL OF ABRAHAM TO THE DEATH OF JOSEPH
This course is part 2, a continuation of the Book of Genesis. It continues with the historical study of the lives of the Patriarchs- Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph, and the Israelites in Egypt. The geographical and historical settings are also discussed in this course. It includes many references to lands and people, places and features in Asia Minor.
BIBL OT 103 ISRAEL' S 40 YEAR WILDERNESS JOURNEY
This course is a study of Israel's wandering in the wilderness. During this course, student will study various events that the nation of Israel experienced during the 40 years of their journey through the wilderness.
BIBLOT 104 THE BOOK OF JOSHUA
This course is a study of the nation of Israel's history under the leadership of Joshua, Moses’ assistant, and successor.
HOM 101 HOMILETICS I (Studying God's Word)
This course is designed to teach learner how to compose and effectively study God's word. The student will learn what is meant by the historical and cultural text of Scripture.
HOM 102 HOMILETICS (Preaching God's Word)
This course is designed to teach learners how to compose and effectively deliver sermons. In addition to homiletics, the program is designed to cover hermeneutics, systematic theology, evangelistic preaching principles, and different preaching styles. While learning to interpret the Bible, participants of this program will study the theological foundations of biblical preaching. They will also learn to assess the sermons of evangelic preachers as a method of strengthening their own competencies.
BIBL NT 101 THE BOOK OF JOHN
This course is a study of the fourth Gospel in light of its historical context, stated purpose, and development of theme to discover its testimony to the deity and saving work of the Lord Jesus Christ. In this course, students will understand the major events in the Gospel of John; be familiar with the major miracles of Christ; understand the major theological events in the Book of John; gain an appreciation for how Christ met the needs of individuals; determine the need to study the Bible for one’s self.
BIBLNT 102 THE BOOK OF ACTS
This course is a concise study of the book of Acts as a pivotal book in the New Testament. It is in Acts that the disciples witness Jesus ascending into heaven and the coming of the Holy Spirit. Acts document the beginning of the church and shows how it grows, evangelizes, and endures persecution. Many key individuals are introduced in Acts: Peter, Paul, Stephen, Philip, Barnabas, Silas, John, Mark, and Timothy. Acts is the history book of the early church and is an important building block in understanding the rest of the New Testament.
BIBL NT 103 THE BOOK OF ROMANS
This course is a study of the historical background and text of the Book of Romans. The five major divisions of the book, which deal with Sin, Salvation, Sanctification, Sovereignty, and Service, are emphasized with distinctions made between the doctrinal section and the practical sections. Theological patterns are shown in the development of the course.
BIBL NT 103 THE BOOK OF GALATIANS
This course will give an exegetical study of the text of Galatians with emphasis upon Paul's concept of law, grace, and faith.
Spiritual growth and community are important to TCOR Bible Institute’s students and administrative staff. It is a time to gather, to worship God, and develop hands on skills and experiences to enhance biblical studies. Students participate in hands on services to include prayers, music, scripture readings and student sermonettes. Chapel services are held in the Church Sanctuary (or online) and are open to the public.