About the Bible Minor

Like all students at Cedarville, you will complete a Bible minor as part of your general education coursework. Our popular sequence of five courses that make up the Bible minor will stretch you to think about God, His Word, and His world in whole new ways and will challenge you to apply Scripture to all aspects of your life.

The Bible Minor at Cedarville

Program Highlights

  • Minor requires 15 semester hours of coursework.
  • You will take a series of five courses in order, each of them building on the other to increase your knowledge of Scripture and its role in your life.

Consider These Majors

All students, regardless of major, will complete a Bible minor.

Course Descriptions

  • The Bible and the Gospel will challenge you to pursue a deep and growing relationship with Christ through personal, inductive study of God's Word.
  • Old Testament Literature and New Testament Literature will make the Bible real as you explore chapters, stories, events, and literary forms as they fit together in God's redemptive story.
  • Theology 1 and Theology 2 will synthesize and systematize your biblical knowledge as you seek to understand what God says about the great questions of the past and present.
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Why a Bible Minor?

Read a recent article by Dr. Jason Lee, Dean of the School of Biblical and Theological Studies, on why a Bible minor is a critical component to your degree program.


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School of Biblical and Theological Studies

The School of Biblical and Theological Studies offers a strong set of Bible, theology, and ministry degree programs that prepare you to serve.

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How Do Chapel and the Bible Minor Contribute to Spiritual Growth?

Daily chapel and Bible minor courses will challenge you to live out your faith and make Scripture central to every part of your life.

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Free Online Bible Minor Course

Old Testament Literature lectures, taught by Dr. Chris Miller, are now available for video download, providing an exceptional resource for personal and community study. The other four Bible minor courses will be available in the future.

Program Curriculum

  • The Bible and the Gospel
  • Old Testament Literature and New Testament Literature
  • Theology 1 and Theology 2
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