Undergraduate Biblical Language Certificate

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Learn to read the biblical texts in their original forms in this 4-course series.


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In this four-course series, students will learn to read the biblical texts in their original forms. They will reach beyond modern translations and gain a basic understanding of biblical Hebrew and Koine Greek vocabulary, syntax, and grammar, and become empowered to read and translate basic biblical texts.

Undergraduate Biblical Language Certificate Courses

Required Courses – 16 units

BL 301Biblical Hebrew 14 units
BL 302Biblical Hebrew 2
(prerequisite: BL 301)
4 units
BL 303Biblical Greek 14 units
BL 304Biblical Greek 2
(prerequisite: BL 303)
4 units

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Graduation Requirements

To graduate with the Undergraduate Biblical Language Certificate the student will:

  • Complete the minimum number of units required.
  • Successfully complete all courses in the certificate program.
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  • Fulfill any outstanding school financial obligations.

Transfer Credits

Credits earned as part of this certificate program are credit-bearing and may be transferable to other institutions. The acceptance of transfer of Shiloh University academic credit at other institutions cannot be guaranteed. Transfer of credit earned is determined by the receiving institution.

If a certificate student chooses to later apply to a Shiloh University degree program, no more than 18 units can be transferred from University certificate programs to a degree program. Only courses with an earned grade of C- (1.67) or higher will be accepted for transfer credit into a Bachelor’s program.

Degree Program Students

Students in the BA in Biblical and Pastoral Studies or BA in New Testament Studies may apply to earn 1 certificate while enrolled in a degree program, not more. Students in the Associate of Arts program may not earn a certificate.