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A minor in Biblical Studies

Biblical Studies is devoted to the study of the Christian Scriptures, looking at the origins of the biblical writings and the history of their interpretation.

Biblical Studies papers are divided into papers in the Old Testament (the Hebrew Bible) and the New Testament.

Students can also study the biblical languages, namely classical Hebrew and New Testament Greek, to an advanced level.

Papers in this subject have the code of BIBS

See the full list of Biblical Studies (BIBS) papers.

Minor Subject Requirements

Theology as a minor subject for a BA, MusB, BPA, BSc, BAppSc, BCom, BHealScm  or BASc degree

Available as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Music (MusB), Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Health Science (BHealSc), or Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) degree

Level Papers Points
100-level Two 100-level BIBS, CHTH or HEBR papers



Two 200-level BIBS or CHTH papers



One 300-level BIBS or CHTH paper


May include either RELS 211  The Dead Sea Scrolls, or RELS 311  The Dead Sea Scrolls (Advanced)

Total   90

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