Curriculum

Below are some of the courses you’ll have an opportunity to take as a student in this program. Note: This list is intended to give you a quick glimpse into the program’s academic offerings, and should not be used as a guide for course selection or academic advising. For official program requirements see catalog for details.

Foundational Credits

(May be taken concurrently with program courses.)

CourseCredits
Bible (preferably OT Survey, NT Survey, & Hermeneutics) 9
ISAL 520 Introduction to Language & Linguistics 3
ISAL 521 General Articulatory Phonetics 3
Total 15

Required Courses

CourseCredits
  Theology 3
ISAL 523 Introduction to Phonology 3
ISAL 525 Introduction to Syntax 3
ISAL 529 Intro to Semantics & Pragmatics 3
ISAL 535 Introduction to Bible Translation 3
ISAL 648  Discourse and Text Analysis 3
ISAL 650 Seminar in Ling & Biblical Exegesis 3
ISAL 654 Field Methods in Linguistics 3
  Total 24

Biblical Languages Concentration Courses

Hebrew Concentration

CourseCredits
TTNT 501 Beginning Greek I 2
TTOT 603 Elements of Hebrew I 3
TTOT 604 Elements of Hebrew II 3
TTOT 705 Exegesis in Gen & Selected Passages 3
TTOT 745 World of the Old Testament 3
  Total 14

Greek Concentration

CourseCredits
TTNT 501 Beginning Greek I 2
TTNT 502 Beginning Greek II 2
TTNT 503 Introduction to Exegesis 3
TTNT 701 The World of the New Testament 3
TTNT 603 Elements of Hebrew I 3
  Total 13

Electives in Linguistics

CourseCredits
ISAL Electives 3
  Total 3

Comprehensive Exams

CourseCredits
ISAL697 Comprehensive Exams 0
  Total 0
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