Young adults (age 29 and under) and traditional college students are the primary demographic for the BSC. Older community members may be permitted to enroll in BSC classes on a case by case basis. Pastors and ministers are encouraged to enrich their education through the BSC academic program as well. An admissions process including an application and interview will take place to ensure that all students are academically qualified and will contribute to a productive class environment. Please contact our office: firstname.lastname@example.org or 208.342.2182
Tuition & Scholarships:
Our tuition for college students is $10 a credit, community members are $50 a credit. Students who are under the age of 29 may be eligible to receive a partial scholarship. Please contact our office for a scholarship interview or more information. 208-342-2182
Bible Certificate Program & Accreditation:
By completing a minimum of 18 credits through The Biblical Studies Center, students may receive a certificate that is equivalent to a minor in Bible. The Biblical Studies Center is an outreach post of Oklahoma Christian University (OCU). Our certificate program is accredited through OCU.
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Fall 2019 courses begin the week of August 26.
Fall 2019 Courses: Times/classes are subject to change
Untying the Knots of the Heart | BIBL 3823 | TBA
Monday 6pm-9pm and two Saturdays (3 credits)
Do you believe the Gospel is true, but sometimes Christianity just "doesn't work"? Where is the victory and joy? Does God seem distant and the Gospel.....abstract? Learn how God makes you whole, and experience transformation that affects every relationship. This class is offered in cooperation with aphesisgroup.com - instructor permission required for non-students to enroll.
Beginning Greek | BIBL 1113 | Thomas Penry, MDiv
Time TBA (3 credits)
Want to get beneath the translator's interpretation and see what the Bible really teaches? It's like moving from black & white to color - and you can do it! An introductory course in the elements of First Century Koine Greek. Particular attention is given to learning vocabulary and to learning to recognize grammatical forms. Take your first step toward biblical scholarships!
Evidences of Christianity, Apologetics | BIBL 2312 | Jon Strain, MDiv
Wednesday 10am-12pm (2 credits)
Ever feel uncertain about the foundation of your faith? Maybe there are a few things you've wondered.....but felt like you couldn't ask out loud. Bring your inner skeptic, and your outer cynic, and we'll help you build your foundation from the ground up. Experience the difference that genuine confidence makes in your own life, and how much easier it is to love others when your own foundation is firm.
Paul's Letters from Prison | BIBL 3512 | Kent DelHousaye, DMin
Thursday 9am-11am (2 credits)
Discover the profound and life-changing message of Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon! You will learn the historical background, similarities and subtleties of each epistle's theology and practical application that you will take with you forever!
CS Lewis & Christian Faith | BIBL 4830 | Bobbie Post, MA
Thursday 1:30pm-3:30pm (2 credits)
Get set to explore the mind of the 20th Century's most brilliant author and apologist. With selections from Lewis's popular fiction, social commentary, philosophy, and auto biographical works, your eyes will be opened to a clearer picture of who you are, why you are here, and how the Christian gospel provides the answer to life's deepest questions.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), Titles I and II of the ADA of 1990, and Sections 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 The Biblical Studies Center will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, or student, because of a physical or mental impairment with regard to any position or program for which that person is qualified. We will work to ensure that students who may need special accommodations in the learning process will receive appropriate consideration from individual faculty, instructors and staff. Please contact our office at 208.342.2182.