Degree and Program
Objectives

Overview

Boise Bible College has designed its curriculum with specific objectives in mind. We aim to help you become a person of influence through:

  • An ability to think critically and biblically.
  • A consecrated way of life.
  • A thoughtful and effective approach to leadership

The chart below provides an overview of our goals for you as your academic career at Boise Bible College progresses.

All 4- and 2-year degrees at Boise Bible College are built around three components:

  1. General Education: Courses that deal with a broad array of knowledge about the world around us.
  2. Bible: Courses focusing on an understanding of theology and the Word of God.
  3. Ministry: Courses which are intended to lead to competence in the student's chosen professional field.

It is necessary to fulfill all requirements in each of these components in order to successfully complete the degree. Each component, and each course, plays a role in your overall development as a person of influence.

Each degree will also have its own set of objectives specific to that degree. These objectives define the competencies considered vital to success in your chosen ministry field.

Bachelor's Degrees

General Education Core

See pages 40-41 for program descriptions

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Bible Major

See pages 40-41 for program descriptions

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Ministry Program

See pages 42-61 for program descriptions

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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree

Associate's Degrees

General Education Core

See page 62 for program descriptions

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Bible Core

See page 62 for program descriptions

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Ministry Core

See pages 63-69 for program descriptions

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Associate of Science Degree

Goals We Believe You Can Achieve
Through diligent effort and active involvement both in campus life and the local church
FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE YEARS
AS STUDENTS

To achieve a measure of confidence and proficiency in the ability to read, write, think, research, and speak.

AS CHRISTIANS

To achieve a basic understanding of the content of the Bible, with particular attention to:

  • Essential truths and their implications for conduct
  • The life of Jesus, and
  • How the church began and spread in the first century.

To increasingly know God and to grow in Christ-likeness.

AS LEADERS

To demonstrate servanthood.

To be able to handle basic tasks in the local church's evangelistic, worship, and teaching programs.

To embrace the importance of trying to shape the contemporary church around the New Testament model

JUNIOR AND SENIOR YEARS
AS STUDENTS

To have a broad working knowledge of our world and such disciplines as history, philosophy, science, logic, theology, and psychology.

To be able to effectively interact with the world of ideas through research, critical reading, analytical thinking, and scholarly writing.

AS CHRISTIANS

To be able to wrestle with complex theological issues, to be able to accurately exegete the Bible, and to submit to its authority by appropriately applying it to life choices as well as decision-making in the church.

To have a self-sustaining and growing passion to:

  • Know God
  • Pursue personal holiness, and
  • Promote the growth and health of Christ's church.
AS LEADERS

To gain a particular expertise sufficient for entry-level professional church ministries or entry into a graduate seminary program.

To be able to effectively communicate God's truth to our world.

To demonstrate servant-leadership.