Biblical Studies

Bachelor of Arts

Man leaning against wall reading Bible


The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies degree provides men basic preparation for a pastoral ministry and excellent background for graduate study. This program is designed for individuals called to a preaching ministry in the following fields: church planting, evangelism, missions, or student ministry. In accordance with 1 Timothy 3:2 and Titus 1:6, Piedmont International University does not admit women or divorced men into the pastoral training program.

4 Year Program
Available Residentially
Available Online


Upon completion of the program, the student should be equipped to do the following:

  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of the books of the Bible, including key individuals, major events, and historical settings
  • Identify and describe major events associated with the Creation, the Flood, the person of Christ, the Church, God’s prophetic program
  • Assess the place and role of key individuals in the Bible
  • Elucidate essentials of biblical and systematic theology
  • Interpret and defend the Bible consistent with literal, grammatical, contextual, and historical principles of interpretation
  • Employ competence in the skills of leadership, preaching, teaching, and communication associated with pastoral ministry and evangelism