Master of Arts in Biblical Studies and History

With a Concentration in Intertestamental History and Literature 

I. Major Requirements - Credits: 21

  • 1004 Intertestamental Literature: Qumran, Apocrypha, and Pseudepigrapha - 3
  • 1008 Rabbinic and Aramaic Literature - 3
  • 1014 Epigraphy and Palaeography - 3
  • 1016 Introduction to Archaeology II: Late Antiquity - 3
  • 1086 Land, Nature, and Society in Biblical Times I* - 3
  • 1087 Land, Nature, and Society in Biblical Times II* - 3
  • 1091 The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Societies that Produced Them - 3

II. Thesis - Credits: 6

  • 2020¬†Research Skills and Methodologies - (0)

III. Language - Credits: 3

  • 1060 Introduction to Greek - (3)
  • 1062 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew - (3)
  • 1072 Aramaic - 3

IV. General Requirements - Credits: 9

  • 1001 Backgrounds for the Study of Early Christianity - 3
  • 1005 Synoptic Gospels - 3
  • 1088 Graeco-Roman Philosophy - 3

V. Research Seminars - Credits: 6

M.A. in Intertestamental History and Literature students must take the Graduate Seminar for credit in the fall and spring semesters of their second year of studies.

VI. Electives - Credits: 3

TOTAL Credits: 48

 

*Course will include additional field trip fees.