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The following are summary descriptions of the undergraduate degree programs offered by Northeastern Regional Bible College.  We are also authorized to coordinate some master degree programs through our affiliation with Central Christian University located in Wynne, Arkansas. Students interested in pursuing a master’s degree may contact our office for a list of programs offered. 

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Certificate of Biblical Studies

This program is designed for the individual who desires a basic understanding of Biblical truths and sufficient Biblical understanding so as to be of assistance to the pastor of his/her church in the various ministries offered.  The course of study may be completed within one year, depending on the number of credit hours taken each term.  

The Certificate of Biblical Studies degree is also designed to prepare students to assume positions of leadership and to upgrade the skills and knowledge of persons presently in ministry.

Each applicant must submit the following:

            1.  A completed Application for Admission Form.
            2.  All High School or college transcripts (or the equivalent).
            3.  A letter of reference from a pastor or member of the clergy.
           

Program Requirements:

            30 credit hours of Biblical Studies

Course Title

Hrs

Course Title

Hrs

Old Testament Survey

3

Minor Prophets

3

New Testament Survey

3

Gospel of John

3

The Pentateuch

3

Acts

3

Harmony of the Gospels

3

Romans

3

Genesis

3

Hebrews

3

Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies

The Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies degree is designed to prepare students to assume positions of leadership and to upgrade the skills and knowledge of persons presently in ministry.  The program combines a solid foundation in Biblical and religious related courses with a sound arts component.

Each applicant must submit the following:

            1.  A completed Application for Admission Form.
            2.  All High School or college transcripts (or the equivalent).
            3.  A letter of reference from a pastor or member of the clergy.

Program Requirements:

           24 credit hours in Religious Studies
           36 credit hours in Biblical Studies

Course Title

Hrs

Course Title

Hrs

Old Testament Survey

3

Life of Christ

3

New Testament Survey

3

Parables of Christ

3

The Pentateuch

3

Tabernacle of Moses

3

Harmony of The Gospels

3

Tabernacle of David

3

Genesis

3

Keys to Biblical Interpretation

3

Minor Prophets

3

Christian Foundations

3

Gospel of John

3

Effective Christian Living

3

Acts

3

Witnessing Thru Relationships

3

Romans

3

Key Bible Characters

3

Hebrews

3

Experiencing God

3

 

Ministerial Diploma

The Practical Ministry Diploma is a three-year theological program to prepare students for a Christ-centered ministry as pastors and ministers.  Under the instruction of academically and spiritually qualified faculty, students receive a sound knowledge of the Word of God and worship.  A student must complete 90 credit hours of study in order to qualify for a ministerial diploma. 

Requirements are as follows:

                   24 credit hours Religious Studies     
                   36 credit hours Biblical Studies
                   30 credit hours Ministry

Course Title

Hrs

Course Title

Hrs

Year One

 

Year Two

 

Old Testament Survey

3

Effective Christian Living

3

New Testament Survey

3

Witnessing Thru Relationships

3

The Pentateuch

3

Key Bible Characters

3

Harmony of The Gospels

3

Experiencing God

3

Genesis

3

Mind of Christ

3

Minor Prophets

3

Year Three

 

Gospel of John

3

God In The Bible

3

Acts

3

Major Prophets

3

Romans

3

The Covenants

3

Hebrews

3

Revelation

3

Year Two

 

Principles of Leadership

3

Life of Christ

3

Dynamics of Revival

3

Parables of Christ

3

Healthy Christian Living

3

Tabernacle of Moses

3

Prophetic Themes

3

Tabernacle of David

3

Studies on King David

3

Keys to Biblical Interpretation

3

Christian Foundations

3

Bachelor of Arts in (Specialization)

This program is committed to the biblical, theological, and practical training and mentoring of men and women for spiritual ministry in the church at home and abroad.  All bachelor degrees are granted upon successful completion of 90 credit hours listed on the previous page and 30 credit hours of a major concentration listed below.

                    36 credit hours in Religious Studies             
                    54 credit hours in Biblical Studies
                    30 credit hours in Major Concentration

Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies

The Origin of the Bible
Paul the Apostle
The General Epistles
Sayings of Jesus The Christ
Titles and Symbols of Christ
Treasures of David
Proverbs
The Ten Commandments
Hermeneutics
The Life of Joseph

Bachelor of Arts in Ministry

Effective Trends for the Church
Dynamics of Communications
The Praying Church
Preaching Skills
Team Ministry
The Empowered Leader
Church Growth
The Effective Church
Strategies for Success
The Scripture and Counseling

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Education

Christian Education and Leadership
Evangelism
Creative Bible Teaching
Cross-Cultural Communication
Principles of Christian Family
Childhood Education in the Church
Introduction to Christian Ethics
Introduction to Christian Administration
Christ and Christian Education
Directing Christian Education

Bachelor of Arts in Theology

Theology I Christology
Theology II Holy Spirit
Theology III Prayer
Theology IV Soteriology
Theology and Angelology
Anthropology
Eschatology
Apologetics
Old Testament Biblical Theology
Study of the Supernatural

Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Counseling

Intro To Biblical Counseling
Faith and Life
Marriage and Family Relationship
Challenging Issues in Biblical Counseling
Emerging Issues in Biblical Counseling
Personality Profiling Systems
Creation Therapy I & II
Maret Counseling & Assessment Program

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling

Basic Christian Counseling
Creation Therapy I & II
Christian Psychology and Counseling
Mastering Pastoral Counseling
Temperament Case Studies
Codependency
10 APS Reports

List of General Course Offerings and Summary Course Description

BI  20303 Bible History
This course is designed to give the student a history of the origin to the bible. It seeks to provide an appreciation, a trust, and a sense of reverence for God's word as it was originally intended.
                               
HO 10303 Public Speaking
This course is design to reach and develop student skills in the use of speaking techniques; Methods, mannerisms, etc., for effective communication in public speaking.
                                                                               
LA 10103 English The Easy Way (Part I)            
This is a practical course in the study of grammatical construction, spelling, punctuation, sentence construction, writing paragraphs, and Basic English grammar. It is intended to teach clarity and correctness of expression, and to give practice in the forms of prose discourse.
                        
LA 10203 English The Easy Way (Part II)
This is a continuation of English Grammar I.
                                        
LA 10503 CREATIVE WRITING
This course is designed to develop the skills of the students in thinking, as well as his or her abilities to convey his or her thoughts to others in script.

CC 10503 Introduction To Psychology
A basic overview of the discipline known as psychology and a brief history of the field. Attention will be focused on such areas as: Interaction to Heredity, environment, and maturation; personality and mental health; psychopathology; sexuality; and aging and death.
                               
CC 20503 Introduction To Sociology
This course provides a study of the social world with emphasis of group interaction and the influence of groups on human development. Areas of analysis will include: culture, socialization, sex roles, the family, deviant behavior, religion, and population studies.
                                      
LA 20303 College Reading Techniques           
This course embodies techniques and materials found to be effective in helping students adjust to the demand of college reading and studying.
                  
MU 10103 Ministry Of Music
This course is focusing on listening to music literature of the Western and American musical heritage.
                                                               
CE 10403 Basic Math   
A review of arithmetic and it applications. Operation with whole members, fractions, decimals, and percent. Also measurement, formulas, geometry, and a study of charts, graphs and averages.
                               
CE 20403 Ancient World History
Survey of the civilizations of antiquity, including the ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome.
               
LA 20203 Research Methology
This course takes the student step-by-step through an eight-stage research process from formulating a research problem to design, sampling, writing a research proposal, collecting and processing data, through to writing up a report.

CP 10103 Introduction To Bible Computing
This course is designed to provide the student with a general study of computer types, capabilities, uses, and limitations. It will cover the use of operating systems and application software on a computer.

MA 60904 Church Management and Administration
This course deals with the wide-ranging daily life issues of running a church---organizational, financial, legal, and people issues.
               

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