ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN BIBLICAL STUDIES (AABS)
The Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies (AABS) is for students who want to advance their study in biblical education. This Bible degree program is fashioned after the liberal arts tradition and can lead to future studies of the Bible and is a gateway to a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies.
The Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies (AABS) program, students learn the basic doctrines of the Christian faith and beliefs, including revelation, the Trinity, creation, reconciliation, and the church. Students investigate the interpretation and origin of the Old Testament and examine the content, message, and implications of the New Testament. Additionally, students are introduced to biblical languages and are taught about research tools to study biblical text.
The Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies (AABS) prepares you for various ministry positions, working in missions, and social service opportunities. This degree also assists the student with their own personal spiritual formation, which can better prepare you to serve in a ministry environment.
In addition, this associate degree provides a foundation for further career advancement and development if the student continues on to complete their Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies. All 60 credit hours from your MCU Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies degree may be applied to our Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies. Once you complete your bachelor’s degree, you may even continue on to our Master of Arts in Christian Counseling, Master of Divinity or Master of Arts in Ministry program for more advanced career options.