Course Descriptions

Courses numbered 100-199 are open to freshmen; 200-299 to sophomores; 300-399 to juniors; 400-499 to seniors. It is recommended that students elect courses in the years for which they are listed. Freshmen will be admitted to courses above the 200 level only with the consent of the instructor and the student’s advisor. Juniors and seniors taking freshman courses may be expected to do additional work. Any course above 499 is a graduate course.

NOTE:
The number in parentheses following the course title indicates the semester hours of credit assigned to the course.
An H following the course number indicates an honors level course.

BGRK 1010
Elementary Greek I [Course] (3)
(Liberal Arts)
Beginning students learn the basics of New Testament Greek forms, syntax, and vocabulary through exercises and quizzes. (Offered alternate years)

BGRK 1020
Elementary Greek II [Course] (3)
(Liberal Arts)
This course continues Elementary Greek I and includes some reading from the Johannine writings of the Greek New Testament. Prerequisite: BGRK 1010 or permission of the instructor. (Offered alternate years)

BGRK 2010
Exegetical Greek [Course] (3)
(Liberal Arts)
The method and rules of exegesis are learned. Systematic practice in translating from the Greek New Testament is required. Prerequisite: BGRK 1020 or permission of the instructor. (Offered alternate years)

BGRK 2020
Readings in New Testament Greek [Course] (3)
(Liberal Arts)
This course provides the intermediate student with the opportunity to translate and analyze selected New Testament passages. The focus is on the development of translation and hermeneutical skills through attention to grammar, syntax, and structure. Prerequisite: BGRK 2010 or permission of the instructor. (Offered alternate years)

BGRK 4950
Independent Study [Course] (1 - 3)
(Liberal Arts)
Independent study provides opportunity to pursue advanced or special-interest topics not covered in the curriculum. Prerequisites: 1. Junior standing. 2. A minimum of 9 semester hours in the discipline of the Independent Study. 3. A minimum grade point average of 2.50 in the discipline. 4. Proof of motivation and ability to work independently. 5. Approval of the department in which the study is to be taken. 6. Permission from the student's advisor, the course instructor, the Department Chair, the School Dean, and the Registrar.