Degrees and Certificates
“Bible” is our “middle name.” Every student at ABC, whether here for one, two, or four years, receives a major in Bible. Those students who choose to specialize in other areas listed above receive a “double major” in these additional areas.
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~BA in Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry
Department of Biblical Studies (BI)
The Department of Biblical Studies equips students to study, interpret, and apply Scriptures in order to be thoroughly equipped “for every good work” (2 Tim. 3:17). Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Scriptures (2 Tim. 2:15) is foundational to the entire curriculum of Alaska Bible College.
Upon completion of core courses in the Department of Biblical Studies, students will…
- Study the Bible inductively and interpret Scripture with a literal historical-grammatical hermeneutic.
- Explain the historical progression and content of the Bible as a whole.
- Think Biblically regarding all aspects of life.
- Integrate a sound theological framework that reflects the Truth of God’s revelation to life and ministry.
Department of Christian Ministry (CM)
The Department of Christian Ministry prepares students to effectively evangelize, disciple, and lead as servants in the local church, the visible expression of the Body of Christ. Christian Ministry courses are designed to motivate and equip students to use their spiritual gifts for ministry in a variety of settings.
Upon completion of core courses in the Department of Christian Ministry, students will…
- Proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ as the only means of eternal salvation and hope for the world to be appropriated by faith alone.
- Disciple others and be discipled to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ.
- Exhibit a commitment to the local church.
- Serve as leaders and lead as servants in various ministry settings.
Department of Educator Preparation (ED)
The Department of Educator Preparation prepares servants who lead with Christlike character who are called to be highly effective teacher candidates equipped to meet the diverse learning needs of students in various learning environments throughout Alaska and beyond.
Upon completion of core courses in the Department of Educator Preparation, students will…
- The Learner and Learning – Create equitable learning environments that support diverse learners while responding to community cultural contexts by understanding the principles of child development and learning modes.
- Content Knowledge and Application – Understand the central concepts of the subjects to be taught and connect concepts, using critical thinking, creativity, and collaborative problem-solving skills.
- Instructional Practice – Design effective curricula that include comprehensive planning for instruction, engaging and effective instructional strategies, assessment and evaluation of student learning, and contextualized behavioral support.
- Professional Development – Develop as professional educators who are servants who lead with Christlike character.