2019-2020 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    Sep 17, 2021  
2019-2020 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biblical and Religious Studies

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Roy E. Ciampa, Chair, Professor; S. Louis and Ann W. Armstrong Chair of Religion 
David R. Bains, Professor
T. Scott McGinnis, Professor
Kenneth B.E. Roxburgh, Professor
James R. Strange, Professor; Charles Jackson Granade and Elizabeth Donald Granade Chair of New Testament 
James R. Barnette, Associate Professor
Lisa J. Battaglia, Associate Professor
Will J. Kynes, Associate Professor
Jeffery M. Leonard, Associate Professor
Jennifer McClure, Assistant Professor
Josh A. Reeves, Assistant Professor

Undergraduate Programs and Requirements

Biblical Studies Major (B.A.)  
Religion Major (B.A.) 
Religion Major w/a Conc in Ministry Leadership (B.A.)  

Biblical Studies Minor 
Ministry & Missions Minor 
Religion Minor 
Theology & Ethics Minor   

The Department of Biblical and Religious Studies offers majors in biblical studies, religion, plus, for students preparing for a career in congregations or other faith-based organizations, religion with a concentration in ministry leadership. All programs earn the bachelor of arts degree. The department also offers four minors: biblical studies, ministry and missions, religion, and theology and ethics.

General Education: University Core Curriculum and Distribution Requirements

See General Education Overview  in the Howard College of Arts and Sciences introductory pages for a list of required and applicable courses.

Students cannot use RELG 200 - Christian Ethics (4) , RELG 201 - Introduction to World Religions (4) , or RELG 221 - Christian Theology (4)  to count towards both the general education humanities requirement and the religion major requirement.




      Biblical LanguagesReligion

      Of related interest: UCBF 101 - Biblical Foundations (4) .

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