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Certificate Programs Overview

Certificate in Biblical Studies
The Certificate in Biblical Studies is a part-time program which is completed over the course of four years. This program consists of four required courses for a total of 18 credits. It provides intensive study covering every book of the Bible in the following sequence:
CBS 100 Old Testament Foundations Students learn skills for studying and praying with Scripture, focusing on the founda­tional books of the Old Testament.
CBS 200 New Testament Foundations Students learn skills for studying and praying with Scripture, focusing on the foundational books of the New Testament.
CBS 300 and 400 Advanced Biblical Studies Students sharpen their interpretation skills while covering the remaining books of the Old and New Testaments.
Continuing enrichment opportunities are offered for graduates of this program.

Additional Requirements for the Certificate in Biblical Studies
“Scripture Days”: Two one-day components (known as Scripture Days) for each course (CBS 100, CBS 200, CBS 300, CBS 400) will be offered for students matriculating toward the Certificate of Biblical Studies every academic year. That is, two Scripture Days will be made available each year to students in CBS 100, two Scripture Days will be made available each year to students in CBS 200 and two Scripture Days will be available each year to students in the Advanced Year course offering (CBS 300 or 400 depending on which course is being offered that year).
Summer Book Reports: Texts for the written book reports will be assigned every year in June. Assignments must be completed by the first Scripture Day each academic year and achieve a grade of “C” or better.
Integral Challenges: In addition to completing all required course work, to be awarded the Certificate in Biblical Studies students must complete at least one Integral Challenge (additional assignments) to be eligible for a grade of “C”; complete at least three Integral Challenges to be eligible for a grade of “B”; complete at least five Integral Challenges to be eligible for a grade of “A.”

Academic Resources:

Admissions http://catholicedaohct.org/programs/catholic-biblical-school

Financial Aid http://catholicedaohct.org/programs/catholic-biblical-school

Student/Alumni Log In http://www.stsregistrar.org/cgi-bin/CBS/cbsstudentlogin.pl

Faculty Log In http://www.stsregistrar.org/cgi-bin/CBS/cbsinstructorlogin.pl

Bible Blog http://bjdhorehartford.blogspot.com/

Additional Information http://catholicedaohct.org/programs/catholic-biblical-school

 

 

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