ACADEMICS

 

CHRISTIAN WORKER'S CERTIFICATE

The Christian Worker's Certificate is presented to the student who does not feel a definite calling to the gospel ministry. It is awarded to commend those who have attended and successfully completed a minimum of 18 semester hours. No thesis is required for this certificate.

ASSOCIATE IN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION — A Ch. Ed.

The Associate in Christian Education program is designed primarily for the student who does not feel a definite calling to the gospel ministry, although it is available to ministers. Requirements for this degree include the successful completion of a minimum of 54 semester hours as listed.

 

BACHELOR'S PROGRAM

The Bachelor’s programs of courses are designed so that the student may complete one in a minimum of 120 semester hours. In addition, the student is required to submit an acceptable thesis of a minimum of 15,000 words.

BACHELOR OF THEOLOGY — Th. B

This program is for a person who has been called into the ministry. It places emphasis on the languages.

BACHELOR OF ENGLISH BIBLE — BEB   

This program is for a person who has been called into the ministry. It does not place emphasis on the languages.

BACHELOR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION — BCh. Ed.

This program is for a person who has not been called into the ministry. It does not place emphasis on the languages.

 

MASTER PROGRAMS

The Master programs are designed for the student who applies and is approved to continue beyond the Bachelor level. The Master Program at Mississippi Baptist Bible Seminary is offered to those students who are nominated and approved by the administration and the trustees.

Three programs are offered: the Master of Theology (Th.M.), The Master of English Bible (M.E.B.), and the Master of Christian Education (MCE). Courses may be taken in the classroom with the undergraduate students but the course numbers will be upgraded to 500 level and additional work will be required.

 

To be eligible for acceptance, a student must meet certain requirements:

  1. A candidate for the Master program must have completed the Bachelor program from Mississippi Baptist Bible Seminary or an institution that is approved by the administration and trustees of MBBS.
  2. A candidate must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average in the Bachelor program.
  3. A candidate must maintain a 3.0 grade point average for his post-graduate work during the course of his study program.
  4. A candidate must submit an acceptable thesis consisting of a minimum of 25,000 words on an assigned subject. The outline for the thesis must be submitted for approval at the beginning of the post-graduate work.

 

DOCTOR OF THEOLOGY PROGRAM

The Doctoral program at Mississippi Baptist Bible Seminary is offered to those students who are nominated and approved by the administration and our advisory board. Courses may be taken in the classroom with the undergraduate students but course numbers will be upgraded to the 500 and 600 levels and additional work will be required.

 

To be eligible for nomination, a student must meet certain requirements:

  1. A candidate for the Doctoral program must have completed both the Bachelor and Master program from Mississippi Baptist Bible Seminary, or from an institution that is approved by the administration and trustees of MBBS.
  2. A Doctoral candidate must have maintained a 3.0 grade average in the Bachelor program and a 3.0 grade point average in the Master program.
  3. A Doctoral candidate must maintain a 3.5 grade point average during the course of his study program.
  4. A Doctoral candidate must submit an acceptable dissertation consisting of a minimum of 50,000 words, on an assigned subject. The outline for the dissertation must be submitted for approval at the time of acceptance into the Doctoral program.
  5. A Doctoral candidate must spend a minimum of one class week per month on campus, for research, progress check, and updating of his work.
  6. Each doctoral program will be designed for the individual candidate. From the date of his acceptance in the Doctoral program, the candidate must complete all work within 24 months. Exceptions to this policy are at the discretion of the administration.

                                                

Seminars

Seminars may be offered as electives for credit, at various times during the academic year. Seminar schedules will be announced during the chapel periods, and published in the Mississippi Informer. Some seminars may be off-campus courses.