Certificate Program


Certificate in Biblical Studies

HCC offers a non-accredited Certificate in Biblical Studies. Students desiring to complete this certificate must successfully pass and complete all requirements of the 30 credit hour program.

Objectives for Certificate in Biblical Studies

Students completing the Certificate of Biblical Studies will:

  • Exhibit a general knowledge and basic understanding of the Bible
  • Explain their convictions regarding their faith in Christ, the inerrancy of His Word, and living with a biblical worldview
  • Apply introductory Christian ministry principles in their homes, work places, and local churches

Course Requirements for Certificate in Biblical Studies

BI 100    Old Testament Survey (3)
BI 101    New Testament Survey (3)
BI 106    Bible Research and Interpretation (3)
BI 201    The Life and Ministry of Christ (3)
BI 204    Ephesians (3)
BI 205    The Life and Ministry of Paul (3)
DT 100    Relational Theology (3)
DT 200    Survey of Bible Doctrines (3)
CL 100    Disciplines of Life (3)
CL 200    Introduction to Christian Ministry (3)
Total 30 Credit Hours

The 30 credit hours of this Certificate program may also be applied to the completion of the Associates Degree in Biblical Studies at Heartland Christian College.

Recommended Course of Study:

First Semester

Old Testament Survey
Bible Research and Interpretation
The Life and Ministry of Christ
Disciplines of Life

Second Semester

New Testament Survey
The Life and Ministry of Paul
Relational Theology
Survey of Bible Doctrines

Summer Capstone

Introduction to Christian Ministry


The Certificate may also be completed in a two-year option allowing students to take fewer courses at one time according to their own abilities or as work and home schedules allow. Please see the Academic Dean to structure such a program of study.

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