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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Institute of Leadership and Ministry, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

BIB-001 Old Testament Survey / Panorama del Antiguo Testamento

Course Category: 

50 hours (5 weeks).

Various; distance learning format.

September 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify the outstanding aspects of the cultural, geographic, historical, political, philosophical, and religious scenarios of the old testament; understand the process that resulted in the formation of the biblical canon of the old testament; comprehend the transmission and restoration of the text in the old testament; appreciate the suppositions, methods, tools, and results implemented by the scholars in modern studies of the old testament; have knowledge of the technical terms that are of importance in the critical description of the old testament; and comprehend the historical, literary, and theological dimensions of each book within the old testament. 


Instruction is offered completely online or in synchronous format through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab-required interaction with the instructor, and/or final exams. The course assesses students’ end-of-course knowledge and skills in an online format. Major topics taught in this course include Old Testament history, literature, and theology. Emphasis is on the content of the thirty-nine books that make up the Old Testament canon. Attention will be paid to the transmission of the text and the canonization of the Old Testament. Students will learn about the critical problems and academic methods employed in the modern study of the Old Testament. Attention focuses on the inductive study method of the Bible and the practical importance of the Old Testament for today.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Bible Studies or Ministry (9/21).