Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies, Biblical Leadership Specialization

Specialization Learning Outcomes

In addition to General Education and Biblical Studies outcomes, those deriving from specialization in Biblical Leadership include knowing the word of God, and understanding leadership principles relative to planning, casting vision, staff selection, team building, and problem solving in order to impact their workplaces and communities for Christ.

Program Structure

To complete a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies with a specialization in Biblical Leadership, students must complete the following Course Requirements.

General Education Requirements

Course ID

Course Name


BIB101 Introduction to the Old Testament 3
BIB102 Introduction to the New Testament 3
BIO102 Natural Science & Biology 3
ENG101 Writing & Research 3
HIS111 Introduction to Church History 3
MAT111 College Mathematics 3
APO212 Introduction to Islam 3
HIS102 American Foundations 3
COM101 Speech Communication 3
THE220 Christian Ethics 3
ART101 Visual & Performing Arts 3
PHIL101 Philosophy 3
Electives* 24
Total Credits: 60

Bible and Specialization Requirements

Course ID

Course Name


APO201 Introduction to Apologetics 3
THE401 Principles of Faith 3
THE219 Biblical Interpretation 3
THE301 Doctrine of the Bible 3
BIB203 The Gospels 3
BIB204 Genesis 3
BIB205 Hebrews 3
BIB206 Isaiah 3
BIB235 Daniel / Revelation 3
BIB271 Acts 3
BIB274 Romans 3
MN301 Christian Missions 3
CBL201 Theology of Leadership 3
CBL202 Christian Leadership 3
CBL203 Leadership Planning 3
CBL211 Communicating Vision 3
CBL221 Recruiting Excellence 3
CBL251 Building Teams 3
CBL261 Biblical Problem Solving 3
CBL271 The Heart of the Christian Leader 3
Total Credits: 60
Course Requirements – Total Credits: 120

*Students may select any 3-credit undergraduate courses offered at CCU in fulfillment of the electives requirement.

Competency Assessment

Applicant’s skills and competencies to succeed in a distance education environment are assessed prior to acceptance via official transcripts, the online application, and required admission materials including a personal testimony to determine spiritual readiness.

Online Instructional Methods

Courses are disseminated 100% online through This program will use instructional methods such as, but not limited to: video lectures, reading and writing assignments, discussion boards, quizzes, and tests.

Online Grading Practices

Final tests or examinations are course specific and assessed with a rubric. Passing grades are determined by each instructor and stated in the course syllabus. Within 48 hours of submitting assignments, work is evaluated and a grade is posted in the online course grade book. Students have access to view their personal grades at any time. There is no mailing of institutional responses or evaluations of students’ work. All grading and communication with students is conducted within Populi, the online operating system.

Graduation Requirements

CCU awards a diploma to students who are in good standing upon the satisfactory completion of all degree requirements, as listed in the University Catalog for the year during which the student first enrolled.

To be eligible for a diploma, a student must:

  • Complete the approved program  through Calvary Chapel University
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00
  • Meet all University financial obligations.

Note: No grade below a C- will be applied toward a degree program at Calvary Chapel University. Please submit a Graduation Application to the Registrar’s Office at the beginning of the final semester. In order for you to receive your diploma all financial obligations must be met.