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The Certification of Biblical Studies (C.B.S.) diploma provides students with the core of what In His Image Bible Institute International (IHIBII) is all about. It is designed to equip students with a sound theological base for leadership, teaching, and ministry within the local church, particularly related to volunteer or bi-vocational service. This is a one-year diploma program.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate the Old and New Testaments from a literary perspective.

  • Summarize the storyline of the Old and New Testament Scriptures.

  • Accurately interpret the Old and New Testament Scriptures.

Bible/Theology – 9 credit hours (3 courses)
Bi 111 Life of Christ
Bi 108 Old Testament Survey
Th 200 Prolegomena
Bible/Theology Electives – 9 Credits (3 Courses)

Choose any three courses with Bi or Th prefix

See list of electives below
General Studies – 6 credits (2 courses)
ATh 115 Success for Life and Ministry
E 101 English Grammar (Prereq: E 101) or
E 102 English Composition
Math 098 Basic Concepts of Mathematics
SS 112 Interpersonal Cross-cultural Comm.
Sc 260 Basic Computers/Word Processing OR
Sc 270 Advanced Computers Applications
Sc 366 Principles of Science

General Electives – 6 credits (2 courses)
Choose 2 elective courses from any area
See your Academic Adviser for assistance in selecting your electives

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