Geneva College

Biblical Languages Major


Bible, Christian Ministry & PhilosophyThe Biblical Languages major trains students to develop strong facility in reading and understanding classical Hebrew and Hellenistic Greek, the two main languages of the Bible, in preparation for seminary or graduate school, or for various Christian ministries.

Why major in biblical languages at Geneva?

  • Strong emphasis on reading and understanding classic Hebrew and Hellenistic Greek, the two main languages of the Bible
  • Faculty members are widely published and experienced
  • Get one-on-one attention from professors
  • Study abroad at Jerusalem University College and participate in JUC′s archeology program.
  • Attend the Covenanter Theological Institute in Airdrie, Scotland to study the history and theology of the Scottish Reformation.
  • Attend the annual Evangelical Theological Society conference with faculty.

Some classes you might take

  • Hellenistic Greek
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Biblical Theology
  • Evangelism
  • Wisdom Literature

What can you do with a biblical languages degree?

A few opportunities include:

  • Ministry
  • Higher education
  • Bible translation on the mission field
  • Linguistics
  • Christian school teaching