NDU | Associate’s Degree Program


Associate of Biblical Studies

The ABS Degree Program shall consist of the following 30 core units, plus 30 elective units. Fifteen (15) units must be completed with NDU and forty-five (45) units may be assessed or transfer units if they meet degree requirements.

Bible Department Courses   |  3 units per course | 12 units total
BIB-200                    OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY
BIB-203                    NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY
BIB-205A                 THE SYNOPTIC GOSPELS
BIB-413                    THE GOSPEL OF JOHN

Theology/History Department Courses  |  3 units per course |  6 units total
HIS-140                     BEGINNING CHURCH HISTORY
THY-201                   CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY I

Practical Theology/Ministries Department Courses |  3 units per course | 12 units total
MIN-206                  EVANGELISM I
MIN-140                  MINISTRIES ORIENTATION
MIN-141-ABC         MINISTRY LAB
MIN-241-ABC         MINISTRY LAB

Admission Requirements:

  1. The Associate of Biblical Studies Degree has no prerequisite requirement.  Anyone may register.  Students without a high school diploma will be on probation until they have proven capability to complete college level work.
  2. Complete application and registration form.
  3. Submit records of all previous college level work completed.
  4. Students may request acceptance of transfer credit from an accredited school or its equivalent.  Determination will be made by Registrar and approved by Academic Dean.
  5. Students may request assessment of lifetime learning/professional experience.  Determination and assessment of advanced standing will be made by Academic Dean.
  6. Students may elect to receive a letter grade such as (A-C), or may elect to receive credit (CR) or no credit (NC).  It is the student’s responsibility to request the type of grade they desire at the beginning of each course.  All courses may be on Grade or (CR/NC).

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Successfully complete 30 core units, 30 elective units, meet all financial obligations and be recommended for graduation.
The Associate of Biblical Studies Degree consists of 60 units. Tuition will be charged at the rate of $50 per unit, totaling $3,000 dollars. Students must complete all class requirements and satisfy all financial obligations in order to graduate.