REL A 301

The Old Testament

Ancient Scripture Religious Education

Course Description

Historical background, narrative, and doctrines of the Old Testament. Covers Genesis through 2 Samuel.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

2

Fixed

2

Fixed

2

Fixed

0

Note

Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

Application to Daily Living

Learning Outcome

Students who successfully complete the requirements for this course will be able to demonstrate that they have acquired an understanding of how selected Old Testament passages can be applied to daily living.  

Title

Doctrines and Principles

Learning Outcome

Students who successfully complete the requirements for this course will be able to demonstrate that they have acquired an understanding of the Old Testament's fundamental doctrines and principles.

Title

Witness of Jehovah

Learning Outcome

Students who successfully complete the requirements for this course will be able to demonstrate that they have acquired an understanding of how the Old Testament bears witness of the work of Jehovah.

Title

Historical and Cultural Context

Learning Outcome

Students who successfully complete the requirements for this course will be able to demonstrate that they have acquired an understanding of the Old Testament narrative in its historical and cultural context.