Some students have been
reading and studying the Scriptures
for many years and may have gained
considerable knowledge of Bible
portions. Opportunity may be given them to
take tests comparable to
final exams in specified Bible course areas.
Tests are extensive and
objective and are constructed to ascertain if
students have learned on
their own as much as a Bible college/seminary
student would. The Bible
content test acts as a CLEP test on a variety
of courses in both
undergraduate and graduate levels.
All Bible course areas are not
included for the purpose of taking exams for
Intensive and exegetical
courses are purposely not available.
The following general, broad, foundational
courses are potentially
- Old Testament Survey
- New Testament Survey
- Theology Survey
- Theology Survey II
- Old Testament Historical Books
- Poetical Books
- Synoptic Gospels
- Pauline Epistles
- Biblical Geography
In degree programs and
individual situations where PLE credit
is possible, no more than 18 credits are
possible through Bible Content
Testing, or PLA. Maximum PLE credits not to
exceed 25% of credits
required for CTU degree.
The stipulated Bible
tests will be taken either on the campus
of CTU or before an approved proctor. Up to
three tests may be taken at
a given appointment. Student and proctor will
both be required to sign
a statement they will not copy the exam under
Students must achieve at least a grade of "C"
for the test to be
acceptable for course credit.
See BCT application page 152