Four Year Curriculum

Graduates of OABS will complete four years of intensive study of biblical subjects, as well as subjects related to the preaching of God's Word. Each year will be divided into two semesters of eighteen weeks beginning in August of each year, and ending in May. Visit our FAQ page for some brief answers to questions about OABS classes.

The curriculum for the school is outlined below. Before submitting your application for approval or your enrollment for specific classes, please read the syllabus of the class you wish to take by clicking on the title of the class.

If you would like to take one or more of these classes, please submit an application for approval at our Application page.

The Christian Family Bookstore is our book provider. OABS students will receive a discount for their books and are strongly encouraged to order from them. For book orders or a book order status, please visit their website or contact them by e-mail or phone at 1.800.782.8175.


As a registered student of OABS, you are responsible for contacting The Christian Family Bookstore about your books after completing the registration form. If you have a question about your books it is your responsibility to contact them by e-mail or phone. They will not e-mail or call you, so if you have any questions about your books contact them as soon as possible to ensure you have your books by the time your classes begin. Any of their staff can assist you with obtaining your books.

Freshman Courses

Semester Class Title                                       Hours

Fall General Introduction to OT & NT               2

Fall Principles of Interpretation 1                       1

Fall Apologetics                                                       2

Fall First Principles                                               2

Spring The Synoptics                                       2

Spring Principles of Interpretation 2               1

Spring The Pentateuch                                       2

Spring General Epistles                                       2

Sophomore Courses

Semester Class  Title Hours

Fall Acts 2

Fall 1 & 2 Thessalonians 1

Fall Joshua, Judges & Ruth         2

Fall New Testament Church 2

Spring  Samuel, Kings & Chronicles 2

Spring  Hebrews         1

Spring  Preacher Epistles         2

Spring  John 1

Spring Church History 1

Junior Courses

Semester Class Title Hours

Fall Prison Epistles         2

Fall Isaiah 3

Fall Denominational Doctrines                 2

Spring Godhead 1 2

Spring Ezra, Nehemiah & Esther         1

Spring Jeremiah & Lamentations         2

Spring Hosea - Habakkuk 2

Senior Courses

Semester Class Title                 Hours

Fall OT Books of Poetry           2

Fall Godhead 2                           1

Fall 1 & 2 Corinthians                   3

Fall Zephaniah - Malachi                 1

Spring Revelation 2

Spring Romans & Galatians 3

Spring Ezekiel & Daniel 2