Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Interdisciplinary Studies

Degree Overview

Ministry doesn't only happen in church. We want our students to be prepared to see opportunities for ministry in whatever career they choose. Co-op students will gain a great biblical and ministry foundation, participate in great community, study a specific major of choice at MSSU and earn two bachelor degrees in approximately five years.

Degree Requirements

  1. 30+ hours of Bible courses
  2. 12 hours of Ministry courses
  3. General Education courses used for OCC and MSSU requirements
  4. Professional courses in the major area of choice at Southern

Possible Jobs with this Degree

Nurses, teachers, business leaders, dental assistants, physical therapists and more

Read more about our co-op program with MSSU.

Degree Contact

Jody Lindsay
417.626.1234 ext. 2062

Jody Lindsay serves as co-op adviser and liaison for students completing a Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Interdisciplinary Studies here at OCC as they pursue a bachelor degree at Missouri Southern State University (MSSU). Jody has assisted students in this program for nine years.


On Campus

Your time at OCC will be marked by excellent Bible teaching, practical ministry training and a caring community.

On Campus


Online learning delivers the same quality, biblical education and ministry training in flexible eight-week classes.

Online Learning

Cooperative Program

Our co-op program with Missouri Southern State University lets students earn bachelor's degrees from each school.

Co-Op Program


The Seth Wilson Library holds nearly 100,000 books and audio-visual materials.

Seth Wilson Library

Academic Resource Center

The ARC offers extra academic assistance and special needs accommodations.

OCC Learning Center

Registrar's Office

Transcript request? Contact our registrar, who maintains all academic records.

Contact the Registrar
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