Smart Start Program

Are you at the point where you just can't wait for your first semester at Biola to begin? Do you wish you could use your summer more strategically and get a head start on college?

For the first time ever, you can take three units of Bible the summer before your first semester. Taking this class over the summer costs 75% less than during the semester, gives you a head start on your Bible minor, and it introduces you to the people you are going to be with for the rest of your college years. It's the smart way to start at Biola.

Classes Offered:

Note: You can only register for one class.

BBST 103: Biblical Interpretation and Spiritual Formation (3 credits)

June 23 - July 25

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BBST 110: New Testament History and Literature (3 credits)

June 23 - July 25

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  • Fall Receptions

    September 19, 2014

    Biola University will be in a city near you holding receptions for applicants of Biola University and their families. This is a free opportunity to hear from an admissions counselor, an alumnus, as well as connect with other local students and families considering Biola University for their future!

  • Saturday Tour & Brunch at Biola

    October 11, 2014

    Trying to visit as many colleges as possible? Come and enjoy Brunch at Biola! We know how hectic it can be to take time out of your week to visit a college campus, that's why we have opened up a Saturday tour followed by a nice brunch at our Cafeteria.

  • Biola Bound

    October 25, 2014

    Do you want to visit Biola, but live out-of-state or in zip codes 94000-96199? Biola Bound may be the perfect visit opportunity for you! Come for a great weekend, explore what Biola has to offer, and have some fun in Southern California.

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