INTERDENOMINATIONAL CHARACTER OF BIOLA COLLEGE
Biola College is an interdenom:inational school of college rank empha sizing thorough scholarship and is committed to the evangelical doctrines of the Christian Church. It earnestly endeavors to make these historic doctrines a vital reality in the spiritual life of this present generation.
THE CORPORATION The Bible Institute of Los Angeles, Incorporated, has been granted in its charter by the State of California broad powers of educational service, as will be seen by the following quotation from the Consolidation Agree ment of 1936: "The purposes for which the consolidated corporation is formed are: (a) To establish, equip, conduct and maintain, for the instruction and training of Christian men and women in the knowledge of the Word of God and in effective service for Christ, an institution or institutions to be used, conducted and maintained as a college and seminary of learning of collegiate grade. (b) To create and establish a college for the purpose of giving theological education, and such other instruction as may be needful and advantageous in preparing and qualifying ministers and other persons for Christian work, and the Board of Tn1stees and Faculty shall be author ized to confer upon any student or said college, or any other person, any of the degrees usually conferred by theological seminaries, or other degrees arising from its course of studies, and exercise all powers, rights and duties appertaining to theological seminaries provided for or authorized under the laws of the State of California." It will be observed from this that the future necessary development of the College was envisioned by the Board and that an increase in educational standards on the part of the school was anticipated and provided for in order that the educational demands on the part of the church, mission boards, and Christian education leaders be met.
THE OBJECTIVES OF THE COLLEGE
Academic Objectives: The College seeks to provide thorough trammg and sound scholarship in all of the areas of study which are provided in its cuniculum. It further seeks to create in the students a thirst for knowledge and to teach effective methods of investigation whereby such knowledge may be obtained during the course of study and in the years following their formal period of training. Civic Objectives: The College holds to the conviction that the good Christian is likewise a good citizen of the State. It teaches, both by precept and example, that
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