Bachelor of Science in Church Ministry: Christian Leadership

The Church Ministry degree will prepare you for pastoral and ministry related roles in the local church.

Course

Credits

General Studies

36

EN 101 English Composition I 3
EN 102 English Composition II 3
HS 105 Ancient Near Eastern History 3
HU 421 Great Books Seminar I 3
HU 422 Great Books Seminar II 3
MA — Math Elective 3
PH 103 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PH 108 Worldview Analysis 3
PH 311 Introduction to Ethics 3
PH 321 Religion in the Public Square 3
PS 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
PS 221 Marriage and the Family 3

Ministry Studies

12

MS 101 Introduction to Christian Missions 3
MS 105 Personal Evangelism 3
Choose two of the following courses. Students must choose PR 205 and PR 206 or SP 105 and SP 106
PR 205 Preaching I 3
PR 206 Preaching II 3
SP 105 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
SP 106 Advanced Public Speaking 3

Biblical and Theological Studies

42

BL 101 Old Testament Survey I 3
BL 102 Old Testament Survey II 3
BL 111 Hermeneutics 3
BL 151 New Testament Survey I 3
BL 152 New Testament Survey II 3
BL — Old or New Testament Elective 3
HS 201 Church History I 3
HS 202 Church History II 3
HS 305 Baptist History 3
TH 211 Christian Theology I 3
TH 212 Christian Theology II 3
TH 311 Christian Theology III 3

Major Studies

30

CE 101 Introduction to Biblical Counseling 3
CE 111 Introduction to Family Ministry 3
CE 238 Leadership Principles and Practices 3
CN 101 Introduction to Biblical Counseling 3
WL 181 Introduction to Worship for the Evangelical Church 3
TH 331 World Religions or 3
TH 332 New Religious Movements
Christian Leadership Concentration (Four Courses)
BA 111 Business and Global Studies 3
CE 348 Leadership Management and Resources 3
CE 363 Leadership Assimilation and Development 3
PW 315 Pastoral Ministry and Leadership 3

General Electives

15

Total Degree Hours

129

Prerequisite: CP 100. Students needing this course should register for it during their first semester of study. All course work is completed online through Moodle. There is no charge for this course.

Learning Outcomes

1. Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.

2. Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.

3. Students will be able to explain and model a functional ecclesiology that emphasizes unity and teamwork in local church ministry.

4. Students will be able to recruit and train lay volunteers for various local church ministries.

5. Students will be able to demonstrate basic competencies for leading as a ministry associate, youth minister, or family minister.




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