BA in Christian Ministries

Bachelor of Arts

The Christian Ministries program is designed for students desiring to enter the Christian Ministry. This may include pastoral care, chaplaincy ministries, evangelistic work, or a variety of other types of ministries which involve preaching and teaching the Word of God.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Lead and grow a congregation.
  • Connect with community leaders and organizations.
  • Develop and preach sermons that address congregational needs, integrate a Christian worldview, and reflect and understanding of contemporary culture.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the Bible, an understanding of Wesleyan doctrine, and competency in using exegetical skills requisite for leading a congregation and life-learning.
  • Exhibit personal and spiritual attributes of a servant’s heart, holy living, and sense of calling essential to leading a church and ministering to its people.
  • Provide pastoral care to a congregation.

GENERAL EDUCATION - 42 Credits

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RELIGION - 31 Credits

In addition to the courses listed below, two (2) hours of Bible Electives are required.

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MAJOR - 45 Credits

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Leadership Series

Students must complete two of these.
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Learning Community Meetings

Students must complete four of these.
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Professional Development Series

or Students must complete four of these.
Students must complete three of these.
Students must complete four of these.
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GENERAL ELECTIVES - 2 credits

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