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.


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.

Required Courses



RELIGION - 31 Credits

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


MAJOR - 45 Credits


Leadership Series

Students must complete two of these.

Learning Community Meetings

Students must complete four of these.

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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