Christian Ministries

The Christian Ministries major 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.

A variety of concentrations are available as well and are designed for those who desire to concentrate in a particular area of Christian Ministry along with a pastoral studies emphasis.


Upon completion of the various programs in Christian Ministries, the student should:

  • Exhibit a competency in knowing God's Word and demonstrate its relevance to problems, needs, and issues of today.
  • Show proficiency in communicating the Word of God through sound Biblical preaching.
  • Engage in ministry as a pastor or evangelist, or continue studies at the graduate level.
  • Meet the educational qualifications to fulfill the office of a pastor or evangelist.

In addition to a primary program of preparation for pastoral ministries, students have the option of choosing among several concentration areas. These areas of concentration are:

Degree Title: Bachelor of Arts
Available Formats: Traditional Undergraduate
Program Core Credit Hours: 124 semester credit hours
Additional Academic Requirements: 
General Education Core = 57 hours
Religion Core = 35 hours
Mathematics Elective- 3 Hours
Science Elective- 4 Hours

Click here for a complete list of degree programs offered in the
Ministry & Religion Department

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