The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries prepares students to lead in church and parachurch ministries. It provides students with essential biblical, theological, and practical knowledge and skills needed to minister faithfully in the twenty-first century.
Upon graduating from the program, students should be able to:
Students must complete 24 credit hours at the 3000-level or above in order to graduate.
Biblical interpretation (e.g., Old Testament Interpretation, New Testament Interpretation) and biblical book/corpus studies (e.g., Pentateuch, Romans).
Biblical interpretation electives6
Old Testament book/corpus study3
New Testament book/corpus study3
Biblical studies electives6
Biblical theology proper, biblical-theological approaches to select theological topics (e.g., sexuality), Christian hermeneutics.
Systematic and Historical Theology15
Systematic theology (e.g., Systematic Theology I), historical theology (e.g., Survey of Church History I), systematic and historical approaches to select theological topics (e.g., holiness).
Introduces the principles and skills necessary to faithfully interpret and effectively communicate Scripture through preaching. Students complete practical application assignments and deliver sermons.
MIN Ministry electives: preaching, worship, discipleship, evangelism, pastoral leadership, pastoral care, etc.15