Pastoral Ministry Major
Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry
The pastoral ministry major prepares students to serve in general pastoral ministry or as a future member of a church planting team. Graduates will understand and experience the basic roles of a pastor/shepherd such as preaching, teaching, leading, pastoral care and church planting. It also lays a foundation for seminary/graduate study. The degree is granted upon completion of 125 credits as specified in the catalog (40 credits must be in 3000- or 4000-level courses).
Please note: The course of study on this page outlines the B.A. in Pastoral Studies program. You may also be interested in the Dual B.A./M.Div. Degree in Pastoral Ministry.
- Social Science course in core curriculum must include PSY2108.
- Biblical Worldview & Academic Disciplines course in core curriculum: MIN2216 (OCE).
|MIN1005||Introduction to Ministry||2|
|MIN2105||Theological and Philosophical Foundations of Ministry||2|
|MIN2216||Teaching Methods in Ministry (OCE)|
(see Academic Disciplines requirement above)
|MIN3216||Leadership in Ministry (WCE)||4|
|MIN3231||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||4|
|MIN4991||Ministry Internship I||2|
|MIN4992||Ministry Internship II||2|
Pastoral Ministry Required Courses
|ACL2001||Elementary Greek I||4|
|ACL2002||Elementary Greek II||4|
|BIB4460||Studies in Biblical Theology||2|
|MIN3232||Practice of Biblical Counseling||2|
|PAS2205||Foundations of Pastoral Ministry||2|
|PAS4305||Communicating the Biblical Message||4|
|Choose MIN3603, 3604, or any 3000 - 4000 level courses with ICS, URB, or MIN prefix.|
|Note: Those wishing to take Biblical Hebrew should use free electives.|
Note: WCE= Written Communication Emphasis; OCE = Oral Communication Emphasis. See the catalog for explanation and prerequisites.