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Christian Missions Area

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Christian Missions Area for Bachelor of Arts degree: 57 Hours

Christian Studies Core Requirements: 18 Hours

While each program of study has its own focus, each student will build a foundation of Biblical, theological, historical, pastoral, educational, and practical aspects for Christian ministry. Students pursuing a theology area, major, or minor should take the General Education Prerequisites.

CHS 211 Art of Reading the Bible 3
CHS 230 Spiritual Formation 3
CHS 365 Christian Studies Internship 3
CHS 432 Christian Theology 3
CHS 471 Church History 3
CHS Upper Level Old or New Testament Course 3

Christian Missions Area Requirements: 39 Hours

Christian Missions Area: 18 Hours

Take each course on this list:
CHS 234 World Religions 3
CHS 276 History of Christian Missions 3
CHS 354 Introduction to Christian Evangelism 3
CHS 376 Introduction to Missiology 3
CHS 378 Missions Methods and Strategies 3
SOC 321 Cultural Geography and Anthropology 3

Christian Missions Area Elective: 3 Hours

Choose one course from this list:
CHS 350 Introduction to Sports Ministry 3
CHS 355 Pastoral Care and Counseling 3
CHS 379 Missions Mobilization & Preparation 3
CHS 380/480 Special Topics 3
CHS 451 Growing a Healthy Church 3
SOC 340 Sociology of Religion 3
SWK 480 Special Topics: Global Outreach in Practice 3

Biblical Studies Elective: Choose one course from this list: 3 Hours
CHS 311, CHS 312, CHS 314, CHS 323, CHS 324, CHS 325, CHS 328, CHS 411, CHS 412

Pastoral Ministries Elective: Choose one course from this list: 3 Hours
CHS 352, CHS 353, CHS361, CHS 362, CHS 462, CHS 463

Theological, Historical and Missiological Studies Elective: Choose one course from this list: 3 Hours
CHS 371, CHS 431, CHS 436, PHI 361

Specialty Area: 9 Hours

Students must choose an area of specialty that will be beneficial to them on the mission field. Examples of specialty areas may include: TESOL certification, Foreign Language, Social Work, Music, other Theological studies from the above courses to fulfill these 9 hours. Students must have advisor approval.