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Educational Ministries Area

Course Offerings

Educational Ministries Area for the Bachelor of Science 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

Educational Ministries: 21 Hours

Take each course on this list:
CHS 361 Intro to Educational Ministries 3
CHS 362 Teaching for Life Change 3
CHS 462 Intergenerational Ministries 3
CHS 463 Innovative Educational Ministries 3

Educational Ministries Electives: 9 Hours

Choose courses totaling nine hours from this list:
CHS 363 Children’s Ministry 3
CHS 364 Youth Ministry 3
CHS 365 Christian Studies Internship 3
CHS 380/480 Special Topics 1-3
CHS 390/490 Independent Study 1-3

Related Studies in Psychology: Choose two courses from this list: 6 Hours

PSY 311, PSY 321, PSY 323, PSY 333, PSY 452

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, CHS 354, CHS 355, CHS 356, CHS 380/480, CHS 451

Theological, Historical and Missiological Studies Elective: Choose one course from this list: 3 Hours

CHS 234, CHS 354, CHS 376, CHS 378, CHS 432, PHI 241, PHI 345, PHI 361

Elective: Choose one course from the following list: 3 Hours

CHS Christian Studies Upper Division Course 3
TH 336 Church Drama 3