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Marriage and Family Ministry Area

Course Offerings

Marriage and Family Ministry Area for the Bachelor of Arts Degree: 69 Hours

Language Requirement for Bachelor of Arts: 12 Hours
Select any two languages listed here:

Hebrew: 6 Hours

HEB 221 Beginning Hebrew I 3
HEB 222 Beginning Hebrew II 3

Greek: 6 Hours

GRK 221 Beginning Greek I 3
GRK 222 Beginning Greek II 3

Modern Language: 6 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

Marriage and Family Ministry Area Requirements: 39 Hours

Take the following five courses:
CHS 355 Pastoral Care and Counseling 3
CHS 368 Marriage and Singlehood 3
CHS 369 Parent and Child 3
CHS 456 Soul Care in Family Crises 3
CHS 462 Intergenerational Ministries 3

Interdisciplinary Electives: 12 Hours
Choose four courses from this list:
ECE 130 Childhood Development I 3
ECE 230 Childhood Development II 3
PSY 321 Lifespan Development 3
PSY 333 Group Dynamics 3
PSY 343 Gender Studies 3
PSY 412 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 452 Psychology of Religious Experience 3
SOC 415 Family Violence 3
SWK 460 Aging 3
SWK 481 Addictions 3

Biblical Studies Elective: Choose one course from this list:
CHS 271, CHS 311, CHS 312, CHS 314, CHS 323, CHS 324, CHS 325, CHS 328, CHS 411, CHS 412, CHS 380/480

Educational Ministries Elective: Choose one course from this list:
CHS 361, CHS 362, CHS 363, CHS 364, CHS 380/480, CHS 463

Pastoral Ministries Elective: Choose one course from this list:
CHS 352, CHS 353, CHS 354, CHS 356, CHS 380/480

Theological, Historical and Missiological Studies Elective: Choose one course from this list:
CHS 234, CHS 331, CHS 371, CHS 376, CHS 378, CHS 431, CHS 436, CHS 437, CHS 451, CHS 380/480, PHI 241