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Pastoral Ministries Area

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Pastoral Ministries Area for Bachelor of Arts Degree: 69 Hours

Add the 12-hour Language Requirement for Bachelor of Arts, to the B.S. Degree:

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

Pastoral Ministries Area for 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

Pastoral Ministries Area Requirements: 39 Hours

Pastoral Ministries: 15
Take each course on this list:
CHS 251 Ministry of Christian Leadership 3
CHS 352 Pastoral Ministries 3
CHS 353 Ministry of Proclamation 3
CHS 355 Pastoral Care and Counseling 3

Choose one course from this list:
CHS 354 Introduction to Christian Evangelism 3
CHS 451 Growing a Healthy Church 3

Electives in Pastoral Ministries: 12 Hours
Choose four courses from this list:
CHS Christian Studies Upper Division Course 3
CHS 234 World Religions 3
CHS 350 Introduction to Sports Ministry 3
PSY 321 Lifespan Development 3
PSY 333 Group Dynamics 3
PSY 452 Psychology of Religious Experience 3
SOC 331 Marriage and Family 3
TH 336 Church Drama 3

Biblical Studies Electives: 3 Hours
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, GRK 221, GRK 222, GRK 321, GRK 322, HEB 221, HEB 222, HEB 321, HEB 322

Educational Ministries Electives: 6 Hours
Choose two courses from this list:
CHS 130, CHS 361, CHS 362, CHS 363, CHS 364, CHS  366, CHS 380/480, CHS 462, CHS 463

Theological, Historical, and Missiological Studies Electives: 3 Hours
Choose one course from this list:
CHS 234, CHS 354, CHS 376, CHS 378, CHS 436, PHI 241, Phi 345, PHI 361