BA in Christian Ministry

Department: Religion

Degree Requirements For All Majors In Department

    • First Year Experience, 2 credit
    • Cultural Perspectives Requirements, 30 credits
    • Physical Education Skills, 2 credits
    • Lab Science, 4 credits
    • Math requirement, 3 credits
    • Social Science requirement, 3 credits

Christian Ministry(BA) Requirements

Note: The curriculum for the Christian Ministry Major is designed to meet all the education requirements for ordination in the Church of the Nazarene.  Students who complete this major will receive a certificate stating that they have completed an ordination program approved by COSAC in the Church of the Nazarene.

General Education Required Selections

Social Science Elective
PS110Introduction to Psychology3

Christian Ministry Degree Requirements

  • Fulfill all General Degree Requirements
  • Fulfill all Religion Core Requirements, 25 credits
  • Fulfill all Ministry Core Requirements, 38 credits
  • Fulfill Additional Christian Ministry Requirements, 9 credits

Ministry Core Requirements

Credits: 38     Minimum: C-

SF110Introduction to Spiritual Formation3
MI110Introduction to Missions3
TH443Christian Theology I3
TH444Christian Theology II3
TH395Topics in the History of Christianity3
PM210The Practice of Christian Ministry II2
PM252Pastoral Leadership and Congregational Life3
PM372History and Polity of the Church of the Nazarene3
PM461Christian Preaching3
PM470Ecclesiology: Worship and Preaching3
PM471Ecclesiology: Mission and Evangelism3
PM472Ecclesiology: Discipleship and Formation3
PM473Ecclesiology: Pastoral Care and Counseling3

One Old Testament Elective

Choose: 1     Credits: 3     Minimum: C-

BL319Hebrew Prophets3

One New Testament Elective

Choose: 1     Credits: 3     Minimum: C-

BL327Pauline Epistles3
BL450Synoptic Gospels3
GK301Reading Koine Greek3

One History of Philosophy Elective

Choose: 1     Credits: 3     Minimum: C-

PH381Ancient and Medieval Philosophy3
PH382Modern and Postmodern Philosophy3
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