BA in Children's 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

Children's Ministry(BA) Requirements

  • Fulfill all General Degree Requirements
  • Fulfill all General Education Requirements
  • Social Science Elective must be PS342 Child Development
  • Fulfill all Core Requirements for the Religion Major
  • Fulfill all Ministry Core Requirements
  • Fulfill Additional Children's Ministry Requirements

Note: The curriculum for the Children’s 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

IDNameCredits
Social Science Elective
PS342Child Development3

MInistry Core Requirements

Credits: 38     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
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

Old Testament Elective

Choose: 1     Credits: 3     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
BL319Hebrew Prophets3
BL420Pentateuch3

One New Testament Elective

Choose: 1     Credits: 3     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
BL327Pauline Epistles3
BL450Synoptic Gospels3
GK301Reading Koine Greek3

One History of Philosophy Elective

Choose: 1     Credits: 3     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
PH381Ancient and Medieval Philosophy3
PH382Modern and Postmodern Philosophy3

Christian Education Requirements

Credits: 6     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
CE223Philosophy and of Methods of Children’s Ministry3
CE323Issues in Children’s Ministry3
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