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Ministry Course Requirements | 120 Total Hours

General Education Foundation (33 hours)

Specializations within the General Education Foundation
  • HI 211 and HI 212 OR HI 223 and HI 224
  • IT 202

General Electives (3 hours)

Biblical/Theological Foundation (18 hours)

Major (66 hours)

Theological Core (38 hours)
  • BI 212 Biblical Hermeneutics
  • BI, OT, NT Courses (9 hours)
  • HEB 201 and 202 OR GRK 201 and 202 (6 hours)
  • EV 302 Leading a Church in Evangelism
  • HI 304 Christian History
  • HI 405 History of Southern Baptists
  • MI 202 Introduction to Christian Missions
  • PHI 402 Contemporary Ethical Issues
  • TH 301 Christian Doctrine I
  • TH 302 Christian Doctrine II
  • TH 403 Apologetics
Choose one of the following concentrations:
General Ministry Concentration (28 hours)
  • CE 201 The Bible Study Ministry of the Church OR CE 202 The Discipleship and Missions Ministries of the Church
  • LA 200 The Ministry of Leadership
  • MI 311 Church Planting
  • MI 404 World Religions OR MI 405 American Cults and Sectarian Groups
  • PM 210 Introduction to Pastoral Ministry OR other approved course
  • PM 211 Pastoral Leadership OR other approved course
  • Choose one of the following three options to total 8 hours:
    • PR 220 Preparing Expository Sermons; PR 230 Preaching Practicum; PR 320 Contemporary Bible Exposition
    • EDU 2010 Psychology of Teaching and Learning OR PSY 310 The Psychology of Learning and Teaching; CE 301 Principles of Teaching; Two hours of upper level CE OR STM electives
    • WS 201 Perspectives on Women's Studies and Ministry; WS 301 Ministry Skills for Women; WS 302 Developing and Leading a Women's Ministry in a Local Church; WS 303 Theological Speech for Women
  • PSY 403 Pastoral Counseling
  • Internship: PM 420, PR 420, MI 419, LA 401, CE 420 OR STM 420
Pastoral Ministry Concentration (28 hours)
  • CE 201 The Bible Study Ministries of the Church OR CE 202 The Discipleship and Missions Ministries of the Church
  • LA 200 The Ministry of Leadership
  • MI 311 Church Planting
  • MI 404 World Religions OR MI 405 American Cults and Sectarian Groups
  • PSY 403 Pastoral Counseling
  • PM 210 Introduction to Pastoral Ministry
  • PM 211 Pastoral Leadership
  • PR 220 Preparing Expository Sermons
  • PR 230 Preaching Practicum
  • PR 320 Contemporary Bible Exposition
  • Internship: PM 420, PR 420 or MI 419

Note: Those students who fail to take and pass the computer proficiency examination must take IT 101

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