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Bachelor of Arts in Ministry

The Ministry major is designed to equip students for pastoral ministry, related church staff ministry, or graduate study.

Ministry Course Requirements | 120 Total Hours

FYI 101. Student Success Course (3 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.

Biblical/Theological Foundation (12 hours)


Major (66 hours)

  • BI 212. Biblical Hermeneutics (3 hours)
  • CE 201. The Bible Study Ministries of the Church OR
  • CE 202. The Discipleship and Missions Ministries of the Church (3 hours)
  • EV 201. Personal Evangelism (3 hours)
  • EV 302. Leading a Church in Evangelism (3 hours)
  • HEB 201. and 202. OR GRK 201. and 202. (6 hours)
  • HI 304. Christian History (3 hours)
  • HI 405. History of Southern Baptists (3 hours)
  • LA 200. The Ministry of Leadership (3 hours)
  • MI 311. Church Planting (3 hours)
  • MI 404. World Religions OR MI 405. American Cults and Sectarian Groups (3 hours)
  • NT Courses (3 hours)
  • OT Courses (3 hours)
  • PM 210. Introduction to Pastoral Ministry Philosophy (3 hours)
  • PM 211. Introduction to Pastoral Ministry Practice (3 hours)
  • PHI 201. Introduction to Christian Worldview (3 hours)
  • PSY 403. Pastoral Counseling (3 hours)
  • TH 301. Christian Doctrine I (3 hours) OR
  • TH 302. Christian Doctrine II (3 hours)
  • TH 403. Apologetics (3 hours) OR
  • PHI 402. Contemporary Ethical Issues (3 hours)
Focused Courses (Choose one of the following sets of courses):
  • PR 220. Preparing Expository Sermons AND PR 230. Preaching Practicum (6 hours)
  • OR
  • EDU 2010. Psychology of Teaching and Learning OR PSY 310. The Psychology of Learning and Teaching AND CE 301. Principles of Teaching (6 hours)
Internship (Choose one of the following internship courses):
  • PM 420, PR 420, MI 419, LA 401, CE 420, STM 420 (3 hours)

General Electives (6 hours)

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