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Available Minors at BCF

All minors require 15 semester hours beyond the General Education Foundation and the Biblical/Theological Foundation.

Except for the Bible minor, a minor must be composed of courses from a student's general electives and outside of the requirements for his/her major.


Minor in Bible

  • BI 212. Biblical Hermeneutics (3 hours)
  • Any 12 hours of BI, OT, or NT

Minor in Business Leadership

  • BUS 201. Principles of Accounting (3 hours)
  • BUS 304. Business Law and Ethics (3 hours)
  • BUS 306. Business Management (3 hours)
  • BUS 310. Business Finance (3 hours)
  • BUS 410. Principles of Marketing (3 hours)

Minor in Church Planting

Any 15 hours of:
  • MI 202. Introduction to Christian Missions (2 hours)
  • MI 311. Church Planting (3 hours)
  • MI 410. Contemporary Strategies in Missions (3 hours)
  • EV 302. Leading a Church in Evangelism (2 hours)
  • MI 321. Florida Church Starting Practicum (6 hours)
  • MI 420. Summer Missions Internship (6 hours)
  • MI 421. Semester Missions Internship (9 hours)

Minor in Education

A minor in education would not grant State of Florida licensure
  • EDU 2000. Field Experiences (1 hours)
  • EDU 2005. Foundations and Curriculum of Education (3 hours)
  • EDU 3010. Classroom Management (3 hours)
  • ESOL 3701. Teaching Diverse Populations (3 hours)
  • RED 3005. Foundations of Reading: Early and Emergent Literacy (3 hours) or RED 3006. Disciplinary Literacy (3 hours)
Restricted Elective hours: Select one
  • EDU 4010F. Concepts and Methods for Teaching Math (3 hours)
  • EDU 4020F. Concepts and Methods for Teaching Science, Health, and Physical Education (3 hours)
  • EDU 4025F. Concepts and Methods for Teaching Social Studies (3 hours)
  • EDU 4500. Materials and Methods for Teaching English (3 hours)
  • EDU 3710F. ESOL Curriculum and Methods (3 hours)

Minor in English

15 hours of English courses (not taken in General Education Fondation), at least six of which are at the 400-level.
  • 15 hours in English course (not taken in General Education Foundation), with at least six of which are at the 400-level.
  • ENG 221. Survey of World literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 222. Survey of American Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 223. Survey of English Literature (3 hours))
  • ENG 224. Survey of Christian Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 305. Poetry: Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • ENG 310. American Prose Writers: World War 1 to Present (3 hours)
  • ENG 315. Creative Fiction (3 hours)
  • ENG 320. Advanced Grammar (3 hours)
  • ENG 325. British and American Literature: 1660-1800 (3 hours)
  • ENG 335. African-American Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 405. History of the English Language (3 hours)
  • ENG 410. Advanced Composition: Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • ENG 415. Shakespeare 1: Histories and Comedies (3 hours)
  • ENG 416. Shakespeare 2: Tragedies and Romances (3 hours)
  • ENG 420. Nineteenth-century British Novels (3 hours)
  • ENG 425. Studies in the Short Story (3 hours)
  • ENG 430. Creative Nonfiction: Writing About Spiritual Experiences (3 hours)
  • EDU 4500. Materials and Methods for Teaching English (3 hours)
  • EDU 4505. Teaching Reading at the Secondary Level (3 hours)

Minor in Evangelism/Preaching

15 hours of EV and PR courses with at least 6 hours of each


Minor in History and Social Studies

  • HI 200. History of Economic Thought (3 hours)
  • HI 225. U.S. Government (3 hours)
  • HI 303. English History (3 hours)
  • HI 306. Geography (3 hours)
  • HI 405. History of Southern Baptists (3 hours)

Minor in Leadership

Any 15 hours of LA courses


Minor in Missions

Any 15 hours of MI courses including at least 6 hours of missions practica and/or internships

Minor in Music

18 hours of music courses as described below:
Music Theory
  • MT 101. (3 hours)
Applied Music
  • Applied Principal (2 hours)
  • Applied Secondary (1 hour)
Music History and Literature
  • MH 201. (2 hours)
Ensemble
  • Based on applied principal (4 hours)
Church Music or Music Education
  • Students may take a combination of church music and/or music education courses (6 hours)

Minor in Psychology

  • PSY 307. Developmental Psychology (3 hours)
  • PSY 330. Marriage and Family-Life Education (2 hours)
  • PSY 335. Personality Theory (3 hours)
  • Psychology Electives (6 hours)

Minor in Student Ministry

  • STM 310. Basic Ministry to Students (3 hours)
  • STM 313. Student Minister as a Leader (3 hours)
  • STM 320. Evangelism and Discipleship in Today’s Student Culture (3 hours)
  • STM 420. Student Ministry Internship (3 hours)
  • PSY 309. Adolescent Development (3 hours

Minor in Writing

  • ENG 305. Poetry: Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • ENG 315. Creative Fiction (3 hours)
  • ENG 320. Advanced Grammar (3 hours)
  • ENG 410. Advanced Composition: Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • ENG 430. Creative Non-Fiction: Writing About Spiritual Experience

The following degrees are not offered to new students but will remain in the catalog until current students are taught out.

  • Contemporary Worship Ministry (B.A.)
  • Music (B.A.) (previous program)

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