School of Religion

Academics

Departments

Centers and Ministries

Minors in the School of Religion

View the Residential Minor Course Requirements for official requirements.

Adventure Leadership and Outdoor Ministry (15 hours)

  • Introduction to Church Ministries: CHMN 201
  • Adventure Leadership Foundations: ALOM 310
  • Adventure Leadership Programming: ALOM 320
  • Camping Ministry: ALOM 360
  • Managing the Christian Youth Org.: ALOM 370

Biblical Greek (15 hours)

  • Greek Electives (15 credit hours)

Biblical Languages (18 hours)

  • Greek Grammar I: GREK 201
  • Greek Grammar II: GREK 202
  • Greek Grammar III: GREK 301
  • Greek Syntax and Reading: GREK 302
  • Hebrew Grammar I: HBRW 201
  • Hebrew Grammar II: HBRW 202

Biblical Studies (15 hours)

  • Biblical Backgrounds (3 credit hours)
  • Bible Electives (12 credit hours 300-400 level)

Global Studies (15 hours)

  • Introduction to Global Studies 3: GLST 200
  • Intercultural Comm./Engagement: GLST 220**
  • Cultural Anthropology: GLST 290**
  • Career Preparation for Global Workers: GLST 441
  • Global Studies Elective (3 credit hours 300-400 level)

**When this minor has been declared:

  • GLST 220 substitutes for EVAN 101
  • GLST 290 substitutes for GOVT 200, PSYC 101 or 201, SOCI 200 or 201

Jewish Studies (15 hours)

  • History of Ancient Israel: BIBL 430
  • Israelology: BIBL 431
  • Messianic Prophecy: BIBL 432
  • Jewish Temple in History and Prophecy: BIBL 433
  • History of Anti-Semitism: CHHI 405

New Testament (15 hours)

  • Inductive Bible Study: BIBL 350
  • New Testament Backgrounds: BIBL 472

Choose 1 course from:

  • New Testament Theology: BIBL 460
  • New Testament Elective (3 credit hours 300-400 level)

Choose 1 course from:

  • John: BIBL 323
  • Pastoral Epistles and Leadership Dev.: BIBL 324
  • Life of Christ: BIBL 330
  • Acts: BIBL 364

Choose 1 course from:

  • Romans: BIBL 425**
  • Daniel – Revelation: BIBL 450
  • Biblical Archaeology: BIBL 471
  • Hermeneutics: BIBL 480**

**Needs approval of Department Chair


Old Testament (15 hours)

  • Inductive Bible Study: BIBL 350
  • Old Testament Backgrounds: BIBL 473

Choose 1 course from:

  • Old Testament Theology: BIBL 461
  • Old Testament Elective (3 credit hours 300-400 level)

Choose 1 course from:

  • Joshua thru Judges: BIBL 311
  • Old Testament Poetical Books: BIBL 314
  • Isaiah: BIBL 316
  • Minor Prophets: BIBL 317

Choose 1 course from:

  • Genesis: BIBL 410
  • Daniel – Revelation: BIBL 450
  • Biblical Archaeology: BIBL 471
  • Hermeneutics: BIBL 480**

**Needs approval of Department Chair


Pastoral Leadership (15 hours)

  • Introduction to Church Ministries: CHMN 201
  • Pastoral Epistles and Leadership Dev.: BIBL 324
  • Pastoral Duties: PLED 350
  • Homiletics I: PLED 421
  • PLED Elective (3 credit hours at 300-400 level)

Theology and Apologetics (15 hours)

  • Christianity and the Cults: APOL 325
  • Revelation, Authority, and Reason: THEO 311
  • Fundamental Theological Issues: THEO 350
  • The Church: Its Mission and Hope: THEO 412
  • Modern and Contemporary Theology: THEO 430

Theology (15 hours)

  • THEO Electives (9 hours 300-400 level)

Women's Ministries (15 hours)

  • Introduction to Church Ministries: CHMN 201
  • Survey of Women’s Ministries: WMIN 220
  • The Christian Woman: WMIN 320
  • The Role of Christian Women in Ministry: WMIN 330
  • Methods of Teaching Bible and Religion: WMIN 387

Youth Ministries (15 hours)

  • Introduction to Church Ministries: CHMN 201
  • Survey of Youth Ministries: YOUT 201
  • Foundations of Youth Ministry: YOUT 301
  • Contemporary Youth Communication: YOUT 448

Choose 1 course from:

  • Campus Ministry: YOUT 350
  • Managing the Christian Youth Org.: YOUT 370