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Add a divinity minor to your degree, and broaden your ability to lead in ministry.

 

Apologetics and Cultural Engagement Minor (15 hours)


Required Courses:

  • APOL 201 Apologetics & Cultural Engagement
  • Apologetics Elective (300-400 level)
  • ENGL 417 Writing as Cultural Engagement
  • THEO 201 Theology Survey I
  • THEO 202 Theology Survey II

Biblical Greek Minor (15 hours)

Required Courses:

  • Greek Electives (15 credit hours)

Biblical Languages Minor (15 hours)

Required Courses:

  • GREK 201 Greek Grammar I
  • GREK 202 Greek Grammar II
  • GREK 302 Greek Syntax & Reading
  • HBRW 201 Hebrew Grammar I
  • HBRW 202 Hebrew Grammar II

Biblical Studies Minor (15 hours)

Required Courses:

  • BIBL ___ Biblical Studies Elective (12 credit hours at 300-400 level)

Choose one course from the following:

  • BIBL 471 Biblical Archaeology
  • BIBL 472 New Testament Backgrounds
  • BIBL 473 Old Testament Backgrounds

Camp and Outdoor Leadership Minor (15 hours)

Required Courses:

  • CHMN 201 Introduction to Church Ministries
  • COAL 210 Introduction to COAL
  • COAL 220 Foundations & Programming of COAL
  • COAL 310 Christian Camp: Site Plan & Design
  • COAL 370 Managing the Christian Ministry Org.

Christian Leadership Minor (15 hours)

Required Courses:

  • CHMN 201 Introduction to Church Ministries
  • CLED 310 Foundations of Christian Leadership
  • CLED 365 The Personal Development of a Leader
  • CLED 410 Team Dynamics in Christian Leadership
  • CLED 425 Ethical Issues in Christian Leadership

Expositional Preaching Minor (18 hours)

Required Courses:

  • BIBL 350 Inductive Bible Study
  • BIBL 370 Logos Bible Software
  • BIBL 480 Hermeneutics
  • PLED 421 Homiletics I
  • PLED 422 Homiletics II
  • PLED 446 Christocentric Preaching

Global Studies Minor (15 hours)

Required Courses:

  • GLST 200 Introduction to Global Studies
  • GLST 220** Intercultural Comm./Engagement
  • GLST 290** Cultural Anthropology
  • GLST 385 Career Preparation for Global Workers
  • Global Studies Elective (3 credit hours 300-400 level)
    • Students interested in completing an international internship for their elective should apply through the Department of Global Studies at least two semesters prior to the internship.

**GLST 220 fulfills Communication elective (GenEd requirement)
**GLST 290 fulfills Cultural Studies elective (GenEd requirement)


Pastoral Leadership Minor (15 hours)

Required Courses:

  • CHMN 201 Introduction to Church Ministries
  • PLED 201 Foundation to Pastoral Leadership
  • PLED 301 Family Ministry in the Church
  • PLED 302 Staff Management/Relations
  • PLED 350 Pastoral Duties

Theology Minor (15 hours)

Required Courses:

  • THEO Electives (6 hours 100-400 level)
  • THEO Electives (9 hours 300-400 level)

Urban Ministry Minor (15 hours)

Required Courses:

  • CHMN 250 Ministry in Urban Communities
  • CHMN 310 Multi-Ethnic Church Ministry
  • CHMN 315 Apologetics & Evangelism in an Urban Ministry Context
    or CHMN 497 Special Topics in Urban Ministry
  • CHMN 420 Contemporary Issues in Urban Ministry
  • THEO 345 Theology of Race & Culture

Women’s Leadership Minor (15 hours)

Required Courses:

  • CHMN 201 Introduction to Church Ministries
  • WLED 220 Survey of Women’s Ministries
  • WLED 320 Spiritual Formation & Development for Women in Leadership
  • WLED 330 The Role of Christian Women in Ministry
  • WLED 387 Methods of Teaching Bible and Communication Skills for Women

Youth Ministries Minor (15 hours)

Required Courses:

  • CHMN 201 Introduction to Church Ministries
  • YOUT 201 Survey of Youth Ministries
  • YOUT 220 Global Youth Culture

Choose two courses from the following:

  • YOUT 310 Introduction to Church Ministries
  • YOUT 340 Current Issues in Youth Ministry
  • YOUT 370 Managing the Christian Youth Organization
  • YOUT 380 Ministering to Adolescents in Crisis