Make a Difference in Your Community with a Minor in Sports Outreach
Liberty’s Minor in Sports Outreach is available to sports enthusiasts seeking any bachelor’s degree program. In a postmodern culture, athletics can be one of the most effective means of outreach that a Christian can use. Our sports outreach classes will help future leaders understand the background of sport and religion and develop the skills necessary for utilizing sport as a ministry tool.
If you’re passionate about sports, you can use this platform for ministry in a relevant manner, making the Minor in Sports Outreach an excellent addition to any degree.
What Will You Learn in the Sports Outreach Minor Online?
Through 6 online sports outreach courses, you will have the opportunity to learn under the mentorship of qualified professionals in the sports field.
One of the courses in this minor will allow you to gain in-person mentoring in your hometown. Because this course is structured similarly to an internship, you will participate in a supervised period of learning in the context of actual ministry. Upon completion of the sports outreach minor, you can be prepared to ensure the enjoyment, safety, and positive skill development for athletes of all ages.
Sports Outreach Course Requirements (18 hours)
- SMGT 312 – Introduction to Sports Outreach
- SMGT 315 – Concepts and Practices in Sports Outreach
- SMGT 317 – Mentoring in Sport
- SMGT 321 – Global Sports Outreach
- SMGT 401 – Sports Methodology, Methods, and Practices
- SMGT 402 – Sports Chaplaincy
Why Choose an Online Minor in Sports Outreach?
If you’re excited about athletics and mentoring others in their personal and spiritual growth, you’ll find that a Minor in Sports Outreach will give you the knowledge and skills you need to pursue this passion. You’ll be learning from professors who have real-life experience in coaching, as well as ministry — professors who are excited about guiding you through your courses. Plus, the Minor in Sports Outreach is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of fitting on-campus courses into your busy schedule.
While this minor can be paired with any degree, a specialization from the bachelor’s degree in religion is a great way to combine your love of athletics with a background in and understanding of ministry.