Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry (Business Emphasis)

Specific Program Objectives

In addition to the Comprehensive Objectives, students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry (Business Emphasis) will be able to do the following:

1. Interpret and exegete the Word of God as he ministers the Word through preaching and teaching.
2. Articulate a biblical philosophy of leadership, vital church ministries, ethical issues, and evangelism.
3. Demonstrate leadership ability in various ministries and in management and business operations.
4. Prepare and analyze financial statements.
5. Use biblical, statistical, economic, and legal principles in order to make sound business decisions.

BIBLICAL/THEOLOGICAL STUDIES 42 hours

BIB 103 Christian Character Development
BIB 113 Biblical Principles of Intercession
BIB 123 New Testament Survey
BIB 133 Old Testament Survey
BIB 213 Old Testament Prophets
BIB 223 Basic Theology I
BIB 233 Basic Theology II
BIB 303 Biblical Basis of Church Leadership
BIB 313 Biblical Foundation of Worship
BIB 323 Synoptic Gospels
BIB 333 Pauline Epistles I
BIB 343 Pauline Epistles II
6 hours Biblical / Theological Studies Electives

GENERAL STUDIES 39 hours

ENG 113 English Composition I
ENG 123 English Composition II
GEN 113 Fundamentals of Speech
GEN 213 Sociology
HIS 113 U.S. History
HIS 123 U.S. Government
HIS 133 World History
HIS 143 Contemporary History
HIS 313 Global Society
MAT 223 College Algebra
SCI 223 Earth Science
SCI 263 General Biology
3 hours  General Education Electives

PROFESSIONAL STUDIES 48 hours

BUS 503 Management Principles
BUS 523 Microeconomics
BUS 533 Accounting Concepts for Managers
BUS 603 Organizational Behavior
BUS 633 Entrepreneurship & Small Business
BUS 643 Financial Management
MIN 203 Homiletics & Preaching Lab
MIN 213 Evangelism
MIN 303 Introduction to Modern Missions
MIN 313 Church Planting
MIN 343 Principles of Biblical Counseling
MIN 413 Comparative Religions
MIN 433 Christian Ethics
MIN 443 Church Administration
MIN 473 Senior Practicum
PED 203 Introduction to Christian Education

CHRISTIAN SERVICE 6 hours

6 hours of the following
CSP 111 Christian Service