Objectives

Academic Objectives

The university’s academic programs are designed to enable students to achieve FFCU’s Institutional Goals by achieving the following Comprehensive Objectives and Specific Program Objectives unique to each program:


Comprehensive Objectives

  1. Exercise proficiency in grammar, mechanics, and usage in speaking and writing.
  2. Articulate a Biblical worldview as it applied to historical events, contemporary issues, and a worldwide penetration of the gospel.
  3. Demonstrate the basic scientific and mathematical skills needed to function in today’s society.
  4. Identify the principles of Christian character development.
  5. Know the books of the Bible, their contents, and their backgrounds.
  6. Identify and comprehend the fundamentals of Christian doctrine.
  7. Identify and exhibit the principles of intercession.
  8. Prove their commitment to interceding for the community and the world.
  9. Demonstrate their ability to hear and obey the Holy Spirit.

Specific Program Objectives

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry will accomplish the Comprehensive Objectives and will be able to:

  1. Interpret and exegete the Word of God as they minister the Word through preaching and teaching.
  2. Articulate and model a biblical philosophy of leadership, vital church ministries, and ethical issues.
  3. Demonstrate leadership ability in various ministries of the church.
  4. Detail principles necessary for the continued and successful worldwide penetration of the gospel with reference to the move of God in the church past and present.

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry – Business Emphasis will accomplish the Comprehensive Objectives and will be able to:

  1. Interpret and exegete the Word of God as they minister the Word through preaching and teaching.
  2. Articulate and model a biblical philosophy of leadership, vital church ministries, and ethical issues.
  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.

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry – Christian Healing Emphasis will accomplish the Comprehensive Objectives and will be able to:

  1. Articulate a practical, effective, and transferable model of Christian based prayer for deliverance, physical healing, inner healing, evangelism, and pastoral ministry.
  2. Display a discipleship lifestyle of providing healing prayer ministry in their local churches and
    community.
  3. Demonstrate leadership ability in various ministries of the church.
  4. Interpret and exegete the Word of God as they minister.

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry—Prayer & Intercession Emphasis will accomplish the Comprehensive Objectives and will be able to:

  1. Articulate a practical, effective, and transferrable model of Christian based prayer for deliverance,
    physical healing, inner healing, evangelism, and pastoral ministry.
  2. Demonstrate leadership ability in various ministries of the church.
  3. Interpret and exegete the Word of God through preaching, teaching, and intercession.

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry – Worship Emphasis will accomplish the Comprehensive Objectives and will be able to:

  1. Articulate a biblical philosophy of worship and integrate practical and biblical knowledge of using music in worship.
  2. Accurately read, write, and perform music demonstrating ability through performance and composition as it applies to a church setting.
  3. Describe the history of music in worship that shows a knowledge of the Word of God, of music and worship history.
  4. Express a biblical, prophetic and intercessory theology and history of worship.
  5. Effectively utilize the necessary character, leadership skills, and musical proficiency required of a worshiper.

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Education will accomplish the Comprehensive Objectives and will be able to:

  1. Verbalize a biblically sound philosophy of Christian education and discourse the philosophical, social, and historical foundations of education.
  2. Describe the relationship between human development, behavior adjustment, the learning process, and individual differences.
  3. Demonstrate the use of a variety of instructional methods and evaluation and assessment procedures.
  4. Be skilled in the use of classroom management principles.
  5. Identify and apply the Oklahoma’s General Competencies for Licensure and Certification and incorporate into lesson plans the Priority Academic Student Skills (PASS) of the Oklahoma State Department of Education and the national teaching standards.
  6. Exhibit mastery and teaching ability in the subjects of math, reading, language arts, science, history, art, music, physical education, health, computers, and Bible in a Christian classroom.

Students completing the Certificate in Church Ministry will accomplish the Comprehensive Objectives and will be able to:

  1. Interpret and exegete the Word of God as they minister the Word through preaching and teaching.
  2. Articulate and model a biblical philosophy of leadership, vital church ministries, and ethical issues.
  3. Identify the principles of Christian character development.
  4. Know the contents of the books of the Bible and their backgrounds.
  5. Identify and comprehend the fundamentals of Christian doctrine.
  6. Identify and exhibit the principles of intercession.
  7. Detail principles necessary for the continued and successful worldwide penetration of the gospel with reference to the move of God in the church past and present.

Students completing the Certificate in Church Ministry – Worship Emphasis will accomplish the Comprehensive Objectives and will be able to:

  1. Identify the principles of Christian character development.
  2. Know the contents of the books of the Bible and their backgrounds.
  3. Identify and comprehend the fundamentals of Christian doctrine.
  4. Identify and exhibit the principles of intercession.
  5. Articulate a biblical philosophy of worship and integrate practical and biblical knowledge of using music in worship.
  6. Accurately read, write, and perform music demonstrating ability through performance and composition as it applies to a church setting.
  7. Describe the history of music in worship that shows a knowledge of the Word of God, of music and worship history.
  8. Express a biblical, prophetic and intercessory theology and history of worship.
  9. Effectively utilize the necessary character, leadership skills, and musical proficiency required of a worshiper and a worship leader.