ADVANCE Degree Completion Program Leadership and Ministry

Specific Program Objectives

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry through the ADVANCE degree-completion program will be able to do the following:
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.

GENERAL STUDIES 36 hours

English Composition ——6 hours
Speech———————–3 hours
Social Science—————3 hours
U.S. History—————–3 hours
U.S. Government———–3 hours
History and Humanities—9 hours
Science———————–6 hours
Mathematics—————-3 hours

 LEADERSHIP & MINISTRY COURSES 54 hours

BIB 123  New Testament Survey
BIB 133  Old Testament Survey
BIB 223 Basic Theology 1
BIB 303 Leadership in the Bible
BIB 503 Understanding and Applying the Bible
BIB 513  Biblical Worldview
BIB 553   Acts and Evangelism
BIB 573   Paul’s New Testament Letters
BUS 513 Communication Concepts
GEN 503   Goals, Priorities, and Attitudes
MIN 303 Introduction to Modern Missions
MIN 313 Church Planting
MIN 413 Comparative Religions
MIN 473 Senior Practicum
MIN 623   Foundations of Teaching and Preaching
MIN 633   Ethics in the Bible
MIN 653   Case Studies in Leadership
MIN 673   Discipleship and Small Groups

ELECTIVE CREDIT 40 hours

 CHRISTIAN SERVICE 4 hours

4 hours of the following
CSP 111 Christian Service