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Associate of Science in Church Ministries

Two-Year Degree (65 credits)

The Associate of Science degree is a two-year degree program for students interested in pursuing a foundational education in church ministries.This program also incorporates general education requirements which prepare the student for further study toward the bachelor degree.

Program Objectives for the Associate of Science in Church Ministries
Graduates in this program will:
  1. Be able to understand some of the spiritual and the practical dynamics of ministry.
  2. Be able to contextualize Scripture for daily Christian living.
  3. Develop a lifestyle of personal study of the Scriptures in order to promote growth, ministry to others, and a positive influence on culture.
  4. Be able to meet the educational requirements for Assemblies of God credentialing at the certified level.
  5. Be able to demonstrate an ability to comprehend and construct sound Christian theology.
  6. Be able to demonstrate Christian leadership principles in a ministry position.
  7. Be proficient in oral and written communication.
  8. Have basic knowledge and proficiency in mathematics and a social science
  9. Have a basic knowledge in US history

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS
65 CR
General Studies
25
    English
11
    Math
3
    Sciences
4
    Humanities
7
Biblical/Theological Studies
27
Professional Studies
13

FRESHMAN YEAR
Fall Semester
16.5 CR
GEN 100 Freshman Seminar
1
ENG 101 Grammar & Composition
3
MAT 115 Elements of Math
3
PSY 200 or SOC 200
3
SCI 100 General Health and Wellness
1
BIB 105 Old Testament Survey
3
MIN 101 Spiritual Formation I
2
GEN 101 Library Resources
0
CHS 101 Christian Service
0.5
Spring Semester
14.5 CR
ENG 102 Composition & Literature
3
BIB 110 New Testament Survey
3
MIN 102 Spiritual Formation II
2
MIN 110 Relational Outreach
2
MIN 260 Administration of Ministry
2
WOR 202 Biblical Found. of Worship
2
CHS 102 Christian Service
0.5

SOPHOMORE YEAR
Fall Semester
17.5 CR
COM 101 Speech Communications
3
HIS 201 American History I
3
BIB 150 Principles of Bible Study I
3
MIN 211 Christian Ethics
2
MIN 240 Christian Leadership
3
MIS 100 World Christian Perspectives
3
CHS 201 Christian Service
0.5
Spring Semester
16.5 CR
BIB 202 Pentateuch
2
BIB 213 Book of Acts
2
THE 201 Theology I
3
HIS 202 American History II
3
BIB 210 Life & Teachings of Christ
2
PRA 301 Practicum I
2
MIN 211 Christian Ethics
2
CHS 202 Christian Service
0.5
BIB 200 – Bible Review II
0