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Missions Concentration

Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries (Four-Year Degree) – 130 credits

The Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries with a concentration in Missions is a four-year program that is designed to prepare the student for a career on the mission field.The program not only equips the student academically, but also is designed to prepare the student spiritually and practically with various Christian service requirements and mentoring opportunities. This program specializes in providing opportunities for practical experience and training in the student’s chosen career focus.

Graduates in the Missions Concentration will:
  1. Demonstrate a passion for local, regional, and global missions and a commitment to serve the people groups of the world.
  2. Understand the spiritual, physical, educational, and financial preparation needed for missionaries.
  3. Articulate a missional theology that encourages all Christians to participate in missions.
  4. Understand the biblical, the theological, and the historical basis of missions.
  5. Appreciate the cross-cultural dynamics of missions and be able to contextualize the salvation message to various target people groups.
  6. Be able to describe the major religions of the world and be able to compare and contrast them with Christianity.
  7. Be able to develop strategies for evangelizing people groups of the world.

Curriculum Requirements
130 CR
General Studies
39
    English
11
    Math
3
    Sciences
14
    Humanities
11
Biblical/Theological Studies
35
Professional Studies
56

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
16.5 CR
ENG 102 Composition & Literature
3
SCI 101 Life Science Lecture
3
SCI 102 Life Science Lab
1
MIN 102 Spiritual Formation II
2
MIN 110 Relational Outreach
2
BIB 110 New Testament Survey
3
WOR 202 Biblical Found. of Worship
2
CHS 102 Christian Service
0.5

SOPHOMORE YEAR
Fall Semester
16.5 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
MIS 100 World Christian Perspectives
3
ENG 201 Academic Writing
2
CHS 201 Christian Service
0.5
Spring Semester
16.5 CR
BIB 202 Pentateuch
2
BIB 213 Book of Acts
2
HIS 202 American History II
3
THE 201 Theology I
3
Behavioral Science elective
3
Interdisciplinary minor elective
3
CHS 202 Christian Service
0.5

JUNIOR YEAR
Fall Semester
17.5 CR
THE 220 Hist. of the Christian Church
3
BIB 210 Life & Teachings of Christ
2
MIS 302 Mission Call & Preparation
3
MIN 240 Christian Leadership
3
MIS 304 Intro to Urban Missions
2
MIN 264 Apologetics
3
CHS 301 Christian Service
0.5
Spring Semester
15.5 CR
BIB 314 Pauline Epistles
2
MIS 103 World Religions
3
MIS 202 Bib. Theo. Basis of Missions
3
MIN 260 Administration of Ministry
2
PRA 301 Practicum I
2
Interdisciplinary minor elective
3
CHS 302 Christian Service
0.5

SENIOR YEAR
Fall Semester
17.5 CR
HUM 301 Contemp. Soc. Christ.View
3
BIB 305 Old Test. Prophetic Lit.
3
BIB 315 The General Epistles
3
PRA 302 Practicum II
2
Interdisciplinary minor elective
3
Interdisciplinary minor elective
3
CHS 401 Christian Service
0.5
Spring Semester
16.5 CR
GEN 400 Senior Seminar
1
SOC 400 Marriage & Family
3
BIB 304 Old Test. Poetic Lit.
3
THE 401 Theology III
3
PRA 400 Ministry Internship
4
Interdisciplinary minor elective
2
CHS 402 Christian Service
0.5
BIB 400 Bible Review III
0