General Studies Major


Major Required Classes

Code Class Units
BS 610 Introduction to Bible Exposition or 4
NT 600 Elements of Biblical Greek 4
TS 650 Death and Future Things 4
Free Electives (from any department) 8
Emphasis Required Classes and Electives 16

Pastoral Ministry Emphasis

LS 620 Strategic Planning and Management 2
LS 621 Strategic Financial Development 2
LS 650 Pastoral Leadership 4
Pastoral Leadership or Church Ministry Electives 8

Church Planting Emphasis

LS 620 Strategic Planning and Management 2
LS 621 Strategic Financial Development 2
IS 660 Church Planting Foundations 4
IS 661 Church Planting Movements 2
IS 663 Urban Ministry 2
Pastoral Leadership or Church Planting Electives 4

Community Transformation Emphasis

IS 670 Community Transformation 4
IS 671 Transforming Culture 4
IS 672 Tools for Community Development 4
Community Transformation, Ministry Leadership, or
Educational Ministry Electives
4

Educational Ministry Emphasis

LS 630 Principles of Educational Ministry 2
LS 631 Learning Dynamics 2
LS 636 Designing and Teaching Training Programs 4
Educational Ministry Electives 4
Select One of the Following:
LS 633 Designing and Leading Youth Ministry 4
LS 634 Designing and Leading Adult Ministries 4
LS 635 Designing and Leading Women’s Ministries 4

Bible Emphasis (Non-Biblical Language Option)

OT 613 Introduction to Old Testament Poets and Prophets 4
OT 614 Exposition of Old Testament Poets and Prophets 4
NT 611 Exposition of New Testament Epistles 4
Biblical Studies Electives 4

Bible Emphasis (Biblical Language Option)

OT 613 Introduction to Old Testament Poets and Prophets 4
OT 614 Exposition of Old Testament Poets and Prophets 4
NT 611 Exposition of New Testament Epistles 4
Select Either
OT 600* Elements of Biblical Hebrew 4
OT 601* Hebrew Exegesis or 4
NT 600** Elements of Biblical Greek 4
NT 601** Greek Exegesis 4

* If the student takes the Hebrew language track then he/she must also take the MACL General Studies required class, BS 610 Introduction to Bible Exposition, in lieu of an additional Biblical Studies elective.
** If the student takes the Greek language track then he/she can take an additional four (4) credits of Biblical Studies electives.

 

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