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Bachelor of Science Degree in Biblical Studies with Christian Education Minor

Purpose

The Christian Education minor is designed to provide men and women with biblical and theological education to equip students with foundational competencies that will enable them to develop and lead ministries in the local church and parachurch organizations. It includes training for Sunday School education for all ages, small group ministry, discipleship ministry, youth ministry and women’s ministry. 


 

Program Goals

  1. Categorize the literary forms of biblical books.
  2. Know foundational principles of inductive Bible interpretation.
  3. Defend biblically one’s position on major biblical interpretive issues.
  4. Understand a variety of literary devices and genres.
  5. Learn skills useful for Christian ministry.
  6. Apply principles of Christian ministry in a variety of settings.

Note: Christian Education minors can have concentration specialties in either Youth Ministry or Women's Ministry. For alternative courses to the courses listed below, contact your advisor. 

Suggested Sequence

Curriculum (Suggested for Full-time Students)

Year 1

  • MSMN 1301 Bible Study Methods
  • HIST 2321 Western Civilization 1
  • ENGL 1301 English Composition 1
  • COSC 1317 Basic Computer Science
  • BIBL 1311 Pentateuch
  • ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech
  • ENGL 1302 English Composition 2
  • THEO 1311 Introduction to Theological Method
  • MCSP 2011 Christian Service Learning Program
  • THEO 1312 God, Christ and Holy Spirit
  • BIBL 1312 Historical Literature
  • ENGL 2312 Research and Writing
  • HIST 1322 Western Civilization 2

Year 2

  • THEO 1313 Man, Sin and Salvation
  • BIBL 1321 Gospels
  •  Language/Culture/Humanities 1
  • BIBL 1213 Wisdom Literature
  • MSMN 1302 Principles of Biblical Teaching
  • Language/Culture/Humanities 2
  • THEO 1314 Angels, Church and Prophecy
  • BIBL 1322 Acts and Pauline Epistles
  • MSMN 1103 Principles of Biblical Teaching Lab
  • MCSP 2011 Christian Service Learning Program
  • BIBL 1323 General Epistles and Revelation
  • MATH 1322 Mathematical Principles

Year 3

  • MSCE 3301 Introduction to Christian Education
  • MSMN 2301 Missions, Evangelism and Discipleship
  • MSMN 2302 Spiritual Life
  • BIBL 1414 Prophets
  • ENGL 2332 Literary Tradition
  • HIST 2323 or 2324 Church History
  • MSCE 3302 Ministry Planning and Program Design
  • LSOL 3301 Introduction to Christian Leadership
  • MSCE 4301 Age Level Ministries
  • BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology
  • GOVT 2301 Principles of American  Politics
  • MCSP 2011 Christian Service Learning Program
  • Upper Level Bible/Theology Elective

Year 4

  • MSBC 3301 Introduction to Biblical Counseling
  • MSPM 4302 Church Administration and Organization
  • PHIL 2304 Worldview
  • Elective
  • MSCE 4302 Group Dynamics
  • MSPM 4303 Role of Associate Minister
  • PHIL 3305 Christian Ethics
  • Elective