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B. S. Major Women's Ministry

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE -- FOUR YEAR DEGREE PROGRAM

For more information on Women's Ministry degree, see our dedicated page Women's Ministry 

Major: Women's Ministry

Program Coordinator: Venessa Ellen, Ph.D.

Purpose and Objectives: The Bachelor of Science Degree in Women’s Ministry is designed to equip women with a vast array of knowledge and skill in understanding and ministering to women according to a complementarian, biblical worldview. Students in the women’s ministry program will learn how to develop an effective women’s ministry, address various counseling issues as it relates to women, and properly evaluate administrative models that are necessary for women in church and parachurch organizations. Additionally, these students will be thoroughly equipped to function according to biblical principles in their various roles in life as a mother, daughter, wife, employee, employer, etc. Upon completion of the program, successful students will be able to:

  1. Develop a biblical philosophy of womanhood.
  2. Learn and apply biblical principles for leading, serving, and discipling women in a wide variety of circumstances.

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Successful completion of all admissions requirements including completion of high school diploma orGED
  2. Minimum of 30 total hours in major atCBS (36 total hours in major when enrolled in the minor Ministry of the Pastor’s Wife)
  3. Minimum of 120 hours tograduate
  4. Satisfactory completion of all requirements on Official DegreePlan
  5. Satisfactory completion of 2 units in Christian Service LearningProgram and 2 Spiritual Formation units
  6. Cumulative 2.0 grade pointaverage
  7. Academic advising sessions including pre and posttesting/measurements
  8. Intent to Graduate Form filed by submitteddeadline
  9. Graduation/Diplomafee
  10. No unresolved disciplinary matter, including but not limited to, student code of conduct violations, library, or financialobligation
  11. Completion of exit counseling for students with Stafford or PLUSloans
  12. Approval by CBSfaculty
  13. See Graduation Requirements for additional requirement(s) for all academicprograms

MAJOR: WOMEN’S MINISTRY 

GENERAL STUDIES

HRS

ADDITIONAL COURSES

HRS

ENGLISH 9 hours

 

BIBLE 21 hours

 

ENGL 1301 English Composition 1

3

BIBL 1311 Pentateuch

3

ENGL 1302 English Composition 2

3

BIBL 1312 Historical Literature

3

ENGL 2312 Research and Writing

3

BIBL 1213 Wisdom Literature

2

College Preparedness 3 hours

 

BIBL 1414 Prophets

4

GNED 1301 Steward Your College Experience

3

BIBL 1321 Gospels

3

SOCIAL SCIENCES 3 hours

 

BIBL 1322 Acts and Pauline Epistles

3

HIST 2321 Western Civilization 1OR

HIST 2322 Western Civilization 2

3

BIBL 1323 General Epistles and Revelation

3

THEOLOGY 15 hours

 

NATURAL SCIENCE/COMPUTER 6 hours

 

THEO 1311 Introduction to Theological Method

3

BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology1

3

THEO 1312 God, Christ, and Holy Spirit

3

COSC 1317 Introduction to Computing

3

THEO 1313 Man, Sin, and Salvation

3

FINE ARTS/HUMANITIES 9 hours

 

THEO 1314 Angels, Church, and Prophecy

3

ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech2

3

THEO 3341 Apologetics

3

PHIL 2304 Introduction to Philosophy

3

MINISTRY SKILLS 6 hours

 

PHIL 3305 Christian Ethics

3

MSMN 1301 Bible Study Methods

3

CHRISTIAN SERVICE 2 units

 

MSMN 2302 Foundations of Spiritual Life

3

MCSP 2011 Christian Service, 1

1u

GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVES 12 hours

 

MCSP 2011 Christian Service, 2

1u

General Education Electives

12

SPIRITUAL FORMATION 2 units

 

FREE ELECTIVES 6 hours

 

MSSF 3011 Spiritual Formation, 1

1u

Free Electives

6

MSSF 3012 Spiritual Formation, 2

1u

 

 

 

MAJOR COURSES 30 hours

HRS

 

WMIN 3302 The Role of Women in Life and Ministry3

3

 

MSBC 3313 Introduction to Biblical Framework Counseling

3

 

WMIN 3301 Women’s Spiritual Formation3

3

 

MSBC 3315 Marriage and Family

3

 

WMIN 4303 Hospitality and Home Governance3

3

 

WMIN 4301 The Role of Women in Church Administration3

3

 

WMIN 4302 Women Counseling Women3

3

 

WMIN 4331 Women’s Ministry Development and Design3

3

 

6 hours of the following women’s ministry elective courses:

 

WMIN 3311 Feminist Theory3

WMIN 3312 Women in the Bible3

WMIN 4311 Special Issues in Ministering to Women3

WMIN 4312 Stages of Women's Development3

WMIN 4321 Women Shepherding Women3

WMIN 4322 Developing Leadership Teams for Women3

WMIN 4323 Survey of the Ministry of the Pastor's Wife3

WMIN 4324 Spiritual Health of the Pastor's Wife3

6

 
 
 
 

1 ASTR 2301 Astronomy may substitute for BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology.

2 MSMN 1303 Principles of Biblical Teaching and MSWM 3323 Women Teaching Women may substitute for ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech. MSWM 3323 Women Teaching Women is for women only.

3 This class is for women only.

Suggested Sequence 

Year

Fall

Spring

Summer

1

MSMN 1301 Bible Study Methods

ENGL 1301 English Composition 1

COSC 1317 Introduction to Computing

GNED 1301 Steward Your College Experience

WMIN 3312 The Role of Women in Life and Ministry

BIBL 1311 Pentateuch

THEO 1311 Introduction to Theological Method

ENGL 1302 English Composition 2

BIBL 1312 Historical Literature

THEO 1312 God, Christ, and Holy Spirit

ENGL 2312 Research and Writing

MSSF 3011 Spiritual Formation

2

BIBL 1213 Wisdom Literature

THEO 1313 Man, Sin, and Salvation

MSBC 3313 Introduction to Biblical Framework Counseling

BIBL 1414 Prophets

WMIN 4303 Hospitality and Home Governance

MSMN 2302 Foundations of Spiritual Life

THEO 1314 Angels, Church, and Prophecy

General Education Elective

WMIN 3301 Women’s Spiritual Formation

BIBL 1321 Gospels

HIST 2321 Western Civilization 1 or 2

MCSP 2011 Christian Service Learning Program

3

WMIN 4302 Women Counseling Women

BIBL 1322 Acts and Pauline Epistles

PHIL 2304 Introduction to Philosophy

General Education Elective

MSBC 3315 Marriage and Family

BIBL 1323 General Epistles and Revelation

PHIL 3305 Christian Ethics

General Education Elective

WMIN 4312 Stages of Women’s Development

BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology

HIST 2321 Western Civilization 1 or 2

MCSP 2011 Christian Service Learning Program

4

WMIN 4301 The Role of Women in Church Administration

Women’s Ministry Elective

General Education Elective

Free Elective

WMIN 4331 Women Shepherding Women

Women’s Ministry Elective

MSSF 3012 Spiritual Formation

Free Elective