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Degree Requirements

The Missions and Ministry Program seeks to provide an understanding of biblical literature, history, theology and ethics; help students apply the Christian faith to daily life in word and deed; and develop the skills needed to engage in effective Christian missions and ministry in the 21st century.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A CONCENTRATION IN MISSIONS AND MINISTRY – 52

Required Core Courses (31 semester hours):

MMOL133Introducing Church History
MMOL239Exploring World Religions
MMOL234Interpreting the Bible
MMOL235Developing Our Spiritual Life
MMOL236Introducing Christian Theology
MMOL331Focusing on the Old Testament
MMOL332Focusing on the New Testament*
MMOL334Caring for Others
MMOL403Exploring the Non-Canonical Works
MMOL410Transitioning to Christian Ministry
MMOL436Developing Disciples

*Requires a prerequisite

Missions and Ministry Electives (21 semester hours – 12 semester hours MUST be from courses with the MMOL prefix)

MMOL333Planning and Leading Worship
MMOL335Developing Christian Leaders
MMOL336Ministering to Youth
MMOL337Ministering to Individuals and Families
MMOL432Sharing the Gospel
HSOL337Race and Diversity
HSOL403Human Tragedy and Intervention
HSOL432Addictions and Recovery
PSYOL402Psychology of Religion
BUOL401Personal Finance
BUOL402Business Communication

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MAJOR IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES (31 credit hours):

Required Core Courses (13 semester hours):

MMOL138Understanding Cultures or MMOL 239 Exploring World Religions
MMOL234Interpreting the Bible
MMOL235Developing Our Spiritual Life
MMOL236Introducing Christian Theology
MMOL410Transitioning to Christian Ministry

Biblical Studies Courses (9 semester hours from the following):

MMOL133Introducing Church History
MMOL331Focusing on the Old Testament
MMOL332Focusing on the New Testament

Any biblical language course(s)

Elective Courses (9 semester hours)--from any other MMOL courses

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