Ministry and Leadership Program

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry

Objectives and Outcomes

The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry provides a personal foundation for ministry. Through the examination of biblical, historical, and cultural backgrounds and training in interpersonal skills, students use prior learning and current experience to bring kingdom values to those within their call to ministry. The program emphasis is the student’s call to lead in ministry including but not limited to church, work, family, community, and culture.

Program Road Map

1-Year Degree Completion

2-Year Degree Completion

We Are Here For You

This baccalaureate degree program is structured to meet the educational needs of adult learners. The degree is designed for learners who have already earned some college credit. These 1 and 2-year degree completion programs are designed to provide the opportunity to complete a B.A., receive a healthy foundation for ministry while developing analytical and effective communication skills as leaders in every area of society.

Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion 1 Year

The degree is designed for learners who have already earned some college credit. Shiloh University will accept up to 90 credits, of the 120 required for the degree, from other sources. Students who receive the full 90 credits may complete the degree in as little as 12 months. The program recognizes the value of life/work experience and affords students the opportunity to receive additional credit through approved credit evaluation and portfolio assessment.

Students must complete a minimum of 30 core program credits through Shiloh University. The program core presents the student with a context for Christian ministry in the church, workplace, or other arenas of the student’s calling. The core of the Christian Ministry degree is designed to provide a foundation for applying their previous BA studies in a way that furthers the work of God’s kingdom. 

Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Program Prerequisites

  • Associate of Arts degree, or; 
  • A minimum of 90 units of college work, including 33 units of general education:
  • Communication – English Composition (6 units)
  • Communication – Speech (3 units)
  • History and Cultures (6 units)
  • Humanities (6 units)
  • Mathematics (3 units)
  • Natural Science (3 units)
  • Social Science (6 units).
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 on college work
  • Applicants who are not native English language speakers must demonstrate English proficiency.

Required Application Documents 

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Completed application form 
  • Official college transcript(s) 
  • A personal Essay
  • A copy of a government-issued photo identification card

Transferring Credits into BA Programs

The following forms of transfer credit may be transferable in University BA programs. Only courses with an earned grade of C- (1.67) or higher will be accepted for transfer credit. In no case will more than 75% (90 units) of a Bachelor of Arts program be satisfied through transfer credit:

  • Up to 90 units of transfer credit may be applied to General Education and elective credit requirements.
  • Up to 30 units may be satisfied through test-out credit or experiential credit. Refer to the University test-out credit policy for a complete list of accepted tests and required scores.
  • See Transferring Credit for more information

Transcript Evaluation for Foreign Students

Students whose previous education did not take place in the United States will need to work with the WES (World Education Services) to have their educational experience evaluated. For information on the evaluation process refer to the World Education Services website.

Tuition

Bachelor of Arts 1-year Degree Completion:
(Total Program Cost)

Tuition ($350 x 30 credits)

$

10,500

Books and supplies ($100 per course estimate) *

$

1,000

Program total cost

$

11,500

*Students may purchase textbooks from the vendor of their choice. Therefore, the cost listed above is only the best estimate.

The program length is 12-months. Students can choose the following payment method:

  1. Pay annually, will enjoy a 3% tuition deduction
  2. Pay monthly, there will be an additional 3% processing fee

Degree Goals

The Bachelor of Arts program is designed to:

  • Provide an opportunity to complete a bachelor of arts degree.
  • Provide students with a personal foundation for ministry.
  • Develop research and analytical skills at the undergraduate level.
  • Develop communication skills necessary for the effective ministry.
  • Assist students in developing a commitment to lifelong learning, growth, and ministry.

Degree Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Pastoral Studies program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in written documents and when making oral presentations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to define problems; to use information resources such as libraries and computers; and to analyze and integrate knowledge and perspectives.
  • Integrate an understanding of historic and global contexts and events with a sensitivity to global problems and social / cultural issues.
  • Apply relational attitudes and skills to their unique calling to Christian ministry.

1 Year Program Unit Overview

Units Needed

The Bachelor of Arts is a four-year program consisting of 120 units. The 120 units necessary for graduation consist of:

General education                      33 units

Core courses                               30 units

Elective courses                          57 units

Total courses                            120 units

General Education (33 units)

Shiloh University requires that each Undergraduate student have completed a minimum 33 units of general education courses. General education courses are broad in their focus and emphasize skills and principles not associated with a particular profession or field of study. They contribute to preparing students for a breadth of degree programs or careers by ensuring that students gain core competencies that include (1) communication skills; (2) critical thinking skills; (3) information literacy; and (4) fundamental mathematical, science, and technological skills.

Students must have completed general education courses in the following areas of study:

  • Communication – English Composition (6 units)
  • Communication – Speech (3 units)
  • History and Cultures (6 units)
  • Humanities (6 units)
  • Mathematics or Computer Skills (3 units)
  • Natural Science (3 units)
  • Social Science (6 units)

Core Courses (30 units)

The required core courses for the Christian Ministry degree completion program are designed to provide a context for Christian ministry in the church, workplace, or other arenas of the student’s calling. These courses present (1) biblical and historical contexts for ministry, (2) cultural contexts for ministry, and (3) foundations for ministry. Students should be able to apply principles studied to their prior learning and vocation.

Elective Courses (57 units)

Students transferring in the maximum of 90 units will have part of their transfer credits applied to electives.

Online Course List 1 Year Completion

Biblical and Historical Contexts for Ministry

OT 301 – Introduction to the Old Testament-

Introduction to the Old Testament is a study of the background, content, and basic themes presented in the Old Testament documents. The purpose of this course is to help the student interact with the message of the Old Testament as a basis for personal growth and to give the student the ability to explain the Scriptures to others. We will become familiar with the main themes of each of the books of the Old Testament. Woven into the class is a study of important background issues and theological themes. These include the role of archeology in the study of the Old Testament, the geographical importance of the land of Israel, the role of covenant in the story of the nation of Israel, and the preparation of the world for the coming of Jesus the King.

NT 301 – Introduction to the New Testament-

Introduction to the New Testament is a study of the background, content, and basic themes presented in the New Testament documents. Our purpose is to come to an understanding of the message of the New Testament that will provide a basis for personal growth and an ability to explain the Scriptures to others. We will become familiar with the main themes of each of the books of the New Testament. In addition, woven into the class is our study of importance.

CH 301 – Survey of Church History-

Survey of Church History surveys the history of the Christian Church from the Apostolic Age to the present. The student will learn about the key persons, issues, and events of each age of the church; discover the impact these persons and events had on each other, and identify their impact on the church of today. In addition, the student will examine the influence of the Holy Spirit in the history
of the Christian Church.

Cultural Contexts for Ministry

HI 220 – World Religions-

World Religions provides an introduction to the academic study of major teachings, beliefs, and devotional practices of religions around the world. Students will develop the ability to think critically about conflicting religious claims and gain knowledge of the history and culture of several major religious traditions. The course also deals with some of the essential differences and similarities which exist among each religious tradition and points to the uniqueness of each of them.

SS 205 – Cultural Anthropology-

Cultural Anthropology is an introduction to the anthropological study of different cultures. This course includes ways of comparing and contrasting social relationships and belief systems that operate in different cultural settings. Students will explore the world views and belief systems of other peoples and reflect on their own multi-cultural experiences in order to be better equipped to move and relate in their own local church or elsewhere. This course will also cover issues of tourism. Note: Because Marsh Smith, Ph.D., the author of the course, is a China scholar and has written about some of the issues covered as they occur in China, this course will have more about China than other parts of the world.

Foundations for Ministry

MT 301 – Spiritual Formation-

Spiritual Formation presents a study of various spiritual disciplines that help foster the spiritual formation of a Christian believer. Each discipline will be studied through the lens of the Scriptures, the course textbook by Richard Foster, Celebration of Discipline, and additional readings that provide a strong foundation for spiritual formation. While the disciplines in themselves are not an end result, they can facilitate an exposure to God that brings transformation and spiritual maturity.

MT 309 – Missions and Evangelism- 

Missions and Evangelism offers a dual focus. It begins with a study of how the Great Commission (Matt. 28:16-20) to the Christian Church has been viewed and fulfilled throughout history. This course covers a broad sweep of missionary and evangelistic outreach in church history, from the Early Church to modern-day churches. For several weeks it focuses on missionary-eras and particularly on the life and work of specific missionaries and evangelists. The course concludes with a series of studies concerning the necessity for and practicalities of evangelism. Through these studies, students are guided to find their belief and expression in fulfilling the Great Commission in this day.

SS 202 – Principles of Interpersonal Relationships-

Principles of Interpersonal Relationships teaches a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for a student’s personal and professional life. Universal principles such as fairness, personal integrity, honesty, and human dignity, provide the foundation for effective interpersonal relationships. Students
will be introduced to quality life habits and have the opportunity to internalize them through personal exercise, video presentations, Scriptures, and spiritual teaching.

BS 313 – Coaching and Mentoring for Business-

Coaching and Mentoring for Business focuses on transformation through listening, coaching, and mentoring within the realm of business. Coaching and mentoring are such prevalent practices in business, education, and health organizations that workers are likely to find themselves acting as mentor/coach or having a mentor/coach. Coaching theory and skills will be presented through the Co-Active Coaching model that helped define professional coaching. Students will become familiar with practical tools to design and manage formal mentoring partnerships. The main goal of the course is to equip students with the knowledge and skills to make the most of coaching and mentoring relationships.

GS 251 – Your Christian Vocation-

Your Christian Vocation provides the student with the opportunity to practice the knowledge, skills, and abilities learned as well as the Christian worldview received, in a practical context. This course attempts to expose the students to practical concepts related to effectively expressing one’s Christianity in a vocational setting.

Total Required Courses – 30 Units

 

Total for the BA Completion Program – 120 Units

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with the Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical and Pastoral Studies the student will:

  • Have completed the minimum required general education requirement.
  • Complete the minimum number of units required.
  • Successfully complete all required core courses in the degree program.
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  • Fulfill any outstanding school financial obligations.

Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion 2 Years

The degree is designed for adult learners who have completed the first two years (60 units) of an undergraduate degree. The program recognizes the value of life/work experience and affords students the opportunity to receive additional credit through approved credit evaluation and portfolio assessment.

Students must complete a minimum of 30 core program credits through Shiloh University. The program core presents the student with a context for Christian ministry in the church, workplace, or other arenas of the student’s calling. The core of the Christian Ministry degree is designed to provide a foundation for applying their bachelor of arts studies in a way that furthers the work of God’s kingdom. 

In addition to the program core, courses in the area of bible, theology, and ministry practice will be assigned to complete the 60 unit program requirement.

Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Program Prerequisites

  • Associate of Arts degree, or; 
  • A minimum of 60 units of college work, including 33 units of general education:
  • Communication – English Composition (6 units)
  • Communication – Speech (3 units)
  • History and Cultures (6 units)
  • Humanities (6 units)
  • Mathematics (3 units)
  • Natural Science (3 units)
  • Social Science (6 units).
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 on college work
  • Applicants who are not native English language speakers must demonstrate English proficiency.

Required Application Documents 

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Completed application form 
  • Official college transcript(s) 
  • A personal Essay
  • A copy of a government-issued photo identification card

Transferring Credits into BA Programs

The following forms of transfer credit may be transferable in University BA programs. Only courses with an earned grade of C- (1.67) or higher will be accepted for transfer credit. In no case will more than 75% (90 units) of a Bachelor of Arts program be satisfied through transfer credit:

  • Up to 90 units of transfer credit may be applied to General Education and elective credit requirements.
  • Up to 30 units may be satisfied through test-out credit or experiential credit. Refer to the University test-out credit policy for a complete list of accepted tests and required scores.
  • See Transferring Credit for more information

Transcript Evaluation for Foreign Students

Students whose previous education did not take place in the United States will need to work with the WES (World Education Services) to have their educational experience evaluated. For information on the evaluation process refer to the World Education Services website.

Tuition

Bachelor of Arts 2-year Degree Completion:
(Total Program Cost)

Tuition ($350 x 60 credits)

$

21,000

Books and supplies ($100 per course estimate) *

$

2,000

Program total cost

$

23,000

*Students may purchase textbooks from the vendor of their choice. Therefore, the cost listed above is only the best estimate.

The program length is 24-months. Students can choose the following payment method:

  1. Pay annually, will enjoy a 3% tuition deduction
  2. Pay monthly, there will be an additional 3% processing fee

 

Degree Goals

The Bachelor of Arts program is designed to:

  • Provide an opportunity to complete a bachelor of arts degree.
  • Provide students with a personal foundation for ministry.
  • Develop research and analytical skills at the undergraduate level.
  • Develop communication skills necessary for the effective ministry.
  • Assist students in developing a commitment to lifelong learning, growth, and ministry.

Degree Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Pastoral Studies program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in written documents and when making oral presentations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to define problems; to use information resources such as libraries and computers; and to analyze and integrate knowledge and perspectives.
  • Integrate an understanding of historic and global contexts and events with a sensitivity to global problems and social / cultural issues.
  • Apply relational attitudes and skills to their unique calling to Christian ministry.

2 Year Program Unit Overview

Units Needed

The Bachelor of Arts is a four-year program consisting of 120 units. The 120 units necessary for graduation consist of:

General education                      33 units

Core courses                               30 units

Additional assigned                    30 units

Elective courses                          27 units

Total courses                            120 units

General Education (33 units)

Shiloh University requires that each Undergraduate student have completed a minimum 33 units of general education courses. General education courses are broad in their focus and emphasize skills and principles not associated with a particular profession or field of study. They contribute to preparing students for a breadth of degree programs or careers by ensuring that students gain core competencies that include (1) communication skills; (2) critical thinking skills; (3) information literacy; and (4) fundamental mathematical, science, and technological skills.

Students must have completed general education courses in the following areas of study:

  • Communication – English Composition (6 units)
  • Communication – Speech (3 units)
  • History and Cultures (6 units)
  • Humanities (6 units)
  • Mathematics or Computer Skills (3 units)
  • Natural Science (3 units)
  • Social Science (6 units)

Core Courses (30 units)

The required core courses for the Christian Ministry degree completion program are designed to provide a context for Christian ministry in the church, workplace, or other arenas of the student’s calling. These courses present (1) biblical and historical contexts for ministry, (2) cultural contexts for ministry, and (3) foundations for ministry. Students should be able to apply principles studied to their prior learning and vocation. 

Additional Assigned Courses (30 units)

Additional courses are assigned from the current catalog in the areas of Bible, theology, and mininstry practice.

Elective Courses (27 units)

Students transferring in 60 units will have part of their transfer credits applied to electives.

Course List - 2 Year Completion

Bachelor of Arts In Christian Ministry: Degree Completion – 60 Units

Required Core Courses

Biblical and Historical Contexts for Ministry

OT 301 – Introduction to the Old Testament-

Introduction to the Old Testament is a study of the background, content, and basic themes presented in the Old Testament documents. The purpose of this course is to help the student interact with the message of the Old Testament as a basis for personal growth and to give the student the ability to explain the Scriptures to others. We will become familiar with the main themes of each of the books of the Old Testament. Woven into the class is a study of important background issues and theological themes. These include the role of archeology in the study of the Old Testament, the geographical importance of the land of Israel, the role of covenant in the story of the nation of Israel, and the preparation of the world for the coming of Jesus the King.

NT 301 – Introduction to the New Testament-

Introduction to the New Testament is a study of the background, content, and basic themes presented in the New Testament documents. Our purpose is to come to an understanding of the message of the New Testament that will provide a basis for personal growth and an ability to explain the Scriptures to others. We will become familiar with the main themes of each of the books of the New Testament. In addition, woven into the class is our study of importance.

CH 301 – Survey of Church History-

Survey of Church History surveys the history of the Christian Church from the Apostolic Age to the present. The student will learn about the key persons, issues, and events of each age of the church; discover the impact these persons and events had on each other, and identify their impact on the church of today. In addition, the student will examine the influence of the Holy Spirit in the history
of the Christian Church.

Cultural Contexts for Ministry

HI 220 – World Religions-

World Religions provides an introduction to the academic study of major teachings, beliefs, and devotional practices of religions around the world. Students will develop the ability to think critically about conflicting religious claims and gain knowledge of the history and culture of several major religious traditions. The course also deals with some of the essential differences and similarities which exist among each religious tradition and points to the uniqueness of each of them.

SS 205 – Cultural Anthropology-

Cultural Anthropology is an introduction to the anthropological study of different cultures. This course includes ways of comparing and contrasting social relationships and belief systems that operate in different cultural settings. Students will explore the world views and belief systems of other peoples and reflect on their own multi-cultural experiences in order to be better equipped to move and relate in their own local church or elsewhere. This course will also cover issues of tourism. Note: Because Marsh Smith, Ph.D., the author of the course, is a China scholar and has written about some of the issues covered as they occur in China, this course will have more about China than other parts of the world.

Foundations for Ministry

MT 301 – Spiritual Formation-

Spiritual Formation presents a study of various spiritual disciplines that help foster the spiritual formation of a Christian believer. Each discipline will be studied through the lens of the Scriptures, the course textbook by Richard Foster, Celebration of Discipline, and additional readings that provide a strong foundation for spiritual formation. While the disciplines in themselves are not an end result, they can facilitate an exposure to God that brings transformation and spiritual maturity.

MT 309 – Missions and Evangelism- 

Missions and Evangelism offers a dual focus. It begins with a study of how the Great Commission (Matt. 28:16-20) to the Christian Church has been viewed and fulfilled throughout history. This course covers a broad sweep of missionary and evangelistic outreach in church history, from the Early Church to modern-day churches. For several weeks it focuses on missionary-eras and particularly on the life and work of specific missionaries and evangelists. The course concludes with a series of studies concerning the necessity for and practicalities of evangelism. Through these studies, students are guided to find their belief and expression in fulfilling the Great Commission in this day.

SS 202 – Principles of Interpersonal Relationships-

Principles of Interpersonal Relationships teaches a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for a student’s personal and professional life. Universal principles such as fairness, personal integrity, honesty, and human dignity, provide the foundation for effective interpersonal relationships. Students
will be introduced to quality life habits and have the opportunity to internalize them through personal exercise, video presentations, Scriptures, and spiritual teaching.

BS 313 – Coaching and Mentoring for Business-

Coaching and Mentoring for Business focuses on transformation through listening, coaching, and mentoring within the realm of business. Coaching and mentoring are such prevalent practices in business, education, and health organizations that workers are likely to find themselves acting as mentor/coach or having a mentor/coach. Coaching theory and skills will be presented through the Co-Active Coaching model that helped define professional coaching. Students will become familiar with practical tools to design and manage formal mentoring partnerships. The main goal of the course is to equip students with the knowledge and skills to make the most of coaching and mentoring relationships.

GS 251 – Your Christian Vocation-

Your Christian Vocation provides the student with the opportunity to practice the knowledge, skills, and abilities learned as well as the Christian worldview received, in a practical context. This course attempts to expose the students to practical concepts related to effectively expressing one’s Christianity in a vocational setting.

Total Required Courses – 30 Units

Additional Assigned Courses  **

HU 211 – Reading the Bible- 

Reading the Bible gives the student the opportunity to read through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation with minimal focus on doctrine or detailed analysis. The primary text for this course is the Bible. However, Ryken’s Bible Handbook by Leland Ryken, Philip Ryken, and James Wilhoit provides background for each of the Bible books and gives tips for reading. Ryken’s Handbook also adds an extra dimension to the course by highlighting the variety of literary genres used in the Scriptures.

MT 305 – Introduction to Biblical Interpretation-

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation provides an overview of the historical and cultural background and the literary genres of the Bible as a foundation for the study of Scripture. The student will study the integration of history, literature, and theology to ensure a proper interpretation of the Bible. The student will gain insights into the various genres of Old and New Testament literature and the best
guidelines to interpret each type. This course will explore various applications of these truths. 

NT 313 – Jewish Background of the Parables- 

Jewish Background of the Parables offers a study of the parables of Jesus in the Synoptic Gospels and early non-canonical literature from a Jewish literary and historical perspective. Special attention is given to parallel parables in the Hebrew Bible and rabbinical literature. This course also surveys different methods of interpreting Jesus’s parables. Then a free model which draws on the best insights of each method is applied to each parable in the Gospels. Conclusions are drawn concerning the theology and significance of Jesus’s teaching with consideration given to the present-day application.

NT 404 – The Gospels / The Life of Christ-

The Gospels / The Life of Christ introduces the student to the four canonical Gospels as well as to the historical Jesus. The course materials include substantial attention to significant arguments, theories, and paradigms of Gospel scholarship.

OT 302 – Historical Geography of Israel-

In Historical Geography of Israel, the students will learn about the geographic regions of Israel and how the geography affected the lives of peoples who lived there in biblical times. The student will study the context of the surrounding regions and civilizations that played a huge role in the history of the Promised Land. There will also be an opportunity to apply historical and geographical information to selected biblical texts and stories.

CH 304 – Spiritual Outpouring and Revival-

Spiritual Formation presents a study of various spiritual disciplines that help foster the spiritual formation of a Christian believer. Each discipline will be studied through the lens of the Scriptures, the course textbook by Richard Foster, Celebration of Discipline, and additional readings that provide a strong foundation for spiritual formation. While the disciplines in themselves are not an end result, they can facilitate an exposure to God that brings transformation and spiritual maturity.

MT 310 – Divine Healing and Miracles-

Divine Healing and Miracles will address the history, teachings and accounts, and application of divine healing and miracles found in the Scriptures. The student will explore the workings of these gifts throughout the history of the Church; and examine the purpose, motivation, and process for these divine gifts.

MT 311 – Principles of Spiritual Care-

Principles of Spiritual Care provides a biblical Trinitarian foundation for Christian counseling and ministry. It explores the “why” behind the “what” and “how.” This course will explore how the understanding of God as a “being in relations” impacts spiritual care and ministry. This course will develop a theological basis for spiritual care.

MT 412 – Biblical Curriculum Development-

Biblical Curriculum Development guides the student in planning a series of Bible studies and sermons. The student will study principles of effective teaching, including planning, preparation, and presentation. The course will present opportunities to prepare inductive and deductive study outlines. The student will learn how to identify the “big idea” of an individual study or series of lessons, and how to develop content around that idea. For a series of lessons or sermons, the student will identify the topic, goal, objectives, and lesson outlines.

PL 401 – Foundations of Liturgy-

Foundations of Liturgy will cover the practices of a church for public worship. The student will gain a comprehensive view of the scriptural principles involved in Christian liturgical practices historically and today. The course begins with a study of the New Testament Church gatherings. Using Old Testament examples and New Testament teaching, the student will proceed to analyze the basic
elements of church gatherings, as well as principles and keys for leading congregants in a service. The student will be provided with practical, Spirit-led guidelines. Students will be coached in simple applications of these principles. These topics are studied primarily via the lens of the Scriptures, the course textbooks, and readings from selected practitioners.

PL 410 – Stewardship and Administration-

Stewardship and Administration will guide the student through an analysis of the qualities of an effective leader and the requirement of faithful stewardship in the church. Topics covered in this course include leadership, delegation, administration, stewardship, church finances, church records, and risk
management.

TH 301 – Theology 1-

Theology 1 introduces students to theological thinking that begins in the life of God, is witnessed to in the Bible, and articulated in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ as sent from His Father. We will discuss the nature of humanity created in God’s image but afflicted with sin and needing God’s restorative work. The student will learn to think out of the life of God witnessed to in the Bible and
made evident in the revelation of Jesus Christ, as well as to discern inadequate presentations, all in order to serve God in the life of the church and world.

TH 302 – Theology 2-

Theology 2 continues the task of theological thinking that begins in the life of God. We will explore the person and work of the Holy Spirit, the place of Scripture in theological thinking, the life of the Christian in response to God, the life of the church, and the direction in which the Triune God is moving history. The student will learn to think out of the life of God witnessed to in the Bible to discern inadequate presentations, all in order to serve God in the life of the Christian Church and the world.

Total Additional Courses – 30 Units

Total BA Completion Program – 60 Units

All courses are 3 units except as otherwise noted.

** Note that additional assigned course selections will be determined on a cohort basis.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with the Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Ministry the student will:

  • Have completed the minimum required general education requirement.
  • Complete the minimum number of units required.
  • Successfully complete all required core courses in the degree program.
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  • Fulfill any outstanding school financial obligations.

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