Ministry Studies Courses

 

Core Requirements for Religious Studies and Ministry Studies totals 14 hours including:

RL 198 Seminar in Religious Studies
RL 321 Ethics and Morals
RL 356 Forming One’s Faith
RL 380 Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion

and one of the following:
RL 211 Introducing the Old Testament: Chaos, Calamity and Covenant
RL 212 Introducing the New Testament: Teachings of Jesus & the Early Church

 

Church Leadership Concentration
(Core + 42 hours including 12 hours of field experience/internship)
RL 175 Beyond Volunteerism
RL 250 Program Development and Resource Theory
RL 310 Mediation and Conciliation
RL 353 Leadership and Group Work Theory
RL 360 Men and Women through the History of Christianity
RL 395 Special Topics as approved
RL 475 Administrative Policies and Practices
PY 225 Infancy and Childhood
PY 227 Adolescence and Adulthood

and:
RL 397, 497 Field Experience/Internship

and the biblical study course not already taken as a part of the core:
RL 211 Introducing the Old Testament: Chaos, Calamity and Covenant

or:
RL 212 Introducing the New Testament: Teachings of Jesus & the Early Church

 

Faith Formation & Christian Educational Ministries Concentration
(Core + 42 hours including 12 hours of field experience/internship)
RL 122 Foundations of Christian Religious Education
RL 175 Beyond Volunteerism
RL 250 Program Development and Resource Theory
RL 310 Mediation and Conciliation
RL 353 Leadership and Group Work Theory
RL 360 Men and Women through the History of Christianity
RL 475 Administrative Policies and Practices
PY 225 Infancy and Childhood
PY 227 Adolescence and Adulthood

and:
RL 397, 497 Field Experience/Internship

and the biblical study course not already taken as a part of the core:
RL 211 Introducing the Old Testament: Chaos, Calamity and Covenant

or:
RL 212 Introducing the New Testament: Teachings of Jesus & the Early Church

 

Youth & Family Ministries Concentration
(Core + 42 hours including 12 hours of field experience/internship)
RL 122 Foundations of Christian Religious Education
RL 175 Beyond Volunteerism
RL 250 Program Development and Resource Theory
RL 310 Mediation and Conciliation
RL 353 Leadership and Group Work Theory
RL 475 Administrative Policies and Practices
PY 225 Infancy and Childhood
PY 227 Adolescence and Adulthood
SO 239 Marriage and Family Life

and:
RL 397, 497 Field Experience/Internship

and the biblical study course not already taken as a part of the core:
RL 211 Introducing the Old Testament: Chaos, Calamity and Covenant

or:
RL 212 Introducing the New Testament: Teachings of Jesus & the Early Church

 

Youth Ministry & Recreation Concentration
(Core + 42 hours including 12 hours of field experience/internship)
RL 122 Foundations of Christian Religious Education
RL 175 Beyond Volunteerism
RL 250 Program Development and Resource Theory
RL 310 Mediation and Conciliation
RL 353 Leadership and Group Work Theory
RL 475 Administrative Policies and Practices
PY 225 Infancy and Childhood
PY 227 Adolescence and Adulthood

and:
RL 397, 497 Field Experience/Internship

and the biblical study course not already taken as a part of the core:
RL 211 Introducing the Old Testament: Chaos, Calamity and Covenant

or:
RL 212 Introducing the New Testament: Teachings of Jesus & the Early Church

and one of the following:
PE 122 Camp Counseling and Administration
PE 372 Recreation Programming and Administration

 

Minor in Ministry Studies

RL 175 Beyond Volunteerism
RL 211 Introducing the Old Testament: Chaos, Calamity and Covenant
RL 212 Introducing the New Testament: Teachings of Jesus & the Early Church
RL 353 Leadership and Group Work Theory
RL 397 Field Experience/Internship

In addition to the core courses, the minor requires six hours to be selected from Religious Studies or Ministry Studies 300-400 level courses.

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