Accelerated Degree Program: B.A./B.S. in Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. in Christian Ministry

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Course Requirements

 
B.A.
B.S.
Developing a Christian Mind
3
3
  DCM 2301    
English
12
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, and 2301 and/or 2302
Fine Arts
3
3
  FINE 1306
Foreign Language
6-14*
0
  *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all freshman and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count towards these 15 credit hours).
History
6
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
Mathematics
3-4
3-4
 

(B.A.) MATH 1301 or 1303 or 1307 or 1405
(B.S.) MATH 1303 or 1307 or 1405

[eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].

Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
15
  One laboratory science (B.A.) or 15 semester hours of laboratory science (B.S.) selected from two or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion
6-9
6-9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
6
6
  POLS 2301  American National Government required for all students.  An additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology
Applied Ministry Courses
24
24
 

Shared Courses B.A./M.A. (12 hours)

MAWL 6303 Spiritual Formation and Worship
THEO 5313 Applied Hermeneutics
THEO 6305 Christian History and Heritage
THEO 6306 Systematic Theology

Required Courses (9 hours):

CHST 3301 Survey of Christian Education
RELI 2304 Christian Doctrine
RELI 3386 Practicum in Personal Evangelism

The student will have the opportunity of selecting one course from the following courses (3 hours):

CHST 4301 Teaching Ministry of the Church
CHST 4330 Introduction to Missiology
MUSI 4306 Church Music/Worship Administration
   
Electives 26-45 32-42
  Sufficient to complete 114-credit-hour minimum for bachelor's degree, including 30 upper-level semester hours.    

Additional M.A. in Christian Ministry Requirements:

 

Core Course Requirements

12
12
 

MACE 5302  Biblical Servant Leadership (to be taken during the first year of the program)

   
 

MACM 5301  Foundations of Christian Ministry (to be taken during the first year of the program)

   
  MACM 6309  Shepherding in the 21st Century    
  MACM 6393 Christian Ministry Practicum (S-L)    
General Ministry Course Requirements:
18
18
  Christian Scriptures: Select one Old Testament and one New Testament course below.    
  THEO 6322  
 

THEO 6323

 
 

THEO 6324

 
   
   
   
   

Worship Ministry: Select any one course below.

 

MAWL 6308

 
 

MAWL 6311

 
  MAWL 6313  
 

MAWL 6316

 
     
   
  MAGL 5330  
 

MAGL 5331

 
 

MAGL 5332

 
  MAGL 5333  
 

MAGL 5335

 
 

MAGL 5343

 

Christian Ministry and Education: Select any one course below.

   
  MACE 6301  
 

MACE 6304

 
 

MACE 6307

 
  MACE 6308  
 

MACE 6309

 
 

MACE 6322

 
 

MACH 6311

 
 

MACH 6312

 
  MAST 5313  
     
 

MAST 6320

 
  MAST 6350  
 

MAST 6351

 
 

MACE 6314

 
  MACE 6315  

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED                                                   150

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

 

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College of
Christian Faith:

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