Children and Family Ministry Major
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Children and Family Ministry
The children and family ministry major prepares students to establish, develop and evaluate a ministry to children and families in a church or para-church organization. Emphasis is on understanding the developing child in the context of the family as primary spiritual nurturers. The major also lays a foundation for seminary/graduate study. The degree is granted upon completion of 125 credits as specified in the catalog (40 credits must be in 3000- or 4000-level courses).
- Social Science course in core curriculum must include PSY2108.
- Biblical Worldview & Academic Disciplines course in core curriculum: MIN2216 (OCE).
- B.A. option requires achieving 1002-level competency in an approved foreign language. See the catalog.
|MIN1005||Introduction to Ministry||2|
|MIN2105||Theological and Philosophical Foundations of Ministry||2|
|MIN2116||Teaching Methods in Ministry (OCE)|
(see Academic Disciplines requirement above)
|MIN3216||Leadership in Ministry (WCE)||4|
|MIN3231||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||4|
|MIN4991||Ministry Internship I||2|
|MIN4992||Ministry Internship II||2|
Children and Family Ministry Required Courses
|CFM2205||Foundations of Children and Family Ministry||2|
|CFM3205||Practice of Children and Family Ministry||4|
|Select from the following||13 cr|
|BIB4460||Studies in Biblical Theology||2|
|COM3105||Gender and Family Communication||4|
|FIN3025||Personal Money Management||2|
|ICS3015||Race and Ethnicity in America||4|
|ICS3209||Urban Intercultural Studies||4|
|MCH3006||Music Ministry Methods||4|
|MIN1641, 1642, 1643, 1644||Christian Service I, II, III, IV||1–4|
|MIN3227||Camping and Ministry||2|
|MIN3232||Practice of Biblical Counseling||2|
|MIN3603, 3604||Ministry Experience I, II||2–4|
|MIN3805||Topics in Ministry||2–4|
|PAS4305||Communicating the Biblical Message||4|
|PSY3218||Psychology of Gender||2|
|PSY3316||Marriage and Family Counseling||4|
|THE1056||Drama and Ministry||2|
Note: WCE=Written Communication Emphasis; OCE=Oral Communication Emphasis. See the catalog for explanation and prerequisites.