Early Adult Ministry Major
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Early Adult Ministry
The early adult ministry major prepares students to establish, develop and evaluate a ministry to early adults in a church or para-church organization. This major focuses on understanding today's early adults and the forms of ministry that can be created to meet their needs. Students will be able to assist the church in fulfilling its purposes of evangelism, fellowship and service through adults. 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.
|Ministry Core||30 cr|
|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|
|Early Adult Ministry Required Courses||8 cr|
|EAM2205||Foundations of Early Adult Ministry||2|
|EAM3208||Practice of Early Adult Ministry||4|
|MIN3232||Practice of Biblical Counseling||2|
|Select from the following||14 cr|
|COM3105||Gender and Family Communication||4|
|DES2111||Introduction to Design||2|
|FIN3025||Personal Money Management||2|
|ICS3015||Race and Ethnicity in America||4|
|ICS3209||Urban Intercultural Studies||4|
|ICS3215||Contemporary Religious Movements||2|
|MIN1641, 1642, 1643, 1644||Christian Service I, II, III, IV||1–4|
|MIN3227||Camping and Ministry||2|
|MIN3603, 3604||Ministry Experience I, II||2–4|
|MIN3805||Topics in Ministry||2–4|
|PAS4305||Communicating the Biblical Message||4|
|PSY1005||Introduction to Psychology||4|
|PSY3316||Marriage and Family Counseling||4|
|THE1056||Drama and Ministry||2|
|Note: for further selectives, see Focus Leadership Institute in the catalog and visit www.focusleadership.org|
Note: WCE=Written Communication Emphasis; OCE=Oral Communication Emphasis. See the catalog for explanation and prerequisites.