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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A RELIGION MAJOR (CHRISTIAN STUDIES TRACK)

REQUIREMENTS -- 37 SEMESTER HOURS

Common Core Courses (13 semester hours)

  • RELG  234      Interpreting the Bible
  • RELG  235      Spiritual Formation for Ministry
  • RELG  236      Introduction to Theology
  • RELG  339      World Religions
  • RELG  410      Senior Seminar

Biblical Studies (12 semester hours from the following – 9 semester hours must be from RELG prefix courses)

  • RELG  133      Church History
  • RELG  331      Advanced Study of the Old Testament
  • RELG  332      Advanced Study of the New Testament
  • BLGR  231      Elementary Greek I
  • BLGR  232      Elementary Greek II
  • BLHB  231      Elementary Hebrew I
  • BLHB  232      Elementary Hebrew II

Christian Ministries (6 semester hours from the following)

  • RELG  231      Introduction to Preaching
  • RELG  333      Theology of Worship
  • RELG  334      Introduction to Pastoral Care
  • RELG  335      Church Administration
  • RELG  336      Youth Ministry
  • RELG  432      Theology of Evangelism
  • RELG 436      Christian Education
  • RELG  493      Supervised Field Experience in Ministry

General Electives (6 semester hours from any other of the above or the following)

  • RELG  233      Introduction to Christian Ethics
  • RELG  238      Missions Theology and History
  • RELG  330      Special Topics in Religion
  • RELG  338      World Issues and Mission Strategies
  • RELG  490      Advanced Topics in Religion
  • HLTH  436      Death and Dying
  • PSYC   430      Psychology of Religion

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A RELIGION MAJOR (CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES TRACK)

REQUIREMENTS -- 37 SEMESTER HOURS

Common Core Courses (13 semester hours)

  • RELG  234      Interpreting the Bible
  • RELG  235      Spiritual Formation for Ministry
  • RELG  236      Introduction to Theology
  • RELG  339      World Religions
  • RELG  410      Senior Seminar

Additional Required Courses (6 semester hours)

  • RELG  334      Introduction to Pastoral Care
  • RELG  493      Supervised Field Experience in Ministry

Christian Ministries (9 semester hours from the following)

  • RELG  231      Introduction to Preaching
  • RELG  233      Introduction to Christian Ethics
  • RELG  333      Theology of Worship
  • RELG  335      Church Administration
  • RELG  336      Youth Ministry
  • RELG  432      Theology of Evangelism
  • RELG  436      Christian Education
  • HLTH  436      Death and Dying
  • PSYC   430      Psychology of Religion

Biblical and Historical Studies (9 semester hours from the following)

  • RELG  133      Church History
  • RELG  330      Special Topics in Religion
  • RELG  331      Advanced Study of the Old Testament
  • RELG  332      Advanced Study of the New Testament
  • BLGR  231      Elementary Greek I
  • BLGR  232      Elementary Greek II
  • BLHB  231      Elementary Hebrew I
  • BLHB  232      Elementary Hebrew II

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A RELIGION MAJOR (YOUTH MINISTRIES TRACK)

REQUIREMENTS -- 37 SEMESTER HOURS

Common Core Courses (13 semester hours)

  • RELG 234      Interpreting the Bible
  • RELG  235      Spiritual Formation for Ministry
  • RELG 236      Introduction to Theology
  • RELG 339      World Religions
  • RELG 410      Senior Seminar

Additional Required Courses (6 semester hours)

  • RELG 336      Youth Ministry
  • RELG 493      Supervised Field Experience in Ministry

Biblical Studies (6 semester hours from the following)

  • RELG 133      Church History
  • RELG 331      Advanced Study of the Old Testament
  • RELG 332      Advanced Study of the New Testament
  • BLGR 231      Elementary Greek I
  • BLGR 232      Elementary Greek II
  • BLHB 231      Elementary Hebrew I
  • BLHB 232      Elementary Hebrew II

Christian Ministries (6 semester hours from the following)

  • RELG 231      Introduction to Preaching
  • RELG 333      Theology of Worship
  • RELG 334      Introduction to Pastoral Care
  • RELG 335      Church Administration
  • RELG 432      Theology of Evangelism
  • RELG 436      Christian Education

Human Development and Well Being (6 semester hours from the following)

  • ESS     436      Outdoor Recreation
  • HLTH 338      Family Life
  • HSRV 235      Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • PSYC  232      Psychology and Human Development
  • PSYC  430      Psychology of Religion

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A RELIGION MAJOR (MISSIONS TRACK)

REQUIREMENTS -- 37 SEMESTER HOURS

Common Core Courses (13 semester hours)

  • RELG  234      Interpreting the Bible
  • RELG  235      Spiritual Formation for Ministry
  • RELG  236      Introduction to Theology
  • RELG  339      World Religions
  • RELG  410      Senior Seminar

Additional Required Courses (9 semester hours)

  • RELG  238      Missions Theology and History
  • RELG  338      World Issues and Mission Strategies
  • RELG  493      Supervised Field Experience in Ministry

Biblical and Historical Studies (6 semester hours from the following)

  • RELG  133      Church History
  • RELG  331      Advanced Study of the Old Testament
  • RELG  332      Advanced Study of the New Testament

Christian Ministries (3 semester hours from the following)

  • RELG  231      Introduction to Preaching
  • RELG  233      Introduction to Christian Ethics
  • RELG  333      Theology of Worship
  • RELG  334      Introduction to Pastoral Care
  • RELG  335      Church Administration
  • RELG  336      Youth Ministry
  • RELG  432      Theology of Evangelism
  • RELG  436      Christian Education

Cross-cultural Studies (6 semester hours from the following)

  • BIOL   231      Introduction to Environmental Science
  • BADM 436      International Business
  • ESS      436      Outdoor Recreation
  • HLTH  338      Family Life
  • HLTH  436      Death and Dying
  • HSRV  337      Race and Diversity
  • POLS   233      Introduction to International Relations
  • MUSC  335      World Music
  • PSYC   430      Psychology of Religion

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BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH A MAJOR IN RELIGION

REQUIREMENTS-- Completion of the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree plus a foreign language through the intermediate level.

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