Description

The Christian Ministry major with an emphasis in Family Ministries maintains the broad ministry scope and access to ministry education while allowing for a specialization in a distinctive area of ministry expertise.  The family ministries specialization lays a foundation for an effective ministry of discipleship across the age-span within the context of a local church ministry.

Coursework

Foundations
CM 172Introduction to Ministry3
or CM 201 Survey of Christian Education
CM 260Introduction to Intercultural Ministry3
Integrated Field Experience
CM 224Integrated Field Experience - Spiritual Formation3
CM 225Integrated Field Experience - Small Group Ministry3
CM 324Integrated Field Experience: Discipleship3
CM 325Integrated Field Experience - Ministry Methods3
Family Ministry Courses
CM 280Psychological and Sociological Foundations of Family3
CM 315Principles of Family Ministry3
SOC 221Marriage and the Family3
Specific Ministry Strategies
Select one of the following:3
Foundations of Youth Ministry
Foundations of Children's Ministry
Principles of Adult Ministry
Finishing Courses
CM 320Principles of Ministry Programming3
CM 342Relational Skills for Ministry3
CM 420Ministry Leadership2
CM 480Christian Ministries Integrative Seminar1
Required Biblical Studies Coursework
BI 275Teaching the Bible3
BRS 231Christian Doctrine3
BRS 338Theological and Sociological Foundations of Evangelism3
BRS 340XHistory of Christianity3
Recommended
Introduction to Special Education
Children's Literature
Child Development
Psychology of Adolescence
Adult Development
Introduction to Social Work
Total Hours51