B.F.A. in Art to M.A. in Ministry 2018-2019, Academic Plan- CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ART 100A Foundations: Color, Composition, and Ideation3GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3ART 103A Foundations: Drawing3 
ART 101A Foundations: Materials, Space, and Meaning3 ARH 105 Art History Survey: Caves to World War II4 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
 13 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ART 206 Sculpture4Laboratory Science (D) course 4ART 2402 Creative Practices3 
Studio Elective 4 ART 250A Introduction to Photography3 
Second Language (S) course1 4 Art History Elective 4 
Mathematics (M) course 3 Studio Elective 4 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) Course 1 THE 201 Christian Theology3 
 16 4 17 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ART 210A Painting4World Cultures (U) course 3ART 211 Printmaking3 
PHI 310 Aesthetics3 Art History Choice3 3 
ARH 345 Art History Survey: World War II to Present3 ART 203 Advanced Drawing3 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 Contemporary Western Life & Thought (L) course 3 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
 16-19 3 18 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Studio Elective 4Comparative Systems (G) course 3ART 498 Professional Practices3BT 510 Hermeneutics3
ART 499 Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3 ART 481 (or Studio Elective) Internship in Art4TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Art History Choice3 3 Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Internship Preparation4 0 
  TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
 16 3 16 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT 516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DI Course)- Concentration Course 1.5OT 516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS 513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DI Course)- Concentration Course 1.5NT 518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
ML 523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 GS 780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
TL 566A Professional Internship A1.5 TL 566B Professional Internship B1.5 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510)- Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615)- Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 175-178

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

The scheduling of Seminary courses may vary. Please use this academic plan for illustrative purposes only. 

B.F.A. in Art to M.A. in Ministry 2018-2019, Academic Plan- Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ART 100A Foundations: Color, Composition, and Ideation3GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4ART 103A Foundations: Drawing3 
ART 101A Foundations: Materials, Space, and Meaning3 ARH 105 Art History Survey: Caves to World War II4 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
 13 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ART 210A Painting4Laboratory Science (D) course 4ART 2402 Creative Practices3 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 Art History Elective 4 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 ART 250A Introduction to Photography3 
Second Language (S) course1 4 Studio Elective 4 
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
  MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 15 4 18 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ART 206 Sculpture4World Cultures (U) course 3ART 203 Advanced Drawing3 
PHI 310 Aesthetics3 ART 211 Printmaking3 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 Art History Choice3 3 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
Studio Electives 4 Mathematics (M) course 3 
  Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
 17 3 15-18 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ART 499 Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3Interim Off ART 498 Professional Practices3BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Studio Elective 3 ART 481 (or Studio Elective) Internship in Art4TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Art History Choice3 3 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
ARH 345 Art History Survey: World War II to Present3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 Internship Preparation4 0 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
 18 0 16 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT 516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DI Course)- Concentration Course 1.5OT 516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS 513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DI Course)- Concentration Course 1.5NT 518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
ML 523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 GS 780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0 TL 566B Professional Internship B1.5 
TL 566A Professional Internship A1.5 Elective (CP510)- Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615)- Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 173-176

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

The scheduling of Seminary courses may vary. Please use this academic plan for illustrative purposes only.