B.A. in Business and Political Science to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BUS105 Information Technology and Applications3GES160 Inquiry Seminar3BUS130 or 100M Business Problem Solving or Business Calculus3 
POS100 or 202U American Politics and Government3 ECO201 Principles of Economics4 
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
 13 3 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
THE201 Christian Theology3Contemporary Western Life & Thought (L) course 3POS211 The Political Quest3 
MAT207M Statistical Analysis3 Business course2 4 
Business course2 4 Economics elective (eclusing ECO200) 3 
Political Science area choice 3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
 16 3 14-17 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Business course2 4Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3POS306 Public Administration3 
Political Science area choice 3 Political Science area choice 3 
Second Language (S) course1 4 BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
World Cultures (U) course or elective 3 MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
  THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
 14 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
POS499 Senior Seminar4Interim Off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3BT510 Hermeneutics3
Business course2 4 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3 Electives 4 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
  Internship Preparation3  
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 14 0 13-16 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) Concentration Course 1.5OT516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DE Course) Concentration Course 1.5NT518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
ML523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 GS780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
GS001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) Concentration Course 3 
TL566A Professional Internship A1.5 TL566B Professional Internship B1.5 
Elective (ML615) Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits: 159-165
1

 Students must compete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent.

2

 Choose from: BUS210 Financial Accounting, BUS220 Principles of Marketing, BUS230 Principles of Management, BUS344 Managerial Finance, BUS361 Business Law. 

3

Students must meet with the Director of Internship and Placement at least two terms before beginning their internship.

This program assumes a student will use MAT207M to meet the general education Mathematics requirement.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim 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.A. in Business and Political Science to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BUS105 Information Technology and Applications3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4BUS130 or 100M Business Problem Solving or Business Calculus3 
POS100 or 202U American Politics and Government3 ECO201 Principles of Economics4 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
 13 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MAT207M Statistical Analysis3Elective 3POS211 The Political Quest3 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Business course2 4 
Business course2 4 Economics elective (excluding ECO200) 3 
Political Science area choice 3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1   
 15 3 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Business course2 4Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3POS306 Public Administration3 
Political Science area choice 3 Political Science area chocie 3 
Second Language (S) course1 4 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
World Cultures (U) course 3 MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
  THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
 14 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
POS499 Senior Seminar4Interim off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3BT510 Hermeneutics3
Business course2 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Comparative Systems (G) course  THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3 BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course  MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 Internship Preparation3 0 
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 10 0 12-15 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) Concentration Course 1.5OT516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DE Course) Concentration Course 1.5NT518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
ML523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 GS780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
TL563A Professional Internship A1 TL563B Professional Internship B1 
GS001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) Concentration Course 3   
 13 3 13 
Total Credits: 152-155
1

 Students must compete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent.

2

 Choose from: BUS210 Financial Accounting, BUS220 Principles of Marketing, BUS230 Principles of Management, BUS344 Managerial Finance, BUS361 Business Law. 

3

Students must meet with the Director of Internship and Placement at least two terms before beginning their internship.

This program assumes a student will use MAT207M to meet the general education Mathematics requirement.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim 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.