B.A. in Economics to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4GES160 Inquiry Seminar3ECO201 Principles of Economics4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 BUS100M or MAT 124M Business Calculus or Calculus 14 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
Second Language (S) course1 4   
 14 3 12 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ECO301 Intermediate Microeconomics3World Cultures (U) course 3ECO302 Intermediate Macroeconomics3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Economics Elective2 3 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 MAT207M Statistical Analysis3 
MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 THE201 Christian Theology3 
Elective 3 THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
 16 3 15 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Economics Elective2 3Elective 3ECO340 Econometrics4 
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Economics Elective2 3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
 13 3 13-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ECO401 Advanced Economic Theory3Interim Off BUS481 Internship in Business3-4BT510 Hermeneutics3
ECO499 Senior Seminar3 Electives 7TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
Electives 4 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Internship Preparation3 0 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 16 0 13-17 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 
TL566A Professional Internship A1.5 TL566B Professional Internship B1.5 
GS001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits: 157-164
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

 Electives from a 200-level or above economics course excluding ECO200

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 BUS100M or MAT124M 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 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.A. in Economics to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4ECO201 Principles of Economics4 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 BUS100M or MAT 124M Business Calculus or Calculus 13-4 
Second Language (S) course1 4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
 14 4 12-13 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ECO301 Intermediate Microeconomics3Elective 3ECO302 Intermediate Macroeconomics3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Economics Elective2 3 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 MAT207M Statistical Analysis3 
World Cultures (U) course 3 MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 14 3 12 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Economics Elective2 3Elective 3ECO340 Econometrics4 
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Economics Elective 2 3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
 15 3 13-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ECO401 Advanced Economic Theory3Interim Off BUS481 Internship in Business4BT510 Hermeneutics3
ECO499 Senior Seminar3 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 Electives 9 
MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 Internship Preparation3 0 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
SP001 Formation Assessments0   
 15 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 
TL566A Professional Internship A1.5 TL566B Professional Internship B1.5 
GS001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits: 154-161
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

 Electives from a 200-level or above economics course excluding ECO200

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 BUS100M or MAT124M 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 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.