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

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL102 Survey of British Literature I4Elective 3GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Second Language (S) course1 4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 
 14 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL204 American Literary Traditions4Elective 3ENL202 Survey of British Literature II4 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 THE201 Christian Theology3 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
Elective 3 Elective 3 
 15 3 13-16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL215U or 365 (fall or spring, even years)2 World Literature, Topics in Literary Studies4Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3ENL303 or 321 (England Term, fall odd years) Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist4 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 ENL317 Stories of Refugees and Migrants in America4 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 Literature choice: ENL301, 304, or 309 (courses alternate by year - spring only) , Milton and the Seventeenth Century, or Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 13 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENL498 Research Seminar in English1Interim Off ENL499 Senior Seminar in Literature3BT510 Hermeneutics3
Literature choice: ENL350 (fall, even years), or ENL352 (fall, odd years), or ENL354 (England term fall, odd years) , Contemporary Literature4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Electives 3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Internship Preparation3 0 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 14 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 
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: 155-161
1

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

2

 This requirement can also be fulfilled by LAT102S, SPA300, SPA305, SPA312, SPA313, or SPA318.

3

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

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 only.)

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

B.A. in English Literature to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL102 Survey of British Literature I4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
Elective 3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
 14 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL204 American Literary Traditions4Elective 3ENL202 Survey of British Literature II4 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
Elective 3 Electives 3 
  MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 15 3 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL215U or 365 (fall or spring, even years)2 World Literature4Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3ENL321 Drama in Great Britain4 
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 ENL311 or 317 American Civil War Literature or Stories of Refugees and Migrants in America4 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 Literature choice: ENL301, 304, or 309 (courses alternate by year - spring only) , Milton and the Seventeenth Century, or Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 Elective 3 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3   
 13-16 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENL498 Research Seminar in English1Interim Off ENL499 Senior Seminar in Literature3BT510 Hermeneutics3
Literature choice: ENL350 (fall, even years), or ENL352 (fall, odd years), or ENL354 (England term fall, odd years) , Contemporary Literature4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Electives 3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Internship Preparation 0 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 14 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 
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: 157-163
1

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

2

 This requirement can also be fulfilled by LAT102S, SPA300, SPA305, SPA312, SPA313, or SPA318.

3

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

 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 only.

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