B.A. in English Literature to M.A. in Ministry 2018-2019: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL 102 Survey of British Literature I4Elective 3GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Mathematics (M) course 3 
GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
 14 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL 204 American Literary Traditions4Elective 3ENL 202 Survey of British Literature II4 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 THE 201 Christian Theology3 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Elective 3 Elective 3 
 15 3 13-16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3ENL 301, 304, or 309 Chaucer and Writers of Arthurian Quests, Milton and the Seventeenth Century, or Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4 
ENL 350, 354, or 3652 20th Century Literature, Literature on Location: Major British Authors, or Topics in Literary Studies4 ENL 303 or 321 (England Term, fall odd years) Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist4 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 Elective 3 
 13 3 14 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENL 498 Research Seminar in English1Interim Off ENL 311, 317, or 365 American Civil War Literature, Stories of Refugees and Migrants in America, or Topics in Literary Studies4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 ENL 499 Senior Seminar in Literature3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 Internship Preparation3 0 
Elective 3 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
  TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
 13 0 13-16 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT 516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) Concentration Course 1.5OT 516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS 513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DE 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 154-160

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 2018-2019: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
ENL 102 Survey of British Literature I4 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Mathematics (M) course 3 
Elective 3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
 14 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL 204 American Literary Traditions4Elective 3ENL 202 Survey of British Literature II4 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Elective 3 MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
  Elective 3 
 15 3 13-16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3ENL 301, 304, or 309 Chaucer and Writers of Arthurian Quests, Milton and the Seventeenth Century, or Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4 
ENL 350, 352, 354, or 3652 20th Century Literature, Contemporary Literature, Literature on Location: Major British Authors, or Topics in Literary Studies4 ENL 303 Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist4 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 Electives 7 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3   
 13 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENL 498 Research Seminar in English1Interim Off ENL 311, 317, or 365 American Civil War Literature, Stories of Refugees and Migrants in America, or Topics in Literary Studies4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 ENL 499 Senior Seminar in Literature3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
Elective 3 Internship Preparation 0 
  TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
 13 0 13-16 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT 516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) Concentration Course 1.5OT 516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS 513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DE 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 156-162

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.