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

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL102 Survey of British Literature I4BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3ENW100A Introduction to Creative Writing3 
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
 14 3 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL204 American Literary Traditions4Laboratory Science (D) course 4ENL202 Survey of British Literature II4 
THE201 Christian Theology3 ENW205A or 303AZ Prose Studio4 
Writing elective 3 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3   
 16 4 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Writing Elective2 4Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3Literature area choice - ENL301, 303, 304, 309 or ENL321 (Englang term fall, odd years) , Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist, Milton and the Seventeenth Century, Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4 
World Cultures (U) course 4 Literature area choice - ENL311, 313, 365 , Topics in Literary Studies4 
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3   
 17 3 14 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENW481 (or ENL498/499 ENL498 fall only/ENL499 spring only) Internship in Writing4Interim Off Literature area choice - ENL301, 303, 304, 309 , Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist, Milton and the Seventeenth Century, Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4BT510 Hermeneutics3
Literature area choice: ENL352 (fall odd years). or ENL354 (England term fall, odd years); or ENL365 (fall or spring, even years) , Topics in Literary Studies4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Writing Elective2, 3 4 Elective and/or ENL499 (spring only)3 Senior Seminar in Literature7 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Internship Preparation4 0 
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 12-15 0 14-17 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: 162-168
1

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

2

 These requirements can be met through participation in the New York City Program in Writing.

3

Seven elective credits must be 300 level or above

4

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 purposes only.)

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

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL102 Survey of British Literature I4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4ENW100A Introduction to Creative Writing3 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
Second Language (S) course1 4 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
 13 4 13 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL204 American Literary Traditions4Elective 3ENL202 Survey of British Literature II4 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 ENW205A Prose Studio4 
Writing elective 3 THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
Mathematics (M) course 3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
  MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 14 3 18 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3Literature area choice - ENL301, 303, 304, 309 or ENL321 (England term fall, odd years) , Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist, Milton and the Seventeenth Century, Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 Literature area choice - ENL311, 313, 365 , Topics in Literary Studies4 
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
Writing elective 4 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
World Cultures (U) course 3 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
 16 3 17 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENW481 (or ENL498/499 sequence (ENL498 fall only/ENL499 spring only))2 Internship in Writing4Interim Off Literature area choice - ENL301, 303, 304, 309 , Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist, Milton and the Seventeenth Century, Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4BT510 Hermeneutics3
Literature area choice - ENL352 (fall, odd years); ENL354 (England term fall, odd years); ENL350 (fall, odd years) ENL365 (fall or spring, even years) , 20th Century Literature, Topics in Literary Studies4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Writing elective2 4 Electives and/or ENL 499 (spring only) Senior Seminar in Literature7 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Internship Preparation3 0 
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 12-15 0 14-17 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: 163-169
1

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

2

These requirements can be met through participation in the New York City Program in Writing.

3

Seven elective credits must be 300 level or above

4

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 purposes only.