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

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL 102 Survey of British Literature I4BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3ENW 100A Introduction to Creative Writing3 
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
 14 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL 204 American Literary Traditions4Laboratory Science (D) course 4ENL 202 Survey of British Literature II4 
THE 201 Christian Theology3 ENW 205A or 303AZ Prose Studio4 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1   
Elective 3   
 17 4 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL350 (fall, even years), ENL352 (fall, odd years), ENL354 (England Term, fall odd years) or ENL365 (fall or spring, even years)2 20th Century Literature, Contemporary Literature, Topics in Literary StudiesScience, Technology, and Society (K) course 3Literature area choice - ENL301, 304, 309 (rotating, spring only) , Milton and the Seventeenth Century, Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4 
World Cultures (U) course 4 Literature area choice - ENL311 (odd springs), 317 (even springs) or 365 , Stories of Refugees and Migrants in America or Topics in Literary Studies4 
THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3   
 13 3 14 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENW 481 or ENL 498 Internship in Writing or Research Seminar in English1-3Interim Off ENL 303 Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Writing Elective3 4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Electives 8 Elective and/or ENL499 (spring only)3 Senior Seminar in Literature7 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
 13-18 0 14-17 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 159-167

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 2018-2019: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL 102 Survey of British Literature I4GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4ENW 100A Introduction to Creative Writing3 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 1 4 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
 14 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENL 204 American Literary Traditions4Laboratory Science (D) course 4ENL 202 Survey of British Literature II4 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 ENW 205A Prose Studio4 
Electives 6 THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
1 MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
  Writing elective3 4 
 15 4 18 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3Literature area choice - ENL301, 304, 309 (rotating, spring only) , Milton and the Seventeenth Century, Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 Literature area choice - ENL311 (odd springs), 317 (even springs), 365 (rotating topic even springs) , Stories of Refugees and Migrants in America, Topics in Literary Studies4 
THE 311 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 BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
ENL350 (fall, even years), ENL352 (fall, odd years), ENL354 (England Term, fall, odd years), or ENL 365 (fall or spring, even years)2 20th Century Literature, Contemporary Literature, Topics in Literary Studies   
 16 3 17 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENW 481 or ENL 4982 Internship in Writing or Research Seminar in English1-3Interim Off ENL 303 (spring only)2 Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Writing elective3 4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Electives 9 Electives and/or ENL 499 (spring only) Senior Seminar in Literature7 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
 14-19 0 14-17 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 169-177

 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.