B.S. in Environmental Science to M.A. Ministry 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENS104
104D Environment and Humanity and Environment Humanity Lab
4GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4ENS205L Sustainable Living3 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 BIO122
122D Introduction to Organismic Biology and Introduction to Organismic Biology Lab
4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
 13 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GEL168
168D Geology and Geology Lab
4Elective 3CHE214
CHE215 (or BIO or CHE choice)3 General Chemistry IIGeneral Chemistry II Lab
4 
CHE113
113D3 General Chemistry I and General Chemistry I Lab
4 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 THE201 Christian Theology3 
MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
 15 3 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Mathematics (M) course2 3ENS K Category course 3ENS K Category course 3 
BIO330
BIO331 (fall, odd years) Ecology, Ecology Lab
4 ENS/BIO/CHE choice3 4 
ENS201 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
ENS399 Introduction to Research1 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
 14 3 13-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENS481 Internship in Environmental Studies3Interim Off ENS K Category course 3BT510 Hermeneutics3
ENS496 Research in Environmental Studies1 ENS498 Seminar in Environmental Studies1TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 ENS499 Symposium0 
ENS K Category course 3 ENS/BIO/CHE choice3 4 
ENS/BIO/CHE choice3 4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 Elective 2 
  Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
  Internship Preparation4 0 
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 14 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: 159-165
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

Strongly recommended that students take PSY230M Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design to meet the general education requirement in Mathematics. 

3

Choose CHE113/CHE113D & CHE214/CHE215 (OR) CHE208/CHE208D & BIO/CHE elective.

4

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 ENS104D and ENS205L, and a K category elective to meet the general education requirements for Laboratory Science, Contemporary Western Life and Thought, and Science, Technology, and Society. 

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.S. in Environmental Science to M.A. Ministry: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENS104
104D Environment and Humanity and Environment Humanity Lab
4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4ENS205L Sustainable Living3 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 BIO122
122D Introduction to Organismic Biology and Introduction to Organismic Biology Lab
4 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
 14 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GEL168
168D Geology and Geology Lab
4Elective 3CHE214
CHE215 (or BIO or CHE choice)3 General Chemistry IIGeneral Chemistry II Lab
4 
CHE113
113D3 General Chemistry I and General Chemistry I Lab
4 MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
Elective 3 World Cultures (U) course 3 
  Mathematics (M) course2 3 
 15 3 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIO330
BIO331 (fall, odd years) Ecology, Ecology Lab
4ENS K Category course 3ENS K Category course 3 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 ENS/BIO/CHE choice3 4 
ENS201 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
ENS399 Introduction to Research1 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3   
 15 3 13-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENS481 Internship in Environmental Studies3Interim Off ENS K Category course 3BT510 Hermeneutics3
ENS496 Research in Environmental Studies1 ENS498 Seminar in Environmental Studies1TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 ENS499 Symposium0 
ENS K Category course 3 ENS/BIO/CHE choice3 4 
ENS/BIO/CHE choice3 4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
  Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
  Internship Preparation4 0 
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 14 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 New 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 (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

Strongly recommended that students take PSY230M Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design to meet the general education requirement in Mathematics.

3

Choose from;CHE113/CHE113D & CHE214/CHE215 (OR) CHE208/CHE208D & BIO/CHE elective.

4

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 ENS104D and ENS205L, and a K category elective to meet the general education requirements for Laboratory Science, Contemporary Western Life and Thought, and Science, Technology, and Society. 

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.)