B.S. in Environmental Science to M.A. Ministry 2018-2019: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENS 104
ENS 104D
Environment and Humanity and Environment and Humanity Lab
4GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4ENS 205L Sustainable Living3 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 BIO 122
BIO 122D
Introduction to Organismic Biology and Introduction to Organismic Biology Lab
4 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
 13 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GEL 168
GEL 168D
Geology and Geology Lab
4Elective 3CHE 214
CHE 215
(or BIO or CHE choice)3 General Chemistry IIGeneral Chemistry II Lab
4 
CHE 113
CHE 113D
3 General Chemistry I and General Chemistry I Lab
4 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 THE 201 Christian Theology3 
MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
 15 3 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Mathematics (M) course2 3ENS K Category course 3ENS K Category course 3 
BIO 330
BIO 331
(fall, odd years) Ecology, Ecology Lab
4 ENS/BIO/CHE choice3 4 
ENS 201 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
ENS 399 Introduction to Research1 THE 311 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
ENS 481 Internship in Environmental Studies3Interim Off ENS K Category course 3BT 510 Hermeneutics3
ENS 496 Research in Environmental Studies1 ENS 498 Seminar in Environmental Studies1TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 ENS 499 Symposium0 
ENS K Category course 3 ENS/BIO/CHE choice3 4 
ENS/BIO/CHE choice3 4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 Elective 2 
  Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
  Internship Preparation4 0 
  TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
 14 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 159-165

This program assumes a student will use ENS 104D and ENS 205L, 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 2018-2019: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENS 104
ENS 104D
Environment and Humanity and Environment and Humanity Lab
4GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4ENS 205L Sustainable Living3 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 BIO 122
BIO 122D
Introduction to Organismic Biology and Introduction to Organismic Biology Lab
4 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
 14 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GEL 168
GEL 168D
Geology and Geology Lab
4Elective 3CHE 214
CHE 215
(or BIO or CHE choice)3 General Chemistry IIGeneral Chemistry II Lab
4 
CHE 113
CHE 113D
3 General Chemistry I and General Chemistry I Lab
4 MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
Elective 3 World Cultures (U) course 3 
  Mathematics (M) course2 3 
 15 3 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIO 330
BIO 331
(fall, odd years) Ecology, Ecology Lab
4ENS K Category course 3ENS K Category course 3 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 ENS/BIO/CHE choice3 4 
ENS 201 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
ENS 399 Introduction to Research1 THE 311 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
ENS 481 Internship in Environmental Studies3Interim Off ENS K Category course 3BT 510 Hermeneutics3
ENS 496 Research in Environmental Studies1 ENS 498 Seminar in Environmental Studies1TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 ENS 499 Symposium0 
ENS K Category course 3 ENS/BIO/CHE choice3 4 
ENS/BIO/CHE choice3 4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
  Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
  Internship Preparation4 0 
  TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
 14 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 New 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 162-168

This program assumes a student will use ENS 104D and ENS 205L, 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.)