B.A. in Graphic Design to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ART100A Two-Dimensional Visual Thinking3GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4DES105 Introduction to Digital Media3 
ART103A Drawing3 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sport (Q) course 1 Second Language (S) course 1 4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3   
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3   
 16 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
DES150 Typography3ART334 Photo Manipulation3ARH105 Survey of Western Art History from Caves to World War II4 
DES212 Graphic Design I3 ART240 Creative Practices3 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 DES312 Graphic Design II3 
THE201 Christian Theology3 THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
Mathematics (M) course 3 World Cultures (U) course 3 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3   
 18 3 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ARH345 Art History - World War II to Present3DES322 Digital Image Making3ART311 Printmaking II4 
BUS220 Principles of Marketing4 Art Elective (Choose from category) 3 
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Emphasis Electives (Choose from category) 6 
Art Elective (Choose from category) 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4   
 17 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ART499 Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3Interim Off DES412 Graphic Design III3BT510 Hermeneutics3
DES324 Interactive Design3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Emphasis Elective (Choose from category) 3 Art Elective (Choose from category) 3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 Internship Preparation2 0 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 15-18 0 15 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: 173-176
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

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 Graphic Design to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ART100A Two-Dimensional Visual Thinking3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4DES105 Introduction to Digital Media3 
ART103A Drawing3 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Second Language (S) course1 4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
 16 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
DES150 Typography3ART334 Photo Manipulation3ARH105 Survey of Western Art History from Caves to World War II4 
DES212 Graphic Design I3 ART240 Creative Practices3 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 DES312 Graphic Design II3 
Mathematics (M) course 3 BUS220 Principles of Marketing4 
World Cultures (U) course 3 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
 16 3 17 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ARH345 Art History - World War II to Present3DES322 Digital Image Making3ART211 Printmaking3 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 DES412 Graphic Design III3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
Art Elective (Choose from category) 3 Art Elective (Choose from category) 3 
Emphasis Elective (Choose from category) 4 Emphasis Elective (Choose from category) 4 
 17 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ART499 Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3Interim Off MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3BT510 Hermeneutics3
DES324 Interactive Design3 Art Elective (Choose from category) 3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
Emphasis Elective (Choose from category) 4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Internship Preparation2 0 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 16-19 0 15 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: 174-177
First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ART100A Two-Dimensional Visual Thinking3GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4DES105 Introduction to Digital Media3 
ART103A Drawing3 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sport (Q) course 1 Second Language (S) course 1 4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3   
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3   
 16 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
DES150 Typography3ART334 Photo Manipulation3ARH105 Survey of Western Art History from Caves to World War II4 
DES212 Graphic Design I3 ART240 Creative Practices3 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 DES312 Graphic Design II3 
THE201 Christian Theology3 THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
Mathematics (M) course 3 World Cultures (U) course 3 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3   
 18 3 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ARH345 Art History - World War II to Present3DES322 Digital Image Making3ART311 Printmaking II4 
BUS220 Principles of Marketing4 Art Elective (Choose from category) 3 
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Emphasis Electives (Choose from category) 6 
Art Elective (Choose from category) 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4   
 17 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ART499 Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3Interim Off DES412 Graphic Design III3BT510 Hermeneutics3
DES324 Interactive Design3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Emphasis Elective (Choose from category) 3 Art Elective (Choose from category) 3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 Internship Preparation2 0 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 15-18 0 15 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: 173-176
1<p>Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)</p>
2<p>Students must meet with the Director of Internship and Placement at least two terms before beginning their internship.</p>

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.)