B.A. in History to M.A. in Ministry 2018-2019: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4Mathematics (M) course 3HIS 290 Introduction to History3 
Second Language (S) course1, 2 4 BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 
GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
 14 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
History area choice 4Elective 3History area choice 3 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 4 THE 201 Christian Theology3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Elective 3 Elective 4 
MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
 15 3 13-16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
History area choice 3Elective 3THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 History area choices 7 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
History area choice 4 Elective 3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3   
 13-16 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3Interim Off BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3BT 510 Hermeneutics3
History elective 3 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 HIS 499 Senior Seminar4 
Electives 3 History elective 4 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 Internship Preparation3  
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
 15 0 14 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 (ML516) Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 159-165

Students may choose a focus (at least 12 credits) in American, European (Ancient, Medieval, and Modern) or global history (see catalog for choices).  

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 History to M.A. in Ministry 2018-2019: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4HIS 290 Introduction to History3 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
Second Language (S) course1, 2 4 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
 14 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
History area choice 4History area choice 3History area choice 3 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Electives 7 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
  Electives 6 
  Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
 15 3 13-16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
History area choices 7Elective 3THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 History area choice 4 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
  Elective 3 
 13-16 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3Interim Off BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3BT 510 Hermeneutics3
THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 HIS 499 Senior Seminar4TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
History elective 3 History elective 4 
Elective 3 Internship Preparation3 0 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
 15 0 14 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 160-166

Students may choose a focus (at least 12 credits) in American, European (Ancient, Medieval, and Modern) or global history (see catalog for choices).  

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.)