B.A. in International Relations to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GEO120 Introduction to Geography3Artistic Experience (A) course 3POS202U Introduction to International Relations3 
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
Mathematics (M) course 3   
 16 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ECO201 Principles of Economics4Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) Course 3ECO305 International Trade and Finance3 
POS205 Introduction to Comparative Politics3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) Course 1 
THE201 Christian Theology3 World Language1 3 
POS211 The Political Quest3 Major Elective 3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Electives 3 
  MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 14 3 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
POS310 American Foreign Relations3Off Campus Experience (Z) 3Political Science area choice 3 
Business/Economics area choice 3 Major elective 3 
Major elective 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
Political Science/History Choice 3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 Off Campus Processing 1 
  Science, Technology, and Society (K) Course 3 
 15 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Political Science area choice 3Interim Off Major elective 3BT510 Hermeneutics3
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) Course 3 Senior Seminar 4TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Major elective 3 Electives 3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 Internship Preparation2 0 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 15 0 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: 167
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

This program assumes a student will use POS202U to meet the general education World Cultures requirement. 

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 International Relations to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GEO120 Introduction to Geography3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4POS202U Introduction to International Relations3 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
Mathematics (M) course 3 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
 13 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ECO201 Principles of Economics4Elective 3ECO305 International Trade and Finance3 
POS211 The Political Quest3 Major Elective 3 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 World Language1 4 
POS205 Introduction to Comparative Politics3 MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 14 3 13 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
POS310 American Foreign Relations3Off Campus Experience (Z) Course 3Political Science area choice 3 
Business/Economics area choice 3 Major elective 3 
Business/Economics area choice 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
World Language 4 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
Political Science/History Area Choice 3 Off Campus Processing 1 
  Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 
 16 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Political Science area choice 3Artistic Experience (A) Course 0-3Major elective 3BT510 Hermeneutics3
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 Senior Seminar 4TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Major elective 3 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 Internship Preparation2  
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
 15 0-3 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: 163-166
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

This program assumes a student will use POS202U to meet the general education World Cultures requirement. 

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.)