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

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENW 115 Reporting I3Elective 3ENW 120 Digital News Studio3 
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 
GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
 13 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENW 214 Principles of Editing4World Cultures (U) course 3COM 170A Media Production I4 
ENW 319 (fall, even years) Reporting II3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
Literature choice: ENL102 (fall only), ENL202 (spring only), or ENL204 (fall or spring) , Survey of British Literature II, American Literary Traditions4 THE 201 Christian Theology3 
Mathematics (M) course 3 Leisure & Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
  Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 
 14 3 15 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENW 211 (fall, odd years) Feature Writing3Comparative Systems (G) course 3Journalism Choice 3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 COM 302 Media Law3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
 12-15 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENW 4814 Internship in Writing3Interim Off ENW 499 Senior Seminar in Journalism3BT 510 Hermeneutics3
ENL 498 Research Seminar in English1 300-400 Level Literature Elective3,4 3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
"Choose from" course or Elective2,4 4 "Choose from" course and/or Elective2 4 
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Internship Preparation5  
 14 0 13 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Elective (ML615)- Concentration Course 3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5OT 516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
NT 516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5NT 518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
TS 513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3 GS 780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
ML 523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 TL 566B Professional Internship B1.5 
TL 566A Professional Internship A1.5 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 155-158

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

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENW 115 Reporting I3GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4ENW 120 Digital News Studio3 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Electives 3 
 13 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENW 319 (fall, even years) Reporting II3World Cultures (U) course 3COM 170A Media Production I4 
ENW 214 Principles of Editing4 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
Literature choice: ENL102 (fall only), ENL202 (spring only), or ENL204 (fall or spring) , Survey of British Literature II, American Literary Traditions4 Mathematics (M) course 3 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Elective 3 
 15 3 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENW 211 (fall, odd years) Feature Writing3Comparative Systems (G) course 3ENW 342 or 360 Journalism for Social Change or Topics in Journalism3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 COM 302 Media Law3 
Leisure & Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3   
 13-16 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENL 498 Research Seminar in English1Interim Off ENW 499 Senior Seminar in Journalism3BT 510 Hermeneutics3
ENW 4814 Internship in Writing3 300-400 Level Literature Elective3,4 3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
"Choose from" course or Elective2,4 3 "Choose from" course and/or Elective2 4 
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Internship Preparation  
 13 0 13 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 156-159

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.)