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

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENW115 Reporting I3Elective 3ENW120 Digital Storytelling3 
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
 13 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENW214 Principles of Editing4World Cultures (U) course 3COM170A Media Production I4 
ENW319 (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 THE201 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 
ENW211 (fall, odd years) Feature Writing3Comparative Systems (G) course 3Journalism Choice 3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 COM302 Media Law3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
 12-15 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENW4814 Internship in Writing4Interim Off ENW499 Senior Seminar in Journalism3BT510 Hermeneutics3
ENL498 Research Seminar in English1 300-400 Level Literature Elective3,4 3TS512 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 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Internship Preparation5  
 15 0 13 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Elective (ML615)- Concentration Course 3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5OT516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
NT516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5NT518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
TS513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3 GS780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
ML523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 TL566B Professional Internship B1.5 
TL566A Professional Internship A1.5 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
GS001 Graduate Research Seminar0   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits: 156-159
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

"Choose from" category includes ENL341K,ENW303AZ,or COM352.

3

300-400 level literature choice or SPA305, SPA312, or SPA318

4

The equivalents of these courses may be taken through the New York City Program in Writing. 

5

Students must meet with director of internship and placement at least two terms before beginning 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 Journalism to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENW115 Reporting I3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4ENW120 Digital Storytelling3 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Electives 3 
 13 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENW319 (fall, even years) Reporting II3World Cultures (U) course 3COM170A Media Production I4 
ENW214 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 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Elective 3 
 15 3 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ENW211 (fall, odd years) Feature Writing3Comparative Systems (G) course 3ENW342 or 360 Journalism for Social Change or Topics in Journalism3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 COM302 Media Law3 
Leisure & Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3   
 13-16 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENL498 Research Seminar in English1Interim Off ENW499 Senior Seminar in Journalism3BT510 Hermeneutics3
ENW4814 Internship in Writing4 300-400 Level Literature Elective3,4 3TS512 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 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Internship Preparation  
 14 0 13 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: 157-160
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

"Choose from" category includes ENL341K,ENW303AZ,or COM352.

3

300-400 level literature choice or SPA305, SPA312, or SPA318

4

The equivalents of these courses may be taken through the New York City Program in Writing. 

5

Students must meet with director of internship and placement at least two terms before beginning 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.)