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

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4GES160 Inquiry Seminar3GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
Second Language (S) course1 4 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
Elective 3 COM170A Media Production I4 
 14 3 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM210 Perspectives on Human Communication3World Cultures (U) course 3Relational Communication Choice 4 
COM270 Media Production II4 COM213 Media Communication3 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Production Elective 3 
Mathematics (M) course 3 THE201 Christian Theology3 
  MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 13 3 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM352 Broadcast Journalism3Production Elective 3COM363 Methods of Communication Research4 
COM310K Communication, Technology and Society3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
COM302 Media Law3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
Production Elective 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
  BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
 16 3 17 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM374 Broadcast Production4Interim Off COM493 Capstone: Independent Filmmaking and Media Production4BT510 Hermeneutics3
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 COM481 or 497 Internship in Communication or Capstone: Relational Studies4TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Communication Analysis Course choice 4 
Production Elective 4 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Internship Preparation2  
 14-17 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: 165-168
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

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

This program assumes a student will use COM310K to meet the general education Science, Technology, and Society 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 Media Production to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 COM170A Media Production I4 
Second Language (S) course1 4 Elective 3 
 14 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM210 Perspectives on Human Communication3World Cultures (U) course 3Relational Communication Choice 4 
COM270 Media Production II4 COM213 Media Communication3 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Production Elective 3 
Elective 3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
 14 3 13 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM302 Media Law3Production Elective 3COM363 Methods of Communication Research4 
COM310K Communication, Technology and Society3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
COM352 Broadcast Journalism3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
Elective 5 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
  Elective 3 
 14 3 14 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM374 Broadcast Production4Interim Off COM493 Capstone: Independent Filmmaking and Media Production4BT510 Hermeneutics3
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 COM481 Internship in Communication4TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Communication Analysis Course choice 3 
Production Electives 4 Elective 3 
Elective 3 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 Internship Preparation2  
 14-17 0 14 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) - Concetration 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 TL566B Professional Internship B1.5 
TL566A Professional Internship A1.5 GS780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
GS001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits: 158-161
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

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

This program assumes a student will use  COM310K to meet the general education Science, Technology, and Society requirements. 

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.)