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

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
Second Language (S) course1 4 GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
Elective 3 COM 170A Media Production I4 
 14 3 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 210 Perspectives on Human Communication3Production Elective2 3COM 213 Media Communication3 
COM 270 Media Production II4 Relational Communication Choice 4 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Mathematics (M) course 3 THE 201 Christian Theology3 
  MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 13 3 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 310K Communication, Technology and Society3Production Elective2 3COM 302 Media Law3 
COM 3523 Broadcast Journalism3 COM 363 Methods of Communication Research4 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
Elective 4 THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
 14 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM 374 Broadcast Production4Interim Off COM 481 or 497 Internship in Communication or Capstone: Relational Studies4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 COM 493 Capstone: Independent Filmmaking and Media Production4TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Communication Analysis Course choice 4 
Elective 4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
  Internship Preparation4  
 14-17 0 18 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 165-168

This program assumes a student will use COM 310K to meet the general education Science, Technology, and Society requirement. 

Please check course requirements if doing LAFSC.

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 2018-2019: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 COM 170A Media Production I4 
Second Language (S) course1 4 Elective 3 
 14 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 210 Perspectives on Human Communication3Production Elective2 3COM 213 Media Communication3 
COM 270 Media Production II4 Production Elective2 3 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Mathematics (M) course 3 
Elective 3 World Cultures (U) course 3 
 14 3 12 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 302 Media Law3Production Elective2 3COM 310K Communication, Technology and Society3 
COM 3523 Broadcast Journalism3 COM 363 Methods of Communication Research4 
Relational course choice  Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
Electives 6 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
  Elective 3 
 12 3 14 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM 3743 Broadcast Production4Interim Off COM 4814 Internship in Communication4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Production Elective2 4 COM 493 Capstone: Independent Filmmaking and Media Production4TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Communication Analysis Course choice 3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
Elective 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 Internship Preparation2  
 14-17 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) - Concetration 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 TL 566B Professional Internship B1.5 
TL 566A Professional Internship A1.5 GS 780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 155-158

This program assumes a student will use  COM 310K to meet the general education Science, Technology, and Society requirements. 

Please check course requirements if doing LAFSC.

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.)