B.A. in Organizational Communication (Employee Communication) to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3Mathematics (M) course (BUS100M suggested) 3Artistic Experience (A) course 3 
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Second Language (S) course1 4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 Elective 3 
 13 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM210 Perspectives on Human Communication3Communication Analysis Course choice 3-4COM213 Media Communication3 
COM248 Organizational Communication3 COM220 Group Communication4 
THE201 Christian Theology3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
ENW115 Reporting I3 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1   
 13 3-4 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM363 Methods of Communication Research4COM350 Corporate Communication3COM302 Media Law3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 COM481 Internship in Communication3-4 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Employee Communication Track choice 4 
COM370 Interpersonal Communication4 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
 17 3 13-17 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3Interim Off COM494 Capstone: Organizational Communication4BT510 Hermeneutics3
Employee Communication Track choice 4 Oral Communication Course choice 4TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
  Internship Preparation3  
 16 0 17 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: 162-167
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent.

2

COM110 recommended

3

Student 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 Organizational Communication (Employee Communication) to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Second Language (S) course1 4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Mathematics (M) course (BUS100M suggested) 3 
Electives 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 3 
 13 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM210 Perspectives on Human Communication3Communication Analysis Course choice 3-4COM213 Media Communication3 
COM248 Organizational Communication3 COM220 Group Communication4 
ENW115 Reporting I3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1   
 14 3-4 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM363 Methods of Communication Research4Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3COM302 Media Law3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Employee Communication Track choice 4 
Oral Communication Track choice 3 COM350 Corporate Communication3 
COM370 Interpersonal Communication4 COM481 Internship in Communication3-4 
  Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
 14 3 13-17 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3Interim Off COM494 Capstone: Organizational Communication4BT510 Hermeneutics3
Employee Communication Track choice 4 TL001 Vocational Assessments0TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
  Internship Preparation3  
 16 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: 160-165
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent.

2

COM110 recommended

3

Student 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.)