B.A. in Organizational Communication (Employee Communication) to M.A. in Ministry 2018-2019: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3Mathematics (M) course (BUS100M suggested) 3Artistic Experience (A) course 3 
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Second Language (S) course1 4 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 Elective 3 
 13 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 210 Perspectives on Human Communication3COM 350 Corporate Communication3COM 213 Media Communication3 
COM 248 Organizational Communication3 COM 220 Group Communication4 
THE 201 Christian Theology3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
ENW 115 Reporting I3 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1   
 13 3 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 363 Methods of Communication Research4Communication Analysis Course choice 3COM 302 Media Law3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 COM 481 Internship in Communication3-4 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Employee Communication Track choice2 4 
COM 370 Interpersonal Communication4 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 Elective 3 
 17 3 13-17 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Employee Communication Track choice2 4Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3COM 494 Capstone: Organizational Communication4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Oral Communication Course choice 4TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
  Internship Preparation3  
 16 3 17 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 165-169

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 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 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Mathematics (M) course (BUS100M suggested) 3 
Elective 3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
  Elective 3 
 13 4 14-17 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 210 Perspectives on Human Communication3Communication Analysis Course choice 3-4COM 213 Media Communication3 
COM 248 Organizational Communication3 COM 220 Group Communication4 
ENW 115 Reporting I3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
GES 246 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 
COM 363 Methods of Communication Research4COM 350 Corporate Communication3COM 302 Media Law3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 COM 481 Internship in Communication3-4 
Oral Communication Track choice2 3 Employee Communication Track choice2 4 
COM 370 Interpersonal Communication4 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
  Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
 14 3 13-17 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Employee Communication Track choice2 4Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3COM 494 Capstone: Organizational Communication4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
  BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
  Internship Preparation3  
 13 3 16 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 160-168

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.)