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

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Artistic Experience (A) course 3 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
Mathematics (M) course 2 3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
 13 3 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 210 Perspectives on Human Communication3Communication Analysis Course Choice 3COM 213 Media Communication3 
COM 248 Organizational Communication3 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 
ENW 115 Reporting I3 World Cultures (U) course 3 
THE 201 Christian Theology3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
  MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
  BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
 12 3 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 220 Group Communication4COM 350 Corporate Communication3COM 302 Media Law3 
COM 363 Methods of Communication Research4 COM 323 Event Management Leadership3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 COM 481 Internship in Communication3-4 
Oral Communications Course choice 4 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
  THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
 15 3 15-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3Interim Off COM 494 Capstone: Organizational Communication4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Cross-cultural Experience (Z) course  Elective (2nd Internship suggested) 4TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Oral Communication Course choice 4 
Event Management Track choice3 4 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Internship Preparation3  
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3   
 16 0 15 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 162-163

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 (Event Management) 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 3 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Second Language (S) course1 4 
Mathematics (M) course2 3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
  Elective 3 
 13 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 210 Perspectives on Human Communication3World Cultures (U) course 3COM 213 Media Communication3 
COM 248 Organizational Communication3 COM 220 Group Communication4 
ENW 115 Reporting I3 Communication Analysis Course choice 3 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
 13 3 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 363 Methods of Communication Research4COM 350 Corporate Communication3COM 302 Media Law3 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 COM 323 Event Management Leadership3 
Oral Communication Track choice3 3 COM 481 Internship in Communication3-4 
MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
 16 3 12-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3Interim Off COM 494 Capstone: Organizational Communication4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Event Management Track choice3 4 Elective (2nd Internship suggested) 4TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Event Track Course choice3 3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
  Internship Preparation3  
 16 0 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 162-166

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.)