B.A. in Political Science to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
POS100 (or Elective) American Politics and Government3GES160 Inquiry Seminar3GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
Mathematics (M) course 3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
  Elective 3 
 13 3 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Political Science area choice 3Elective 3POS211 The Political Quest3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Political Science area choice or elective 3 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 THE201 Christian Theology3 
Political Science elective 3 Electives 5 
 13 3 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Political Science area choice 3Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3Political Science area choice 4 
Political Science elective 3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
World Cultures (U) course 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
Elective 4 MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
 13-16 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
POS499 Senior Seminar4Interim Off Political Science electives 6BT510 Hermeneutics3
Political Science elective 3 Internship Preparation2 TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
 13-16 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: 157-163
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. 

If a student chooses to use major requirements to count also as General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will be increased accordingly. 

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 Political Science to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
POS100 (or Elective) American Politics and Government3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Second Language (S) course1 4 
Mathematics (M) course 3 Elective 3 
  GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
 13 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Political Science area choice 3Elective 3POS211 The Political Quest3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Political Science area choice or elective 3 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 World Cultures (U) course 3 
Political Science elective 3 Elective 3 
 14 3 12 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Political Science area choice 3Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3Political Science area choice 4 
Political Science elective 3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
Electives 7 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
  MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 13-16 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
POS499 Senior Seminar4Interim Off Political Science electives 6BT510 Hermeneutics3
Political Science elective 3 TL001 Vocational Assessments0TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 Internship Preparation2  
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
 13-16 0 15 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GS001 Graduate Research Seminar0Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5OT516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
NT516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5NT518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
TS513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3 GS780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
ML523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 TL566B Professional Internship B1.5 
TL566A Professional Internship A1.5 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (MP615) Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits: 157-163
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

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

If a student chooses to use major requirements to count also as General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will be increased accordingly. 

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.)