B.A. in Spanish to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT (Spring Abroad)

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
SPA2011, 4 Intermediate Spanish I3Mathematics (M) course 3SPA202UZ1 Intermediate Spanish II4 
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
Elective 3 GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 
 13 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
SPA290 Ibero-American History3Elective 3SPA301U Hispanic Cultures4 
THE201 Christian Theology3 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Electives 6 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4   
Elective 3   
 14 3 13 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
SPA305 Readings from Latin America and Spain3Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3Semester Abroad (Z-tag earned at this time)2  
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 SPA308 Current Issues in Guatemala4 
Electives 6 SPA323 Advanced Spanish Communication in Guatemala4 
MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 SOC330G Sociology of Third World Development3 
  SPA4813 Internship in Spanish4 
 15 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Spanish choice: SPA313 (odd years) or SPA312 (even years) or Contemporary Literature4Interim Off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3BT510 Hermeneutics3
SPA499 Senior Seminar4 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
SP001 Formation Assessments0 BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
  Internship Preparation5  
 14 0 12-15 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: 155-158
1

SPA203 and SPA204 Intensive Intermediate Spanish I and II in Guatemala may be taken in lieu of SPA201 and SPA202 during the sophomore or junior year.

2

All Spanish majors must have a semester-long experience in a Spanish-speaking setting outside the United States. Courses taken during the semester abroad are determined by year of study and student's level.

3

 Required in Guatemala term Program only.

4

Students with previous experience in Spanish take a placement exam to determine which class is appropriate for their level of language competency. This class indicated by this exam should be taken during their first semester at Bethel.

5

 Meet with director of internship and placement at least two terms before beginning internship. 

This program assumes a student will use SPA301U to meet the general education World Cultures requirement. All language course 102 level and higher will meet the Language General Education requirement. 

Double Majors should consult with their adviser for the second major to avoid sequencing problems.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 25 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Spanish to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities (Spring Abroad)

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
SPA2011, 4 Intermediate Spanish I3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4SPA202UZ1 Intermediate Spanish II4 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
Elective 3 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
 13 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
SPA290 Ibero-American History3Elective 3SPA301U Hispanic Cultures4 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Electives 8 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1   
Laboratory Science (D) course 4   
Elective 3   
 15 3 12 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
SPA305 Readings from Latin America and Spain3Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3Semester Abroad (Z-tag earned at this time)2  
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 SPA308 Current Issues in Guatemala4 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 SPA323 Advanced Spanish Communication in Guatemala4 
Electives 3 SOC330G Sociology of Third World Development3 
MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 SPA4813 Internship in Spanish4 
 15 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Spanish choice: SPA313 (odd years) or SPA312 (even years) or Contemporary Literature4Interim Off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3BT510 Hermeneutics3
SPA499 Senior Seminar4 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
SP001 Formation Assessments0 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
  Internship Preparation5  
 14 0 12-15 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: 156-159
1

SPA203 and SPA204 Intensive Intermediate Spanish I and II in Guatemala may be taken in lieu of SPA201 and SPA202 during the sophomore or junior year.

2

All Spanish majors must have a semester-long experience in a Spanish-speaking setting outside the United States. Courses taken during the semester abroad are determined by year of study and student's level.

3

 Required in Guatemala term Program only.

4

Students with previous experience in Spanish take a placement exam to determine which class is appropriate for their level of language competency. This class indicated by this exam should be taken during their first semester at Bethel.

5

 Meet with director of internship and placement at least two terms before beginning internship. 

This program assumes a student will use SPA301U to meet the general education World Cultures requirement. All language course 102 level and higher will meet the Language General Education requirement. 

Double Majors should consult with their adviser for the second major to avoid sequencing problems.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 25 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)