B.A. in Theatre (Acting/Directing Emphasis) to M.A. in Ministry 2018-2019: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
THA 100A Beginning Acting3Elective 4THA 1952 Theatre Hour0 
GES 125 (recommended non-theatre section) Introduction to the Creative Arts4 BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 
Second Language (S) course1 4 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
  GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
 14 4 13 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
THA 212A Voice Production3Elective (THA202 Producing and Performing a Musical recommended; interim, odd years) 4THA 240 Stagecraft3 
THA 350 Advanced Acting3 THA 410 Theatrical Styles4 
THE 201 Christian Theology3 PEA 115QA Ballet2 
PEA 114QA Jazz Dance2 THA 315 Performing Shakespeare3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 World Cultures (U) course 3 
 15 4 15 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
THA 214 Stage Combat3Elective 3THA 291L Theatre in the Modern Age3 
THA 279 Theatre and Culture: Classical to Modern4 THA 310 Design for the Stage4 
THA 311 Stage Dialects3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
 16 3 13-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
THA 490 or 481 Theatre Practicum or Internship in Theatre3-4Interim Off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Practicum or internship 3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THA 405 (fall, even years) Directing4 BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
  TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
  Internship Preparation3  
 13-14 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 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 161-165

This program assumes students will use THA 100ATHA 291L, and PEA 114QA or PEA 115QA to meet the general education Nature of Persons, Contemporary Western Life and Thought, and Leisure and Lifetime Sports requirements. 

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 Theatre (Acting/Directing Emphasis) to M.A. in Ministry 2018-2019: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
THA 100A Beginning Acting3GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4THA 1952 Theatre Hour0 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
Elective 3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
  BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 
  PEA 115QA Ballet2 
 13 4 16 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4Elective (THA202 Producing and Performing a Musical recommended; interim, odd years) 4THA 240 Stagecraft3 
PEA 114QA Jazz Dance2 THA 410 Theatrical Styles4 
THA 212A Voice Production3 THA 315 Performing Shakespeare3 
THA 350 Advanced Acting3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
World Cultures (U) course 3   
 15 4 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
THA 279 Theatre and Culture: Classical to Modern4Elective 3THA 291L Theatre in the Modern Age3 
THA 214 Stage Combat3 THA 310 Design for the Stage4 
THA 311 Stage Dialects3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
 16 3 13-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
THA 405 Directing4Interim Off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3BT 510 Hermeneutics3
THA 490 or 481 Theatre Practicum3-4 Practicum or internship 3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
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 
  BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
  Internship Preparation3  
 13-14 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 566B Professional Internship B1.5 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

This program assumes students will use THA 100ATHA 291L, and PEA 114QA or PEA 115QA to meet the general education Nature of Persons, Contemporary Western Life and Thought, and Leisure and Lifetime Sports requirements. 

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.)