B.A. in Theatre (Acting/Directing Emphasis) to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
THA100A Beginning Acting3Elective 4THA1952 Theatre Hour0 
GES125 (recommended non-theatre section) Introduction to the Creative Arts4 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
Second Language (S) course1 4 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
  GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
 14 4 13 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
THA212 Voice Production3Elective (THA202 Producing and Performing a Musical recommended; interim, odd years) 4THA240 Stagecraft4 
THA350 Advanced Acting3 THA410 Theatrical Styles4 
THE201 Christian Theology3 PEA115QA Ballet2 
PEA114QA Jazz Dance2 THA315 Performing Shakespeare3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 World Cultures (U) course 3 
 15 4 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
THA214 Stage Combat3Elective 3THA291L Theatre in the Modern Age3 
THA279 Theatre and Culture: Classical to Modern4 THA310 Design for the Stage4 
THA311 Stage Dialects3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
 16 3 13-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
THA490 or 481 Theatre Practicum or Internship in Theatre3-4Interim Off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3BT510 Hermeneutics3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Practicum or internship 3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THA405 (fall, even years) Directing4 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
  TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
  Internship Preparation3  
 13-14 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 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits: 162-166
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

THA195 is required every year for students in the Theatre Arts major. 

3

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

This program assumes s student will use THA100ATHA291L, and PEA114QA or PEA115QA 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 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
THA100A Beginning Acting3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4THA1952 Theatre Hour0 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
Elective 3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
  BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
  PEA115QA Ballet2 
 13 4 16 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4Elective (THA202 Producing and Performing a Musical recommended; interim, odd years) 4THA240 Stagecraft4 
PEA114QA Jazz Dance2 THA410 Theatrical Styles4 
THA212 Voice Production3 THA315 Performing Shakespeare3 
THA350 Advanced Acting3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
World Cultures (U) course 3   
 15 4 15 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
THA279 Theatre and Culture: Classical to Modern4Elective 3THA291L Theatre in the Modern Age3 
THA214 Stage Combat3 THA310 Design for the Stage4 
THA311 Stage Dialects3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
 16 3 13-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
THA405 Directing4Interim Off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3BT510 Hermeneutics3
THA490 or 481 Theatre Practicum3-4 Practicum or internship 3TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
  BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
  Internship Preparation3  
 13-14 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 
TL566B Professional Internship B1.5 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: 163-167
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

THA195 is required every year for students in the Theatre Arts major. 

3

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

This program assumes s student will use THA100ATHA291L, and PEA114QA or PEA115QA 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.)