The required curriculum for the Christian ministries major comprises a 39 semester credit sequence of courses to be taken consecutively throughout the calendar year. For course sequence, request a program calendar from the College of Adult & Professional Studies.
|BIBL 360||Biblical Interpretation for Ministry 1||3|
|BIBL 441||Significance of the Old Testament 1||3|
|BIBL 442||Significance of the New Testament 1||3|
|CHMN 300||Foundations for Christian Ministry 1||3|
|CHMN 320||Personal Spiritual Formation||3|
|CHMN 350R||Research Writing for Christian Ministry||3|
|CHMN 451||Communication in Ministry 1||3|
|CHMN 452||Leadership in Ministry||3|
|CHMN 481||Ministry Practicum||3|
|CHMN 495H||Practical Issues in Ministry||3|
|HUSE 410||Dynamics of Interpersonal Relationships||3|
|THEO 341||Gospel in Cross-Cultural Perspective||3|
|THEO 441||Christian Theology 1||3|
|Christian Ministries Major Total||39|
|General Education, Core Distinctives, and Elective Courses||83|
Course must be taken for credit at Bethel.
Christian Ministries (B.A.) Admission Requirements
The Christian ministries major will consider applicants who:
- Meet the general requirements for admission to the College of Adult and Professional Studies.
- Have a combined cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale on previous academic work.
- Have a transcript evaluation completed to determine which, if any, outstanding course requirements or needed credits must be fulfilled.
- Submit a Spiritual Reference form.
Students who have not achieved the minimum GPA, grade standards, or other assessment criteria may still apply to be considered for provisional acceptance. See Admission Categories.