B.F.A. in Art to M.A. in Ministry, Academic Plans

B.F.A. in Art to M.A. in Ministry 2019-2020, Academic Plan- CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Any ART Foundations course (ART 100A, ART 101A, ART 103A) , Foundations: Materials, Space, and Meaning, Foundations: Drawing3GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3Any ART Foundations course (ART 100A, ART 101A, ART 103A) , Foundations: Materials, Space, and Meaning, Foundations: Drawing3 
Art History course 3 ARH 105 Art History Survey: Caves to World War II4 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Second Language (S) course1 4 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3   
 16 3 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Any ART Foundations course (ART 100A, ART 101A, ART 103A) , Foundations: Materials, Space, and Meaning, Foundations: Drawing3Laboratory Science (D) course 4ART 2402 Creative Practices3 
ART 206 Sculpture4 ART 250A Introduction to Photography3 
ARH 345 Art History Survey: World War II to Present3 Studio Elective 4 
Mathematics (M) course 3 THE 201 Christian Theology3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) Course 1 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 
 14 4 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ART 210A Painting4Studio elective 4ART 203 Advanced Drawing3 
ART 211 Printmaking3 Art History Choice3 3 
PHI 310 Aesthetics3 Studio elective 3 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 Cross-cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
  THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
 16 4 15-18 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ART 499 Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3Interim off ART 496 Senior Art Design Exhibition0BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Studio Elective 4 ART 498 Professional Practices: Making Art Your Career3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Studio elective 4 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
  MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
  Internship Preparation4 0 
  TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
 13 0 16 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT 516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DI Course)- Concentration Course 1.5OT 516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS 513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DI 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 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510)- Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615)- Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 168-171

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.)

The scheduling of Seminary courses may vary. Please use this academic plan for illustrative purposes only. 

B.F.A. in Art to M.A. in Ministry 2019-2020, Academic Plan- Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Any ART Foundations course (ART 100A, ART 101A, ART 103A) , Foundations: Materials, Space, and Meaning, Foundations: Drawing3GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4Any ART Foundations course (ART 100A, ART 101A, ART 103A) , Foundations: Materials, Space, and Meaning, Foundations: Drawing3 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 Second Language (S) course1 4 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 ARH 105 Art History Survey: Caves to World War II4 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
 13 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Any ART Foundations course (ART 100A, ART 101A, ART 103A) , Foundations: Materials, Space, and Meaning, Foundations: Drawing3Laboratory Science (D) course 4ART 2402 Creative Practices3 
ART 210A Painting4 ART 250A Introduction to Photography3 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Art History course 4 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 Studio Elective 4 
Mathematics (M) course 3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
  MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 17 4 18 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
ARH 345 Art History Survey: World War II to Present3Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3ART 203 Advanced Drawing3 
ART 206 Sculpture4 Art History Choice3 3 
ART 211 Printmaking3 Studio Elective 4 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
 16 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ART 499 Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3Studio Elective 3ART 496 Senior Art Design Exhibition0BT 510 Hermeneutics3
PHI 310 Aesthetics3 ART 498 Professional Practices: Making Art Your Career3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Studio Elective 4 Studio Elective 4 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
Cross-cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 World Cultures (U) course 3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
  Internship Preparation4 0 
  TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
 13-16 3 16 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT 516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DI Course)- Concentration Course 1.5OT 516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS 513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DI 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 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0 TL 566B Professional Internship B1.5 
TL 566A Professional Internship A1.5 Elective (CP510)- Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615)- Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 174-177

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.)

The scheduling of Seminary courses may vary. Please use this academic plan for illustrative purposes only. 

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