B.A. in Media Production to M.A. in Ministry, Academic Plans

B.A. in Media Production to M.A. in Ministry 2019-2020 Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3COM 170A Media Production I4 
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
Second Language (S) course1 4 GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
Elective 3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
 14 3 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 210 Perspectives on Human Communication3COM 264 Storytelling3COM 213 Media Communication3 
COM 270 Media Production II4 COM 373 Digital Filmmaking4 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 THE 201 Christian Theology3 
Mathematics (M) course 3 Relational Communication Choice 4 
  World Cultures (U) course 3 
  MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 13 3 20 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 310K Communication, Technology and Society3Production Elective2 3COM 302 Media Law3 
COM 3523 Broadcast Journalism3 COM 363 Methods of Communication Research4 
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Relational Communication elective 3 
Elective 4 BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3   
 17 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM 374 Broadcast Production4Interim Off COM 481 or 497 Internship in Communication or Capstone: Relational Studies4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
COM 481 Internship in Communication3-4 Communication Analysis Course choice 4TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 Internship Preparation4  
 13-17 0 14 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 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 167-171

This program assumes a student will use COM 310K to meet the general education Science, Technology, and Society requirement. 

Please check course requirements if doing LAFSC.

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 Media Production to M.A. in Ministry 2019-2020: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4COM 170A Media Production I4 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
Second Language (S) course1 4 Elective 3 
 14 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 210 Perspectives on Human Communication3COM 264 Storytelling3COM 213 Media Communication3 
COM 270 Media Production II4 COM 373 Digital Filmmaking4 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Mathematics (M) course 3 
Elective 3 World Cultures (U) course 3 
  Elective2 3 
 14 3 16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
COM 302 Media Law3Production Elective2 3COM 310K Communication, Technology and Society3 
COM 3523 Broadcast Journalism3 COM 363 Methods of Communication Research4 
Relational course choice  Comparative Systems (G) course 3 
Electives 6 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
  Elective 3 
 12 3 14 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM 3743 Broadcast Production4Interim Off COM 4814 Internship in Communication4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
COM 481 Internship in Communication3-4 Communication Analysis Course choice 3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
Elective 3 Internship Preparation2  
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 Elective 3 
 13-17 0 13 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) - Concetration 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 TL 566B Professional Internship B1.5 
TL 566A Professional Internship A1.5 GS 780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 157-161

This program assumes a student will use  COM 310K to meet the general education Science, Technology, and Society requirements. 

Please check course requirements if doing LAFSC.

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.)

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