B.A. in Reconciliation Studies to M.A. in Ministry, Academic Plans

B.A. in Reconciliation Studies to M.A. in Ministry 2019-2020: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4Elective 3BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 
GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
Second Language (S) course1 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
Elective 3 Elective 3 
 17 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
RES 201 Introduction to Reconciliation Studies3Elective 3THE 201 Christian Theology3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Reconciliation Studies "choose from" 3 
World Cultures (U) course 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
Elective 3 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 
  Elective 3 
 13 3 12-15 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3Elective 3Off Campus Study Choice: See catalog 14-16 
BIB 308J Biblical Theology of Reconciliation3   
RES 305 Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills3   
Reconciliation Studies "choose from" 3   
THE 326G Christian Theology in Africa, Asia, and Latin America3   
 15 3 14-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
RES 499 Senior Seminar in Reconciliation Studies4Interim Off RES 340Z Principles and Methods of Intercultural Leadership4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Reconciliation Studies "choose from" 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Reconciliation Studies "choose from" 3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 Internship Preparation2  
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
  THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
 16 0 16 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 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0 TL 566B Professional Internship B1.5 
TL 566A Professional Internship A1.5 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (MP615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 162-167

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 Reconciliation Studies M.A. in Ministry 2019-2020: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Mathematics (M) course 3 
Second Language (S) course1 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
  Elective 3 
 14 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4Reconciliation Studies "choose from" 3RES 305 Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills3 
RES 201 Introduction to Reconciliation Studies3 Reconciliation Studies "choose from" 6 
World Cultures (U) course 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
Elective 3 MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 13 3 12-15 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB 308J Biblical Theology of Reconciliation3Elective 3Off Campus Study Choice: See catalog 14-16 
THE 326G Christian Theology in Africa, Asia, and Latin America3   
Reconciliation Studies "choose from" 3   
Elective 3   
 12 3 14-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
RES 499 Senior Seminar in Reconciliation Studies4Interim Off RES 340Z Principles and Methods of Intercultural Leadership4BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Elective 3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
  THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
 13 0 16 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 155-160

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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