B.A. in Spanish to M.A. in Ministry, Academic Plans

B.A. in Spanish to M.A. in Ministry 2019-2020: Option 1 - CWILT (Spring Abroad)

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3Mathematics (M) course 3GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
SPA 201S1,4 Intermediate Spanish I3 GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 
Elective 3 SPA 202UZ1 Intermediate Spanish II4 
 13 3 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
SPA 290S Ibero-American History3Elective 3SPA 301U5 Hispanic Cultures4 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 
Elective 3 Electives 6 
 11 3 13-16 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
SPA 305 Readings from Latin America and Spain3Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3Semester Abroad (Z-tag earned at this time)2,3  
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 SPA 308 Current Issues in Guatemala4 
MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 SPA 323 Advanced Spanish Communication in Guatemala4 
Electives 6 Spanish Related Area 3-4 
  Spanish Elective 3-4 
 15 3 14-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Spanish choice: SPA313 (odd years) or SPA312 (even years) or Spanish elective Contemporary Literature4Interim Off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3BT 510 Hermeneutics3
SPA 499 Senior Seminar4 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
  Internship Preparation5  
 14 0 12 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 151-156

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 25 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Spanish to M.A. in Ministry 2019-2020: Option 2 - Humanities (Spring Abroad)

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
SPA 201S1,4 Intermediate Spanish I3 SPA 202UZ1 Intermediate Spanish II4 
Elective 3 Mathematics (M) course 3 
 13 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4Elective 3SPA 301U5 Hispanic Cultures4 
SPA 290S Ibero-American History3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Electives 7 
Elective 3   
 15 3 14-17 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
SPA 305 Readings from Latin America and Spain3Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3Semester Abroad (Z-tag earned at this time)2,3  
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 SPA 308 Current Issues in Guatemala4 
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 SPA 323 Advanced Spanish Communication in Guatemala4 
Elective 3 Spanish Related Area: SPA 481 3-4 
MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 Spanish Elective 3-4 
 15 3 14-16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Spanish choice: SPA313 (odd years) or SPA312 (even years) or Spanish elective Contemporary Literature4Interim Off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3BT 510 Hermeneutics3
SPA 499 Senior Seminar4 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
  Internship Preparation5  
 14 0 12 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 157-162

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 25 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

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