Academic Catalog 2013-2014 
    
    Mar 30, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Religious Education, Youth Ministry Specialization, B.A.


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Religious Education


Course Requirements


The major requires a minimum of 39 semester hours of School courses, with a core of 27 semester hours. The religious education major core includes courses that are basic for all students in ministry. * Six hours are part of the university general education core curriculum. The religious education major core includes the following courses:

Other Church Vocations


By supplementing a major in Religious Education with one of the following minors, one may prepare for careers in:

  1. Religious print media, radio, television - minor: media communications specialist
  2. Religious writing - minor: English
  3. Family and personal counseling in a Christian ministry context - minor (or preferably, major): psychology
  4. Christian recreation - minor: exercise and sport science
  5. Music ministry - minor: music
  6. Religious dramatic ministry - minor: communication and theatre
  7. Christian social ministries - minor: sociology
  8. Ethnic ministries - minor: Spanish or German
  9. Christian schools - minor: education
  10. Religious art - minor: art

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Bachelor of Arts - Religion Education Recommended Sequence of Courses - listed is the recommended rotation based on a B.A. degree program.  For complete information on the general education and graduation requirements for the B.A. degree program, please refer to the undergraduate programs section of the catalog. 

Total: 16 Hours

Freshman Year Spring Semester:


Total: 16 Hours

Total: 16 Hours

Sophomore Year Spring Semester:


Total: 16 Hours

Junior Year Fall Semester:


Total: 16 Hours

Junior Year Spring Semester:


  • RLED advanced course 3 hrs
  • RLED advanced course 3 hrs
  • GREK 2302 - Intermediate Greek 3 hrs
  • General Education course 3 hrs
  • Course in minor 3 hrs
  • EXSS activity course 1 hrs
Total: 16 Hours

Senior Year Fall Semester:


  • RLED advanced course 3 hrs
  • RLED advanced course 3 hrs
  • Course in minor or elective 3 hrs
  • Course in minor or elective 3 hrs
  • Course in minor or advanced elective 3 hrs
Total: 15 Hours

Senior Year Spring Semester:


Total: 15 Hours

Notations:


Required for BGCT Ministerial Financial Assistance:

Youth Ministry Specialization


Course Requirements


(39 semester hours) Recommended minors for students in youth ministry are encouraged to supplement their religious education major with a minor in religion, psychology, communication, theatre, recreation, church music and worship, business, media communications specialist, or philosophy. *Six hours are part of the university general education core curriculum.

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