Christian Ministries: Theology and Vocation Course Plan

Catalog Year 2018-2019

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Literature of the Old Testament (BIBL 101) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

Literature of the New Testament (BIBL 102) 3 credits
Christian Discipling (CHMN 130) 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Spiritual Formation (RELI 350) 3 credits
Theological Praxis 1: Foundations of Self (CHMN 391) 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
HUMA 205 or LITR GE Requirement 3 credits
Highly Recommeded: Ethics (PHIL 180) 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 46 credits

Spring Semester

Biblical Intepretation (BIBL 290) 3 credits
Theological Praxis 2: Christian Community (CHMN 392) 3 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts Requirements 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Internships - Finding and Succeeding (GEED 216) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 62 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Field Experience/Internship (CHMN 475) 2 credits
Speaking As Ministry (CHMN 420) 3 credits
Christian Beliefs (RELI 380) 3 credits
Theological Praxis 3: Study of Theology (CHMN 491) 3 credits
World Christianity (CHMN 341) 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 78 credits

Spring Semester

Field Experience/Internship (CHMN 475) 2 credits
Theological Praxis 4: Critical Issues (CHMN 492) 3 credits
Perspectives in Christian Education (CHMN 360) 3 credits
Theological Foundations of Christian Ministry (CHMN 390) 3 credits
History or Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Contemporary Issues of the Church (CHMN 441) 3 credits
Engaging Christ In Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 9 credits
Suggested Elective: Developing Professional Identity (GEED 218) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Issues in Contemporary Missions (RELI 460) 3 credits
World Religions (RELI 440) 3 credits
Elective 9 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

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