Christian Ministries: Youth Ministry Course Plan

Catalog Year 2019-2020

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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

I Believe (THEO 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

Christian Discipling (CHMN 130) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 102) 3 credits
General Psychology (PSYC 150) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Highly Recommended: Ethics (PHIL 180) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Spiritual Formation (RELI 350) 3 credits
Youth Ministry: Youth Culture (CHMN 240) 2 credits
Literature of the Old Testament (BIBL 101) 3 credits
History or Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
HUMA 205 or LITR GE Requirement 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Internship - Finding and Succeeding (CPAS 216) 1 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 46 credits

Spring Semester

Youth Ministry: Methods and Practice (CHMN 241) 2 credits
Biblical Interpretation (BIBL 290) 3 credits
Literature of the New Testament (BIBL 102) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts Requirements 3 credits
Elective 5 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
Youth Ministry: Theology and Philosophy of Ministry (CHMN 330) 3 credits
World Christianity (CHMN 331) 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
Perspectives in Christian Education (CHMN 360) 3 credits
Counseling (CHMN 381) 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement (BIBL 215/315 or RELI 215) 3 credits
Elective 5 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Contemporary Issues of the Church (CHMN 441) 3 credits
Experiential Recreational Leadership (HHPE 380) 3 credits
Elective 9 credits
Suggested Elective: Navigating College to Career (CPAS 318) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

Theological Foundations of Christian Ministry (CHMN 390) 3 credits
World Religions (RELI 440) 3 credits
Engaging Christ In Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 7 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

Some courses are offered on an every other year basis. Speak with your faculty advisor about when specific classes are being offered and adjust your plan accordingly.