BA Christian Ministries, Minor in Women's Ministry


Rationale

To equip women for ministry to other women. The degree consists of a Life Skills Component of 30 semester hours, and a 42-hour Christian Ministry major. The student will also choose two minors with this degree. In addition, the student will have 18 hours of free electives.


Vocational Calling

To be women's ministry leaders, Bible study teachers, and thoughtful Christian women who desire to serve in the kingdom.


Degree Requirements


Life Skills Core (30 hours)
English Composition 3 hours
General Math 3 hours
Word Studies 3 hours
Introduction to Computers 3 hours
Marriage and Family Issues 3 hours
Oral Communication 3 hours
Research and Writing 3 hours
Senior Seminar 3 hours
World History 3 hours
Life Skills Elective 3 hours
    Choose one of the following:
    Advanced Writing 3 hours
    Any Psychology Course 3 hours
    Biblical Backgrounds 3 hours
    Christian Scriptures 3 hours
    Foundations of Christian Education 3 hours
    Fundamentals of Music 3 hours
        or any 3-hour music course 3 hours
    Introduction to Philosophy 3 hours
    Survey of Church History 1 or 2 3 hours
    Any foreign language 3 hours
    English Grammar 3 hours
Christian Ministry Major (42 hours)
Hermeneutics 3 hours
Old OR New Testament Interpretation 3 hours
New Testament Survey 3 hours
Old Testament Survey 3 hours
Introduction to Christian Education 3 hours
Introduction to Preaching OR Teaching Methods 3 hours
Disciple Making 2 hours
The Practice of Evangelism 3 hours
Introduction to Ministry 3 hours
Personal Spiritual Disciplines 1 hour
Worship Perspectives 3 hours
Introduction to Counseling 3 hours
Christian Doctrine 3 hours
Southern Baptist Life 3 hours
Survey of Church History 3 hours
Two Minors (select from the following) (18 hours each)
Biblical Studies
Church Ministry
Church Music
General Education
Preschool and Children's Ministries
Psychology and Counseling
Women's Ministry
Free Electives (18 hours)
TOTAL: (126 hours)


Women's Ministry Minor

WMCM1216 Women's Ministry Project (2 hours)

WMCM1215 Women's Work in the Local Church (2 hours)

14 elective hours from the following: (all courses are one hour unless otherwise noted)

WMCM1137/2329 A Biblical Theology of Womanhood 1 or 3 hours

WMCM1140/2340 A Survey of Feminist Theology
WMCM1146 Basic Baptist Beliefs

1 or 3 hours
1 hour

WMCM1125 Bible Study for Women 1 hour
WMCM1120/1220 Contemporary Models for Women's Ministry 1 or 2 hours
WMCM1141 Expanding Your Women's Ministry through Writing   1 hour
WMCM1143 Girls' Enrichment Ministry 1 hour
WMCM1134 Lay Counseling for Women 1 hour
WMCM1117 Leadership Training for Women 1 hour
WMCM1124 Lifestyle Witnessing for Women 1 hour
WMCM1139 Ministry with Grievers 1 hour
WMCM1133 Missions for Women 1 hour
WMCM1144 Multicultural Women's Ministry 1 hour
WMCM1118 Planning Special Events for Women 1 hour
WMCM1217 Public Speaking for Women 2 hours
WMCM1126 Recreational Programs for Women 1 hour
WMCM1123 Relationship Skills for Women 1 hour
WMCM1115 Spiritual Gifts of Women 1 hour
WMCM1127 Supervised Reading in Women's Ministry 1 hour
WMCM1122 Support Groups for Women 1 hour
WMCM1119 Women and Church Growth 1 hour
WMCM1131 Women Mentoring Women 1 hour
WMCM1128 Women's Ministry Field Training 1 hour
WMCM1121 Women's Ministry Programs 1 hour
WMCM1136 Women's Ministry to Mothers 1 hour