Christian Studies Minors

Bible | Biblical Languages | Christian Education  | Cross-Cultural Studies
Practical Theology | Youth Ministry

Bible Minor – 21 hours

BIB 1303 – Introduction to the Old Testament
BIB 1304 – Introduction to the New Testament
BIB 3391 – Biblical Interpretation

Select twelve (12) hours from the following courses
BIB 3311 – Life and Teachings of Jesus
BIB 3321 – Life and Letters of Paul
BIB 4311 – Old Testament Poetry
BIB 4321 – Interbiblical Period
BIB 4331 – Hebrew Prophets
BIB 4341 – General Epistles
BIB 4351 – John and His Writings
BIB 4361 – Revelation
BIB 4381 – The Pentateuch
Special Studies in Old Testament or New Testament

Biblical Languages Minor – 20 hours

Select twenty (20) hours from the following courses:
BLA 2411 – Elementary Greek I
BLA 2421 – Elementary Greek II
BLA 2431 – Elementary Hebrew I
BLA 3401 – Intermediate Greek I
BLA 3421 – Elementary Hebrew II
BLA 4121 – Biblical Language Assistant
BLA 4321 – Advanced Greek
BLA 4351 – Greek Exegesis
Special Studies in Greek or Hebrew

Christian Education Minor – 21 hours

CED 1100 – Introduction to the Ministry
CED 2321 – Survey of Christian Education
CED 3200 – Supervised Ministry
CED 4371 – Church Leadership
CED 4380 – Principles of Teaching in the Church

Select nine (9) hours from the following courses:
YMN 2342 – Church Recreation
YMN 2350 – Ministry to Youth
CED 2351 – Ministry to Children
CED 2370 – Preparation for Christian Home and Marriage
CED 2380 – Legal Issues in the Church
CED 4331 – Christian Care and Counseling
PTH 3314 – Spiritual Formation
CED 1101-3399 – Special Studies

Cross-Cultural Studies Minor – 21 hours

CCS 2189 – Cross-Cultural Ministry Workshop
CED 3200 – Supervised Ministry
CCS 3311 – International Practicum
CCS 3360 – Foundations for Cross-Cultural Ministry
CCS 4341 – World Religions

Select nine (9) hours from the following courses:
SOC 3301 – Cross-Cultural Practicum
BIB 3321 – Life and Letters of Paul
SPA 3331 – Spanish Culture and Civilization
COM 3350 – Intercultural Communication
CCS 3351 – Basic Evangelism
CCS 4304 – Special Topics in Cross-Cultural Ministry
CCS 4311 – Models for Cross-Cultural Ministry
ENG 4336 – Reading Across Cultures
CCS 1101-4399 – Special Studies

Practical Theology Minor – 21 hours

PTH 3311 – Baptist Identity
BIB 3391 – Biblical Interpretation
PTH 4300 – Christian Doctrines

Select twelve (12) hours from the following courses:
PTH 2311 – Introduction to Theological Reflection
PTH 2331 – Communicative Preaching
CED 2370 – Preparation for Christian Home and Marriage
PTH 3314 – Spiritual Formation
PTH 3323 – Christian Ethics
PTH 3331 – The Work of the Minister
PTH 3351 – Basic Evangelism
PTH 3361 – History of Baptists
PTH 4304 – Special Topics in Theology
PTH 4312 – Christian Proclamation
PTH 4331 – History of Christianity
PTH 4333 – Theology & Culture
PTH 4341 – World Religions
CCS 3351 – Basic Evangelism
CCS 4341 – World Religions
PTH 1101-4399 – Special Studies

 Youth Ministry Minor – 21 hours

CED 1100 – Introduction to the Ministry
YMN 2350 – Ministry to Youth
CED 3200 – Supervised Ministry
YMN 3310 – Philosophical Foundations for Youth Ministry

Select twelve (12) hours from the following courses
YMN 2342 – Church Recreation
CED 2380 – Legal Issues in the Church
YMN 3289 – Youth Ministry Workshop
SOC 3332 – Juvenile Delinquency
YMN 4311 – Youth Ministry Institute
YMN 4350 – Understanding Today’s Youth Culture
YMN 1101-4399 – Special Studies in Youth Ministry