Christian Ministries: Theology and Vocation 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
Social Science GE Requirement 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
Literature of the Old Testament (BIBL 101) 3 credits
History or Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
HUMA 205 or LITR GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 46 credits

Spring Semester

Biblical Interpretation (BIBL 290) 3 credits
Literature of the New Testament (BIBL 102) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts Requirements 3 credits
Elective 6 credits
Suggested Elective: Internships - Finding and Succeeding (CPAS 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 I: Foundations of Self (CHMN 391) 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 II: Christian Community (CHMN 392) 3 credits
Perspectives in Christian Education (CHMN 360) 3 credits
Theological Foundations of Christian Ministry (CHMN 390) 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement (BIBL 215/315 or RELI 215) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Theological Praxis III: Study of Theology (CHMN 491) 3 credits
Contemporary Issues of the Church (CHMN 441) 3 credits
Elective 9 credits
Suggested Elective: Navigating College to Career (CPAS 318) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Theological Praxis IV: Critical Issues (CHMN 492) 3 credits
World Religions (RELI 440) 3 credits
Engaging Christ In Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 6 credits
Semester Total 15 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.