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Associate of Divinity | 66 Total Hours

Designed for students who have been called of God into some form of pastoral ministry. The degree will provide basic traning for the minister in the areas of bible knowledge, theological and pastoral skills, and an introduction to the disciplines of general education.

General Education Foundation (21 hours)

  • English Composition (6 hours)
  • Communication 200 (3 hours)
  • Mathematics (3 hours)
  • History HI 304 (3 hours)
  • Psychology (3 hours)
  • Information Technology (3 hours)

General Electives (6 hours)

Biblical/Theological Foundation (18 hours)

Major (21 hours)

  • BI 201 Old Testament Backgrounds (2 hours)
  • BI 202 New Testament Backgrounds (2 hours)
  • BI 212 Biblical Hermeneutics (3 hours)
  • CE 201 The Bible Study Ministries of the Church (2 hours)
  • EV 302 Leading a Church in Evangelism (2 hours)
  • PM 210 Introduction to Pastoral Ministry (2 hours)
  • PM 211 Pastoral Leadership (2 hours)
  • PR 220 Preparing Expository Sermons (3 hours)
  • PR 230 Preaching Practicum (3 hours)

Associate of Arts in Christian Education | 63 Total Hours

Designed for students who are called into Christian Education ministries but do not desire to complete the BA in Christian Education. This degree provides individuals with foundational tools for practical discipleship, Bible teaching, and leadership.

General Education Foundation (30 hours)

  • Communications (9 hours)
  • MA 220, equivalent, or higher (3 hours)
  • HI 211 and HI 212 (6 hours)
  • IT 202 or equivalent (3 hours)
  • Science (3 hours)
  • PSY 201 (3 hours)
  • EDU 2010 Psychology of Teaching and Learning (3 hours) or PSY 310. The Psychology of Learning and Teaching (3 hours)

Biblical/Theological Foundation (18 hours)

Major (15 hours)

  • CE 201 and CE 202 (4 hours)
  • STM 310 Basic Ministry to Students (3 hours) or CE 320. Ministry to Children (3 hours) or CE 350. Ministry to Adults (3 hours)
  • CE 301 Principles of Teaching (3 hours)
  • LA 202 Church Staff Relations (3 hours)
  • LA 320 Church Business Administration (2 hours)

Associate of Arts in Music | 66 Total Hours

Designed to provide a foundation of studies in music. Includes 28 hours of music concentration, 18 hours theological core, 15 hours of general education course work, and 5 hours of electives.

General Education Foundation (15 hours)

  • ENG 151 Introduction to College Composition (3 hours)
  • ENG 152 Intermediate College Composition (3 hours)
  • MA 130 Business Mathematics (3 hours)
  • PSY 201 General Psychology (3 hours)
  • COM 200 Introduction to Speech Communication(3 hours)

Biblical/Theological Foundation (18 hours)

Major (33 hours)

  • Applied Principal (4 hours)
  • Applied Secondary (2 hours)
  • MC 210 Basic Conducting (3 hours)
  • Ensemble based on applied principal (4 hours)
  • MT 101 Elementary Harmony (3 hours)
  • MT 102 Intermediate Harmony (3 hours)
  • MT 103 Sight Singing and Ear Training I (1 hour)
  • MT 104 Sight Singing and Ear Training II (1 hour)
  • MT 201 Advanced Harmony I (3 hours)
  • MT 202 Advanced Harmony II (3 hours)
  • MUS 101 Recital Lab Every Semester Enrolled as a Music Major (0 hours)
  • Hours in either Church Music or Music Education (4 hours)
  • MH 201 Music Literature (2 hours)

Note: Those students who fail to take and pass the computer proficiency examination must take IT 101

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