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Available Minors at BCF

All minors require 15 semester hours beyond the General Education Foundation and the Biblical/Theological Foundation.

Except for the Bible minor, a minor must be composed of courses from a student's general electives and outside of the requirements for his/her major.

Minor in Bible

  • BI 212 Biblical Hermeneutics (3 hours)
  • Any 12 hours of BI, OT, or NT

Minor in Christian Counseling

  • PSY 300 The Christian Marriage (2 hours)
  • PSY 303 Premarital and Marital Counseling (2 hours)
  • PSY 307 Developmental Psychology (3 hours)
  • PSY 330 Marriage and Family-Life Education (2 hours)
  • Psychology Electives (6 hours)

Minor in Church Planting

Any 15 hours of:
  • MI 302. Foundations of Christian Missions (2 hours)
  • MI 311. Church Planting (3 hours)
  • MI 410. Contemporary Strategies in Missions (3 hours)
  • EV 302. Leading a Church in Evangelism (2 hours)
  • MI 321. Florida Church Starting Practicum (6 hours)
  • MI 420. Summer Missions Internship (6 hours)
  • MI 421. Semester Missions Internship (9 hours)

Minor in English

  • 15 hours in English course (not taken in General Education Foundation), with at least six of which are at the 400-level.
  • ENG 221. Survey of World literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 222. Survey of American Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 223. Survey of English Literature (3 hours))
  • ENG 224. Survey of Christian Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 305. Poetry: Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • ENG 310. American Prose Writers: World War 1 to Present (3 hours)
  • ENG 315. Creative Fiction (3 hours)
  • ENG 320. Advanced Grammar (3 hours)
  • ENG 325. British and American Literature: 1660-1800 (3 hours)
  • ENG 405. History of the English Language (3 hours)
  • ENG 410. Advanced Composition: Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • ENG 415. Shakespeare 1: Histories and Comedies (3 hours)
  • ENG 416. Shakespeare 2: Tragedies and Romances (3 hours)
  • ENG 420. Nineteenth-century British Novels (3 hours)
  • ENG 425. Studies in the Short Story (3 hours)
  • ENG 430. Creative Nonfiction: Writing About Spiritual Experiences (3 hours)
  • EDU 4500. Materials and Methods for Teaching English (3 hours)
  • EDU 4505. Teaching Reading at the Secondary Level (3 hours)

Minor in Evangelism/Preaching

15 hours of EV and PR courses with at least 6 hours of each

Minor in History and Social Studies

  • HI 200. History of Economic Thought (3 hours)
  • HI 225. U.S. Government (3 hours)
  • HI 303. English History (3 hours)
  • HI 306. Geography (3 hours)
  • HI 405. History of Southern Baptists (3 hours)

Minor in Leadership

Any 15 hours of LA courses

Minor in Missions

Any 15 hours of MI courses including at least 6 hours of missions practica and/or internships

Minor in Music

18 hours of music courses as described below:
Music Theory
  • MT 101 (3 hours)
Applied Music
  • Applied Principal (2 hours)
  • Applied Secondary (1 hour)
Music History and Literature
  • MH 201 (2 hours)
Ensemble
  • Based on applied principal (4 hours)
Church Music or Music Education
  • Students may take a combination of church music and/or music education courses (6 hours)

Minor in Student Ministry

  • STM 310 Basic Ministry to Students (3 hours)
  • TM 313. Student Minister as a Leader (3 hours)
  • STM 320. Evangelism and Discipleship in Today’s Student Culture (3 hours)
  • STM 420. Student Ministry Internship (3 hours)
  • PSY 309. Adolescent Development (3 hours

Minor in Writing

  • ENG 305 Poetry: Theory and Practice
  • ENG 315 Creative Fiction
  • ENG 320 Advanced Grammar
  • ENG 410 Advanced Composition: Theory and Practice
  • ENG 430 Creative Non-Fiction: Writing About Spiritual Experience

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

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