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Minors

Christian Ministries Minor

Requirements for the Christian Ministries Minor21 units
Successful completion of the minor requires a 2.5 cumulative GPA in all courses required for the minor.
MIN 200
Contemporary Christian Ministry
3
MIN 206
Introduction to Practical Theology
3
MIN 356
Evangelism and Discipleship
3
MINC 318
Theology and Practice of Ministry
3
MINC 456
Ministry Organization and Administration
3
Select two of the following:
GLBL 301
Anthropology for Everyday Life**
3
GMIN 529
City in Theological Perspective
4
MINC 326
Effective Teaching in Christian Education
3
MINC 336
Family Development and Ministry
3
MINC 346
Ministry to the City
4
MINC 408
Principles of Preaching
3
MINC 416
Communicating the Gospel
3
MINC 420
Suffering: Theological and Practical Perspectives on Disabilities
3
MINC 446
Children’s Educational Ministries
3
MINC 466
Adult Development and Spiritual Formation
3
MINC 487
Exegeting the City
3
MINC 495
Topics in Christian Ministry
3
MINY 495
Topics in Youth Ministry
3
PHIL 370
Comparative Religions
3

**Meets the Upper-Division Writing Intensive requirement

Youth Ministry Minor

Requirements for the Youth Ministry Minor21 units
Successful completion of the minor requires a 2.5 cumulative GPA in all courses required for the minor.
MIN 200
Contemporary Christian Ministry
3
MIN 206
Introduction to Practical Theology
3
MIN 301
Adolescent Development and Family Ministry
3
MINY 226
Studying and Teaching the Bible
3
MINY 400
Christian Values and Human Sexuality
3
Select two of the following:
MIN 300
Culture and Ministry**
3
MIN 356
Evangelism and Discipleship
3
MINC 495
Topics in Christian Ministry
3
MINY 403
Adolescent Issues and Intervention
3
MINY 495
Topics in Youth Ministry
3

**Meets the Upper-Division Writing Intensive requirement

Sports Ministry Minor

Requirements for the Sports Ministry Minor17 units
The sports ministry minor consists of 17 units which prepare the student to be a sports ministry leader, both in church-based or mission agency programs. Many American churches utilize sports or recreation to accomplish their mission. Students study the historical, theological, biblical, and philosophical aspects of leisure time activities, competition, and how sports and recreation can be utilized to serve others. Coursework challenges students both in the classroom and in field experiences so they emerge as leaders in the growing sports ministry arena. Successful completion of the minor requires a 2.5 cumulative GPA in all coursework required for the minor.
AT 160
Acute Care of Injury and Illness (F, S)
2
MINY 305
Integration of Faith and Sports
3
MINY 320
Organization and Administration of a Sports Ministry
3
MINY 451
Sports Ministry Field Experience I
3
Select one of the following:
MIN 356
Evangelism and Discipleship
3
- or -
MINY 495
Topics in Youth Ministry
3

Youth Outreach and Discipleship Minor

Requirements21 units
Successful completion of the minor requires a 2.5 cumulative GPA in all courses required for the minor.
MIN 200
Contemporary Christian Ministry
3
MIN 301
Adolescent Development and Family Ministry
3
MIN 356
Evangelism and Discipleship
3
MINY 172
Youth Outreach and Discipleship I
1
MINY 174
Youth Outreach and Discipleship II
2
MINY 226
Studying and Teaching the Bible
3
MINY 400
Christian Values and Human Sexuality
3
MINY 403
Adolescent Issues and Intervention
3
Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.