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2022-2023 Southeastern University - Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Southeastern University - Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Bachelor of Science, Ministerial Leadership: Christian Ministry (Online)

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Bachelor of Science, Ministerial Leadership: Christian Ministry (Online) 4 Year Plan  

Program Description

The online Bachelor of Science in Ministerial Leadership – Christian Ministry track degree program prepares students for ministry leadership—in local churches, faith-based non-profit organizations, and other ministry contexts—through an interdisciplinary curriculum of courses in foundational core (i.e., English, psychology, math, science, etc.), Bible, theology, ministry, and ministry practicum. The final 18 hours of the major core focuses on key pastoral competencies: sharing the Christian faith, preaching, church leadership, spiritual formation, and pastoral care. Students who complete this degree program will be able to:


  1. Properly use hermeneutical tools to exegete and apply the Bible in ministry contexts
  2. Analyze and apply basic Christian theology in ministry contexts
  3. Apply planning, team, financial leadership skills in ministry contexts
  4. Construct and present expository sermons in ministry contexts
  5. Integrate their biblical interpretation, theological, leadership, and biblical studies competencies in ministry contexts


Students who complete the degree program satisfy the educational requirements for Assemblies of God ministerial credentials.


Foundational Core - 56 Hours

Intellectual and Practical Skills - 15 Hours

Engaging Human Culture and the Natural World - 19 Hours

Ministerial Leadership Core - 46 Hours

Old Testament Elective (select one):

New Testament Elective (select one):

Foundational Ministerial Leadership Studies – 9 Hours

Student Ministry Practicum - 4 Hours

General Electives – 18 Hours

***Online and Blended Evening students may declare and complete a minor in order to work towards completing the general elective requirement.


General Electives are any courses that do not satisfy any specific course requirements of your program and which you have not previously taken. 

Total Program Hours - 120 Hours

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the student to read, review, and fulfill the requirements and total hours of this degree audit for their applicable degree.

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