Jul 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog

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Bachelor of Science, Ministerial Leadership: Christian Ministry



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Bachelor of Science, Ministerial Leadership: Christian Ministry Plan   
Program Description

The 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.

Total Program Hours - 120 Credit Hours


Foundational Core - 34 Credit Hours


Habits of Inquiry - 22 Credit Hours


Divine Design (Major Specific Experiential Learning)


Divine Design - 35 Credit Hours


To meet the Divine Design requirement, students may earn credit hours in general elective courses, declared minors/certificates, or enjoy other experiential learning opportunities such as study abroad, internships, or practicums. Other practicum options include PRAC 1001  (1 credit hour), PRAC 1002   (2 credit hours), PRAC 1003   (3 credit hours), PRAC 1004   (4 credit hours), up to 24 credit hours. General Electives are any college-level course that does not satisfy the above program requirements. Students must complete the above program requirements with the remaining credit hours earned in the Divine Design to meet the total program hours.

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