This two-year degree program is designed to provide graduates with a basic biblical knowledge and specific practical skills to serve as volunteer workers in the church. Students who complete this program will have gained a strong foundation for lifelong autonomous learning, and the skills and broad worldview needed for effective service and leadership, both in the church and in an increasingly multicultural society. Furthermore, these students will demonstrate:
- An ability to communicate the Word of God.
- An understanding of the world and its history.
- A basic understanding of the general themes of the Bible and biblical history.
- An understanding of the church revealed in scripture and several basic principles of New Testament Christianity.
- A practical knowledge of either Family & Children's Ministry, Intercultural Studies, Music & Worship, Pastoral Ministry, or Youth Ministry.
The following courses are required for the Associate of Arts in Ministry degree:
|English Composition I (ENGL101a)||3|
|English Composition II (ENGL101b)||3|
|Western or World Civilization I (HIST221, 231)||3|
|Western or World Civilization II (HIST221. 231)||3|
|Developmental Psychology (PSYC141)||3|
|Contemporary Discipleship (LDRS152a, 152b)||5|
|Christian Foundations - Old Testament (BIBL101)||3|
|Christian Foundations - New Testament (BIBL104)||3|
|Ministry concentration: Family & Children's Ministry, Intercultural Studies, Music & Worship, Pastoral Ministry, or Youth Ministry||12|
|Arts or Humanities Electives||3|
|Total Units for Associate of Arts in Ministry:||64 units|