2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Pastoral Ministry with Biblical Languages Track Major (BA)

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Majors: Biblical Studies, Pastoral Ministry with Biblical Languages Track

Major Mission: The Pastoral Ministry with Biblical Languages Track major seeks to train servant scholars who desire graduate education as shepherds who build and lead healthy, missional churches.

Major Outcomes: Students will:

  1. Articulate a biblical and personal philosophy of ministry.
  2. Lead others as they serve with integrity of character.
  3. Serve with confidence knowing their unique blend of personality, giftedness, and passion.
  4. Experience a mentoring relationship with a missional pastor of a local church during intensive ministry involvement.
  5. Develop speaking gifts and skills to communicate biblical truth with accuracy and relevancy in private and public environments.
  6. Exercise basic competencies in pastoral ministry.
  7. Build team leadership as a core value in local churches.
  8. Employ proficiency in translating the Greek New Testament.

Pastoral Ministry with Biblical Languages Track Major Curriculum

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

LBC 101Engaging Faith & Life

3

BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

LAN 101College Composition and Research

3

CML 102Foundations of Ministry

3

PAS 110Introduction to Pastoral Ministry

1

PAS 150Pastoral Ministry Field Experience I

0

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring Semester

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

BIB 106Interpreting the Bible

3

LAN 104Public Speaking

3

LIT ____LIT Core (100/200 Level)

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

PAS 120Pastoral Calling

3

PAS 150CPastoral Ministry Field Experience (Continued)

0

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

THE 223Christian Narrative I: Creation & Fall

3

LAN 211Greek Grammar I

3

CML 210Fundamentals of Leadership

3

PAS 210Community Formation and Discipleship in the Church

3

PAS 250Pastoral Ministry Field Service I

0

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

THE 224Christian Narrative II: Redemption

3

LAN 212Greek Grammar II

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

SCI ____SCI____ Science with Lab 4 credits

4

PAS 220Preaching and Teaching the Scripture

3

PAS 250CPastoral Ministry Field Service II

0

Total Credit Hours:17

Junior Year

Fall Semester

BNT 320Greek Exegesis I

3

THE 320

THE 303Theology of Children, Youth and Family

3

CML 324Spiritual Formation of Ministry Leaders

3

HIS ____HIS Core (100/200 Level)

3

PAS 350Pastoral Ministry Internship I

0

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

BNT 321Greek Exegesis II

3

SOC 330Cultural Anthropology

3

MAT ____MAT Core

3

CML 350CStudent Ministry Internship

3

PAS 320Counseling and Care in the Church

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

BOT ____Bible Old Testament Exegetical Elective

3

HIS ____301 Israel / 302 Turkey Greece

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

PAS 450Pastoral Ministry Practicum I

0

PAS 410Pastoral Perspectives on Leadership

3

____ ____Major Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15
 

Spring Semester

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective (400 Level)

3

____ ____Major Elective

3

PAS 450CPastoral Ministry Practicum II

3

CML 399TraveLearn Seminar

0

PAS 425Worship and Devotion in Christian Practice

3

PAS 430Senior Seminar to Pastoral Ministry

1

Total Credit Hours:13

Summer Semester

BIB 271Biblical Archeology

3

OR

BIB 272Biblical Geography

3

CML 440Cross-Cultural Experience

3

Total Credit Hours:6
CML 440: Choose Israel Experience OR Turkey/Greece Experience.