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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
Crown College 2017-2018 Catalog

Christian Ministry Major (B.S.)


The B.S. in Christian Ministry degree features a core of biblical and theological studies to prepare students for effective Christian ministry through facilitating growth in Christ-centered character, empowered ministry, leadership excellence, and healthy living. The program culminates in a core of fourth year classes designed to engage students in ministry and cause them to critically reflect on those experiences. The Christian Ministry program is designed to prepare reflective ministry practitioners who have a clear vision for making disciples in their local congregations and to the ends of the earth.  
 
NOTE:   This program includes three accelerated track options for select students who wish to complete the B.S. degree and then a Christian Studies (M.A.) Ministry Leadership (M.A.)  or Master of Divinity (M.Div.) .

Required Courses for the Christian Ministry B.S. Degree


II. General Education Core - 31 Credits


IV. Electives - 46 Credits


Total - 125 Credits


1 Counts towards 3 credits of Social Science credits. Students who have successfully completed 60 credits with a GPA of at least a 2.0 may replace SOC 1510  with another Social Science elective.

2 Click HERE  to view options for Social Science, Humanities, Global Awareness, and Fine Arts Electives.

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core and Major Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

Option: BSCM Accelerated Degree Programs


Qualified students in the B.S. in Christian Ministry (BSCM) program may apply for an accelerated degree program to earn their M.A. in Christian Studies (MACS) or M.A. in Ministry Leadership (MAML) degree in one additional year instead of the typical two years. Students may also apply for an accelerated M.Div. program. Click here for more detailed information regarding the acceptance process for these options.

Course Requirements for MACS


Students who are accepeted into the accelerated MACS program will substitute the following graduate level courses into the undergraduate degree to fulfill the BSCM requirements.

Undergraduate Course Graduate Course                                                                   
CM 4581 - Ministry Management and Administration   MIN 5210 - Management & Administration of Christian Ministry  
CM 4584 - Globalization and Ministry * MIN 5218 - Social & Cultural Foundations for Ministry *
CM 4586 - Biblical and Historical Perspectives of Worship * CST 5342 - Theology & Practice of Worship *
CM 4610 - Principles of Counseling and Care Ministry   MIN 5215 - Pastoral Counseling  
THE 3524 - Systematic Theology II   CST 5235 - Theology of Christ and the Church  
THE 3536 - Theology of Evangelism and Missions * CST 5234 - Theology of Missions and Outreach *

 

Click for more information about the Christian Studies (M.A.)  program.

Course Requirements for MAML


Students who are accepeted into the accelerated MAML program will substitute the following graduate level courses into the undergraduate degree to fulfill the BSCM requirements.

Undergraduate Course Graduate Course                                                                   
CM 4581 - Ministry Management and Administration   MIN 5210 - Management & Administration of Christian Ministry  
CM 4584 - Globalization and Ministry * MIN 5218 - Social & Cultural Foundations for Ministry *
CM 4586 - Biblical and Historical Perspectives of Worship * CST 5342 - Theology & Practice of Worship *
CM 4610 - Principles of Counseling and Care Ministry   MIN 5215 - Pastoral Counseling  
THE 3524 - Systematic Theology II   CST 5235 - Theology of Christ and the Church  
300-400 BIB/CED/CM/THE Elective MIN 5512 - Facilitating Spiritual Formation  

 

Click for more information about the Ministry Leadership (M.A.)  program.

Course Requirements for MDIV


Students who are accepeted into the accelerated M.Div. program will substitute the following graduate level courses into the undergraduate degree to fulfill the BSCM requirements.

Undergraduate Course Graduate Course                                                                   
BIB 4710 - Interpreting Romans   BBL 5225 - Paul and Romans  
CM 3535 - Biblical and Historical Perspectives in Ministry   CST 6216 - History & Theology of Christian Ministry  
CM 4581 - Ministry Management and Administration   MIN 5210 - Management & Administration of Christian Ministry  
CM 4582 - Communication in Ministry   MIN 5510 - The Biblical Communicator  
CM 4584 - Globalization and Ministry * MIN 5218 - Social & Cultural Foundations for Ministry *
CM 4586 - Biblical and Historical Perspectives of Worship * CST 5342 - Theology & Practice of Worship *
CM 4588 - Human Development and Discipleship   MIN 5230 - Teaching for Ministry  
CM 4591 - Life of the Ministry Leader   MIN 6210 - Spiritual Formation for Ministry  
CM 4610 - Principles of Counseling and Care Ministry   MIN 5215 - Pastoral Counseling  
THE 3524 - Systematic Theology II   CST 5235 - Theology of Christ and the Church  (fulfills CST 5223  in the M.Div.)
THE 3536 - Theology of Evangelism and Missions   CST 5234 - Theology of Missions and Outreach  
300-400 BIB/CED/CM/THE Elective BBL/CST/INT/MIN Elective (consult with advisor)

 

Click for more information about the Master of Divinity (M.Div.)  program.