Apr 10, 2020  
Crown College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    
Crown College 2019-2020 Catalog

Pastoral Leadership Major (B.A.)


The mission of the Pastoral Leadership major is to equip students to lead and shepherd healthy, great-commission disciples and churches. The major builds on a foundational study of the humanities and sciences, the Bible, and theology. Students are allowed elective hours which may be used for a minor or concentration in a particular area of ministry. Students are encouraged to complete the Greek Language Emphasis that offers a study of the New Testament in its original language. This emphasis is valuable for biblical preaching and further theological study especially if a student is planning to go to seminary.

Program Requirements


Christian Studies Core


I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits


General Education Core


II. General Education - 40 Credits


Major Core


IV. Electives - 4 Credits *


Pastoral Leadership majors are encouraged to complete the Greek Emphasis as part of their elective requirements. Please Click Here  for the specific requirements for the Greek Emphasis.

At least 30% of this degree, or a minimum of 38 credits, must be at the upper (300-400) level.

* 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.

Total - 125 Credits


1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

3 Select fine arts electives from FAR and MUS. (Only three credits of music organizations and/or lessons can be counted toward humanities/fine arts requirements.)

Recommended BIB/THE electives:


Recommended Social Science elective:


Option: BAPL Accelerated Degree Programs


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

Course Requirements for MACS


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

Undergraduate Course Graduate Course                                                                   
CHM 300 - Spiritual and Personal Formation   MIN 6210 - Spiritual Formation for Ministry  
HIS 332 - Church History   CST 5224 - History of the Church  
PRC 332 - Expository Preaching   MIN 5510 - The Biblical Communicator  
PST 342 - Principles of Ministry Leadership   MIN 5210 - Management & Administration of Christian Ministry  
THE 332 - Theology II: Human Redemption and Destiny   CST 5235 - Theology of Christ and the Church  (fulfills CST 5223  in the M.Div.)
THE 349 - Alliance Ministries   CST 5222 - Alliance Distinctives  (fulfills a CST elective in the M.Div.)

 

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

Course Requirements for MDIV


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

Undergraduate Course Graduate Course                                                                   
BIB 430X - Greek for Ministry   BBL 6220 - New Testament Greek Exegesis  
BIB 434 - Romans   BBL 5225 - Paul and Romans  
CHM 300 - Spiritual and Personal Formation   MIN 6210 - Spiritual Formation for Ministry  
CHM 325 - Biblical Evangelism and Missions   CST 5234 - Theology of Missions and Outreach  
CHM 420 - Philosophy of Ministry   MIN 5821 - Philosophy of Christian Ministry  
CHM 450X - Counseling for Church Leaders   MIN 5215 - Pastoral Counseling  
DSC 357 - Curriculum Design for Discipleship   MIN 5230 - Teaching for Ministry  
HIS 332 - Church History   CST 5224 - History of the Church  
PRC 332 - Expository Preaching   MIN 5510 - The Biblical Communicator  
PST 342 - Principles of Ministry Leadership   MIN 5210 - Management & Administration of Christian Ministry  
THE 332 - Theology II: Human Redemption and Destiny   CST 5235 - Theology of Christ and the Church  (fulfills CST 5223  in the M.Div.)
THE 349 - Alliance Ministries   CST 5222 - Alliance Distinctives  (fulfills a CST elective in the M.Div.)

 

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

Four-Year Suggested Program for the Pastoral Leadership Major


Freshman Year


Spring Semester - 16 Credits


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester - 16 Credits


Spring Semester - 15 Credits


Departmental Acceptance


Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA, GPA of 2.5 for courses in major, and completion of half of the service credit requirements are required for departmental admission in the Pastoral Leadership major.

Junior Year


Fall Semester - 15 Credits


Spring Semester - 16 Credits


Summer Semester - 0 Credits


Senior Year


Spring Semester - 16 Credits