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Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry (Spanish Track)

Program Coordinator: Dr. Gregory Wilton

Major Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry (Spanish Track) is intended for students pursuing their Bachelor's degree in Spanish. The degree equips students to minister in church or parachurch contexts. The 30-hour major is composed of courses pertaining to the study and practice of church ministry. Students earning this major position themselves well for vocational church or parachurch ministry as well as for a smooth transition into the NOBTS graduate programs offered in Spanish.


Program Requirements

General Education Core (30 hours)

COURSE

HOURS

Introduction to College and Vocation

3

Written Composition

3

Research and Writing

3

Math Elective:

Contemporary Math, Intro to Statistics,
College Algebra

3

Critical Thinking

3

Conflict Resolution

3

World Religions

3

Marriage and Family Issues

3

Survey of Church History 1

3

Survey of Church History 2

3

Christian Foundation Core (30 hours)

COURSE

HOURS

Interpreting the Bible

3

Old Testament Survey

3

New Testament Survey

3

Christian Doctrine

3

Christian Apologetics

3

Introduction to Discipleship

3

Introduction to Evangelism

3

Introduction to Mission

3

Introduction to Counseling

3

Introduction to Worship

3

Christian Service Major (30 hours)

COURSE

HOURS

Introduction to Church Ministry

3

Church Leadership and Organization

3

Introduction to Preaching

OR Introduction to Teaching

3

Practice of Preaching

OR Practice of Teaching

3

Church Planting

OR Church Revitalization Strategies

3

Discipleship Strategies 

3

Senior Seminar

3

Choose 3 of the following:

Old Testament Studies Elective

New Testament Studies Elective

Church Ministry Practicum

Church Planting Practicum

Global Issues and Trends

Crisis Counseling

Marriage and Family Issues

Biblical Theology

Doctrine of the Church

Revelation and Scripture

Worldviews

Christian Apologetics

Worship Planning

Special Topics in Church Ministry

9

Choose Minor (15 hours)

Free Electives (15 hours)

Total (120 hours)