Undergraduate Catalog - Christian Ministries Majors | Judson University Christian College

Majors

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson
  2. 40% of major requirements must be upper division
  3. A minimum overall GPA of 2.3 and a minimum major GPA of 2.5 is required
  4. Students must complete an application and an interview for the major, in addition to those required by the University
  5. Students must complete a portfolio of work according to program goals which may include such summative assignments as a research paper in the field, an article written for a ministry trade publication, and/or an oral presentation and defense of a ministry model

Christian Ministries Major

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

  • PSY111 Introduction to Psychology (fulfills Gen Ed Social Science Requirement)
  • BST110 Intro to the Bible, THS110 Christian Faith: Understanding and Application (fulfill Gen Ed Biblical Studies Requirement)
  • BST*** elective (fulfills Gen Ed Biblical Elective Requirement)
  • MIN396 Christian Ministries Practicum (fulfills Gen Ed GEN301 Requirement)
BIBLICAL/PHILOSOPHY/THEOLOGY     Required = 4 courses, 12 hours
  BST110 Intro to the Bible (3)  
  THS110 Christian Faith: Understanding and Application (3)  
  BST221 Interpreting the Bible (3)  
  THS221 Christian Theology (3)  
BIBLICAL ELECTIVES     Required = 6 hours 
  Choose 6 hours of BST electives.
  BST*** Biblical Studies Elective (  )  
  BST*** Biblical Studies Elective (  )  
CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES CORE     Required = 14 courses, 35 hours 
  MIN101 Introduction to Christian Ministries (3)  
  MIN202 Personal Development in Ministry (3)  
  MIN320 Speaking and Teaching in Christian Ministry (3)  
  MIN295/296 Christian Ministries Practicum I/II (1/1)  
  MIN301 Leadership in Christian Ministries (3)  
  MIN310 Ministry and Culture (3)  
  MIN311 Admin and Management in Christian Min (3)  
  MIN385 Evangelism and Spiritual Formation (3)  
  MIN395/396 Christian Ministries Practicum III/IV (2/2)  
  MIN421 Contemporary Issues in Christian Ministry (3)  
  MIN455 Senior Seminar in Christian Ministries (3)  
  MIN495 Internship in Christian Ministries (3)  
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT ELECTIVE     Required = 3 hours 
  Choose one of the following:
  PSY221 Child Development (3)  
  PSY224 Adolescent Development (3)  
  SSC227 Adult Development and Aging (3)  
PRINCIPLES/PRACTICES ELECTIVES     Required = 6 hours 
  Choose at least 6 hours from the following: 
  MIN230 Children's Ministries: Principles and Practices (3)  
  MIN231 Youth Ministry/Adolescent Studies: Princ/Prac (3)  
  MIN235 Family Ministries: Principles and Practices (3)  
  MIN240 Adult Ministries: Principles and Practices (3)  
  MIN250 Consum Miss: Prin/Prac Global Christ Mvmt (3)  

 

Intercultural Leadership Major

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

  • PSY111 Introduction to Psychology (fulfills Gen Ed Social Science Requirement)
  • BST110 Intro to the Bible, THS110 Christian Faith: Understanding and Application (fulfill Gen Ed Biblical Studies Requirement)
  • BST*** elective (fulfills Gen Ed Biblical Elective Requirement)
  • HIS391/392/393 History and Culture of China/Japan/Southeast Asia and HIS394 Modern Latin America (fulfill Gen Ed History Requirement)
  • MIN396 Christian Ministries Practicum (fulfills Gen Ed GEN301 Requirement)
BIBLICAL/PHILOSOPHY/THEOLOGY     Required = 6 courses, 18 hours
  BST110 Introduction to the Bible (3)  
  THS110 Christian Faith: Understanding and Application (3)  
  BST221 Interpreting the Bible (3)  
  PHL260 Introduction to Philosophy (3)  
  PHL267 Comparative Religions (3)  
  THS221 Christian Theology (3)  
BIBLICAL ELECTIVES     Required = 6 hours 
  Choose 6 hours of BST electives.
  BST*** Biblical Studies Elective (  )  
  BST*** Biblical Studies Elective (  )  
CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES CORE     Required = 17 courses, 38 hours 
  MIN101 Introduction to Christian Ministries (3)  
  MIN102 Application to Majors in Christian Ministries (0)  
  MIN202 Personal Development in Ministry (1)  
  MIN222 Speaking and Teaching in Christian Ministry (3)  
  MIN250 Consum Miss: Prin/Prac Global Christ Mvmt (3)  
  MIN295/296 Christian Ministries Practicum I/II (1/1)  
  MIN301 Leadership in Christian Ministries (3)  
  MIN311 Admin and Management in Christian Min (3)  
  MIN325/326 Short-Term Missions Proj: Prin/Prac I/II (2/2)  
  MIN340 Mentoring in Christian Ministries (3)  
  MIN385 Evangelism and Spiritual Formation (3)  
  MIN395/396 Christian Ministries Practicum III/IV (2/2)  
  MIN455 Senior Seminar in Christian Ministries (3)  
  MIN495 Internship in Christian Ministries (3)  
HISTORY ELECTIVE     Required = 3 hours 
  Choose one of the following:
  HIS391 History and Culture of China (3)  
  HIS392 History and Culture of Japan (3)  
  HIS393 History and Culture of South East Asia (3)  
  HIS394 Modern Latin America (3)  
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT ELECTIVE     Required = 3 hours 
  Choose one of the following:
  PSY221 Child Development (3)  
  PSY224 Adolescent Development (3)  
  SSC227 Adult Development and Aging (3)  
SOCIOLOGY ELECTIVE     Required = 3 hours 
  NOTE: SOC151 is a pre-req for SOC255. SOC151 is strongly recommended for all Intercultural Leadership majors.
Choose one of the following:
  SSC255 Social Problems (3)  
  SSC355 Cultural Diversity (3)  

 

Youth and Family Ministries Major

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

  • PSY111 Introduction to Psychology (fulfills Gen Ed Social Science Requirement)
  • BST110 Intro to the Bible, THS110 Christian Faith: Understanding and Application (fulfill Gen Ed Biblical Studies Requirement)
  • BST*** elective (fulfills Gen Ed Biblical Elective Requirement)
  • MIN396 Christian Ministries Practicum (fulfills Gen Ed GEN301 Requirement)
BIBLICAL/PHILOSOPHY/THEOLOGY     Required = 4 courses, 12 hours
  BST110 Introduction to the Bible (3)  
  THS110 Christian Faith: Understanding and Application (3)  
  BST221 Interpreting the Bible (3)  
  THS221 Christian Theology (3)  
BIBLICAL ELECTIVES     Required = 6 hours 
  Choose 6 hours of BST electives.
  BST*** Biblical Studies Elective (  )  
  BST*** Biblical Studies Elective (  )  
YOUTH MINISTRIES/ADOLESCENT STUDIES CORE     Required = 14 courses, 33 hours 
  MIN221 Adolescent Culture (3)  
  MIN231 Youth Min/Adol Studies: Princ & Prac (3)  
   MIN235 Family Ministries: Princ & Prac (3)  
  MIN295/296 Christian Ministries Practicum I/II (1/1)  
  MIN301 Leadership in Christian Ministries (3)  
  MIN311 Admin and Management in Christian Min (3)  
  MIN395/396 Christian Ministries Practicum III/IV (2/2)  
   MIN421 Contemporary Issues in Christian Min (3)  
  MIN455 Senior Seminar in Christian Ministries (3)  
  MIN495 Internship in Christian Ministries (3)  
  PSY411 Christian Values and Human Sexuality (3)  
CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES     Required = 4 courses, 12 hours 
  MIN101 Introduction to Christian Ministries (3)  
  MIN202 Personal Development in Ministry (3)  
  MIN321 Speaking and Training in Christian Ministries (3)  
  MIN385 Evangelism and Spiritual Formation (3)  
PSYCHOLOGY     Required = 1 course, 3 hours 
  PSY224 Adolescent Development (3)  
PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY ELECTIVES     Required = 6 hours 
  Choose two of the following:
  PSY309 Interpersonal Relationships (3)  
  PSY380 Trauma and Crisis Intervention (3)  
  PSY424 Counseling Theories (3)  
  SSC215 Marriage and the Family (3)  

 

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