Christian Ministry Program -
Available Minors

Small Group Ministry Minor

Program Objectives

The Small Group Ministry minor is designed to help you accomplish several goals:

  1. You will develop a sound philosophy of small group ministry based upon biblical principles and the needs of the Church for Bible study, fellowship, discipleship, ministry, and outreach.
  2. You will be able to develop and teach effective small groups lessons with various designed purposes to fulfill the Great Commission.
  3. You will be able to effectively organize, lead, and administrate a small group ministry.
  4. You will be able to recruit, train, and motivate workers needed to run a productive adult ministry.
  5. You will develop the humility and servant spirit necessary to work with other church staff, ministry leaders, and volunteers to accomplish the mission and goals of a congregation.

Description

The Small Group Ministry minor is made up of three components:

  1. Small Group Ministry Core, a series of courses designed to teach essential skills for anyone working in the field of small group ministry.
  2. Guided Electives, a “menu” of courses, any of which would prove valuable in the field of small group ministry, from which you can choose based on your personal goals and interests.
  3. Internship, an opportunity for you to learn small group ministry through practical field experience.

Small Group Ministry Minor (13 credits)

See page 54 for complete program description.

Small Group Ministry Core (7 credits)

CESG 2210

Small Group Ministry

2

CEDU 2210

Principles of Instruction

3

CESG 3210

Group Process

2

Guided Electives (4 credits)

With guidance from your academic advisor and department head, choose 4 credits from this list which fit your career goals and personal preferences.

CEAM 2210

Adult Ministry

2

CEFM 2210

Family Ministry

2

LEAD 2210

Managing Volunteer Organizations

2

LEAD 3010

Team Dynamics

1

CEDU 3210

Advanced Teaching

2

LEAD 3210

Christian Leadership

2

CEDU 3310

Curriculum Development

2

CEDU 3410

History & Philosophy of Education

2

CEDU 4210

Educational Psychology

2

Internship (2 credits)

CESG 48__

Internships

2

Worship Ministry Minor

Program Objectives

The Worship Ministry minor is designed to help you accomplish several goals:

  1. You will have a basic awareness of music theory concepts and terminology.
  2. You will have the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to provide valuable assistance during rehearsals.
  3. Students will be able to cultivate an environment for personal worship and to also lead others in worship.

Description

The Worship Ministry minor is made up of three components:

  1. Worship Ministry Core, a series of courses designed to teach essential skills for anyone working in the field of worship ministry.
  2. Guided Electives, a “menu” of courses, any of which would prove valuable in the field of worship ministry, from which you can choose based on your personal goals and interests.
  3. Internship, an opportunity for you to learn worship ministry through practical field experience.

Worship Ministry Minor (13 credits)

See page 54 for complete program description.

Worship Ministry Core (9 credits)

Each course in the Worship Ministry core requires concurrent enrollment in WSHP 1800 Chapel Worship Team as a lab.

MUSI 1210

Skills for Musicians I

3

MUSI 2210

Skills for Musicians II

3

WSHP 2210

Dynamics of Rehearsal I

3

Guided Electives (2 credits)

With guidance from your academic advisor, choose 2 credits from this list which fit your career goals and personal preferences.

MINS 1510

Drama Ministry

2

CESG 2210

Small Group Ministry

2

LEAD 2210

Managing Volunteer Organizations

2

MUSI 2220

Skills for Musicians III

3

WSHP 2310

Music Technology and Production

2

MINS 3410

Life in Ministry

2

MUSI 2220 and MUSI 2310 require concurrent enrollment in WSHP 1800 Chapel Worship Team as a lab.

Internship (2 credits)

WSHP 48__

Internships

2

Students minoring in Worship Ministry are encouraged to take the following courses to fulfill their Guided Electives and Bible/Theology electives requirements (see pages 40-41):

MUSI 3110

Music History and Appreciation

BBTH 2210

Biblical Theology of Worship