Worship and Church Ministry BA

Requirements

General Education — 48-51 hours

Variations for General Education for Worship and Church Ministry Majors:

Foundations Tier — 18-20 hours

ENG 1020English Composition

3

ENG 1080Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking

3

COM 1010Speech Communication

3

BUS 2010Financial Stewardship

2

HPE 1500Introduction to Health and Wellness

2

Mathematics (Choose one) — 3-4 hours
MAT 1040Concepts of Mathematics

3

MAT 1080Problem Solving: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach

3

MAT 1250Discrete Mathematics

3

MAT 1310Precalculus

3

MAT 1510Calculus I

4

Intercultural Literacy (Choose one) — 2-3 hours
COM 2020Principles of Intercultural Communication

2

COM 2060American Sign Language I

3

FRE 1000French Language and Culture

3

GER 1000German Language and Culture

3

SPA 1000Spanish Language and Culture

3

HEB 2200Biblical Hebrew I

3

GRK 2200New Testament Greek I

3

ECO 3300International Economic Development

3

SOC 2100/SWK 2100Peoples and Cultures of the World

2

MUS 2440World Music and Culture

2

Human Sciences Tier — 6 hours

Institutional (Choose one) — 3 hours
ECO 2000Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ATH 3010Introduction to Anthropology

3

POL 2020American Political Institutions

3

SWK 1200Introduction to Social Work

3

 

HIS 1400World Civilization I

3

or

HIS 1450World Civilization II

3

 

HIS 2010United States History Survey I

3

or

HIS 2020United States History Survey II

3

Behavioral — 3 hours
COM 2010Interpersonal Communication

3

HIS 1400 or HIS 1450: whichever is not used to satisfy the World Civilization Context in the Contexts Tier

Natural Sciences Tier — 6-7 hours

SCI 2600Issues in Science

3

Laboratory Science (Choose one) — 3-4 hours
SCI 1500Life Science

3

SCI 2000Introduction to Environmental Science

3

SCI 1600Physical Science

3

SCI 2200Physical Geology

3

SCI 2510Earth and Space Science

3

PHY 1040The Physics of Sound

3

Contexts Tier — 18 hours

ENG 2000World Literature

3

REL 2000Introduction to Biblical Faith

3

REL 4100The Life of the Christian Minister

3

World Civilization (Choose one) — 3 hours
HIS 1400World Civilization I

3

HIS 1450World Civilization II

3

World Aesthetics (Choose one) — 3 hours
ART 2150Art Appreciation I

3

ART 2160Art Appreciation II

3

MUS 1500Fine Arts

3

MUS 1550Music Appreciation

3

Philosophy (Choose One) — 3 hours
PHL 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHL 3070Ethics

3

Major — 35 hours

WAS 1010Introduction to the Worship Arts

1

WAS 2010Spiritual Formation: The Heart of Worship Leading

2

WAS 3010The Story of Worship

3

WAS 3015The Shape of Worship

3

WAS 3020Telling the Story

3

WAS 4020The Contextualization of Worship

2

WAS 4030Issues in Systematic Theology: The God We Worship

3

WAS 4040Administration and Program Development in Worship Ministry

2

PRA 1010Perspectives in Christian Ministry

1

THE 4270Old Testament Theology

3

THE 4280New Testament Theology

3

BUS 2300Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

3

COM 2450Drama as a Ministry

3

COM 2720Film Criticism

1

WAS 3025Worship Arts Practicum

1

WAS 4000Worship Arts Senior Internship

1-2

Religion Minor — 28 hours

(required with Worship and Church Ministry major and designed specifically for use with major above for ordination purposes)

BIB 2990Introduction to Biblical Exegesis

3

PRA 3010The Mission of the People of God

3

CHI 3040History of the Ancient and Medieval Church

3

or

CHI 3050History of the Reformation and Modern Church

3

CHI 3070History of the Church in North America

3

CHI 3060History and Polity of the Church of the Nazarene

3

THE 4150Systematic Theology II

2

THE 4090Theology of Holiness

3

PRA 3310Pastoral Care and Counseling

2

CED 3080The Educational Ministry of the Church

3

MUS 4150The Church Music Minister

2

WAS Electives — 5 hours

General Electives — 3-4 hours

Total Credit Hours: 120