Religion Children's Ministry Professional Minor Four-Year Plan

Freshman Year

Semester 1

ENG 1020English Composition

3

Elective

2

REL 2000Introduction to Biblical Faith

3

INT 1100Life Calling and Purpose

3

COM 1010Speech Communication

3

PRA 1010Perspectives in Christian Ministry

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Semester 2

ENG 1080Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking

3

PSY 2010General Psychology

3

 

HIS 1400World Civilization I

3

or

HIS 1450World Civilization II

3

 

MAT 1040Concepts of Mathematics

3

PRA 3010The Mission of the People of God

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

Semester 3

PHL 3210Philosophy for Theology I

3

ENG 2000World Literature

3

Biblical Language

3

CHI 3040History of the Ancient and Medieval Church

3

CED 3300Childhood, Adolescence, and Spiritual Development

2

HPE 1500Introduction to Health and Wellness

2

Total Credit Hours:16

Semester 4

PHL 3220Philosophy for Theology II

3

Biblical Language

3

BIB 2990Introduction to Biblical Exegesis

3

CHM 3010Counseling and Caring for Children and their Families

2

 

CHI 3050History of the Reformation and Modern Church

3

or

CHI 3070History of the Church in North America

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Junior Year

Semester 5

BIB Upper Division Bible

3

CHM 3150Field Education in Children's Ministry

1-3

BUS 2010Financial Stewardship

2

World Aesthetics choice

3

THE 4140Systematic Theology I

3

 

CHM 3020Children, Contemporary Culture and the Gospel

2

or

CHM 4050Issues in Children's Ministry

2

Total Credit Hours:14

Upper Division Bible: Must be at least one Old Testament and one New Testament course

CHM 3020: These courses are offered in alternate years; therefore, a student should take their designated course either the junior or senior year

Semester 6

CHM 4025Curriculum Development and Teaching Children in Children's Ministry

2

or

CHM 4010Engaging Children in the Story of God

2

 

THE 4150Systematic Theology II

2

BIB Upper Division Bible

3

YMN 4030Administration and Program Development in Youth Ministry

2

CHI 3060History and Polity of the Church of the Nazarene

3

Lab Science

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Upper Division Bible: Must be at least one Old Testament and one New Testament course

YMN 4030: These courses are offered in alternate years; therefore, a student should take their designated course either the junior or senior year

Senior Year

Semester 7

THE 4090Theology of Holiness

3

THE 4270Old Testament Theology

3

Elective

3

 

CHM 4050Issues in Children's Ministry

2

or

CHM 3020Children, Contemporary Culture and the Gospel

2

 

CHM 3150Field Education in Children's Ministry

1-3

SCI 2600Issues in Science

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Upper Division Bible: Must be at least one Old Testament and one New Testament course

CHM 4050 and CHM 3020: These courses are offered in alternate years; therefore, a student should take their designated course either the junior or senior year

Semester 8

THE 4280New Testament Theology

3

BIB Upper Division Bible

3

REL 4100The Life of the Christian Minister

3

THE 4210Christian Theology of World Religions

2

Elective

2

 

CHM 4010Engaging Children in the Story of God

2

or

CHM 4025Curriculum Development and Teaching Children in Children's Ministry

2

Total Credit Hours:15

Upper Division Bible: Must be at least one Old Testament and one New Testament course

CHM 4025: These courses are offered in alternate years; therefore, a student should take their designated course either the junior or senior year

Total Credit Hours: 120