Associate of Christian Ministries

Program Objectives

The Associate of Christian Ministries degree seeks to:

  • Provide students with the opportunity for spiritual enrichment within a Spirit-filled ethos;
  • Provide students with a basic foundational understanding of Scripture;
  • Provide students an understanding of the basic doctrines and teachings of the Church;
  • Assist students in developing a Christian worldview and lifestyle;
  • Provide exposure to the practices of ministry; and
  • Develop a commitment for lifelong development and ministry.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Associate degree, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of the content and teachings of Scripture;
  • Articulate an understanding of basic Christian doctrines from a Pentecostal perspective;
  • Evidence a knowledge of Christian tradition and practices;
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the fundamentals and practices of ministry;
  • Articulate a basic Christian worldview and lifestyle;
  • Evidence growth and development in spiritual discipline; and
  • Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong enrichment.

 

Curriculum
Total Hours 65
  • 15
  • 20
  • 24
  • 6
  • Christian Foundations 15 Hours
    • BIBL 1300 Introduction to Bible 3
    • BIBT 1304 Christian Worldview 3
    • BIBM 1301 Spirit Formed Life 3
    • BIBH 1301 Pentecostal Charismatic Movements 3
    • BIBL 2302 Life of Jesus 3
  • General Education 20 Hours
    • UNIV 1101 Student Success Strategies 1
    • ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
    • Science Elective 4
    • History Elective 3
    • COMS 2303 Public Speaking and Interpersonal Communication 3
    • Behavioral Science Elective 3
    • BIBM 3302 Leadership Development 3
  • Major 24 Hours
    • BIBL 1301 Old Testament Studies 3
    • BIBL 1302 New Testament Studies 3
    • BIBT 2303 To the Jew First 3
    • BIBL 2301 Biblical Background and Interpretation 3
    • BIBT 2304 The Blessed Church 3
    • BIBC 2301 Biblical Counseling 3
    • BIBM 3306 Teaching to Transform Lives 3
    • BIBM 2305 Healthy Family Dynamics 3
  • Open Electives 6 Hours
    • Electives (these courses must be 2000 level and may come from any discipline) 6