Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Sep 25, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Bachelor of Arts: Christian Ministry


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The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry is designed to enable students either to enter ministry upon graduation or to matriculate to a graduate program in ministry, biblical, or theological studies. The curriculum provides a foundational understanding of Scripture and how to effectively apply it to ministry situations. Built on this base of sound biblical understanding are courses which provide baseline instruction in ministry practice, focusing on Christian worship, ministerial ethics, preaching/teaching, and general pastoral ministry.

The Bachelor of Arts Christian Ministry degree requires completion of the following 120 credit hours: 
General Education (39 hours)
Major Core (39 hours)
Electives (42 hours)

General Education Requirements (39 credit hours)


Elective Requirements (42 credit hours)


Complete 42 hours of additional electives.

B.A. Christian Ministry to M.A. Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry Option


CCU’s B.A. Christian Ministry to M.A. Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry degree option allows students to accelerate their education and earn both the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry and Master of Arts in Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry degrees. Three master’s level courses (nine credit hours) have been designated as appropriate substitutes for certain bachelor’s degree coursework. Having successfully taken these designated courses in their Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry program, and upon their acceptance into the Master of Arts in Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry program, students can apply those credits (up to nine) toward their master’s degree. This degree pairing provides a head start in the Master of Arts in Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry program for select students.  The courses are as follows:

Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry


The faculty recommends students in the B.A. in Christian Ministry to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements:

  1. Completion of 120 credit hours of courses, including all general education, Christian Ministry major core courses and elective hours.
  2. A letter grade of D or higher with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all CCU coursework.
  3. Satisfaction of the CCU Residency Requirements .
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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