Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
    Sep 28, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Ministry Management Major

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The Bachelor of Arts in Ministry Management is a challenging degree that combines biblical and theological preparation for ministry with a solid foundation in business and leadership courses. This degree equips individuals for Christian ministry while being bi-vocational in business, for working in business during further graduate study in theology, and over time for a position as a Ministry Manager or Executive pastor. This bachelor’s degree not only will serve for personal enrichment but also as a foundation for ministry and further graduate study.

Ministry Management majors select an emphasis in either Biblical Studies or Theology, providing maximum flexibility in tailoring an academic program that positions students for graduate school and career goals.

The Ministry Management major requires completion of the following 120 credits:
General Education (45 credit hours)
Major Core (67 credit hours)
Electives (8 credit hours)

General Education Requirements (45 credit hours)

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)

Take one course from each of the following three academic disciplines:

Fine Arts (3 credit hours)

Choose one course from the following:

Philosophy (3 credit hours)

Biblical Studies (9 credit hours)

Take the following three courses (some courses are cross-listed and only one prefix needs to be taken):

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

* Please see the First-Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information about this required course.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Choose one of the following courses:

Social Sciences (12 credit hours)

Take each of the following four courses:

Ministry Management Major (67 credit hours)

Ministry Management Emphases (39 credit hours)

Choose one of the two Ministry Management Emphases below.

Graduation Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in Ministry Management

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

  1. Completion of a total of 120 credits, including all general education, electives and Ministry Management major program requirements.
  2. A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all CCU coursework, and a GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses specified for the major.
  3. Completion of 180 hours of ministry/community service and 180 chapel credits. Transfer students are required to complete 45 hours of ministry/community service and 45 chapel credits each year of attendance at CCU. For further details on ministry/community service, see the Life Directions Center (LDC)  section of this catalog. For further details on chapel credits, see the Student Life  section of this catalog.
  4. Meet the CCU Residency requirements 
  5. Acceptable performance on exit exams, as required by the faculty.
  6. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  7. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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