MINISTRY STUDIES


The Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Studies is a 124-hour degree that prepares men for pastoral ministry. This degree introduces those seeking a pastoral degree to basic Biblical principles along with an introduction to expository preaching, Biblical counseling, church business.

Bible/Theology Core ……………………………..………… 31 hours
BSDF 103 Foundations for Discipleship 2
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 104 Old Testament Survey 2 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 233 Theology 1 3
BSST 234 Theology 2 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

General Studies …………………………………………..… 39 hours

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking & Advanced Writing 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3

Multicultural and Global Perspectives (9 hours)
BSMI 121 Biblical Foundations for Global
Outreach 3
GSBP 212 General Psychology 3
GSSH 133 Christian Worldview in Contemporary
Culture 3

History and Government (6 hours)
GSSH 223 History of Baptists 3
GSSP 330 Government 3

Mathematics and Science (6 hours)
GSNM Mathematics Requirement 3
GSNS Science Requirement 3

Health (3 hours)
GSPE 110 Nutrition and Fitness 3

Business (6 hours)
PSBU 136 Personal Finance 3
PSBU 335 Technology in the Church 3

Biblical Studies …………………………………….……….….. 9 hours
BSEB 454 Advanced Hermeneutics 3
BSST 333 Theology 3 3
BSST 334 Theology 4 3

Pastoral Studies …………………………….………………… 36 hours
BSMI 438 Local Church and Missions 3
BSPS 132 Biblical Pastor 3
BSPS 311 Homiletics 3
BSPS 312 Expository Preaching 3
BSPS 433 Local Church Business 3
BSPS 432 Pastoral Leadership 3
BSPS 401Ministry Studies Internship 3
BSPS 436 Pastoral Leadership Capstone 3
BSPT 461 Theology & Secular Counseling 3
BSPT 462 Methods of Biblical Counseling 3
PSBU 312 Ministry Publications and Graphics 3
PSMU 324 Local Church Music 3

Electives …………………..……………………………………… 9 hours

Total …………………………………………….……………..… 124 hours

Comments:
• Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
• Students who desire to graduate with a B.A. must take a minimum of 12 hours of language.
• Students who desire to complete either a minor or concentration should work with faculty to build it into their degree plan.
• Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in BSDF100 FAST Practicum.

The Bachelor of Arts in Missions/Intercultural Studies is a 124-hour degree that prepares men and women for intercultural ministry. This degree offers a broad introduction to those seeking to serve cross-culturally to teaching basic Biblical principles along with a glimpse of life living abroad, interactions with world religions and culture, and teaching from the Bible in other cultures.

 

Bible/Theology Core ……………………………..………… 31 hours
BSDF 103 Foundations for Discipleship 2
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 302 Making of a Disciple 1 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 104 Old Testament Survey 2 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 233 Theology 1 3
BSST 234 Theology 2 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

General Studies ………………………………………..……… 36 hours

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking & Advanced Writing 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3

Multicultural and Global Perspectives (15 hours)
BSMI 121 Biblical Foundations for Global Outreach 3
BSMI 132 Cultural Anthropology OR
BSMI 311 Cross Cultural Communication 3
GSBP 212 General Psychology 3
PSMU 324 Local Church Music 3
GSSH 133 Christian Worldview in Contemporary
Culture 3

History and Government (6 hours)
GSSH 200 History of Western Civilization 3
GSSH 223 History of Baptists 3
Mathematics and Science (3 hours)
GSNM ___ Mathematics Requirement 3

Business (3 hours)
PSBU 136 Personal Finance 3

Biblical Counseling Studies ……………………………………6 hours
BSPT 461 Theology and Secular Counseling 3
BSPT 462 Methods of Biblical Change 3

Biblical Studies-Theological Studies………………………9 hours
BSEB 454 Advanced Hermeneutics 3
BSST 333 Theology 3 3
BSST 334 Theology 4 3

Biblical Studies-Practical Studies……………………………9 hours
BSPS 311 Homiletics (Men) OR
MSCM 312 Teaching Methods (Women) 3
BSPS 312 Expository Preaching OR
MSCM 341 Teaching Workshop 3
BSPS 433 Local Church Organization 3

Missions/Intercultural Studies ……………..….… 24 hours
BSMI 232 Introduction to World Religions 3
BSMI 234 Introduction to Linguistics 3
BSMI 334 Indigenous Principles (men)
PSSE 392 Ling & Cultural Per of Language (women) 3
BSMI 433 Preparation for Living Abroad 3
BSMI 434 Intercultural Relationships 3
BSMI 435 Philosophy of Ministry 3
BSMI 436 Contemporary Issues in Missions 3
BSMI 490 Intercultural Studies Capstone 3

Electives ………………………………………………..….… 9 hours

Total ……………………………………………..………………… 124 hours

Comments:
• Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
• Students who desire to graduate with a B.A. must take a minimum of 12 hours of language of which Introduction to Linguistics is one.
• Students who desire to complete either a minor or concentration should work with faculty to build it into their degree plan.
• Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in BSDF100 FAST Practicum.
• Students are encouraged to take additional linguistics courses or TESOL courses for their electives.

The Bachelor of Arts in Missions/Intercultural Studies with Nursing is a 120-hour degree that prepares men and women for intercultural ministry while obtaining an Associates degree in nursing in partnership with Cox College. This degree introduces those seeking to serve cross-culturally to teaching basic Biblical principles and applications of cross-cultural ministry while allowing one to also learn the skills and knowledge to sit for the NCLEX exam and receive a Registered Nurse (RN) certification.

The Bachelor of Science in Biblical Counseling is a 124-hour degree that prepares men and women for a biblical approach to counseling. This degree not only prepares each student with basic Biblical principles but introduces counseling as a ministry through a focus on the family, marriage, and youth with Biblical instruction.

 

Bible/Theology Program ………………………..………… 31 hours
BSDF 103 Foundations for Discipleship 2
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 104 Old Testament Survey 2 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 233 Theology 1 3
BSST 234 Theology 2 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3
General Studies ……………………………………………….. 36 hours

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking & Advanced Writing 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3

Multicultural and Global Perspectives (9 hours)
BSMI 121 Biblical Foundations for Global
Outreach 3
GSBP 212 General Psychology 3
GSSH 133 Christian Worldview in Contemporary
Culture 3

History and Government (6 hours)
GSSH 223 History of Baptists 3
GSSP 330 Government 3

Mathematics and Science (6 hours)
GSNM Mathematics Requirement 3
GSNS Science Requirement 3

Business (3 hours)
PSBU 136 Personal Finance 3

Health (3 hours)
GSPE 110 Nutrition and Fitness 3

Biblical Studies ……………………………………………. 18 hours
BSEB 454 Advanced Hermeneutics 3
BSST 333 Theology 3 3
BSST 334 Theology 4 3
BSMI 438 Local Church and Missions 3
BSPS311 Homiletics 3
or women – BSCM311 Teaching Methods
BSPS 312 Expository Preaching 3
or BSCM312 Teaching Workshop (W)

Biblical Counseling Studies …………………………… 39 hours
BSBC 342 Basics of Biblical Counseling 3
BSBC 343 Marriage Counseling 3
BSBC 345 Family Counseling 3
BSBC 347 The Biblical Counselor 3
BSBC 403 Counseling Youth 3
BSBC 424 Counseling Women or
BSBC 425 Counseling Men 3
BSBC 431 Counseling Skills Development 3
BSBC 434 Theological Basis of Biblical Counseling 3
BSBC 435 Advanced Issues in Biblical Counseling 3
BSBC 450 Biblical Counseling Capstone 3
BSBC 462 Methods of Biblical Counseling 3
BSBC 463 Theology & Secular Counseling 3
BSBC *** English Bible Counseling 3
Total ………………………………………………………….. 124 hours

Comments:
• Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
• Students who desire to graduate with a B.A. must take a minimum of 12 hours of language.
• Students who desire to complete either a minor or concentration should work with faculty to build it into their degree plan.
• Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in BSDF100 FAST Practicum.

Children’s Ministry  |  123 hours
The Bachelor of Science in Ministry Studies with a concentration in Children’s ministry is a 123-hour degree that prepares men and women for ministry with Children. Students will be educated in preaching or teaching children through biblical principles. This degree also is a thorough introduction to applicable ministry.

Bible/Theology Core ……………………………..………… 31 hours
BSDF 103 Foundations for Discipleship 2
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 104 Old Testament Survey 2 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 233 Theology 1 3
BSST 234 Theology 2 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3
General Studies ………………….…………………………… 39 hours

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking & Advanced Writing 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3

Multicultural and Global Perspectives (12 hours)
BSMI 121 Biblical Foundation for Global Outreach 3
GSBP 330 Life Span Development 3
GSBP 212 General Psychology 3
GSSH 133 Christian Worldview in Contemporary
Culture 3

History and Government (6 hours)
GSSH 223 History of Baptists 3
GSSP 330 Government 3

Mathematics and Science (6 hours)
GSNM ___ Mathematics requirement 3
GSNS ___ Science requirement 3

Business (6 hours)
PSBU 136 Personal Finance 3
PSBU 335 Technology in the Church 3

Biblical Studies …………………………………….………….. 9 hours
BSEB 454 Advanced Hermeneutics 3
BSST 333 Theology 3 3
BSST 334 Theology 4 3
Ministries Studies …………………………….………………… 35 hours
BSMI 438 Local Church and Missions 3
BSPS 311 Homiletics (Men) or
MSCM 311 Teaching Methods 3
BSPS 312 Expository Preaching or
MSCM 341 Teaching Workshop 3
BSPT 461 Theology & Secular Counseling 3
BSPT 462 Methods of Biblical Counseling 3
BSCM 111 Introduction to Church Ministries 3
BSCM 214 Program Organization for Church Ministry 3
BSCM 425 Program Develop for Church Ministries 3
BSCM 450 Church Ministries Capstone 3
BSCM 400 Ministry Studies Internship 3
PSBU 312 Ministry Publications and Graphics 3
PSMU 360 Music and Movement for Early Childhood 2

Electives …………………………………………………..……….… 9 hours

Total ………………………………………………….…………..… 123 hours

Comments:
• Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
• Students who desire to graduate with a B.A. must take a minimum of 12 hours of language.
• Students who desire to complete either a minor or concentration should work with faculty to build it into their degree plan.
• Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in BSDF100 FAST Practicum.

 

 

Youth Ministry  |  124 hours
The Bachelor of Science in Ministry Studies with a concentration in youth ministry is a 124-hour degree that prepares men and women for ministry with youth students. Students will be educated to preach or teach children through biblical principles. This degree also is a thorough introduction to applicable ministry.

Bible/Theology Core ……………………………..………… 31 hours
BSDF 103 Foundations for Discipleship 2
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 104 Old Testament Survey 2 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 233 Theology 1 3
BSST 234 Theology 2 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

General Studies …………………………….…………………… 39 hours

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking & Advanced Writing 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3

Multicultural and Global Perspectives (12 hours)
BSMI 121 Biblical Foundations for Global Outreach 3
GSBP 212 General Psychology 3
GSBP 330 Life Span Development 3
GSSH 133 Christian Worldview in Contemporary
Culture 3

History and Government (6 hours)
GSSH 223 History of Baptists 3
GSSP 330 Government 3
Mathematics and Science (6 hours)
GSNM ___ Mathematics requirement 3
GSNS ___ Science requirement 3

Business (6 hours)
PSBU 136 Personal Finance 3
PSBU 335 Technology in the Church 3

Biblical Studies ………………………………………………….. 9 hours
BSEB 454 Advanced Hermeneutics 3
BSST 333 Theology 3 3
BSST 334 Theology 4 3

Ministries Studies ……………………………………………… 39 hours
BSMI 438 Local Church and Missions 3
BSPS 311 Homiletics (Men) or
MSCM 311 Teaching Methods 3
BSPS 312 Expository Preaching or
MSCM 341 Teaching Workshop 3
BSPT 461 Theology & Secular Counseling 3
BSPT 462 Methods of Biblical Counseling 3
MSCM 111 Introduction to Church Ministries 3
MSCM 212 Program Organization for Church Ministry 3
BSCM 425 Program Develop for Church Ministries 3
PSBU 312 Ministry Publications and Graphics 3
PSMU 324 Local Church Music 3
GSBC 421 Introduction to Counseling Youth 3
BSCM 400 Ministry Studies Internship 3
MSCM 440 Church Ministries Capstone 3

Ministry Electives ………………………………………………… 6 hours

Total ………………………………………………………….…..… 124 hours
Comments:
• Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
• Students who desire to graduate with a B.A. must take a minimum of 12 hours of language.
• Students who desire to complete either a minor or concentration should work with faculty to build it into their degree plan.
• Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in BSDF100 FAST Practicum.

 

 

Worship Music  |  129 hours
The Bachelor of Science in Ministry Studies with a concentration in worship is a 129-hour degree that prepares men and women for ministry through understanding the biblical and musical roles of worship ministry. While gaining the knowledge of biblical principles and ministry, this degree offers the focus in using music as a ministry. Students gain knowledge through intensive musical competencies and Biblical understanding.

Bible/Theology Core ……………………………..………… 31 hours
BSDF 103 Foundations for Discipleship 2
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 104 Old Testament Survey 2 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 233 Theology 1 3
BSST 234 Theology 2 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

General Studies…………………………………………………. 36 hours

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking & Advanced Writing 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3

Multicultural and Global Perspectives (9 hours)
BSMI 121 Biblical Foundations for Global Outreach 3
GSSH 133 Christian Worldview in Contemporary
Culture 3
GSBP 212 General Psychology 3

History and Government (6 hours)
GSSH 223 History of Baptists 3
GSSP 330 Government 3

Mathematics and Science (6 hours)
GSNM ___ Mathematics requirement 3
GSNS ___ Science requirement 3

Business (6 hours)
PSBU 136 Personal Finance 3
PSBU 335 Technology in the Church 3

Biblical Studies……………………………………………….….. 9 hours
BSEB 454 Advanced Hermeneutics 3
BSST 333 Theology 3 3
BSST 334 Theology 4 3

Ministries Studies …………………………..……….………… 27 hours
BSPS 311 Homiletics (Men) or
MSCM 312 Teaching Methods (Women) 3
BSPS 312 Expository Preaching or
BSCM 341 Teaching Workshop 3
PSBU 312 Ministry Publications and Graphics 3
BSPT 461 Theology & Secular Counseling 3
BSPT 462 Methods of Biblical Counseling 3
MSCM 111 Introduction to Church Ministries 3
BSCM 212 Program Organization for Church Ministry 3
BSCM 422 Curriculum Develop for Church Ministry 3
BSCM 440 Church Ministries Capstone 3

Music …………………………..…………………………………… 26 hours
PSMA 100 Applied Piano 1
PSMA 140 Applied Guitar 1
PSME 100 Concert Choir 1
PSME 174 Worship Band Workshop 2
PSMR 101-102 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMU 031/PSMA 120 Class Voice/Applied Voice 1
PSMU 140 Introduction to Worship 2
PSMU 182 Introduction to Music Technology 2
PSMU 201 Music Theory 1* 3
PSMU 211 Sight Singing and Ear Training 1* 1
PSMU 274 Contemporary Worship & Song Writing 2
PSMU 342 Church Music Administration 2
PSMU 343 Worship Observation 1
PSMU 344 Worship Practicum 2
PSMU 411 Media Production 2
PSMU 443 Worship Internship 3

Total ……………………………………………………………….. 129 hours

Comments:
• Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
• Students who desire to graduate with a B.A. must take a minimum of 12 hours of language.
• Students who desire to complete either a minor or concentration should work with faculty to build it into their degree plan.
• Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in BSDF100 FAST Practicum.
• Students must complete a proficiency music exam to determine their level of competency. Those who do not pass the exam must take PSMU 101 Fundamentals of Music, a prerequisite to PSMU 201 Music Theory 1 and PSMU 211 Sight Singing and Ear Training 1. PSMU 201 and PSMU 211 must be taken in the same semester.

 

 

Business Management  |  124 hours
The Bachelor of Science in Ministry Studies with a concentration in business management is a 124-hour degree that prepares men and women for ministry through business management. While gaining the knowledge of biblical principles and ministry, this degree offers the focus of  business applications.

Bible/Theology Core ……………………………..………… 31 hours
BSDF 103 Foundations for Discipleship 2
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 104 Old Testament Survey 2 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 233 Theology 1 3
BSST 234 Theology 2 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

General Studies …………………………………..…………… 36 hours

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking & Advanced Writing 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3

Multicultural and Global Perspectives (9 hours)
BSMI 121 Biblical Foundations for Global Outreach 3
GSSH 133 Christian Worldview in Contemporary
Culture 3
GSBP 212 General Psychology 3

History and Government (6 hours)
GSSH 223 History of Baptists 3
GSSP 330 Government 3

Mathematics and Science (6 hours)
GSNM ___ Mathematics requirement 3
GSNS ___ Science requirement 3

Business (3 hours)
PSBU 136 Personal Finance 3
PSBU 335 Technology in the Church 3

Biblical Studies ………………………………………………… 9 hours
BSEB 454 Advanced Hermeneutics 3
BSST 333 Theology 3 3
BSST 334 Theology 4 3

Ministries Studies ……………………………………… 24 hours
BSMI 438 Local Church and Missions 3
BSPS 311 Homiletics or
MSCM 312 Teaching Methods 3
BSPS 312 Expository Preaching or
MSCM 341 Teaching Workshop 3
BSPT 461 Theology & Secular Counseling 3
MSCM 111 Introduction to Church Ministries 3
MSCM 212 Program Organization for Church Ministry 3
BSCM 425 Program Develop for Church Ministries 3
BSCM 442 Church Ministries (Bus.) Capstone 3

Business ……………………..………………………………….… 24 hours
PSBU311 Media and Culture 3
PSBU 312 Ministry Publications and Graphics 3
PSBU141 Introduction to Business 3
PSBU1271 Accounting I 3
PSBU362 Principles of Management or
PSBU302 HR Management 3
PSBU334 Church Business 3
PSBU351 Financial Management 3
PSBU321 Macroeconomics or
PSBU322 Microeconomics 3

Total ……………………………………………………………….. 124 hours

Comments:
• Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
• Students who desire to graduate with a B.A. must take a minimum of 12 hours of language.
• Students who desire to complete either a minor or concentration should work with faculty to build it into their degree plan.
• Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in BSDF100 FAST Practicum.

 

 

Business Technology  |  127 hours
The Bachelor of Science in Ministry Studies with a concentration in business management is a 127-hour degree that prepares men and women for ministry through business and technology. While gaining the knowledge of biblical principles and ministry, this degree offers the focus in applying technology aspects to ministry in areas such as media, web design, and business.

Bible/Theology Core ……………………………..………… 31 hours
BSDF 103 Foundations for Discipleship 2
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 302 Making of a Disciple 1 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 104 Old Testament Survey 2 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 233 Theology 1 3
BSST 234 Theology 2 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

General Studies ………………………………………….…… 36 hours

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking & Advanced Writing 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3

Multicultural and Global Perspectives (9 hours)
BSMI 121 Biblical Foundations for Global Outreach 3
GSSH 133 Christian Worldview in Contemporary
Culture 3
GSBP 212 General Psychology 3

History and Government (6 hours)
GSSH 223 History of Baptists 3
GSSP 330 Government 3

Mathematics and Science (6 hours)
GSNM ___ Mathematics requirement 3
GSNS ___ Science requirement 3

Business (3 hours)
PSBU 136 Personal Finance 3

Music (3 hours)
PSMU 324 Local Church Music 3

Biblical Studies ……………………………………………….… 9 hours
BSEB 454 Advanced Hermeneutics 3
BSST 333 Theology 3 3
BSST 334 Theology 4 3

Ministries Studies ……………………………………… 30 hours
BSMI 438 Local Church and Missions 3
BSPS 311 Homiletics/ MSCM 312 Teaching Methods of Children 3
BSPS 312 Expository Preaching/ MSCM 341 Teaching Workshop 3
BSPT 461 Theology & Secular Counseling 3
BSPT 462 Methods of Biblical Counseling 3
MSCM 111 Introduction to Church Ministries 3
MSCM 212 Program Organization for Church Ministry 3
MSCM 422 Curriculum Develop for Church Ministry 3
BSCM 400 Ministry Studies Internship 3
BSCM 442 Church Ministries (Bus.) Capstone 3

Business ……………………..…………………………..……….. 21 hours
PSBU 311 Media and Culture 3
PSBU 312 Ministry Publications and Graphics 3
PSBU141 Introduction to Business 3
PSBU334 Church Business 3
PSBU242 Spreadsheet Management 3
PBSU422 Web Page Design 3
PSBU461 Database Management 3

Total ……………………………………………………………….. 127 hours

Comments:
• Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
• Students who desire to graduate with a B.A. must take a minimum of 12 hours of language.
• Students who desire to complete either a minor or concentration should work with faculty to build it into their degree plan.
• Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in BSDF100 FAST Practicum.


PROFESSIONAL STUDIES


The Bachelor of Science in Business Management is a 121-hour degree that prepares men and women for managing business. This universal degree not only introduces basic Biblical understanding but emphasizes business concepts through active communication, practical accounting, diverse management, and unique strategy.

General Education ………………………………………….….. 61 hours

Biblical Studies (Christian Philosophy) (25 hours)
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 103 Foundations of Discipleship 2
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 201 Doctrine 1 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

English (Communication and Literature) (12 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking and Writing 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3
GSCE ___ Literature Elective 3

History (3 hours)
GSSP 330 US Government 3

Mathematics (6 hours)
GSNM ___ Intermediate OR College Algebra 3
GSNM 330 Introduction to Statistics 3

Science (3 hours)
GSNS ___ Science Elective 3

Health (3 hours)
GSSP 110 Nutrition and Fitness 3

Social Sciences (Multicultural & Global Perspectives (9 hours)
BSMI 132 Cultural Anthropology OR 3
BSMI 311 Cross-Cultural Communications 3
GSBP 212 General Psychology 3
GSSH 133 Christian Worldview in Contemporary Culture 3

Professional Education ………………………………..………60 hours
Students must complete the following requirements in Business Management. All 100 level classes must be passed with at least a “C”. Accounting I must be passed with at least a “C”.
PSBU 136 Personal Finance 3
PSBU 151 Introduction to Business 3
PSBU 201 Business Communications 3
PSBU 242 Spreadsheet Management 3
PSBU 271 Accounting 1 3
PSBU 272 Accounting 2 3
PSBU 302 Human Resource Management 3
PSBU 321 Microeconomics 3
PSBU 322 Macroeconomics 3
PSBU 351 Financial Management 3
PSBU 352 Principles of Marketing 3
PSBU 362 Principles of Management 3
PSBU 396 Internship 3
PSBU 396 Internship 3
PSBU 432 Business Strategy 3
PSBU 434 Non Profit Management 3
PSBU 461 Database Management 3
PSBU 471 Business Law and Ethics 3
PSBU 434 Non Profit Management 3 PSBU 435 Social Responsibility 3
PSBU 433 International Business 3

Total ……………………………………………………….…… 121 hours
Comments:
 Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in two or three years.
 Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in a FAST Practicum course.

The Bachelor of Science in Office administration and Bible is a 121-hour degree that prepares men and women for administration within an office. This universal degree not only introduces basic Biblical understanding but emphasizes skills and knowledge of the tools needed to sustain a successful office through economics, computer systems, management, and communication.

General Education ………………………………..………….. 61 hours

Biblical Studies (Christian Philosophy) (25 hours)
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 103 Foundations of Discipleship 2
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 201 Doctrine 1 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

English (Communication and Literature) (12 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking and Writing 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3
GSCE ___ Literature Elective 3

History (3 hours)
GSSH ___ History Elective 3

Mathematics (3 hours)
GSNM Intermediate OR College Algebra 3

Science (3 hours)
GSNS ___ Science Elective 3

Health (3 hours)
GSSP 110 Nutrition and Fitness 2

Social Sciences (Multicultural & Global Perspectives) (12 hours)
BSMI 121 Biblical Foundations of Global Outreach 3
BSMI 132 Cultural Anthropology OR Cross Cult. 3
GSBP 212 General Psychology 3
GSSH 133 Christian Worldview in Contemporary 3
Culture

Professional Education …………………………….………… 60 hours
Students must complete the following requirements in Business Management. All 100 level classes must be passed with at least a “C”. Accounting I must be passed with at least a “C”.
PSBU 121 Keyboarding Skill Development 3
PSBU 141 Proofreading/Editing 3
PSBU 142 Introduction to Word Processing 3
PSBU 136 Personal Finance 3
PSBU 201 Business Communications 3
PSBU 241 Advanced Word Processing 3
PSBU 242 Spreadsheet Management 3
PSBU 271 Accounting 1 3
PSBU 272 Accounting 2 3
PSBU 302 Human Resource Management 3
PSBU 312 Ministry Publications 3
PSBU 321 Microeconomics OR 3
PSBU 322 Macroeconomics 3
PSBU 352 Principles of Marketing 3
PSBU 362 Principles of Management 3
PSBU 396 Internship 3
PSBU 396 Internship 3
PSBU 422 Web Page Design 3
PSBU 461 Database Management 3
PSBU 471 Business Law and Ethics 3
PSBU 435 Media and Culture

Total ………………….………………………………….…………..121 hours

Comments:
 Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in two or three years.
 Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in a FAST Practicum course.

The Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education is a 143-hour degree that prepares men and women for educational teaching of young children through the third grade. This education-preparatory degree not only introduces basic Biblical understanding but also prepares each student for public and private education sectors. Each student develops their profession through thorough understanding of the child and teaching tactics that are individualized accordingly.

General Education …………………………………..……..… 62 hours

Biblical Studies (Christian Philosophy) (25 hours)
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 103 Foundations of Discipleship 2
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 201 Doctrine 1 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking & Advanced Writing 3
PSEE 301 Children’s Literature 3

History (3 hours)
GSSH 102A U.S. History 1 OR 3
GSSH 201 U.S. History 2 3

Mathematics (9 hours)
GSNM 121 Survey of Mathematics 1 3
GSNM 130 Intermediate Algebra 3
GSNM 330 Introduction to Statistics 3

Natural Sciences (4 hours)
GSNS 133 Physical Science OR 4
GSNS 222 General Biology 4

Social Sciences (9 hours)
GSBP 333 Lifespan Development (required) 3
GSPH 130 Introduction to Philosophy 3
GSSG 111 World Geography 3
GSSP 330 U.S. Government 3

Health (3 hours)
GSPE 110 Nutrition and Fitness 3

Professional Education ……………………………………. 81 Hours
Students must complete the following requirements in Decision Point sequence.

Courses for Decision Point 1: Unit Acceptance (10 hours)
PSEC 101 Early Childhood Field Experience 1
PSEC 212 Integrated Teaching Strategies for Early 4
Childhood Curriculum
PSED 111 Foundations of Education 3
PSED 211 Introduction to Standards-Based Education 2

Courses for Decision Point 2: Student Teaching (35 hours)
PSEC 202 Early Childhood Practicum 1
PSEC 252 The Arts for Early Education 3
PSEC 331 Observation, Screening and Assessment of 3 Young Children
PSEC 332 Speech, Language and Literacy Development of Young Children3
PSEC 341 Inquiry-Based Curriculum and Assessment for Early Childhood 3
PSED 321 Educational Psychology 3
PSED 331 Educational Alternatives for the Exceptional Child 3
PSED 350 Professionalism in Education 1 1
PSED 423 Classroom Diversity 3
PSEE 380 Intro to Teaching of Reading & Writing 3
PSEE 441 Standards Based Methods of Reading & Writing 3
PSEE 482 Health, Nutrition, Safety, and Physical Education for Young Children 3
PSMU 360 Music and Movement for Early Childhood 3

Courses for Decision Point 3: Program Completion (36 hours)
PSEC 422 Working and Learning with Parents 3
PSEC 432 Families, Churches, Schools & Community 3
PSEC 482 Program Organization and Collaboration 3
PSEC 493 Student Teaching (K-3rd) 12
PSEC 494 Student Teaching (Pre-K) 6
PSED 430 Professionalism in Education 2 1
PSED 472 Philosophy of Education 2
PSEE 412 Reading Assessment and Remediation 3
PSEE 431 Standards Based Methods of Mathematics 3

Total ……………………………….…………………..…………… 143 hours

Comments:
 Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
 Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in a FAST Practicum course.

The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education is a 130-hour degree that prepares men and women for the educational teaching of elementary children first through sixth grade. This education-preparatory degree not only introduces basic Biblical understanding but also prepares each student for public and private education sectors. Each student develops their profession through a thorough understanding of the child and teaching tactics that are individualized according to the student’s age and competency.

General Education ……………………………………..… 65 hours

Biblical Studies (Christian Philosophy) (25 hours)
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 103 Foundations of Discipleship 2
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 201 Doctrine 1 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking & Advanced Writing 3
PSEE 301 Children’s Literature 3

History (3 hours)
GSSH 102A U.S. History 1 OR 3
GSSH 201 U.S. History 2 3

Mathematics (12 hours)
GSNM 121 Survey of Mathematics 1 3
GSNM 122 Survey of Mathematics 2 3
GSNM 130 Intermediate Algebra 3
GSNM 330 Introduction to Statistics 3

Natural Sciences (4 hours)
GSNS 133 Physical Science OR 4
GSNS 222 General Biology 4

Social Sciences (Choose 9 hours)
GSBP 333 Lifespan Development (required) 3
GSPH 130 Introduction to Philosophy 3
GSSG 111 World Geography 3
GSSP 330 U.S. Government 3
PSBU 321 Microeconomics 3
PSBU 322 Macroeconomics 3

Health (3 hours)
GSPE 110 Nutrition and Fitness 3

Professional Education …………………..…………….. 65 Hours
Students must complete the following requirements in Decision Point sequence.

Courses for Decision Point 1: Unit Acceptance (9 hours)
PSED 111 Foundations of Education 3
PSED 211 Introduction to Standards Based Education 2
PSED 261 Technology and Media 2
PSEE 200 Field Experience 1 1
PSEE 210 Field Experience 2 1

Courses for Decision Point 2: Student Teaching (41 hours)
PSED 242 Principles of Teaching and Assessment 3
PSED 321 Educational Psychology 3
PSED 331 Educational Alternatives for the Exceptional Child3
PSED 350 Professionalism in Education 1 1
PSED 423 Classroom Diversity 3
PSED 472 Philosophy of Education 2
PSEE 344 Standards Based Science Curriculum 3
PSEE 360 Educational Practicum 1 1
PSEE 363 Educational Practicum 2 1
PSEE 380 Introduction to Teaching of Reading & Writing 3
PSEE 412 Reading Assessment & Remediation 3
PSEE 431 Standards Based Methods of Mathematics 3
PSEE 441 Standards Based Methods of Reading & Writing 3
PSSE 372 Standards Based Social Studies Curriculum 3
PSSE 382 Standards Based Methods of 3

Communication Arts Choose 1 of the following (3 hours):
PSEC 252 The Arts for Early Education 3
PSEE 482 Health, Nutrition, Safety & Physical 3
Education for Young Children
PSMU 382 Music for Teachers (pre-K to 6) 3
Courses for Decision Point 3: Program Completion (15 hours)
PSED 430 Professionalism in Education 2 1
PSEE 493 Student Teaching (1st-6th) 14

Total …………………………..………………………………..…… 130 hours

Comments:
 Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
 Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in a FAST Practicum course.

The Bachelor of Science in Middle School Education is a degree varying 138 to 147-hours that prepares men and women for educational teaching of students in middle school. This education-preparatory degree not only introduces basic Biblical understanding but also prepares each student for public and private education sectors. Each student develops their profession through thorough understanding of each student and teaching tactics that are focused on the desired subject of business, language arts, science, and social sciences.

General Education…………………………………. 62 hours

Biblical Studies (Christian Philosophy) (25 hours)
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 201 Doctrine 1 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 103 Foundations of Discipleship 2
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 FAST Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking & Advanced Writing 3

Mathematics (6 hours)
GSNM 230 College Algebra 3
GSNM 330 Introduction to Statistics 3

Natural Sciences (4 hours)
GSNS 133 Physical Science OR 4
GSNS 222 General Biology 4

Fine Arts (Choose 3 hours)
PSMU 373 Music History OR 3
VARIOUS Foreign Language OR 3
GSCE____ Literature Elective 3

History (Choose 3 hours)
GSSH 102A US History 1 OR 3
GSSH 201 US History 2 3

Social Sciences (Multicultural & Global Perspectives) (Choose 6 hours)
GSBP 333 Lifespan Development (required) 3
GSPH 130 Introduction to Philosophy OR 3
GSSG 111 World Geography OR 3
GSSP 330 US Government OR 3
GSSH 133 Christian Worldview in Contemporary Culture 3

Health (3 hours)
GSPE 110 Nutrition and Fitness 3

Business (3 hours)
PSBU 136 Personal Finance 3

Business Content…………………………………….…….. 24 hours
PSBE 401 Methods and Techniques for Business Curriculum 3
PSBU 151 Introduction to Business 3
PSBU 201 Business Communications 3
PSBU 271 Accounting 1 3
PSBU 321 Microeconomics 3
PSBU 322 Macroeconomics 3
PSBU 242 Spreadsheet Management 3
PSBU 461 Database Management 3

Professional Education ………………………………….. 61 hours
Students must complete the following requirements in Decision Point sequence.

Courses for Decision Point 1: Unit Acceptance (9 hours)
PSEE 210 Field Experience 2 1
PSSE 220 Field Experience Secondary 1 1
PSED 111 Foundations of Education 3
PSED 211 Introduction to Standards Based Education 2
PSED 261 Technology and Media 2

Courses for Decision Point 2: Student Teaching (37 hours)
PSED 321 Educational Psychology 3
PSED 331 Educational Alternatives for the Exceptional Child 3
PSED 350 Professionalism in Education 1 1
PSEE 363 Educational Practicum 2 1
PSSE 370 Educational Practicum Secondary 1 2
PSED 242 Principles of Teaching & Assessment 3
PSSE 391 Middle School Philosophy/Curriculum 3
PSEE 441 Standards Based Methods of Reading & Writing 3
PSSE 461 Reading & Writing in the Content Area 3
PSED 472 Philosophy of Education 2
PSEE 380 Introduction to Teaching of Reading & Writing 3
PSSE 353 Methods for Teaching Middle Grades 4
PSEE 412 Reading Assessment and Remediation 3
PSED 423 Classroom Diversity 3

Courses for Decision Point 3: Program Completion (15 hours)
PSED 430 Professionalism in Education 2 1
PSSE 494 Student Teaching Middle School 14

Total …………………………………………..…………………. 147 hours

Comments:
 Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
 Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in a FAST Practicum course.

The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education is a degree varying 138 to 144-hours that prepares men and women for the educational teaching of students in middle and high school. This education-preparatory degree not only introduces basic Biblical understanding but also prepares each student for public and private education sectors. Each student develops their profession through a thorough understanding of each student and teaching tactics that are focused in a desired subject of business, science, social studies, and language arts.

General Education ……………………………………..…….. 77 hours

Biblical Studies (Christian Philosophy) (25 hours)
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 103 Foundations of Discipleship 2
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 201 Doctrine 1 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

History (3 hours)
GSSH 102A US History 1 OR 3
GSSH 201 US History 2 3

Mathematics (6 hours)
GSNM 230 College Algebra 3
GSNM 330 Introduction to Statistics 3

Natural Sciences (4 hours)
GSNS 133 Physical Science OR 4
GSNS 222 General Biology 4

Fine Arts (Choose 3 hours)
PSMU 373 Music History OR 3
VARIOUS Foreign Language OR 3
GSCE ___ Literature Elective 3

Health (3 hours)
GSPE 110 Nutrition and Fitness 3

Social Sciences (Multicultural & Global Perspectives) (Choose 6 hours)
GSBP 333 Lifespan Development (required) 3
GSSP 330 US Government OR 3
GSPH 130 Introduction to Philosophy 3

English Language Arts Content (27 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3
GSCS 212 Reader’s Theater 3
GSCS 242 Advanced Grammar and Writing 3
GSCE 323 Critical Thinking and Advanced Writing 3
GSCE ___ Literature Elective 3
PSSE 301 Young Adult Literature 3
PSSE 392 Linguistic and Cultural Perspectives of 3

LanguageEnglish Language Arts Electives (Choose 3 hours)
GSCE ___ Literature Elective 3
GSCE 310 Writing for Publication Seminar 3

Professional Education ……………………………….………. 64 hours
Students must complete the following requirements in Decision Point sequence.

Courses for Decision Point 1: Unit Acceptance (9 hours)
PSED 111 Foundations of Education 3
PSED 211 Introduction to Standards Based Education 2
PSED 261 Technology and Media 2
PSEE 210 Field Experience 2 1
PSSE 220 Field Experience Secondary 1 1

Courses for Decision Point 2: Student Teaching (40 hours)
PSED 242 Principles of Teaching & Assessment 3
PSED 321 Educational Psychology 3
PSED 331 Educational Alternatives for the Exceptional Child 3
PSED 350 Professionalism in Education 1 1
PSED 423 Classroom Diversity 3
PSED 472 Philosophy of Education 2
PSEE 363 Educational Practicum 2 1
PSEE 380 Introduction to Teaching of Reading & Writing 3
PSEE 412 Reading Assessment and Remediation 3
PSEE 441 Standards Based Methods of Reading & Writing 3
PSSE 353 Methods for Teaching the Middle Grades 4
PSSE 370 Educational Practicum Secondary 1 2
PSSE 381 Standards Based Methods of Communication Arts 3
PSSE 391 Middle School Philosophy/Curriculum 3
PSSE 461 Reading & Writing in the Content Area 3

Courses for Decision Point 3: Program Completion (15 hours)
PSED 430 Professionalism in Education 2 1
PSSE 494 Student Teaching Middle School 14

Total …………………………………………….………..…..…… 141 hours

Comments:
 Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
 Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in a FAST Practicum course.

The Bachelor of Science in Middle School Education is a degree varying 138 to 147-hours that prepares men and women for the educational teaching of students in middle school. This education-preparatory degree not only introduces basic Biblical understanding but also prepares each student for public and private education sectors. Each student develops their profession through a thorough understanding of each student and teaching tactics that are focused in the desired subject of business, language arts, science, and social sciences.

General Education ………………………………………..….. 61 hours

Biblical Studies (Christian Philosophy) (25 hours)
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 103 Foundations of Discipleship 2
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 201 Doctrine 1 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
BSCE 200 Critical Thinking and Advanced Writing 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3

Social Sciences (Multicultural & Global Perspectives) (12 hours)
GSBP 333 Lifespan Development 3
GSSP 330 US Government 3
GSSH 102A US History 1 OR 3
GSSH 201 US History 2 3
PSMU 373 Music History 3

Mathematics (6 hours)
GSNM 230 College Algebra 3
GSNM 330 Introduction to Statistics 3

Science (4 hours)
GSNS 133 Physical Science OR 4
GSNS 222 General Biology 4

Health (3 hours)
GSPE 110 Nutrition and Fitness 3

Fine Arts (2 hours)
PSME 150 Instrumental Ensemble (Instrumental Track) 1
Choose one of the following (Instrumental Track):
PSMA 100 Applied Piano 1
PSMA 130 applied Instrumental 1
PSME 150 Instrumental Ensemble (Instrumental Track) 1
OR
PSME 100 Concert Choir (Vocal/Choral Track) 1
Choose one of the following (Vocal/Choral Track):
PSMA 100 Applied Piano 1
PSMA 120 Applied Voice 1
PSME 100 Concert Choir (Vocal/Choral Track) 1
Students choose either the instrumental or vocal/choral track.

Instrumental Track …………………………………………… 45 hours
PSMA 100 Applied Piano 2
PSMA 130 Applied Instrumental 8
PSME 150 Instrumental Ensemble 5
PSME 491 Senior Conducting – Instrumental 1
PSMU 101 Fundamentals of Music (waived by exam) 0
PSMU 140 Introduction to Worship 2
PSMU 182 Introduction to Music Technology 2
PSMU 201‐ 312 Music Theory 1‐4* 12
PSMU 211‐312 Sight Singing & Ear Training 1‐4* 4
PSMU 322 Instrumental Conducting 2
PSMU 421 Orchestration 2
PSMR 101-402 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
Methods Classes (Choose 6 hours)
PSMU 041 Woodwind Methods 2
PSMU 042 String Methods 2
PSMU 051 Percussion Methods 2
PSMU 052 Brass Methods 2

Vocal/Choral Track …………………………………….…….. 45 hours
PSMA 100 Applied Piano 2
PSMA 120 Applied Voice 6
PSME 100 Concert Choir 4
PSME 212 Camerata 2
PSME 481 Senior Conducting – Choir 1
PSMU 031 Class Voice 1
PSMU 072 Diction for Singers 2
PSMU 101 Fundamentals of Music (waived by exam) 0
PSMU 140 Introduction to Worship 2
PSMU 182 Introduction to Music Technology 2
PSMU 201‐ 312 Music Theory 1‐4* 12
PSMU 211‐312 Sight Singing & Ear Training 1‐4* 4
PSMU 321 Choral Conducting 2
PSMU 352 Vocal Pedagogy 2
PSMU 362 Choral Literature 2
PSMU 412 Choral Arranging 2
PSMR 101-402 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0

Professional Education ……………………………………… 53 hours
Students must complete the following requirements in decision point sequence.

Courses needed for Decision Point 1: Unit Acceptance (9 hours)
PSED 111 Foundations of Education 3
PSED 211 Introduction to Standards Based Education 2
PSED 242 Principles of Teaching and Assessment 3
PSMU 210 Music Education Field Experience 1

Courses needed for Decision Point 2: Student Teaching (29 hours)
PSED 321 Educational Psychology 3
PSED 331 Educational Alternatives for the Exceptional Child 3
PSED 350 Professionalism in Education 1 1
PSED 423 Classroom Diversity 3
PSED 472 Philosophy of Education 2
PSEE 380 Introduction to Teaching of Reading & Writing 3
PSMU 360 Music & Movement for Early Childhood 3
PSMU 370 Music Education Practicum 2
PSMU 382 Music for Teachers (PreK‐6) 3
PSMU 441 Music for Teachers (7‐12) 3
PSSE 461 Reading & Writing in the Content Area 3
PSME 410 Senior Recital 0

Courses needed for Decision Point 3: Completion (15 hours)
PSED 430 Professionalism in Education 2 1
PSMU 492 Student Teaching 14

Total (Music Education) ……………………….…….………159 hours

Students may also complete the Instrument or Vocal/choral Additional Certification Endorsement. The certificate serves as a bridge for those who desire to be credentialed in music education in both the instrument and vocal/choral areas. The courses are added to the music core the student has chosen.
Additional Certification Endorsement
Vocal/Choral classes for those in the InstrumentalMusic K-12 track
PSMU 412 Choral Arranging 2
PSMA 120 Applied Voice 4
PSMU 352 Vocal Pedagogy 2
PSMU 321 Choral Conducting 2
PSMU 362 Choral Literature 2
PSME 100 Concert Choir*** 1
PSME 212 Camerata*** 1

***Students are required to complete 2 credit hours of ensembles. They may take Concert Choir or Camerata for 2 credit hours.
Instrumental classes for those in the Vocal/Choral
Music K-12 track
PSMU Methods/Techniques 6
PSMA Applied Major Instrument 2
PSME 150 Instrumental Ensemble 2
PSMU 322 Instrumental Conducting 2
PSMU 421 Introduction to Orchestration 2

Comments:
 Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
 Students must complete a proficiency music exam to determine one’s level of competency. Those who do not pass the exam must take PSMU 101 Fundamentals of Music, a prerequisite to PSMU 201 Music Theory 1 and PSMU211 Sight-singing and Ear Training 1.
 Students must continue taking Applied Piano until they have passed the piano proficiency exam.
 Students must complete the respective Music Theory courses and Sight Singing and Ear Training courses concurrently during the same semester.
 Students must pass Mandatory Recital Attendance requirements for seven (7) semesters.
 Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in a FAST Practicum course.

The Bachelor of Arts in Ministry Studies with a concentration in music and Bible is a 125-hour degree that prepares men and women for ministry through understanding the biblical and music. While gaining the knowledge of Biblical principles, this degree offers the extensive understanding in musical theory. Students gain knowledge through thorough musical competencies, recitals, and listening but also learn Biblical principles to be applied to ministry in the professional atmosphere.

All Church Music students complete the same General Education and Worship Cluster course requirements. In addition to those courses, students choose either the instrumental or vocal/choral track.

General Education ………………………………………..….. 61 hours

Biblical Studies (Christian Philosophy) (25 hours)
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 103 Foundations of Discipleship 2
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 201 Doctrine 1 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

English (Communication and Literature) (9 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
BSCE 200 Critical Thinking and Advanced Writing 3
GSCS 200 Public Speaking 3

Social Sciences (Multicultural & Global Perspectives) (15 hours)
GSBP 333 Lifespan Development 3
GSSP 330 US Government 3
GSSH 102A US History 1 OR 3
GSSH 201 US History 2 3
GSSH 402 Christian Worldview in the 21st Century 3
PSMU 373 Music History 3

Mathematics (3 hours)
GSNM 130 Intermediate Algebra 3

Science (4 hours)
GSNS 133 Physical Science OR 4
GSNS 222 General Biology 4

Health (3 hours)
GSPE 110 Nutrition and Fitness 3

Fine Arts (2 hours)
PSME 150 Instrumental Ensemble (Instrumental Track) 1
Choose one of the following (Instrumental Track):
PSMA 100 Applied Piano 1
PSMA 130 applied Instrumental 1
PSME 150 Instrumental Ensemble (Instrumental Track) 1
OR
PSME 100 Concert Choir (Vocal/Choral Track) 1
Choose one of the following (Vocal/Choral Track):
PSMA 100 Applied Piano 1
PSMA 120 Applied Voice 1
PSME 100 Concert Choir (Vocal/Choral Track) 1

Worship Cluster ………………………………………………. 18 hours
PSME 174 Worship Band Workshop 1
PSME 174 Worship Band Workshop 1
PSMU 140 Applied Guitar 1
PSMU 140 Applied Guitar 1
PSMU 274 Contemporary Worship & Songwriting 2
PSMU 310 Junior Recital 0
PSMU 341 Hymnology 2
PSMU 342 Church Music Administration 2
PSMU 343 Worship Observation 1
PSMU 344 Worship Practicum 2
PSMU 410 Senior Recital 0
PSMU 411 Media Production 2
PSMU 443 Worship Internship 3
Instrumental Track …………………………………………… 46 hours
PSMA 100 Applied Piano 1
PSMA 100 Applied Piano 1
PSMA 130 Applied Instrumental 1
PSMA 130 Applied Instrumental 1
PSMA 130 Applied Instrumental 1
PSMA 130 Applied Instrumental 1
PSMA 130 Applied Instrumental 1
PSMA 130 Applied Instrumental 1
PSMA 130 Applied Instrumental (Senior Recital Sem.) 2
PSME 150 Instrumental Ensemble 1
PSME 150 Instrumental Ensemble 1
PSME 150 Instrumental Ensemble 1
PSME 150 Instrumental Ensemble 1
PSME 150 Instrumental Ensemble 1
PSME 491 Senior Conducting – Instrumental 1
PSMU 101 Fundamentals of Music (waived by exam) 0
PSMU 140 Introduction to Worship 2
PSMU 182 Introduction to Music Technology 2
PSMU 201 Music Theory 1* 3
PSMU 211 Sight Singing & Ear Training 1* 1
PSMU 202 Music Theory 2* 3
PSMU 212 Sight Singing & Ear Training 2* 1
PSMU 301 Music Theory 3* 3
PSMU 311 Sight Singing & Ear Training 3* 1
PSMU 302 Music Theory 4* 3
PSMU 312 Sight Singing & Ear Training 4* 1
PSMU 322 Instrumental Conducting 2
PSMU 421 Orchestration 2
PSMR 101 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 102 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 201 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 202 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 301 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 302 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 401 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 402 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
Methods Classes (Choose 6 hours)
PSMU 041 Woodwind Methods 2
PSMU 042 String Methods 2
PSMU 051 Percussion Methods 2
PSMU 052 Brass Methods 2

Total …………………………….………..………….…………… 125 hours

Vocal/Choral Track …………………………………….…….. 46 hours
PSMA 100 Applied Piano 1
PSMA 100 Applied Piano 1
PSMA 120 Applied Voice 1
PSMA 120 Applied Voice 1
PSMA 120 Applied Voice 1
PSMA 120 Applied Voice 1
PSMA 120 Applied Voice (Senior Recital Semester) 2
PSME 100 Concert Choir 1
PSME 100 Concert Choir 1
PSME 100 Concert Choir 1
PSME 100 Concert Choir 1
PSME 212 Camerata 1
PSME 212 Camerata 1
PSME 481 Senior Conducting – Choir 1
PSMU 031 Class Voice 1
PSMU 072 Diction for Singers 2
PSMU 101 Fundamentals of Music (waived by exam) 0
PSMU 140 Introduction to Worship 2
PSMU 182 Introduction to Music Technology 2
PSMU 201 Music Theory 1* 3
PSMU 211 Sight Singing & Ear Training 1* 1
PSMU 202 Music Theory 2* 3
PSMU 212 Sight Singing & Ear Training 2* 1
PSMU 301 Music Theory 3* 3
PSMU 311 Sight Singing & Ear Training 3* 1
PSMU 302 Music Theory 4* 3
PSMU 312 Sight Singing & Ear Training 4* 1
PSMU 321 Choral Conducting 2
PSMU 352 Vocal Pedagogy 2
PSMU 362 Choral Literature 2
PSMU 412 Choral Arranging 2
PSMR 101 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 102 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 201 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 202 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 301 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 302 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 401 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0
PSMR 402 Mandatory Recital Attendance 0

Total …………………………….………..………….…………… 125 hours

Comments:
 Faculty advisors work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
 Students must complete a proficiency music exam to determine one’s level of competency. Those who do not pass the exam must take PSMU 101 Fundamentals of Music, a prerequisite to PSMU 201 Music Theory 1 and PSMU211 Sight-singing and Ear Training 1
 Students must continue taking Applied Piano until they have passed the piano proficiency exam.
 Students must complete the respective Music Theory courses and Sight Singing and Ear Training courses concurrently during the same semester.
 Students must pass Mandatory Recital Attendance requirements for seven (7) semesters.
 Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in a FAST Practicum course.
Academic Catalog 2016-2017 Baptist Bible College p. 61

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a 148-hour degree in partnership with Cox College prepares men and women professional nursing. While the student will gain a basic Biblical understanding in pre-nursing courses, throughout the completion of this degree one would gain critical thinking skills, the ability to communicate effectively, and hands-on training within the professional nursing environment.

Biblical Studies …………..…………………………………..… 25 hours
BSDF 100 FAST Practicum 0
BSDF 103 Foundations of Discipleship 2
BSDF 203 Growing as a Disciple 2
BSDF 303 Making of a Disciple 2
BSDF 401 Capstone Project 1
BSDF 402 Advanced FAST Practicum 0
BSEB 103 Old Testament Survey 1 3
BSEB 213 New Testament Survey 3
BSEB 224 Hermeneutics 3
BSEB 341 Romans 3
BSST 201 Doctrine 1 3
BSST 441 Apologetics 3

General Studies …………………………………….…………..51 hours

English (Communication and Literature) (6 hours)
GSCE 142 English Composition and Research 3
GSCE 200 Critical Thinking & Advanced Writing 3

History (3 hours)
GSSP 330 US Government 3

Science (19 hours)
GSBI 211 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 4
GSBI 212 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 4
GSCH 110 Chemistry 4
GSBI 235 Microbiology 4
BIOL 382 Pathophysiology * 3

Health (4 hours)
BIOL 302 Principles of Human Nutrition * 4

Business/Technology (1 hour)
PSBU 100 Computer Resources & Systems 1

Social Sciences (12 hours)
GSBP 212 General Psychology 3
GSBP 333 Life Span Development 3
GSPH 130 Introduction to Philosophy 3
SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology * 3

Mathematics (6 hours)
GSNM 130 Intermediate Algebra 3
GSNM 330 Introduction to Statistics 3

Nursing (Completed at Cox College)……………………..72 hours
NRSI 200 Introduction to Professional Nursing Skills 3
NRSI 202 Foundations of Professional Nursing 7
NRSI 204 Pharmacological Basis of Nursing Practice 3
NRSI 206 Health Assessment 3
NRSI 304 Care of Childbearing Families 4
NRSI 212 Mental Health/Illness Nursing Concepts 4
NRSI 305 Care of Childbearing Families 4
NRSI 390 Nursing Elective 1
NRNC 300 Nursing Informatics 2
NRSI 302 Adult Medical Surgical Nursing 1 8
NRSI 306 Aging and the Older Adult 2
NRSI 310 Adult Medical surgical Nursing 2 8
NRSI 400 Theories and Research in Nursing 3
NRSI 402 Management and Leadership in Nursing 4
NRSI 404 Community and Public Health Nursing 6
NRSI 406 Trend, Issues, and Ethics in Nursing 3
NRSI 410 Nursing Capstone 7

Total ………………………………………………………..……… 148 hours

Comments:
• Students must be aware of the policies which govern their opportunity to complete both their BS from Baptist Bible College and BSN from Cox College. They must work closely with the Registrar of BBC and their advisor at Cox College.
• The faculty advisors at BBC and Cox College work with students to create a degree plan that enables them to complete the program in four or five years.
• Students who do not enroll in a FAST credit-bearing course must enroll in a FAST Practicum course.
• BIOL 302, BIOL 382, & SOCI 101 must be completed through Cox College.