The student must have graduated from an accredited college or university with an overall minimum GPA of 3.0. The student must have completed with a grade of B or above: six hours of Old Testament, six hours of New Testament, and three hours of hermeneutics. For information or to apply for the M.A.C.E Advanced Track, please contact the Registrar's Office.
At the beginning of course work for the Advanced Track, each student will receive a customized degree plan based upon undergraduate courses completed. If a student has satisfactorily completed a course corresponding to a required course in the Advanced Track, the student may substitute other hours in the same division to meet the requirement. Advanced Track students should meet with advisors in the Registrar's Office to discuss course schedules for each semester.
|Course Title||Course Number||Hours|
|Spiritual Formation 1||SPFCF 3101||1|
|Spiritual Formation 2||SPFCF 3111||1|
|Contemporary Evangelism||EVANG 3303||3|
|Personal Evangelism Practicum1||EVANG 3000||0|
|Systematic Theology I||SYSTH 3053||3|
|Systematic Theology II||SYSTH 3063||3|
|Systematic Theology III||SYSTH 3073||3|
|New Testament Elective2||Any Advanced NEWTS||3|
|Old Testament Elective2||Any Advanced OLDTS||3|
|Baptist Heritage||BPTST 3203||3|
School of Church and Family Ministries Studies3
|Biblical Anthropology and Discipleship||CFMIN 3003||3|
|Principles of Biblical Counseling||CNSLN 3203||3|
|Theology and Philosophy of Christian Education||CFMIN 3333||3|
|Administration and Church Law||ADMIN 3313||3|
|Theology of Church and Family||CFMIN 3013||3|
|Field Experience||Any 2 hours||2|
Church and Family Ministries Electives or Concentration
1EVANG 3000 is taken in conjunction with Contemporary Evangelism.
2Students who have not completed New Testament or Old Testament survey courses must take the 9 hours of Old Testament and 9 hours of New Testament required in the regular M.A.C.E. degree plan.
3Requirements may be waived if satisfactorily completed during undergraduate work. Elective courses will be substituted.
4See Concentrations for a list of required courses.
Master's level courses from an eligible institution may transfer into the Advanced M.A.C.E. program. The courses must be comparable to the Southwestern courses for which transfer credit is requested, and be completed with a grade of "B" or better. No more than half of the degree may be earned by transfer of credits, and no more than half of a completed degree may be used towards a new degree.
For additional information about the M.A.C.E. Advanced Track, contact the Registrar's Office.