Master of Arts in Christian Education - Concentrations

Course Title Course Number Hours

Administration1

Missions and Service Ministries by the Church ADMIN 3353 3

The Church Administrator or Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Ministries

ADMIN 4653 or RECMN 4273 3
Family and Church Financial Management or    Financial Issues for Pastors and Churches ADMIN 3603 or ADMIN 3613 3
Overseeing Major Church Projects or                  Facilities for Recreation and Leisure Ministries ADMIN 3513 or RECMN 4263 3
  Total 12
1Requires concentration-specific field experience.
 

Biblical Counseling

Exposition of Scripture and Counseling or
Grief and Crisis Counseling
CNSLN 3403 or
CNSLN 4303
3
Marriage and Family Counseling CNSLN 4003 3
Biblical Analysis of Psychology and Psychotherapy or
Biblical Understanding of Emotions and Addictions
CNSLN 3103 or
CNSLN 3503
3
Counseling Practicum I or
Counseling Practicum II
CNSLN 5003 or
CNSLN 5103
3
  Total 12

Children's Ministry1

Ministry to Preschool Children and Their Families CHDED 4313 3
Parenting and Faith Formation of Children CHDED 4243 3
Ministry to Elementary Children and Their Families CHDED 4323 3
Principles of Administration for Weekday Early
Childhood Programs
CHDED 4213 3
  Total 12
1Requires concentration-specific field experience.
 

Christian School Education1

Christian School Administration CSEDU 4753 3
Philosophy of Christian School Education CSEDU 4953 3
Christian School Curriculum CSEDU 4963 3
Methods and Instructional Strategies CSEDU 4973 3
  Total 12
1Requires concentration-specific field experience.
 

Collegiate Ministry1

Understanding and Reaching Collegians COLMN 4503 3
Financing and Launching Collegiate Ministry COLMN 4513 3
The Collegiate Minister COLMN 4523 3
Developing Collegian Disciple-Makers COLMN 4533 3
  Total 12
1Requires concentration-specific field experience.

Family Ministry1

Parenting & Faith Formation of Children CHDED 4243 3
Marriage and Family Counseling CNSLN 4003 3
Family Focus in Student Ministry STMIN 4413 3
The Role of the Minister with Families FMMIN 4313 3
  Total 12

1Requires concentration-specific field experience.

Hispanic Studies1

Introduction to Hispanic Studies HSPST 3103 3
Choose THREE of the following courses:   9
Introduction to Latin American Theology HSPST 3203  
Evangelism and Church Planting in the Hispanic Culture HSPST 3403  
Pastoral and Moral Leadership in the Hispanic Culture HSPST 3503  
Family Ministry and Counseling in the Hispanic Culture HSPST 3603  
Educational Ministries in the Hispanic Culture HSPST 3703  
The Ministry of Worship in the Hispanic Culture HSPST 3803  
Church Administration and Service in the Hispanic Context HSPST 3903  
  Total 12

1Requires concentration-specific field experience.

Family and Consumer Sciences1

The Christian Woman’s Home FAMCS 3203 3
Methodology of Home and Family Studies Research FAMCS 3302 2
Fundamentals of Home and Family Studies Research FAMCS 3401 1
Choose at least 6 hours from the following: 6
Resource Management for the Aging FAMCS 4203
Philosophic and Professional Issues of the Christian Woman FAMCS 4303
Methods and Materials for Teaching Home and Family Studies FAMCS 4603
Topics in Homemaking FAMCS 4801
Topics in Homemaking FAMCS 4802
Topics in Homemaking FAMCS 4803
Directed Study in Family and Consumer Sciences FAMCS 5701  
Directed Study in Family and Consumer Sciences FAMCS 5702  
Directed Study in Family and Consumer Sciences FAMCS 5703  
  Total

12

1Students in this concentration complete WOMST 3113 or WOMST 3213 in place of CFMIN 3013.
 
   

Missions

Missions Mentorship in Christian Education APLEV 5623 3
Introduction to Missiology MISSN 3363 3
Missions Practicum MISSN 3100 0
Missionary Anthropology MISSN 4373 3
Introduction to Church Planting MISSN 4393 3
  Total 12
 

Recreation Ministries

Facilities for Recreation Ministries or
Overseeing Major Church Projects
RECMN 4263 or ADMIN 3513 3
Leadership in Recreation Ministries or 
The Church Administrator
RECMN 4273 or ADMIN 4653 3
Ministry Through the Outdoors RECMN 4323 3
Recreation Ministry Formats or 
Missions and Service Ministries by the Church
RECMN 4253 or ADMIN 3353 3
  Total 12
1Requires concentration-specific field experience.
 

Student Ministry1

Leading Student Ministry STMIN 4423 3
Great Commission Student Ministry STMIN 4463 3
Disciple Making in Student Ministry STMIN 4433 3
Family Focus in Student Ministry STMIN 4413 3
  Total 12
1Requires concentration-specific field experience.
 

Teaching1

Biblical Principles of Instruction FOUND 4303 3
History of Education FOUND 3323 3
Core Concepts of Biblical Education FOUND 4313 3
Curriculum Design for Christian Education FOUND 4353 3
  Total 12
1Requires concentration-specific field experience.
 

Women's Ministry1

Biblical Theology of Womanhood I or II WOMST 3113 or WOMST 3213 3
Ministry to Women WOMIN 4223 3
Choose TWO of the following courses: 6
Engaging Women in Ministry WOMIN 3413
Leadership in Women's Ministry WOMIN 3513
Girls' Ministry WOMIN 3613
Women and Discipleship WOMIN 3713
Biblical Counseling for Women WOMIN 4123
Women's Issues WOMIN 4373
  Total 12
1Requires concentration-specific field experience.
 

Worship

Worship MUMIN 3362 2
Congregational Song MUMIN 4222 2
Philosophy in Music Ministry MUMIN 4312 2
Choose TWO Worship, Philosophy or Congregational
Song Electives
MUMIN 4XX2 4
Choose TWO Practicums MUMIN 4XX1 2
  Total 12

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