Bachelor of Arts Concentrations and Minors

A student may obtain a concentration or minor by using elective/concentration hours to complete the requirements described below. Upon completion of a concentration or minor, students will receive a certificate of their work.

Apologetics Minor

Course Title Course Number Hours
Logic I (substitute for Language 3) PHI 2103 3
Logic II (substitute for Language 4) PHI 2203 3
Introduction to Christian Apologetics PHI 1203 3
Cultural Apologetics PHI 3123 3
Philosophy of Religion PHI 4103 3
6 hours from the following:    
Ethics PHI 3173 3
Philosophical Anthropology PHI 3223 3
History of Philosophy PHI 3113 3
Metaphysics PHI 2123 3
Epistemology PHI 3163 3
Contemporary Worldviews PHI 4213 3
Special Topics in Philosophy PHI 4313 3
  Total 21

Apologetics Concentration

Course Title Course Number Hours
Introduction to Christian Apologetics PHI 1203 3
Cultural Apologetics PHI 3123 3
Philosophy of Religion PHI 4103 3
6 hours from the following:    
Logic I PHI 2103 3
Logic II PHI 2203 3
Ethics PHI 3173 3
Philosophical Anthropology PHI 3223 3
Metaphysics PHI 2123 3
Epistemology PHI 3163 3
History of Philosophy PHI 3113 3
Special Topics in Apologetics PHI 4323 3
  Total 15

Educational Ministries Concentration

Course Title Course Number Hours
Principles and Methods of Teaching EDU 3203 3
Philosophy for Education EDU 3253 3
Curriculum Design for Christian Education EDU 3263 3
EDU Elective EDU 3
  Total 12

Missions Minor

Course Title Course Number Hours
Introduction to Missions MIS 2013 3
Evangelism Practicum MIS 3313 3
Missions Practicum MIS 3316 6
Linguistics Practicum MIS 3323 3
Cross-Cultural Gospel Witness MIS 3343 3
  Total 18

Missions Concentration

Course Title Course Number Hours
Introduction to Missions MIS 2013 3
Missions Practicum MIS 3316 6
Linguistics Practicum MIS 3323 3
Evangelism Practicum EVA 3313 3
  Total 15
*Students pursuing the Missions Concentration are not required to complete MIS 3201 and EVA 2201.

Music Concentration

Course Title Course Number Hours
Chapel Choir (two semesters) ENS 2228 1
Auditioned Ensemble* (two semesters) ENS 1xx8 1
Theory and Musicianship I THY 1104 4
Theory and Musicianship II THY 1204 4
Music Elective   1
Select four semesters from one of the following:    
Instrument INS 1101-2201 4
Organ ORG 1101-2201 4
Piano PIA 1101-2201 4
Voice VOI 1101-2201 4
  Total 15
*The student will choose from the following auditioned ensembles: Chamber Ensemble, Combo Lab, Guitar Ensemble, NewSound, Orchestra, Southwestern Singers, Southwestern Master Chorale, String Ensemble, and Wind Ensemble.

Philosophy Minor

Course Title Course Number Hours
Logic I (substitute for Language III) PHI 2103 3
Logic II (substitute for Language IV) PHI 2203 3
Metaphysics PHI 2123 3
Epistemology PHI 3163 3
Choose 9 hours from the following:    
Ethics PHI 3173 3
Political Philosophy PHI 3233 3
Philosophical Anthropology PHI 3223 3
History of Philosophy PHI 3113 3
Philosophy of Religion PHI 4103 3
Special Topics in Philosophy PHI 4313 3
  Total 21

Philosophy Concentration

Course Title Course Number Hours
Metaphysics PHI 2123 3
Epistemology PHI 3163 3
Choose 9 hours from the following:    
Logic I PHI 2103 3
Logic II PHI 2203 3
Ethics PHI 3173 3
Political Philosophy PHI 3233 3
Philosophical Anthropology PHI 3223 3
History of Philosophy PHI 3113 3
Philosophy of Religion PHI 4103 3
Special Topics in Philosophy PHI 4313 3
  Total 15