Master's Degree Concentrations

Master of Arts in Christian Education with a Concentration in Women's Ministry

The Jack D. Terry School of Church and Family Ministries provides a 67-hour program of study leading to the Master of Arts in Christian Education degree. This degree program is designed for the person who plans to minister to women through the local church. Many who choose this degree may serve in denominational agencies and on mission fields. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is a pre-requisite. Students enrolled in this degree must maintain a 2.00 GPA for graduation.

Course Title Course Number Hours

Biblical Studies

Old Testament I OLDTS 3053 3
Old Testament II OLDTS 3063 3
Old Testament III OLDTS 3073 3
New Testament I NEWTS 3053 3
New Testament II NEWTS 3063 3
New Testament III NEWTS 3073 3
Biblical Hermeneutics BIBST 3203 3
  Total 21

Theological/Historical Studies

Systematic Theology I SYSTH 3053 3
Systematic Theology II SYSTH 3063 3
Systematic Theology III SYSTH 3073 3
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
  Total 12

General Ministry Preparation

Contemporary Evangelism or Contemporary Evangelism for Women

EVANG 3303 or WOMIN 3313 3
Personal Evangelism Practicum EVANG 3000 0
Principles of Biblical Counseling CNSLN 3203 3
The Ministry of Education CFMIN 3023 3
Spiritual Formation I SPFCF 3101 1
Spiritual Formation I SPFCF 3111 1
  Total 11

CFM Studies

Biblical Anthropology and Discipleship CFMIN 3003 3
Theology and Philosophy for Education CFMIN 3333 3
Theology of Church and Family CFMIN 3013 3
Women's Ministry Field Experience WOMIN 5902 2
  Total 11

Concentration Hours

Required Concentration Courses    
Biblical Theology of Womanhood I or II WOMST 3113 or WOMST 3213 3
Ministry to Women WOMIN 4223 3

Choose at least six hours from the following:

Engaging Women in Ministry

Leadership in Women's Ministry

Girls' Ministry

Women and Discipleship

Biblical Counseling for Women

Women's Issues

Women's Evangelism and Discipleship Practicum

Focus Study

Women's Studies Elective

           

WOMIN 3413

WOMIN 3513

WOMIN 3613

WOMIN 3713

WOMIN 4123

 WOMIN 4373

WOMIN 5303

WOMIN 5313

WOMST               

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

  Total 12

 

Total Degree Hours

67

 

Master of Divinity with a Concentration in Women's Studies

 

The Master of Divinity degree program is the basic program in the School of Theology for those preparing for Christian Ministry. It is predicated on a Bachelor of Arts degree or its equivalent. The Women's Studies Concentration provides foundational study for ministry to women in any ministry context.

Women's Studies Concentration Hours

Course Title Course Number Hours

Biblical Studies

Biblical Hermeneutics BIBST 3203 3
Old Testament I OLDTS 3053 3
Old Testament II OLDTS 3063 3
Old Testament III OLDTS 3073 3
New Testament I NEWTS 3053 3
New Testament II NEWTS 3063 3
New Testament III NEWTS 3073 3
Biblical Greek I GREEK 3313 (3)
Biblical Greek II GREEK 3323 (3)
Translation and Interpretation GREEK 4313 3
Biblical Hebrew I HEBRW 4313 3
Biblical Hebrew II HEBRW 4323 3
 

Theological Studies

   
Church History I CHAHT 3103 3
Church History II CHAHT 3113 3
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
Systematic Theology I SYSTH 3053 3
Systematic Theology II SYSTH 3063 3
Systematic Theology III SYSTH 3073 3
 

Ethics and Philosophical Studies

 
Basic Christian Ethics or ETHIC 4313 or 3
The Bible & Moral Issues ETHIC 4323  
The Christian Home ETHIC 4303 3
Philosophy of Religion or PHILO 4313 or 3
Christian Apologetics PHILO 4373  
History of Philosophy for Theology PHILO 4323  
 

Evangelism and Missions Studies

 
Contemporary Evangelism or Contemporary Evangelism for Women EVANG 3303 or   WOMST 4053 3
Personal Evangelism Practicum1 EVANG 3000 0
Introduction to Missiology MISSN 3363 3
Missions Practicum1 MISSN 3100 0
 

Preaching and Pastoral Studies

 
Ministry to Women WOMST 4003 3
Text Driven Communication for Women WOMST 4043 3
Advanced Text Driven Communication for Women WOMST 4073 3
 

Spiritual Formation

Spiritual Formation I SPFTH 3101 1
Spiritual Formation II SPFTH 3111 1

Local Church Ministries

Track 1: Ministry Practice
The Ministries of the Local Church CFMIN 3001 1
Applied Ministry - Disciple-making in the Local Church APLMN 4011 1
Applied Ministry - Mentoring in Ministry APLMN 4021 1
Or    
Track 2: Biblical Counseling    
Introduction to Biblical Counseling CNSLN 3203 3

Concentration

Required Concentration Courses
Introduction to Women's Studies WOMST 3003 3
Biblical Theology of Womanhood I WOMST 3113 3
Biblical Theology of Womanhood II WOMST 3213 3
  Total 9
 
Choose at least six hours from the following:
Women in Church History WOMST 4013 3
Women and Missions WOMST 4023 3
Feminist Theology WOMST 4103 3
Directed Study WOMST 5003 3
Internship for Women's Studies WOMST 5013 3
Women in Church History Focused Study WOMST 5023 3
WOMIN Elective   3
 
  Total Degree Hours 92

1Students will be enrolled in these practicums automatically when registering for the parent course above them in the degree plan.

 

Master of Divinity with a Concentration in Women's Ministry

The Master of Divinity degree program is the basic program in the School of Theology for those preparing for Christian Ministry. It is predicated on a Bachelor of Arts degree or its equivalent. This concentration is designed for the woman who plans to minister to women through the local church.

 

Course Title Course Number Hours

Biblical Studies

Biblical Hermeneutics BIBST 3203 3
Old Testament I OLDTS 3053 3
Old Testament II OLDTS 3063 3
Old Testament III OLDTS 3073 3
New Testament I NEWTS 3053 3
New Testament II NEWTS 3063 3
New Testament III NEWTS 3073 3
Biblical Greek I GREEK 3313 (3)
Biblical Greek II GREEK 3323 (3)
Translation and Interpretation GREEK 4313 3
Biblical Hebrew I HEBRW 4313 3
Biblical Hebrew II HEBRW 4323 3
 

Theological Studies

   
Church History I CHAHT 3103 3
Church History II CHAHT 3113 3
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
Systematic Theology I SYSTH 3053 3
Systematic Theology II SYSTH 3063 3
Systematic Theology III SYSTH 3073 3
 

Ethics and Philosophical Studies

 
Basic Christian Ethics or ETHIC 4313 or 3
The Bible & Moral Issues ETHIC 4323  
The Christian Home ETHIC 4303 3
Philosophy of Religion or PHILO 4313 or 3
Christian Apologetics or PHILO 4373 or  
History of Philosophy for Theology PHILO 4323  
 

Evangelism and Missions Studies

 
Contemporary Evangelism or Contemporary Evangelism for Women EVANG 3303 or WOMST 4053 3
Personal Evangelism Practicum1 EVANG 3000 0
Introduction to Missiology MISSN 3363 3
Missions Practicum1 MISSN 3100 0
 

Preaching and Pastoral Studies

 
Ministry to Women WOMST 4003 3
Text Driven Communication for Women WOMST 4043 3
Advanced Text Driven Communication for Women WOMST 4073 3
 

Spiritual Formation

   
Spiritual Formation I SPFTH 3101 1
Spiritual Formation II SPFTH 3111 1

Local Church Ministries

Track 1: Ministry Practice
The Ministries of the Local Church CFMIN 3001 1
Applied Ministry - Disciple-making in the Local Church APLMN 4011 1
Applied Ministry - Mentoring in Ministry APLMN 4021 1
Or    
Track 2: Biblical Counseling    
Introduction to Biblical Counseling CNSLN 3203 3

Concentration

Required Concentration Courses
Biblical Theology of Womanhood I WOMST 3113 3
Biblical Theology of Womanhood II WOMST 3213 3
 
Choose at least nine hours from the following:
Engaging Women in Ministry WOMIN 3413 3
Leadership in Women's Ministry WOMIN 3513 3
Girls' Ministry WOMIN 3613 3
Women and Discipleship WOMIN 3713 3
Biblical Counseling for Women WOMIN 4123 3
Women's Issues WOMIN 4373 3
Women's Evangelism & Discipleship Practicum WOMIN 5303 3
Focus Study WOMIN 5313 3
Directed Study WOMIN 5353 3
 
  Total Degree Hours 92

1Students will be enrolled in these practicums automatically when registering for the parent course above them in the degree plan.

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