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 64-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

Seminary Core

Spiritual Formation I SPFEM 3101 1
Spiritual Formation II SPFEM 3111 1
Contemporary Evangelism or Contemporary Evangelism for Women EVANG 3303 or    WOMIN 3313 3
Personal Evangelism Practicum1 EVANG 3000 0
Biblical Hermeneutics BIBST 3203 3
Systematic Theology I SYSTH 3003 3
Systematic Theology II SYSTH 3013 3
Basic Old Testament I OLDTS 3313 3
Basic Old Testament II OLDTS 3323 3
Basic New Testament I NEWTS 3313 3
Basic New Testament II NEWTS 3323 3
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
  Total 29

School of Church and Family Ministries Core

The Ministry of Education EDMIN 3003 3
Administration and Church Law ADMIN 3313 3
Theology and Philosophy for Christian Education FOUND 3333 3
Biblical Anthropology and Pedagogy HUMGR 3013 3
Principles of Biblical Counseling CNSLN 3203 3
Theology of Church and Family EDMIN 3013 3
Women's Ministry Field Experience WOMIN 5902 2
  Total 20

Concentration Hours

Required Concentration Courses   6
Biblical Theology of Womanhood I or II WOMST 3113 or WOMST 3213 3
Women's Ministry in the Local Church WOMIN 4223 3
Choose at least nine hours from the following:   9
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
Women's Issues WOMIN 4373 3
Women's Evangelism and Discipleship Practicum WOMIN 5303 3
WOMST elective Any WOMST elective 3

 

Total Degree Hours

64

1EVANG 3000 is to be taken in conjunction with EVANG 3303 Contemporary Evangelism or WOMIN 3313 Contemporary Evangelism for Women.

Master of Arts in Christian Education with a Concentration in Homemaking

Course Title Course Number Hours

Seminary Core

Spiritual Formation I SPFEM 3101 1
Spiritual Formation II SPFEM 3111 1
Contemporary Evangelism or Contemporary Evangelism for Women EVANG 3303 or    WOMIN 3313 3
Personal Evangelism Practicum1 EVANG 3000 0
Biblical Hermeneutics BIBST 3203 3
Systematic Theology I SYSTH 3003 3
Systematic Theology II SYSTH 3013 3
Basic Old Testament I OLDTS 3313 3
Basic Old Testament II OLDTS 3323 3
Basic New Testament I NEWTS 3313 3
Basic New Testament II NEWTS 3323 3
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
  Total 29

School of Church and Family Ministries Core

The Ministry of Education EDMIN 3003 3
Administration and Church Law ADMIN 3313 3
Theology and Philosophy for Christian Education FOUND 3333 3
Biblical Anthropology and Pedagogy HUMGR 3013 3
Principles of Biblical Counseling CNSLN 3203 3
Biblical Theology of Womanhood I or II WOMST 3113 or WOMST 3213 3
Internship in Homemaking HMKNG 5002 2
  Total 20

Concentration Hours

Required Concentration Courses   9
The Christian Woman's Home HMKNG 3203 3
Methodology of Home and Family Studies Research HMKNG 3302 2
Fundamentals of Home and Family Studies Research HMKNG 3401 1
The Christian Home ETHIC 4303 3
Choose at least six hours from the following:   6
Horner Homemaking House Practicum HMKNG 3001 1
Resource Management for the Aging HMKNG 4203 3
Philosophic and Professional Issues of the Christian Woman HMKNG 4303 3
Methods and Materials for Teaching Home and Family Studies HMKNG 4603 3
Topics in Homemaking HMKNG 4801 1
Topics in Homemaking HMKNG 4802 2
Topics in Homemaking HMKNG 4803 3
Directed Study HMKNG 5703 3
Parenting and Faith Development CHDED 4243 3
Women's Issues WOMIN 4373 3
  Total Degree Hours 64

1EVANG 3000 is to be taken in conjunction with EVANG 3303 Contemporary Evangelism or WOMIN 3313 Contemporary Evangelism for Women.

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.

Course Title Course Number Hours

Biblical Studies

Biblical Hermeneutics BIBST 3203 3
Basic Old Testament I OLDTS 3313 3
Basic Old Testament II OLDTS 3323 3
Basic New Testament I NEWTS 3313 3
Basic New Testament II NEWTS 3323 3
Biblical Greek I GREEK 3313 3
Biblical Greek II GREEK 3323 3
Biblical Hebrew I HEBRW 4313 3
Biblical Hebrew II HEBRW 4323 3
 

Theological Studies

History of Christianity I CHAHT 3103 3
History of Christianity II CHAHT 3113 3
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
Systematic Theology I SYSTH 3003 3
Systematic Theology II SYSTH 3013 3
 

Ethics and Philosophical Studies

Basic Christian Ethics or ETHIC 4313 or 3
The Bible & Moral Issues or ETHIC 4323 or  
Development of Christian Character and Decision Making ETHIC 4333  
The Christian Home ETHIC 4303 3
Philosophy of Religion or PHILO 4313 or 3
Christian Apologetics PHILO 4373  
 

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    
Women's Ministries in the Local Church WOMST 4003 3
Expository Communication of Biblical Truth WOMST 4043 3
 

Additional Requirements

Spiritual Formation I SPFTH 3101 1
Spiritual Formation II SPFTH 3111 1
Applied Ministry -- Disciple-making in the Local Church APLMN 4011 1
Applied Ministry -- Mentoring APLMN 4021 1
The Ministry of Education EDMIN 3003 3
 

Women's Studies Concentration Hours

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
Wife of the Equipping Minister WOMST 4033 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
  Total 6
 

Electives

Additional Women's Studies Elective or Free Elective2   6
  Total Elective Hours 6
  Total Degree Hours 91

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

2Students may take up to 4 hours in class piano, class voice, applied music, or ensemble music as elective credit.

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
Basic Old Testament I OLDTS 3313 3
Basic Old Testament II OLDTS 3323 3
Basic New Testament I NEWTS 3313 3
Basic New Testament II NEWTS 3323 3
Biblical Greek I GREEK 3313 3
Biblical Greek II GREEK 3323 3
Biblical Hebrew I HEBRW 4313 3
Biblical Hebrew II HEBRW 4323 3
 

Theological Studies

History of Christianity I CHAHT 3103 3
History of Christianity II CHAHT 3113 3
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
Systematic Theology I SYSTH 3003 3
Systematic Theology II SYSTH 3013 3
 

Ethics and Philosophical Studies

Basic Christian Ethics or ETHIC 4313 or 3
The Bible & Moral Issues or ETHIC 4323 or  
Development of Christian Character and Decision Making ETHIC 4333  
The Christian Home ETHIC 4303 3
Philosophy of Religion or PHILO 4313 or 3
Christian Apologetics PHILO 4373  
 

Evangelism and Missions Studies

Contemporary Evangelism or Contemporary Evangelism for Women EVANG 3303 and WOMST 4053 3
Personal Evangelism Practicum1 EVANG 3000 0
Introduction to Missiology MISSN 3363 3
Missions Practicum1 MISSN 3100 0
 
Preaching and Pastoral Studies    
Women's Ministries in the Local Church WOMST 4003 3
Expository Communication of Biblical Truth WOMST 4043 3
 

Additional Requirements

   
Spiritual Formation I SPFTH 3101 1
Spiritual Formation II SPFTH 3111 1
Applied Ministry -- Disciple-making in the Local Church APLMN 4011 1
Applied Ministry -- Mentoring APLMN 4021 1
The Ministry of Education EDMIN 3003 3
 

Women's Ministry Concentration Hours

Required Concentration Courses
Biblical Theology of Womanhood I WOMST 3113 3
Biblical Theology of Womanhood II WOMST 3213 3
  Total 6
 
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
Women's Issues WOMIN 4373 3
Women's Evangelism & Discipleship Practicum WOMIN 5303 3
Directed Study WOMIN 5353 3
  Total 9
 

Electives

Additional Women's Studies Electives or Free Electives2   6
  Total Elective Hours 6
  Total Degree Hours 91

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

2Students may take up to 4 hours in class piano, class voice, applied music, or ensemble music as elective credit.

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