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

Seminary Core

Spiritual Formation I SPFCM 3101 1
Spiritual Formation II SPFCM 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 3053 3
Systematic Theology II SYSTH 3063 3
Systematic Theology III SYSTH 3073 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
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
  Total 38

School of Church and Family Ministries Core

     
Administration and Church Law ADMIN 3313 3
Biblical Disciple-Making in the Church CFMIN 3013 3
Biblical Principles of Teaching CFMIN 4303 3
Theology of Church and Family CFMIN 3013 3
Principles of Biblical Counseling CNSLN 3203 3
Women's Ministry Field Experience WOMIN 5902 2
  Total 17

Concentration Hours

Required Concentration Courses   6
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:   6
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 and Discipleship Practicum WOMIN 5303 3
WOMST elective Any WOMST elective 3

 

Total Degree Hours

67

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 Family and Consumer Sciences

Course Title Course Number Hours

Seminary Core

Spiritual Formation I SPFCM 3101 1
Spiritual Formation II SPFCM 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 3053 3
Systematic Theology II SYSTH 3063 3
Systematic Theology III SYSTH 3073 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
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
  Total 38

School of Church and Family Ministries Core

Administration and Church Law ADMIN 3313 3
Biblical Disciple-Making in the Church CFMIN 3013 3
Biblical Principles of Teaching CFMIN 4303 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 17

Concentration Hours

Required Concentration Courses   6
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 six hours from the following:   6
Resource Management for the Aging FAMCS 4203 3
Philosophic and Professional Issues of the Christian Woman FAMCS 4303 3
Methods and Materials for Teaching Home and Family Studies FAMCS 4603 3
Topics in Homemaking FAMCS 4801 1
Topics in Homemaking FAMCS 4802 2
Topics in Homemaking FAMCS 4803 3
Directed Study in Family and Consumer Sciences FAMCS 5701 1
Directed Study in Family and Consumer Sciences FAMCS 5702 2
Directed Study in Family and Consumer Sciences FAMCS 5703 3
  Total Degree Hours 67

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
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  
 

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

 
Ministries of the Local Church   1
Ministry to Women WOMST 4003 3
Text Driven Communication for Women 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
 

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
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
Biblical Counseling for Women WOMIN 4123 3
 

Electives

Additional Women's Studies Elective or Free 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 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

 
Ministries of the Local Church   1
Ministry to Women WOMST 4003 3
Text Driven Communication for Women 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
 

Women's Ministry Concentration Hours

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
Directed Study WOMIN 5353 3
 

Electives

   
Additional Women's Studies Elective or Free 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.

 

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