General Ministry- B.A.A.S.
(Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences)
GENERAL EDUCATION STUDIES: 44 Hours
General Education: 11 hours
COM 1143 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
ENG 1113 Composition and Rhetoric I
ENG 1123 Composition and Rhetoric II
GES 1122 Strategies for Student Success
Social/Behavioral Sciences: 6 hours
3 hours Government/Political Science
3 hours lower level Psychology/Sociology
Natural Science/Mathematics: 3 hours
3 hours from the following:
BIO 1113 Biological Science
MTH 1113 College Mathematics
MTH 1123 College Algebra
General Biblical Studies: 24 hours
BIB 1223 The Church in Ministry and Mission
BIB 2213 Bible Study
REL 1133 Authentic Christianity
REL 1153 New Testament Literature
REL 1163 Old Testament Literature
REL 3153 Christian Ethics
THE 2113 Introduction to Theology and Apologetics
THE 2333 Pentecostal Doctrine and History
CAREER STUDIES: 46 Hours
18 hours must be in a vocational area
MAJOR STUDIES: 30 Hours
BIB 3483 Hermeneutics
CMN 3183 Church Resource Management
CMN 3333 Biblical Preaching
CPR 3123 Church Health and Revitalization
PMN 4413 Pastoral Leadership
An additional 9 hours from a combination of 3000 and 4000 level courses from the College of Bible & Church Ministries and an additional 6 hours from 3000-4000 level courses from any department.
TOTAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: 120 Hours
The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences General Ministry provides prospective students who have earned at least 18 hours in a vocational or technical training program in a specific area of concentration with a route to earn an accredited Bachelor’s degree which will prepare them academically, professionally, and spiritually to serve as leaders in their chosen occupational field.
Upon completion of this program, students will:
Demonstrate an ability to successfully transfer from a vocational or technical training program and fulfill the requirements to earn an accredited Bachelor’s degree.
Develop the leadership and management skills necessary to serve in local churches and various other vocational ministry settings.
Demonstrate an ability to further engage studies in graduate programs in various fields.
Qualify for ministry credentials within the Assemblies of God.
Additional Program Stipulations
Students must have earned at least 18 hours in a vocational or technical training program in a specific area of concentration in order to be eligible to enroll in this degree program.
All students are to include one General Biblical Studies course each semester until degree requirements have been satisfied.
Students are to include GES 1122 in their first semester program.
At least 30 hours must be from 3000 or 4000 level courses.
*Admittance to this program requires an evaluation of vocational or technical credit and formal approval from the Registrar’s Office following this evaluation.