Religion & Church Leadership Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Church Leadership - Min. 124 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirements
Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)
Humanities or Fine Arts:
When choosing a Humanities course, see guidelines.
When choosing a Fine Arts course, see guidelines.
9 hours
Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PS, PY, or SO): See guidelines. 3 hours
Science: See guidelines. 3-4 hours
Foreign Language (a single language) 6-8 hours
Religion and Church Leadership Major (31-33 Hours)
Required Courses (13-15 hours from the following; Must include RL480)
RL201  Old Testament (3)
RL202  New Testament (3)
RL205  Intro to Church Leadership (3)
RL268  Internship and Field Experiences (1-3)
RL368  Internship and Field Experiences (1-3)
RL480  Religion Capstone (3) 

Communication & Management (6 hours from the following, or other courses approved by the advisor)
CT201  Public Relations (3)
CT320  Interpersonal Communication (3)
CT345  Small-Group Communication (3)
MK330  Marketing (3)
MG354  Principles of Management (3)
MG356  Human Resource Management (3) 
Religion Electives, 6 hours from the following:
RL203  Explorations in Christian Thought (3)
RL225  Philosophy of Religion
RL290  Special Topics (1-5)
RL301  Mission and Message of Jesus (3)
RL302  Paul and the Early Church (3)
RL303  The Prophets (3)
RL310  Biblical Literature and the Ancient World (3)
RL331  History of Christianity I (3)
RL332  History of Christianity II (3)
RL390  Special Topics (1-3) 

Sociology & Ethics (6 hours from the following, or other courses approved by the advisor)
PL306  Ethics and the Professions (3) OR PL310 Ethics and Leadership (3)
SO101  Introduction to Sociology (3)
SO102  Social Problems (3)
SO150  Introduction to Anthropology (3)
SO204  World Cultures (3)
SO301  Minority Groups (3)
SO321  Family Relationships and Values (3)
Minor And Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)

Bachelor of Science in Religion and Church Leadership - Min. 124 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirements
Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)
Humanities or Fine Arts:
When choosing a Humanities course, see guidelines.
When choosing a Fine Arts course, see guidelines.
9 hours
Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PS, PY, or SO): See guidelines. 3 hours
Science: See guidelines. 3-4 hours
Analytical Skills 6-8 hours
Religion and Church Leadership Major (33 Hours)
Required Courses (15 hours from the following; Must include RL480)
RL201  Old Testament (3)
RL202  New Testament (3)
RL205  Intro to Church Leadership (3)
RL268  Internship and Field Experiences (1-3)
RL368  Internship and Field Experiences (1-3)
RL480  Religion Capstone (3) 

Communication & Management (6 hours from the following or other advisor approved courses)
CT201  Public Relations (3)
CT320  Interpersonal Communication (3)
CT345  Small-Group Communication (3)
MK330  Marketing (3)
MG354  Principles of Management (3)
MG356  Human Resource Management (3)Or other advisor approved courses. 
Religion Electives(6 hours from the following)
RL203  Explorations in Christian Thought (3)
RL225  Philosophy of Religion
RL290  Special Topics (1-5)
RL301  Mission and Message of Jesus (3)
RL302  Paul and the Early Church (3)
RL303  The Prophets (3)
RL310  Biblical Literature and the Ancient World (3)
RL331  History of Christianity I (3)
RL332  History of Christianity II (3)
RL390  Special Topics (1-3) 

Sociology & Ethics (6 hours from the following or other advisor approved courses)
PL306  Ethics and the Professions (3) OR PL310  Ethics and Leadership (3)
SO101  Introduction to Sociology (3)
SO102  Social Problems (3)
SO150  Introduction to Anthropology (3)
SO204  World Cultures (3)
SO301  Minority Groups (3)
SO321  Family Relationships and Values (3)
Minor And Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)