Religion & Church Leadership Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Church Leadership - Min. 120 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 (Complete 13-15 hours from the following):
RL201 Old Testament (3)
RL202 New Testament (3)
RL205 Introduction to Church Leadership (2)
RL268/368 Internship and Field Experiences (1-3)
RL480 Religion Capstone (3)
Religion Electives (Choose 6 hours from the following):
RL203 Exploration in Christian Thought (3)
RL225 Philosophy of Religion (3)
RL290/390 Special Topics (1-5)
RL201 Mission and Message of Jesus (3)
RL302 Paul and the Early Church (3)
RL303 The Prophets (3)
RL310 Biblical Literature & the Ancient World (3)
RL331OL History of Christianity I (3)
RL332OL History of Christianity II (3)
12 hours of additional courses will be divided between:
Communication & Management (6) - Course will be selected to enhance creation, promotion, and maintenance of ministry programs.
Social Sciences & Ethics (6) - Courses will be selected to promote thoughtful and ethical leadership, guidance, and instruction in ministry programs.
Electives (To Complete Min. 120 Hours)

Bachelor of Science in Religion and Church Leadership - Min. 120 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 (31-33 Hours)
Required Courses (Complete 13-15 hours from the following):
RL201 Old Testament (3)
RL202 New Testament (3)
RL205 Introduction to Church Leadership (2)
RL268/368 Internship and Field Experiences (1-3)
RL480 Religion Capstone (3)
Religion Electives (Choose 6 hours from the following):
RL203 Exploration in Christian Thought (3)
RL225 Philosophy of Religion (3)
RL290/390 Special Topics (1-5)
RL201 Mission and Message of Jesus (3)
RL302 Paul and the Early Church (3)
RL303 The Prophets (3)
RL310 Biblical Literature & the Ancient World (3)
RL331OL History of Christianity I (3)
RL332OL History of Christianity II (3)
12 hours of additional courses will be divided between:
Communication & Management (6) - Course will be selected to enhance creation, promotion, and maintenance of ministry programs.
Social Sciences & Ethics (6) - Courses will be selected to promote thoughtful and ethical leadership, guidance, and instruction in ministry programs.
Electives (To Complete Min. 120 Hours)