Jul 23, 2019  
Graduate & Pharmacy Catalog - 2018 - 2019 
    
Graduate & Pharmacy Catalog - 2018 - 2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Graduate Admission: Graduation Requirements


Biblical and Theological Studies Majors

BIBLICAL STUDIES  6 Credit Hours
BIB 1003 Exploring the Bible (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 4153 Christian Values and Biblical Faith (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
COMMUNICATION 9 Credit Hours
ENG 1113 Composition I (3 hours)
ENG 1123 Composition II (3 hours)
COM1113 Public Speaking (3 hours)
HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE 20 Credit Hours
HUM1013 Humanities I: Prehistory through 1000 A.D. (3 hours)
HUM1023 Humanities II: The World from 1000 to 1700 (3 hours)
HUM1033 Humanities III: The World from 1700 to Present (3 hours)
Global Studies Elective:B.A. in Ministry Students encouraged to take CCS 3503 World Religions (3 hours)
Social Science Elective: B.A. in Ministry Students encouraged to take either PHL 1103 or PSY 2133 (3 hours)
PLS 3003 Freedom in American Society (3 hours)
ART, MUS, THE, DAN – Any Art, Music, Theatre or Dance Experience (2 hours)
MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE 6 Credit Hours
MAT XXX3 Any mathematics course, MAT 1803 or higher  
Select one of the following courses (3 hours)
  • BIO 1023 Introduction to Life in the Sea
  • BIO 1043 Introductory Biology
  • ESC 1043 Introductory Earth Science
  • PHY 1043 Introductory Physical Science
  • PHY 1063 Acoustics of Music
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ORIENTATION 2 Credit Hours
FYE1001 FYE Freshman Seminar (required if enter PBA with fewer than 30 credit hours) (1 hour)
HHP1061 Lifetime Fitness (1 hour)
Required SOM Courses 27 Credit Hours
BIB 2003 Foundations for Christian Ministry (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 2053 Evangelism and Apologetics (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 3003 Interpreting the Bible (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 3073 Exploring the Old Testament (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 3083 Exploring the New Testament (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 3103 Exegeting the Bible (Springs) (3 hours)
BIB 3173 History of Christianity (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 4033 Systematic Theology (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
MLS 2043 Spiritual Formation (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
Choose one of the following 3 Credit Hours
MLS 2413 Principles of Christian Leadership (3 hours)
CCS 3003 Calling, Character, and Adjustment (3 hours)
CSM 2013 Introduction to Christian Social Ministry (3 hours)
STM 2303 Introduction to Student Ministries (3 hours)
Select twelve hours of one Biblical language (either Hebrew or Greek) 12 Credit Hours
BIB 1013 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew / BIB 1023 Introduction to Biblical Greek (3 hours)
BIB 3013 Biblical Hebrew II / BIB 3023 Biblical Greek II (3 hours)
BIB 3113 Biblical Hebrew III / BIB 3133 Biblical Greek III (3 hours)
BIB 4313 Biblical Hebrew IV / BIB 4123 Biblical Greek IV (3 hours)
Choose one additional upper-level BIB course (students may not choose BIB 4153)  3 Credit Hours
Elective SOM Course (Select one) 3 Credit Hours
Any BIB, CCS, CSM, MLS, or STM course or other course with approval of advisor (3 hours)
  • BIB majors who are seeking early graduate admission to PBA's Master of Divinity Program do not need to complete MLS 4063 . 
  • BIB majors need to complete only 3 of the 9 credit hours of Biblical and Theological Studies Elective Courses listed in the major. 

Cross-Cultural Studies Majors

BIBLICAL STUDIES  6 Credit Hours
BIB 1003 Exploring the Bible (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 4153 Christian Values and Biblical Faith (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
COMMUNICATION 9 Credit Hours
ENG 1113 Composition I (3 hours)
ENG 1123 Composition II (3 hours)
COM1113 Public Speaking (3 hours)
HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE 20 Credit Hours
HUM1013 Humanities I: Prehistory through 1000 A.D. (3 hours)
HUM1023 Humanities II: The World from 1000 to 1700 (3 hours)
HUM1033 Humanities III: The World from 1700 to Present (3 hours)
Global Studies Elective:B.A. in Ministry Students encouraged to take CCS 3503 World Religions (3 hours)
Social Science Elective: B.A. in Ministry Students encouraged to take either PHL 1103 or PSY 2133 (3 hours)
PLS 3003 Freedom in American Society (3 hours)
ART, MUS, THE, DAN – Any Art, Music, Theatre or Dance Experience (2 hours)
MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE 6 Credit Hours
MAT XXX3 Any mathematics course, MAT 1803 or higher  
Select one of the following courses (3 hours)
  • BIO 1023 Introduction to Life in the Sea
  • BIO 1043 Introductory Biology
  • ESC 1043 Introductory Earth Science
  • PHY 1043 Introductory Physical Science
  • PHY 1063 Acoustics of Music
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ORIENTATION 2 Credit Hours
FYE1001 FYE Freshman Seminar (required if enter PBA with fewer than 30 credit hours) (1 hour)
HHP1061 Lifetime Fitness (1 hour)
Required SOM and CCS Courses 45 Credit Hours
BIB 2003 Foundations for Christian Ministry (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
MLS 2043 Spiritual Formation (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 2053 Evangelism and Apologetics (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
CCS 3003 Calling, Character, and Adjustment (3 hours)
BIB 3003 Interpreting the Bible (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 3073 Exploring the Old Testament (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 3083 Exploring the New Testament (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 3103 Exegeting the Bible (Springs) (3 hours)
BIB 3173 History of Christianity (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 4033 Systematic Theology (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
CCS 3063 History and Theology of Missions (3 hours)
CCS 3013 Cultural Competency and Ethnography (3 hours)
CCS 3053 Interpreting Scripture in Multi-Cultural Contexts (3 hours)
CCS 4023 Urban Justice Issues (3 hours)
Choose one additional CCS course 3 Credit Hours
Elective Ministry Course (Select one) 3 Credit Hours
Any BIB, CCS, CSM, MLS, or STM course or other course with approval of advisor (3 hours)
  • CCS majors who are seeking early graduate admission to PBA's Master of Divinity Program do not need to complete CCS 4003 or MLS 4713. 
  • CCS majors who are seeking early graduate admission to PBA's Master of Divinity Program only need to complete only 3 of the 6 credit hours of Cross-Cultural Studies Elective Courses listed in the major.

Ministry (Day) Majors

BIBLICAL STUDIES  6 Credit Hours
BIB 1003 Exploring the Bible (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 4153 Christian Values and Biblical Faith (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
COMMUNICATION 9 Credit Hours
ENG 1113 Composition I (3 hours)
ENG 1123 Composition II (3 hours)
COM1113 Public Speaking (3 hours)
HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE 20 Credit Hours
HUM1013 Humanities I: Prehistory through 1000 A.D. (3 hours)
HUM1023 Humanities II: The World from 1000 to 1700 (3 hours)
HUM1033 Humanities III: The World from 1700 to Present (3 hours)
Global Studies Elective:B.A. in Ministry Students encouraged to take CCS 3503 World Religions (3 hours)
Social Science Elective: B.A. in Ministry Students encouraged to take either PHL 1103 or PSY 2133 (3 hours)
PLS 3003 Freedom in American Society (3 hours)
ART, MUS, THE, DAN – Any Art, Music, Theatre or Dance Experience (2 hours)
MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE 6 Credit Hours
MAT XXX3 Any mathematics course, MAT 1803 or higher  
Select one of the following courses (3 hours)
  • BIO 1023 Introduction to Life in the Sea
  • BIO 1043 Introductory Biology
  • ESC 1043 Introductory Earth Science
  • PHY 1043 Introductory Physical Science
  • PHY 1063 Acoustics of Music
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ORIENTATION 2 Credit Hours
FYE1001 FYE Freshman Seminar (required if enter PBA with fewer than 30 credit hours) (1 hour)
HHP1061 Lifetime Fitness (1 hour)
Required SOM and Ministry Courses 39 Credit Hours
BIB 2003 Foundations for Christian Ministry (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
MLS 2043 Spiritual Formation (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 2053 Evangelism and Apologetics (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
MLS 2413 Principles of Christian Leadership (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 3003 Interpreting the Bible (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 3073 Exploring the Old Testament (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 3083 Exploring the New Testament (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
BIB 4033 Systematic Theology (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
MLS 3003 Conflict and Crisis in Ministry (Even Springs) (3 hours)
MLS 3093 Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness for Ministry (Odd Springs) (3 hours)
MLS 3103 Theology and Ethics of Ministry (Odd Falls) (3 hours)
BIB 3103 Exegeting the Bible (Springs) (3 hours)
BIB 3173 History of Christianity (Fall/Spring) (3 hours)
Choose one of the following 3 Credit Hours
  • MLS 3743 Homiletics (even Springs) (3 hours) or
  • MLS 4073 Teaching for Character Formation (Even Falls)
(3 hours)
Elective Ministry Course (Select two) 6 Credit Hours
Any BIB, CCS, CSM, MLS, or STM course or other course with approval of advisor (3 hours)
  • MIN majors who are seeking early graduate admission to PBA's Master of Divinity Program do not need to complete MLS 4063. 
  • MIN majors who are seeking early graduate admission to PBA's Master of Divinity Program must complete BIB 3103, BIB 3173, MLS 3103, MLS 3093, and one additional BIB, CCS, CSM or STM course (except BIB 1003 and BIB 4153) or another course with approval from their advisor.
  • MIN majors who are seeking early graduate admission to PBA's Master of Divinity Program must complete either MLS 3743 or MLS 4073. 

Ministry (Evening and Online) Majors

BIBLICAL STUDIES 6 Credit Hours
E/GREL 1013 Exploring the Bible (3 hours)
E/GREL 4003 Christian Values and Biblical Faith (3 hours)
COMMUNICATION 9 Credit Hours
E/GENG 1123 Composition I (3 hours)
E/GENG 1223 Composition II (3 hours)
E/GCOM 1203 Oral Communication (3 hours)
HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE 14 Credit Hours
E/GHUM1013 Humanities I: Prehistory through 1000 A.D. (3 hours)
E/GHUM1023 Humanities II: The World from 1000 to 1700 (3 hours)
E/GHUM1033 Humanities III: The World from 1700 to Present (3 hours)
E/GBUS 2813 American Free Enterprise (3 hours)
E/GMUS 2312 Music Appreciation (2 hours)
MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE 6 Credit Hours
E/GMAT 1803 Finite Math (3 hours)
Select one of the following courses: (3 hours)
  • E/GSCI 1013 Introduction to Oceanography
  • E/GSCI 1333 Introduction to Natural Science
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1 Credit Hour
E/GHHP 1091 Lifetime Fitness (1 hour)
SOM COURSES INCLUDED IN THE GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 9 Credit Hours
E/MIN 2003 Foundations for Christian Ministry (3 hours)
E/MIN 3503 World Religions* (3 hours)
E/MIN 4063 Church in Society** (3 hours)
Required SOM and Ministry Courses 30 Credit Hours
E/MIN 2043 Spiritual Formation (3 hours)
E/MIN 2053 Evangelism and Apologetics (3 hours)
E/MIN 2413 Principles of Christian Leadership (3 hours)
E/MIN 3043 Exploring the Old Testament (3 hours)
E/MIN 3053 Exploring the New Testament (3 hours)
E/MIN 3083 Interpreting the Bible (3 hours)
E/MIN 3103 History of Christianity (3 hours)
E/MIN 4063 Church in Society** (hours counted above)
E/MIN 4093 Systematic Theology (3 hours)
E/MIN 4403 Theology and Ethics of Ministry (3 hours)
Select one of the following courses: (3 hours)
  • MIN 3183 Conflict and Crisis in Ministry
  • MIN 3193 Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness
  • MIN 4713 Practicum in Ministry
 
4 Upper-level E/MIN Electives 15 Credit Hours
MET BY E/MIN 3503 WORLD RELIGIONS DOUBLE DIP (hours counted above)
Select three of the following courses: (12 hours)
  • PSY 2113 Christian Marriage and Family Dynamics
  • BUS 3013 Social Entrepreneurship
  • E/MIN 3093 Inner City Church
  • E/MIN 3303 Homiletics
  • E/MIN 3323 African American Religious Experience
  • E/MIN 4103 Ministerial Care
  • E/MIN 4113 Urban Justice Issues
  • E/MIN 4213 Education in the Church
  • E/MIN 3193 Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness
  • E/MINV 3103 Topics: Introduction to Children's Ministry
 

* Meets the General Education Global Studies requirement and counts as an upper-level Ministry Elective in the major.

** Meets the General Education Social Science requirement and satisfies a Ministry Core Course requirement.

  • Ministry majors who are seeking early graduate admission to PBA's Master of Divinity Program must complete MIN 3103 and MIN 4403 within the Ministry Core Courses. 
  • Ministry majors who are seeking early graduate admission to PBA's Master of Divinity Program must complete MIN 3503 as one of their MIN Elective courses, and they must select from the following courses to complete the remaining MIN Elective credits: 
    • MIN 3093
    • MIN 3303
    • MIN 3323
    • MIN 4103
    • MIN 4113
    • MIN 4213
    • MINV 3103 Special Topics: Introduction to Children's Ministry.