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2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Ministry Leadership, AML (Online)

College Ministry; Adult and Professional Studies
Academic Award Associate
Credits Required 60 semester credits
Faculty Lead Kevin Hall
CIP Code 39.0699
Available at Online & Oregon extension

The Ministry Leadership major is designed to prepare students for volunteer or vocational ministry within churches and para-church organizations. Courses in Biblical Studies, Theology, and Practical Ministry ensure students have the necessary knowledge and skills to lead a broad range of ministries. This program qualifies the stduent educationally for Assemblies of God ministerial credentials.

Graduates with a degree in Ministry Leadership are able to:

  1. Apply basic biblical and theological knowledge with the practice of ministry and daily life;
  2. Develop leadership, organizational, and administrative skills involved in fulfilling the divine call and function of pastoral ministry;
  3. Develop basic preaching/teaching skills necessary for ministerial service;
  4. Compose a philosophy of ministry that encompasses God, the church, family, self-understanding, a servant’s heart and meaningful relationships with others within a variety of cultures.

For further information about entering the Ministry Leadership program, contact the College of Adult and Professional Studies Enrollment Office for an information packet and further details.

Contact the College of Adult and Professional Studies Admissions Office for an information packet.

Degree Requirements: 60

Humanities: 3

  • Select 3 credits from the following:
    Art (ARTE), Bible (BIBL), Drama (DRAM), English (ENGL), History (HIST), Language (LANG), Music (MUSI), or Theology (THEO)

Social Sciences: 3

  • Select 3 credits from the following:
  • Business Administration (BUSM), Communication (except COMM 1213), Economics, Education (EDUC), Geography (GEOG), Health & Fitness (PEDU), Information Technology (INTC), Management (BMGT), Marketing (BMKT), Philosophy (PHIL), Political Science (PSCI), Psychology (PSYC), Sociology/Anthropology (SOCI), or User Experience Design (UXDE)

Formation and Calling: 3

Select one course from the following:

Select one course from the following:

Ministry Leadership Core: 9

Select 6 credits from the following:

Bible (BIBL), Church Ministries (CMIN), Pastoral Ministries (PMIN), Theology (THEO)

Recommended but required for those seeking ministerial credentials with the Assemblies of God:

General Electives: 12

Any college-level courses