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Christian Ministry: Christian Education Concentration

Why should I choose the Christian Education Program? This concentration is designed for the students who desire to major in religious education in preparation for entrance to a Christian education ministry in the local church or other Christian organizations. The program, therefore, is flexible to meet the needs of associate staff.

What type of degree will I earn at Grace University if I enroll in this program?
Graduates of the Christian Education Program will earn a Bachelor of Science degree.

What kind of jobs would be available to me after I graduate from Grace University with this degree? 
Graduates with the degree in Christian Education in Omaha will have opportunities to be involved in Christian ministry in a local church or para-church organizations.

Total Degree Credits (128)

Bible/Theology Requirements (40)

  • BS 101 Old Testament Survey (4)
  • BS 102 New Testament Survey (4)
  • BS 103 Hermeneutics & Bible Study Methods (3)
  • BS 110 Spiritual Life & Evangelism (2)
  • BS 406 Romans (3)
  • TH 203 Theology of Church Mission (2)
  • TH 301 Theology 1 (3)
  • TH 302 Theology 2 (3)
  • BS/TH Electives (16)

General Education Requirements (36)

  • EN 101 College Composition 1 (3)
  • EN 103 College Composition 2 (3)
  • HU 301/323/412 Introduction to Philosophy or World Views or Apologetics (3)
  • HU 414 Ethics 3 HU Elective (3)
  • MA 201/211 College Algebra or Statistics (3)
  • PE Elective (1)
  • PE Elective (1)
  • PE Elective (1)
  • PSY 101 General Psychology (3)
  • SCI Science Elective (3)
  • SP 120 Oral Communications (3)
  • SS 101 College Orientation (0)
  • SS 231 Church History (3)
  • SS Social Science Elective (3)

Core Ministry Requirements (25)

  • CM 105 Ministry Foundations (1)
  • CM 302 Spiritual & Personal Formation for Ministry (3)
  • CM 303 Fundamentals of Instruction & Mentoring (2)
  • CM 320 Curriculum & Instruction (3)
  • CM 403 Administrative Leadership (3)
  • CM 404 Introduction to Biblical Counseling (3)
  • CM 411 Communicating God’s Word (3)
  • CM 450 Senior Ministry CAP (1)
  • IS 381/213 Cross Cultural Comm. Or Perspectives (3)
  • MU 420 Christian Worship (3)

Christian Education Requirements (27)

  • CM 301 Christian Education of Youth (3)
  • CM 312 Christian Education of Children (3)
  • CM 401 Christian Education of Adults (3)
  • CM 402 History & Philosophy of Christian Education (3)
  • CM 442 Christian Education Internship (3)
  • CM Christian Ministry Electives (12)

Servant Leadership Training* (8 Semesters)
Grace L.I.F.E. (chapel)* (8 Semesters)
*For specific attendance requirements, see the Grace University Student Handbook.

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