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Christian Ministry: Youth Ministry Concentration

Why should I choose the Youth Ministry Program? This concentration is designed for the student who wishes to meet the needs of youth by developing lay and youth leadership in youth ministry, function as an associate staff in a local church or para-church organization and minister as a servant-leader.

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 of Grace University’s Christian Youth Ministry Degree Program in Omaha will have opportunity to be involved in youth ministry in the local church or a para-church organization.

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)

Youth Ministry Concentration (27)

  • CM 300 Counseling Youth in Crisis (3)
  • CM 301 Christian Education of Youth (3)
  • CM 304 Youth Ministry Essentials (3)
  • CM 305 Spiritual Formation of Youth (3)
  • CM 310 Leadership & Discipleship in Youth Ministry (3)
  • CM 442 Christian Education Internship (3)
  • CM Electives (9)

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

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