Children’s & Family Ministry Degree

The Children and Family Ministry (CFM) Program, develops leaders who are intentional about engaging in ministry with children and families in creative and innovative ways, all through the power of the Holy Spirit.

Year 1

Pre-Requisites

Orientation to Online Learning                                                                                                                   1 cr. hr.

Fall Courses
Curriculum Design & Development 3 cr. hrs.
Hermeneutics 3 cr. hrs.
Life in the Spirit  3 cr. hrs.
World Religions 3 cr. hrs.
Gospels 3 cr. hrs.
Winter Courses
Personal and Spiritual Formation 3 cr. hrs.
Introduction to Psychology 3 cr. hrs.
Ministry to Post-Modern Families 3 cr. hrs
Systematic Theology I: God & the Human Condition 3 cr. hrs.
Practicum Electives
Field Education - CFM Introductory Practicum           3 cr. hrs.
Summer Courses
Children at Risk 3 cr. hrs.

 

Year 2

Fall Courses
Church History: The Early Church to Pre-Reformation 3 cr. hrs.
Pentateuch 3 cr. hrs.
Homiletics 3 cr. hrs.
Philosophical Foundations 3 cr. hrs.
Teaching Methods and Theories of Learning 3 cr. hrs.
Church History: The Reformation to the Modern Age 3 cr. hrs.
Winter Courses
English Literature 3 cr. hrs.
Adolescent Development 3 cr. hrs.
Introduction to World Missions 3 cr. hrs.
Practicum Electives
Field Education: CFM - Intermediate Practicum 3 cr. hrs.

 

Year 3

Fall Courses
Child Development 3 cr. hrs.
Introduction to Christian Counseling 3 cr. hrs.
Systematic Theology II: Soteriology/Christology 3 cr. hrs.
Leadership Assessment & Development 3 cr. hrs.
Pastoral Letters 3 cr. hrs.
Biblical-Theological Studies Elective 3 cr. hrs.
Winter Courses
Biblical Theology (Luke/Acts) 3 cr. hrs.
Expository Preaching  3 cr. hrs.
Pastoral Life 3 cr. hrs.
Systematic Theology III: Ecclesiology/Eschatology 3 cr. hrs.
Practicum Electives
Field Education - CFM - Intensive Internship 3 cr. hrs.
Spring Courses
Pre-marriage & Marriage Ministry 3 cr. hrs.

 

Year 4

Fall Courses
Administration of Children & Family Ministry 3 cr. hrs.
Biblical Studies Elective (Old Testament) 3 cr. hrs.
Faith Community Perspectives One: Pentecostal History 3 cr. hrs.
Senior Theology 3 cr. hrs.
Winter Courses
Science & Religion 3 cr. hrs.
Ethics and Critical Issues 3 cr. hrs.
Senior Integrative Seminar - CFM Leadership Issues 3 cr. hrs.
Biblical Studies Elective (New Testament) 3 cr. hrs.
Practicum Electives
Field Education - CFM - Senior Practicum 3 cr. hrs.