Associate of Arts

Upon Completion of the Associate of Art’s program, the student will:

1. Demonstrate a familiarity with biblical genre, interpretation, and application from both Testaments along with the ability to articulate the doctrines of God, Man and Salvation, particularly from a Wesleyan-Armenian viewpoint.

2. Develop analytical and research skills necessary for successful, life-long learning.

Classes in Program

65 Total Credit Hours

BIB 111 Old Testament Literature

BIB 112 New Testament Literature

BIB 242 Pentateuch

BTH 215 Christian Beliefs

BTH 236 Doctrine of Holiness

BIB 152 Acts

English Composition

ENG 121 English Composition I

ENG 122 English Composition II

Mathematics

MAT ___ Math Elective (Choose from MAT 123, 133) 

Arts and Humanities

MUS 211 Introduction to Music

LIT ___ Literature Elective (Choose from LIT 232, 246, 258) 

PHL 252 Introduction to Philosophy

Social and Behavioral Sciences

HIS 432 Modern Church History

HIS ___ History Elective (Choose from HIS 211, 212, 222, 224) 

PSY 111 General Psychology

SCI 261 Physical Science I with Lab

SCI 263 Physical Science II

Oral Communications

SPH 262 Public Speaking

Student Development

DEV 092 Applied Information Literacy (non-credit)

Choose one of the following options. 

Pastoral Ministry Track (12 SH required) 

PTH 223 Introduction to Homiletics

PTH 321 Expository Preaching

PTH 334 Church Administration 

PTH 335 Pastoral Counseling

Cross-Cultural Missions Track (12 SH required) 

MIS 115 Global Studies Survey

MIS 332 Principles of Missions

MIS 454 Cultural Diversity

___ ___ Elective (MIS or PTH 222, 244, 255) 

Teaching Foundations Track (12 SH required) 

EDF 226 Educational Psychology

EDF 236 Methods of Teaching 

MIS 325 Teaching Across Cultures

___ ___ Elective (CHM 144, 233; EDF 352, EDE 3__; PSY 234, PTH 222) 

Music Ministry Foundations Track (12 SH required) 

MUS 221 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills I

MUS ___ Music History Electives (MUS 231, 232, 331)

MUS 265 Music Ministry in the Church

MUS ___ Music Electives

Children’s Ministry Track (12 SH required) 

CHM 144 Church Ministries with Children

CHM 233 Creative Bible Teaching 

CHM 234 Story Telling

CHM 333 Arts & Visuals 

PSY 234 Child and Adolescent Development Psychology 

Religious Studies Track (12 SH required) 

EDF 210 History and Philosophy of Education

MIS ____ Missions Electives MIS (111, 115) 

MUS 265 Music Ministry in the Church

___ ___ Evangelism Elective (CHM 134; PTH 242; MIS 365) 

Bible/Theology Track (12 SH required) 

Bible/Theology Electives 

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