The Religion: Youth Ministry and Christian Education major seeks to prepare students to become youth ministry and/or Christian education leaders within congregations. These studies link critical and academic studies with studies in the practice of ministry. Theological and Ministry studies will be supplemented with guided cognate studies outside the Religion Department.
In addition to fulfilling the basic requirements of the Religion Major (30 hours):
This results in a minimum of 12-15 hours of cognate studies.
Additional cognate studies beyond the minimum are highly recommended.
Signature Learning Requirements for Youth Ministry and Christian Education Majors:
First Year Seminar
Reading and Writing
Religion - (Requirement fulfilled by Major)
Social Science - (Requirement fulfilled by Major)
Natural Science - Students must take a minimum of SIX (6) credit hours of Natural Science courses (the combination of the Natural Science and Society requirement and the Laboratory Science requirement).