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Theology and Youth Ministry (B.A.)

Students review teaching in Youth and Ministry amongst peers.

Major Requirements (22 CH)

Students desiring to prepare for careers in youth ministry by earning a major in theology and youth ministry will need to fulfill the following requirements:

  • REL 110 Introduction to Religion (3 CH)
  • REL 120 Interpreting the Jewish and Christian Scriptures (3 CH) 
  • REL 125 Introduction to Theology (3 CH) 
  • REL 130 Introduction to Ministry (3 CH)
  • REL 205 Mentoring in Youth Ministry (1 CH) 
  • REL 290 Luther and His Legac (3 CH) 
  • REL 340 Readings in Theology (2 CH)
  • REL 370 Foundations of Youth Ministry (4 CH) 

Any two of the following:

  • REL 140 History of Christianity (3 CH)
  • REL/GREK 150 Introduction to Greek Language Skills (3 CH) 
  • REL 160 Religion in the United States (3 CH) 
  • REL 180 Christian Worship (3 CH)
  • REL 200 Contemporary Ethical Issues (3 CH) 
  • REL 250 Psychology of Religion (3 CH) 

Any three of the following:

  • PSY 150 General Psychology (3 CH)
  • PSY 242 Adolescent Development (3 CH) 
  • SOC 121 Microsociology (3 CH) 
  • SOC 141 Macrosociology (3 CH)
  • SOC 401 Sociology of the Family (3 CH) 

One of the following:

  • COMM 171 Intro to Communication (3 CH) 
  • COMM 225 Interpersonal Comm (3 CH) 
  • COMM 331 Intercultural Comm (3 CH)