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Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry


Prerequisites: Associate Degree or Equivalent


The Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry Degree prepares the student for Pastoral Ministry. It develops the student in teaching, counseling, and different levels of operating in spiritual gifts, and church growth.

Courses You’ll Complete to Earn Your Degree

  • CED140 A Survey of the Bible

  • BTH351 New Testament Church History

  • BTH241 Introduction to Bible Theology I

  • BTH252 Introduction to Bible Theology II

  • GBTH500 The Pastor as a Theologian

  • GADM500 Paul’s Directives to Pastors

  • GBTH570 Understanding and Ministering in the Anointing

  • GBTH580 God’s Righteousness in the Believer

  • GBTH615 The Kingdom of God

  • CED111 Life Management God’s Way

  • BPA270 God’s Principles for Biblical Prosperity

  • BPA442 Preaching 101

  • BPA360 Ethics and Excellence

  • GCCS540 Pastoral Counseling

  • GCCS570 Victorious Christian Living

  • BPA475 Understanding Prayer

  • BTH460 Biblical Hermeneutics

  • GBPA520 Leadership Roles and Responsibilities

  • MIS340 Comparative Religions

  • MIS232 Biblical Foundations for World Missions


Each student will be assigned an academic advisor to help him or her throughout this program. (Courses are subject to change at the suggestion of your academic advisor)


A student may substitute up to 5 courses providing that all prerequisites are met. A clear relationship must exist between the selected courses. Students may choose courses from the student catalog.  All course substitutions must be approved by the student's academic advisor.


A total of 60 semester hours are required, with a minimum of thirty semester hours from CBIS. A 2.5 GPA is required on a scale of 4.0. Each course is worth 3 semester hours.


*The completion of CED151 English Grammar and CED251 English I is a requirement for all undergraduate degree programs.*


Your theological journey starts here.

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