BA Christian Ministries, Minor in Women's Ministry


To equip women for ministry to other women. The degree consists of a Life Skills Component of 30 semester hours, and a 42-hour Christian Ministry major. The student will also choose two minors with this degree. In addition, the student will have 18 hours of free electives.

Vocational Calling

To be women's ministry leaders, Bible study teachers, and thoughtful Christian women who desire to serve in the kingdom.

Degree Requirements

Life Skills Core (30 hours)
English Composition 3 hours
General Math 3 hours
Word Studies 3 hours
Introduction to Computers 3 hours
Marriage and Family Issues 3 hours
Oral Communication 3 hours
Research and Writing 3 hours
Senior Seminar 3 hours
World History 3 hours
Life Skills Elective 3 hours
    Choose one of the following:
    Advanced Writing 3 hours
    Any Psychology Course 3 hours
    Biblical Backgrounds 3 hours
    Christian Scriptures 3 hours
    Foundations of Christian Education 3 hours
    Fundamentals of Music 3 hours
        or any 3-hour music course 3 hours
    Introduction to Philosophy 3 hours
    Survey of Church History 1 or 2 3 hours
    Any foreign language 3 hours
    English Grammar 3 hours
Christian Ministry Major (42 hours)
Hermeneutics 3 hours
Old OR New Testament Interpretation 3 hours
New Testament Survey 3 hours
Old Testament Survey 3 hours
Introduction to Christian Education 3 hours
Introduction to Preaching OR Teaching Methods 3 hours
Disciple Making 2 hours
The Practice of Evangelism 3 hours
Introduction to Ministry 3 hours
Personal Spiritual Disciplines 1 hour
Worship Perspectives 3 hours
Introduction to Counseling 3 hours
Christian Doctrine 3 hours
Southern Baptist Life 3 hours
Survey of Church History 3 hours
Two Minors (select from the following) (18 hours each)
Biblical Studies
Church Ministry
Church Music
General Education
Preschool and Children's Ministries
Psychology and Counseling
Women's Ministry
Free Electives (18 hours)
TOTAL: (126 hours)

Women's Ministry Minor

Women's Ministry Project (2 hours)

Women's Work in the Local Church (2 hours)

14 elective hours from the following: (all courses are one hour unless otherwise noted)

A Survey of Feminist Theology 1 or 3 hours
Biblical Womanhood 1 or 3 hours
Bible Study for Women
Contemporary Models for Women's Ministry 1 or 2 hours
Expanding Your Women's Ministry through Writing  
Girls' Enrichment Ministry
Lay Counseling for Women
Leadership Training for Women
Lifestyle Witnessing for Women
Ministry with Grievers
Missions for Women
Multicultural Women's Ministry
Planning Special Events for Women
Public Speaking for Women 2 hours
Recreational Programs for Women
Relationship Skills for Women
Spiritual Gifts of Women
Supervised Reading in Women's Ministry
Support Groups for Women
Teaching Basic Baptist Beliefs for Women
Women and Church Growth
Women Mentoring Women
Women's Ministry Field Training
Women's Ministry Programs
Women's Ministry to Mothers