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Practical Theology Covenant

When students declare one of the majors in the Department of Practical Theology, they commit to participate in a community narrative that begins with the signing of a Community Covenant based on the biblical model of faithfulness and mercy. The covenant includes a commitment to integrity, appropriate conduct, local church ministry, academic and university requirements, a submission of references, and participation in required department activities. The covenant must be submitted to the Department of Practical Theology when the major is declared.

Christian Ministries Major

Christian Ministries students gain a broad perspective in the field of religion, and academic preparation combining theory and professional training.

Christian Ministries Minor

Learn the fundamentals of effective Christian ministry as you gain a broad perspective of the field of religion.

Cultural Engagement Minor

Learn how your commitment to the Christian faith can and should inform your perceptions and practices regarding significant contemporary issues and your professional aspirations.

Youth and Family Ministries Major

Youth and family ministries students gain tools to develop a ministry of theory and practice to apply in future church leadership roles.

Youth and Family Ministries Minor

Equip yourself with the tools to effectively reach and minister to adolescents in an increasingly diverse global context.

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.