2020-2021 Catalog

 

Sports Ministries - B.S.

Purpose

The Division of Health and Human Performance and the Division of Practical Theology have created an interdisciplinary major in Sports Ministries. The purpose of this major is to prepare students professionally for service in church sports ministries, sports camps, school sports ministries, youth sports ministries, sports chaplaincy, short and long term missions, individual sport coach training, and para-church sports ministries. Students in this major may meet the general education requirements by taking REL-365 (in conjunction with YTH-366 and REL-366P).

Requirements (47 credits)

Ministry Core (15 credits)

REL-200Introduction to Ministry

1

REL-270Evangelism and Discipleship

3

REL-390Ministerial Placement and Persistence

1

REL-490Practical Theology Capstone

1

BIL-202Inductive Bible Study

3

-BIL300/400 Advanced OT/NT

3

THE-233Christian Theology I

3

Practical Theology (PRT) (14 credits)

YTH-230Programming Youth and Family Ministries

2

YTH-230PProgramming Youth and Family Ministries Practicum

1

CED-240Teaching the Bible to Youth and Adults

3

-or

REL-365Homiletics I

3

YTH-240Camp and Retreat Ministries

3

REL-340Models of Sports Ministry

3

YTH-380Advanced Studies in Youth and Culture

2

Health and Human Performance (HHP) (18 credits)

PHE-155Introduction to Physical Education, Sport, and Wellness

3

PHE-122Active Recreation Games

1

PHE-225Psychology of Sport and Exercise

3

PHE-235Professional Experience I

1

PHE-236Professional Experience II

1

PHE-350Ethics and Character Development in Sport

3

PHE-354Sports Management

3

-or

PHE-371Administration of Physical Education and Athletics

3

PHE-470Sports Ministry Internship

3

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