Degree Plan

Program Total Number of Hours: 48

Option One

Year 1 (18 hours)

August Abilene Residency (6 hours) 
BIBM 602 GST Orientation (0)
BIBM 603 Foundations of the Theology of Ministry (3)
BMIS 646 Foundations of Missional Practice (3)

Fall Semester (1 hour)
BIBM 651 Supervised Practice of Ministry I (1)

Spring Semester (7 hours)
BIBM 657 Contexts of Ministry (3)
BIBM 619 Church and Mission (3)
BIBM 652 Supervised Practice of Ministry II (1)

May/Summer (7 hours)
BIBM 656 Supervised Practice of Ministry IV (1)
Elective (3)

Year 2 (18 hours)

Fall Semester
BMIS 616 Witness in Global Contexts (3)
BIBH 674 Christian Mission in Global Contexts (3)

Spring Semester
BIBD 678 Introduction to Philosophy of Religion (3)
BMIS 650 Leadership in Intercultural Contexts (3)

May Abilene Residency
BIBL 682 Teaching Scripture in Contemporary Contexts (3)
BMIS 649 Reading and Engaging Contemporary Cultures (3)

Year 3 (12 hours)

Fall Semester (6 hours)
BIBL 680 Introduction to Christian Scripture (3)
BIBD 660 Introduction to Systematic Theology (3)

Spring Semester (3 hours)
BIBH 651/652 History of Christianity I or II (3)

May/Summer (3 hours)
BMIS 672 Supervised Research in Mission (3)


Option Two

Year 1 (15 hours)

August Abilene Residency (6 hours)
BIBM 602 GST Orientation (0)
BIBM 603 Foundations of the Theology of Ministry (3)
BMIS 646 Foundations of Missional Practice (3)

Fall Semester (1 hour)
BIBM 651 Supervised Practice of Ministry I (1)

Spring Semester (4 hours)
BIBM 619 Church and Mission (3)
BIBM 652 Supervised Practice of Ministry II (1)

May/Summer (4 hours)
BIBM 656 Supervised Practice of Ministry IV (1)
Elective (3)

Year 2 (12 hours)

Fall Semester (3 hours)
BMIS 616 Witness in Global Contexts (3)

Spring Semester (3 hours)
BIBM 657 Contexts of Ministry (3)

May Abilene Residency (6 hours)
BIBL 682 Teaching Scripture in Contemporary Contexts (3)
BMIS 649 Reading and Engaging Contemporary Cultures (3)

Year 3 (6 hours)

Fall Semester (3 hours)
BIBH 651 or 652 History of Christianity I or II (3)

Spring Semester (3 hours)
BIBD 678 Introduction to Philosophy of Religion (3)

Year 4 (6 hours)

Fall Semester (3 hours)
BIBL 680 Introduction to Christian Scripture (3)

Spring Semester (3 hours)
BMIS 650 Leadership in Intercultural Contexts (3)

Year 5 (9 hours)

Fall Semester (3 hours)
BIBD 660 Introduction to Systematic Theology (3)

Spring Semester (3 hours)
BIBH 674 Christian Mission in Global Contexts (3)

May/Summer (3 hours)
BMIS 672 Supervised Research in Mission (3)

Application Deadline:
Fall 2015
  • Aug. 14, 2015

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Serge Gasore ('13)
Master of Arts in
Global Service

  

"I was born in Rwanda, a lovely country that happened to experience the most horrific tragedy (1994 Rwanda Genocide). After seeing the many problems (wars, inequality, poverty, etc.) the whole world was experiencing I thought that only pursuing education was going to be the most ultimate contribution I can give to change the world and make it a better place than before."

 

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