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Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies

Our multidisciplinary studies program is ideal for students who want to spend their college years studying God’s Word while expanding their knowledge of other academic disciplines. Many students who choose the multidisciplinary studies major have career goals that span several majors. Perhaps you feel a pull toward full-time ministry but would like to pair that with studies in business, psychology, music, education or another area. Attending seminary could be in your future or working as a Christian business manager or pursuing a master’s degree in counseling. In addition to a religion core, choose an additional major or two minors from any of our programs that will complement your interests and calling.By graduation, you’ll be ready to answer multiple calls, whether in ministry, academia or a professional career. In addition to a core of religion courses, you will study a foreign language and pursue an additional major or two minors from any of our programs that will complement your interests and calling. A few popular second majors include business, communication, English and psychology.

Study God’s Word while expanding your knowledge of other academic disciplines.

Program Details

40 hours of major core
61 hours of general education
6 hours of foreign language
25 hours of electives

Total credit hours — 126

Sample Core Courses

  • Christian Spirituality (PMIN 2123) — The course is designed to help students understand and engage in spiritual growth and cultivate their personal relationships with God. The course addresses such areas as prayer, Bible study, fellowship, trials, the grace of God, and the need to be obedient to God. Students will also become acquainted with various perspectives on spiritual life from the area of historical theology. This course requires careful study and reflection on appropriate biblical texts.
  • Evangelism and Mission (PMIN 2223) — A study of the history and practice of evangelism in the church, with an emphasis on the theological foundation and praxis. An investigation of the major methods of evangelism used throughout the history of the church and a contemporary application will be presented. Skills will be developed to become an effective and relevant witness for Christ in this generation.
  • Homiletics (PMIN 3133) — An intermediate course dealing with sermon construction. The course covers the significance of preaching, the use of Scripture, intention, sermon structure, logical movement of main ideas, illustrations, introductions, conclusion, picturesque language, variety, and types of sermons. The overall approach uses expository methods for either narrative passages or topics. This course requires careful study of and reflection upon the appropriate biblical texts.
  • Pastoral Theology (PMIN 3533) — This course is an introduction to creative and effective communication techniques within children’s and youth ministries. It will examine basic principles of the teaching-learning process, the art of storytelling, and a variety of other illustrative methods. This course requires careful study of and reflection upon the appropriate biblical texts.