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Belmont University Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17

Major in Christian Leadership (B.A.)

This major prepares students who plan to serve in some leadership capacity in a church setting or some other Christian organization. The degree focuses on biblical studies and leadership issues and skills in organizations. It is an ideal degree for someone called to serve in ministry.

Major in Christian Leadership (B.A.) Hours
General Education Core Requirements B.A. 59-63
Prerequisites for Religion Major1 6
REL 1250, New Testament and Exegesis 3
REL 2350, Christian Doctrine2 3
Major Requirements 30
Core Emphasis 9
REL 1410, Vocation and Christian Life 1
REL 2410, Spiritual Formation 3
REL 2510, Christian Ethics 3
REL 4015, Colloquium3 2
Area Emphasis 21
REL 2450, Dynamics of the Local Church 3
REL 3430, Pastoral Care 3
REL 3460, Worship and Preaching 3
REL 4410, Servant Leadership 3
Biblical Studies Elective in OT 3
Biblical Studies Elective in NT 3
Theological / Historical Studies Elective 3
Minor Requirements 18
Electives 15
Total 128

 1 Students who choose a religion minor must substitute required courses in their minor with a course from the same subject area. In other words, a single course may not count for both major and minor requirements.

2 REL 2350, Christian Doctrine is a prerequisite for the following: REL 2410 Spiritual Formation; REL 2510 Christian Ethics; all courses in Religion and Society division, in the Theological and Historical Division, and Biblical Studies Division.

3 Students take REL 4015 in the fall semester before the anticipated date of graduation.