RELIGION SpECIALIZATIONS
YOUTH MINISTRY

Youth Ministry – 36 semester hours
Students in Youth Ministry are encouraged to supplement their religion major with a minor in Religious Education, Psychology, Speech, Theatre, Recreation, Church Music, Business, Mass Communications, or Philosophy.

The following courses are required for the Youth Ministry specialization:
RLGN 0001 – Theological Research and Writing Lab
*RLGN 1301 – Old Testament History
*RLGN 1302 – New Testament History
RLGN 3309 – Spiritual Formation
RLGN 4302 – Christian Theology
RLGN 4314 – Biblical Interpretation
RLGN 4315 – The Christian Ministry
RLGN 4323 – Basic Christian Ethics
RLED 3319 – Youth Ministry in the Church
RLED 3320 – The Youth Minister
Select three hours from the following three courses:
     RLGN 4307 – Church History
     RLGN 4325 – Historical Theology
     RLGN 4330 – Baptist History
Three hour advanced Bible course
Three hour advanced Religion elective

* Six hours are included in the general education core curriculum.