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Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministries and Leadership

The Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministries and Leadership program of 130 hours will prepare the student for ministry in the local church, church agencies, or other Christian ministries. The graduate of this program should be able to lead and equip members to purposefully plan, coordinate, administer, and implement the programs and ministries unique to the church, its agencies, and community leadership roles. For those called to continue their education, the B.A. in Church Ministries and Leadership provides a strong background for graduate studies.

In addition to the 100 hour core studies, the Church Ministries and Leadership program consists of 30 hours of required courses which includes 8 hours of electives designed to allow the student to structure his/her studies according to his/her personal needs or interests.

Bible / Theology:  50 Hours General Studies:  36 Hours
Baptist Doctrine 3 Computers in Research 3
Ethics 3 American History I & II 6
New Testament 1 - 8 16 Church History 3
Old Testament 1 - 8 16 English Composition I & II 6
Biblical Hermeneutics 3 Fine Arts / Humanities 3
Systematic Theology 1- 3 9 POWER To Succeed 1
General Science 3
Ministry Studies: 14 Hours General Science Lab 1
Church Administration & Leadership 3 General Psychology 3
Public Speaking in Ministry 3 Psychology of Lifespan Development 3
Transition to Ministry 3 Philosophy 3
Worship & Music Ministry 3 Senior Seminar 1
Spiritual Formation 2    
Required Courses for Church Ministries and Leadership: 22 Hours
Evangelism 3  
Introduction to Missions 2  
Internship I & II 1  
Principles of Leadership 3  
Principles of Teaching 3  
Bible Teaching Lab 2  
Foundations of Education 2  
Educational Administration & Leadership 2  
Age Group Ministry Elective 2  
Church Ministries Practicum (ECHU 3250 or 3251) 2  
Church Ministries and Leadership Electives: 8 Hours
ECHU Courses only

All graduates of Clear Creek Baptist Bible College are required to complete the following activities which have no academic credit.

  • Christian Service Assignment I & II
  • Christian Service Guidance (Every semester)
  • Chapel (Every semester)
  • How to Study

Church Ministries and Leadership (ECHU) Electives
Adolescent Development Introduction to Preschool & Children’s Ministry*
Camping & Retreat Ministry Introduction to Youth Ministry*
Church Drama Ministry Ministry to Senior Adults*
Church Recreation Ministry Ministry to Youth in Crisis*
Church Staff Leadership Small Church Ministry
Discipleship and Worship in Youth Ministry* Technology in Christian Education
Educational Administration & Leadership The Minister of Education
The Minister of Youth Educational Psychology
Foundations of Education Youth Ministry Issues*
Introduction to Adult Ministry* Youth Evangelism*
Educational Ministry Practicum# Youth Ministry Practicum#

* Age Group Ministry Elective
# Church Ministries Practicum