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Ministry: Pastoral (45-46)


The Pastoral Ministries program is for students seeking full-time Christian service as a pastor or a member of a pastoral staff. The pastoral courses focus on a philosophy of shepherding and care, meeting people’s needs by discipling them in the Word, and communicating the truths of Scripture from the pulpit.

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Specific Requirements (20)
See program advisor for specific internship requirements.
BI323 Romans (3)
BI393 Intro to Biblical Languages (3)
BI342 Pastoral Epistles (2)
TH333 Christian Ethics (3)
TH413 Contemporary Theology (3)

Two of the following:
PS373 Marriage and Family (3)
PS383 Counseling I (3)
PS393 Counseling II (3)
PS413 Abnormal Psychology (3)
PS473 Dispute Resolution (3)

GR314 Elementary Greek I (4)
GR324 Elementary Greek II (4)

Core Ministry Requirements (25-26)
CM102 Introduction to Ministry (1)
CM201 Observation and Learning (1)
CM301 Junior Practicum (1)
CM401 Senior Practicum (1)
One Philosophy of Ministry Course (2-3)
CM222 Women in Ministry (2)
CM303 Philosophy of Student & Family Ministries (3)
CM404 Dynamics of Church Development (3)
CM452/462 Homiletics I/II 
CM312/322 Women’s Message Preparation I/II (4)
CM412 Senior Ministry Seminar (2)
CO403 Intercultural Communication (3)
CM101CC Cross-cultural Connections (1)
TH303 Religious Movements (3)
TH403 Apologetics (3)
TH463 Biblical Spiritual Formation (3)
*See program advisor for specific internship requirements.
**Intercultural Studies internships must be cross-cultural.

Total Degree Requirements for this Major (128)
*Open electives are completed to meet the total hours required.



A.A. Biblical Studies
Bible Translation
Biblical Studies*
Education: Bible Education
Intercultural Studies (Missions)
Pastoral Ministries
Women's Ministries
Student & Family Ministries

Intercultural Studies (Missions)
Women's Ministries
Student & Family Ministries


Student Testimonies*All Corban students who complete the general education requirement in Biblical Studies with grades C- or better receive a minor in Biblical Studies. Students who receive less than C- grades in this requirement can choose to retake the class for a higher grade, or forfeit receiving the minor.